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2014-09-05

Gogebic Taconite may scale back mining plan

Gogebic Taconite is considering a plan that would keep a proposed open-pit iron ore mine in Iron County, while dropping plans to dig in Ashland County. GTAC spokesman Bob Seitz says there are concerns about opposition from the Ashland County…

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Wittwer won’t challenge recount

There will be no challenge to the recount in the Democratic primary for the 17th state Senate district. The decision by Ernie Wittwer not to challenge the results of the recount means Pat Bomhack will face Republican Howard Marklein in…

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Appeals court finds Wisconsin, Indiana gay marriage bans unconstitutional

A federal appeals court in Chicago rules gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional. In the decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Richard Posner says the rationale for the gay marriage bans “is so…

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2014-09-04

No contest plea in Outagamie County fatal hit-and-run

A 20-year-old Poy Sippi man has admitted that he hit a bicyclist and drove off last November on Appleton’s east side. James Erdmann, Jr. told an Outagamie County judge that, by the time he realized 61-year-old Robert Joosten of Little…

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Parent in Weston prayer death case begins serving sentence

More than five years after their conviction, one of the parents of a Marathon County girl who died from diabetes while her family prayed over her has started serving his jail sentence. Marathon County Jail staff confirms that 52-year-old Dale…

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Phone scam leads to ‘swatting’ incident in Appleton

Appleton police say a fake report of domestic violence led officers to arrest a man for a short time. The incident stemmed from a growing type of prank call, known as “swatting,” in which a caller tries to get a…

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Wisconsin obesity rate nears 30 percent mark

Wisconsin’s obesity rate went up by almost two percent from a year ago, bringing the state’s population within striking distance of a 30 percent obesity rate. A report from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation…

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Feds approve Obamacare enrollment extension for Wisconsin

Wisconsin adults who lost their BadgerCare this year will get another chance to sign up for Obamacare if they need to. The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a special enrollment period Thursday, which will allow Adults over…

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Appeals court finds Wisconsin and Indiana gay marriage bans unconstitutional

A federal appeals court in Chicago rules gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional. In the decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Richard Posner says the rationale for the gay marriage bans “is so…

posted 2014/09/04 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Court rules gay marriage unconstitutional in Wisconsin and Indiana

A federal appeals court in Chicago rules gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional. In the decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Richard Posner says the rationale for the gay marriage bans “is so…

posted 2014/09/04 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Miller-St. Nazianz acquired by CNH Industrial

Manitowoc County based Miller-St. Nazianz has been acquired by CNH Industrial, and company president John Miller says nearly everyone will be retained. “One thing that was very important to me in the negotiating process was to keep the employee base…

posted 2014/09/04 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Fast food workers seek living wages

Fast food workers took to the streets in Thursday, as they seek $15 an hour. They say they’re struggling to get by. Motise Reynolds is a Popeyes employee in Madison. “I’m making about eight dollars. Twenty five cent raise when…

posted 2014/09/04 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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