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3-30-17 local unemployment rate up

Unemployment rates rose or held steady across all of Wisconsin’s largest cities between January and February.  The state Department of Workforce Development released data Wednesday that shows the unemployment rate rose in 30 of the state’s 32

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3-30-17 crime bills

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin state Senate committee is considering a package of anti-crime bills, including three that would impose harsher punishments on youth who commit crimes.  The proposals up for a hearing Wednesday could land

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3-30-17 regent appointments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has appointed two new University of Wisconsin System regents.  Walker’s office announced Wednesday the governor has selected Mike Jones and Bob Atwell to serve as regents.  Jones works as an

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