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2-15-17 making a murderer-dassey

CHICAGO (AP) — State attorneys are trying to persuade a panel of federal appellate judges that a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” was properly convicted.  Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in

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2-15-17 broadband bill

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican lawmakers are circulating a bill to expand broadband service in underserved parts of the state.  The bill made public Tuesday is sponsored by Rep. Romaine Quinn and Sen. Howard Marklein. It would

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2-15-17 walker-drug testing

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker is praising legislation Congress is expected to vote on that would open the door for the state to drug test recipients of unemployment benefits.  Walker and the governors of Texas,

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2-15-17 primary election

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Elections Commission is not predicting what turnout will be for next week’s spring primary election.  But if history is any guide, it will be low.  The Elections Commission broke with tradition

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2-15-17 self insurance-walker

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker is defending his proposed switch to a self-insurance model for public workers, even though Republicans who control the Legislature have been cool to the idea. Walker told reporters Tuesday that

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2-15-17 walker-economic loans

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says he wants to bring back a troubled state loan program because local economic development officials told him they needed assistance.  Walker was asked Tuesday about the Wisconsin Economic Development

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2-15-17 fdl street closure

The Department of Public Works would like to inform the motoring public of the closure of Fifth Street between Main Street and Marr Street.   The street will be closed Wednesday, February 15th at 7:00 AM and will

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