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2014-09-11

Voter ID set for 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

A federal appeals court is set hear arguments over Wisconsin’s voter ID law. The panel of federal appeals judges in Chicago will arguemnts over the state’s halted voter identification law on Friday. State Senate Republican leader Scott Fitzgerald says the…

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EAB quarantine adds 4 counties in eastern Wisconsin

Four more counties are now in the state’s quarantine zone for the Emerald Ash Borer, after the beetle was found in Calumet County. Frank Kirschling is the DNR forester for Outagamie County. He says people in Calumet, Outagamie, Manitowoc and…

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Bail increased for former deputy accused of killing wife, sister-in-law

A Dane County court commissioner has doubled the bail for a former sheriff’s deputy accused of killing his wife and sister-in-law. During a court appearance Thursday morning, Bail for 39-year-old Andrew Steele was raised from $1 million to $2 million,…

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Former Oshkosh school employee accused of having sex with student

Oshkosh police say a former school district employee has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. Police say the 26-year-old woman, who also allegedly possessed child pornography, was arrested Wednesday afternoon. She was a paraprofessional at…

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Wisconsin DMV implementing new birth verification option for ID cards

The State Division of Motor Vehicles is rolling out a new system to verify the identities of people seeking a photo ID card, but who lack the right documentation to get one. Under the new process that will be in…

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Tomahawk Fall Ride raises awareness, funds for MDA

Tens of thousands of Harley-Davidson motorcycle enthusiasts arrive in the Northwoods for the annual Fall Ride to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Harley-Davidson has been a primary donor to MDA for many years. Dawn Ver Haagh is Executive…

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Report: ’527? groups rake in $5 million

Wisconsin donations to unregulated political groups topped five million dollars in 18 months. Mike McCabe with the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign says the so-called 527 groups can raise and spend unlimited amounts on election-related activities. “But they do have to disclose…

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U.S. Supreme Court moves closer to review of gay marriage cases

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon start considering whether to review gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and other states. The justices have added the issue to a closed-door conference on September 29th. It does not mean the court will decide…

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Remembering 9-11 in Wisconsin

The nation paused this morning to remember the tragic events of the September 11th terrorist attacks, with several observances going on in Wisconsin to honor the victims of the attacks 13 years later. On the UW-Madison campus, 2,977 small American…

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Johnson supports Obama’s plan to banish ISIS, but wants commitment

Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate Republican supports President Obama’s strategy to eradicate ISIS, but Ron Johnson says the United States needs to be fully committed to destroying the terrorist group. Johnson, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says Obama took…

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Madison schools sued over union contract with teachers

A conservative group is suing Madison school officials, claiming they violated a state law that limits collective bargaining with public employees when they took advantage of a judge’s ruling to negotiate a new teachers’ contract. The Wisconsin Institute for Law…

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Minnesota man arrested for killing girlfriend in western Wisconsin

A Minnesota man is in jail in St. Croix County, in connection with the shooting death of his girlfriend in western Wisconsin. Saint Croix County sheriff’s deputies are still trying to determine what led to the killing of 28-year-old Angel…

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