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Football season can kickoff gambling problems

Football season can kickoff gambling problems

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bob Hague-Wisconsin Radio Network Betting on football can be no fantasy. With NFL and college games now underway, Rose Gruber with Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling said people should know that its prime time for sports betting – and when that gets out of control, the impact can be devastating. “It isn’t always just […]

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Wisconsin looks to past resolution for Northwoods

Wisconsin looks to past resolution for Northwoods

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

PPLETON, Wis. (AP) – Environmental activists say they plan to work with pro-business factions to resolve a longtime dispute over timber management in Wisconsin’s Northwoods. Post-Crescent Media reports northern Wisconsin activists hope to borrow a strategy used by Greenpeace and Kimberly-Clark Corporation to reach a collaborative agreement on a material the company used that came […]

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Insider trading case dismissed in Milwaukee

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – An insider trading case against a former Heartland Advisors executive has been dismissed. A federal judge has thrown out the case brought against Jilaine Bauer. Civil charges were filed in 2003 against Bauer by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Bauer was accused of redeeming shares of a Heartland municipal bond fund […]

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Politico founder to be Washington Post publisher

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – Katharine Weymouth is stepping down as publisher of The Washington Post and will be replaced by Frederick Ryan, who previously led Politico. Weymouth, a member of the Graham family that owned the Post for 80 years, announced Tuesday that she will leave the Post after serving for 17 years in various roles. […]

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US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July

US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this year. The Commerce Department says construction […]

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Brewers fall out of 1st place

Brewers fall out of 1st place

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bill Scott-Wisconsin Radio Network After 150 straight days of either leading the NL Central or being tied, the Milwaukee Brewers find themselves in second place today, 1-full game behind the St. Louis Cardinals. The Brewers lost their 6th straight game on Monday, falling 4-2 to the Chicago Cubs.  The Brewers have scored just 13 runs […]

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Arlene G. Kapanke

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Arlene G. Kapanke, age 86 of Chaseburg passed away Monday September 1st Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday Sept. 5th at the Lower Coon Valley Lutheran Church. Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley and at the church on Friday from […]

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US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3 1/2 years

US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3 1/2 years

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, says its manufacturing index rose to 59 from 57.1 in July. Anything above 50 signals that manufacturing […]

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Kind wants chemical stabilizer used in oil shipments

Kind wants chemical stabilizer used in oil shipments

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wisconsin Radio Network A Wisconsin congressman is continuing to urge oil shippers to chemically stabilize the oil before sending it on trains. Third District Democrat Ron Kind (D-WI) of La Crosse says there are perils with shipping oil, either by pipeline or by railcar, but a relatively low-cost additive makes the oil much less volatile. […]

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US home prices rose at slower pace in July

US home prices rose at slower pace in July

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales. Real estate data provider CoreLogic says prices rose 7.4 percent in July from July 2013. That was slightly below June’s year-over-year increase of 7.5 percent. Prices rose 1.2 […]

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