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Obama aide says impeachment threat taken seriously

Obama aide says impeachment threat taken seriously

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – One of President Barack Obama’s top advisers says the White House takes seriously the possibility that House Republicans could pursue impeachment of the president. Senior White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer told reporters Friday that the GOP has already “opened the door for impeachment” by contemplating suing the president over his use of […]

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Madison proposes 2 sites for immigrant children

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The city of Madison has proposed two sites to federal officials looking for places to house unaccompanied children crossing into the United States on the Mexican border. Immigration officials have been overwhelmed by tens of thousands of children fleeing from gang violence in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. They have asked […]

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Judge drops 1 of 5 defendants from 9/11 Gitmo case

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

MIAMI (AP) – A military judge has ruled that one of five prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay naval base charged in the Sept. 11 attack should be tried separately from his co-defendants. Army Col. James Pohl says Thursday’s ruling that Ramzi Binalshibh should get a separate war crimes trial because legal issues that apply only […]

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7th Circuit revives lead paint lawsuit

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – A federal appeals court has revived a lead paint lawsuit in Wisconsin, which could also reactivate more than 170 other lead poisoning cases. The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a ruling by a federal judge in Wisconsin’s Eastern District who in 2010 threw out a case involving a Milwaukee boy […]

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Central American leaders convening at White House

Central American leaders convening at White House

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is inviting Central American leaders to the White House today to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S. He’s hoping to show presidential action even as Congress remains deeply split over proposals to stem the crisis on the border. Obama will host presidents of […]

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Wisconsin mink production up 8 percent last year

Wisconsin mink production up 8 percent last year

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin continues to lead the nation in the production of mink pelts, accounting for one in three U.S. pelts last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Wisconsin produced 1.13 million mink pelts last year. That was up almost 8 percent from in 2011, the last year for which figures were […]

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Calif. dolls were meant to spread cheer, not chill

Calif. dolls were meant to spread cheer, not chill

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) – Authorities in Orange County, California say the person who left porcelain dolls on the doorsteps of several families wanted to spread cheer, not to creep them out. The sheriff’s department says the dolls were dressed in nightgowns and lace dresses and were left at about eight homes in a San […]

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GOP leader: Don’t bring border kids to Wisconsin

GOP leader: Don’t bring border kids to Wisconsin

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says Wisconsin should not be considered a site to temporarily house unaccompanied immigrant children who are crossing the U.S. border. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Vos wrote to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Thursday. The letter also was signed by Republican Assembly members John […]

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Listen to live stream of area high school sports here

Listen to live stream of area high school sports here

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

 Listen here for Sports: Audio courtesy of WVRQ-FM  Please email all questions, comments and concerns to wvrqsports@hotmail.com Live streaming video by Ustream

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Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

CHICAGO (AP) – Fast food workers from around the country will gather this weekend in Chicago to discuss how to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation. About 1,300 workers are expected at a convention in suburban Chicago today and Saturday. They say they can’t provide for their family on minimum wage and […]

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