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State releases regulations for 2014 wolf hunt

State releases regulations for 2014 wolf hunt

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wisconsin Radio Network The latest hunting and trapping regulations for Wisconsin have been released, including the upcoming wolf season. DNR’s Wildlife Regulations Policy Specialist Scott Loomans says not much has changed for wolf hunters this fall. “There have not been any significant regulation changes this year, and actually the season dates are the same as previous […]

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Avery wants federal lawsuit dismissed

Avery wants federal lawsuit dismissed

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) – The man imprisoned for killing a 25-year-old photographer on his family property near Mishicot in 2005 wants his federal civil rights lawsuit dismissed. Steven Avery sued several public officials in 2012, claiming he was subjected to unreasonable search and seizures and was denied his free speech rights while being held in […]

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Protesters demand new prosecutor for Ferguson case

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) – A small group of protesters has gathered outside a suburban St. Louis building where a grand jury is expected to convene to consider possible charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. The roughly two dozen protesters chanted, prayed and held signs outside the St. Louis County […]

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UW wants $95 million more in next state budget

UW wants $95 million more in next state budget

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – University of Wisconsin System officials want Gov. Scott Walker to give them another $95.2 million in tax dollars in the next state budget. System officials say they need the money to fund the new Talent Development Initiative, a plan designed to create science and technology jobs, boost graduation numbers, place more […]

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Obama to speak after militants behead American

Obama to speak after militants behead American

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) – The White House says President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on Wednesday, the day after Islamic State militants released a video showing an American journalist being beheaded. Obama will speak from Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, where he’s currently in the second week of his annual summer vacation. The White House […]

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Teens arrested following 2-county chase

Teens arrested following 2-county chase

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

TOWN OF PRENTICE, Wis. (AP) – Three teens are under arrest after leading officers on a chase across two northern Wisconsin counties. Authorities say speeds topped 110 mph Tuesday night during a 30-mile chase through Lincoln and Price counties. WAOW-TV reports the chase began after an officer conducting a security check on a Tomahawk business […]

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Power line could cost up to $580 million

Power line could cost up to $580 million

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – An environmental assessment estimates the cost of a proposed high-voltage power line linking Madison and La Crosse at up to $580 million. The power line would be built by American Transmission Co. of Pewaukee and Xcel Energy’s Northern States Power utility in Eau Claire. About $87 million of the line’s cost […]

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Twitter tries to block images of Foley killing

Twitter tries to block images of Foley killing

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

AMSTERDAM (AP) – Twitter is trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers the publicity they crave is also gaining momentum. In a Tweet published late Tuesday California time, CEO Dick Costolo said his company “is actively […]

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Damaged Green Bay school to add 18 minutes to days

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – A Green Bay high school damaged by fire will extend each class day by 18 minutes this school year to make up for starting almost two weeks late. Preble High School officials announced the plan Tuesday. About two minutes will be added to each class period and students will be […]

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TransUnion: Late-payment rate on US home loans falls to 6-year low in 2Q

TransUnion: Late-payment rate on US home loans falls to 6-year low in 2Q

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Fewer U.S. homeowners are falling behind on their mortgage payments, a trend that’s brought down the late-payment rate on home loans to the lowest level in six years. Credit reporting agency TransUnion says the percentage of mortgage holders at least two months behind on their payments fell to 3.46 percent in […]

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