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Hulsey raises just $2,500 in race for governor

Hulsey raises just $2,500 in race for governor

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Longshot Democratic candidate for governor Brett Hulsey raised just shy of $2,500 over the first six months of the year. The state representative from Madison reported late Monday that he also had just $950 cash on hand as of July. Hulsey will face former Trek Bicycles executive Mary Burke in the […]

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Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama’s health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies. If upheld, the decision could mean premium increases for more than half of the 8 million Americans who purchased taxpayer-subsidized insurance under the […]

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US job-training review emphasizes data, employers

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – A six-month review of federal job-training programs concludes that the government needs to better engage U.S. employers, improve the use of data, and boost apprenticeship programs so workers can earn while they train. The White House is releasing the results of a report developed under the leadership of Vice President Joe Biden. […]

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HIV pills show more promise to prevent infection

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

UNDATED (AP) – There is more good news about the HIV treatment pills that are used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus. Researchers say that taking these prevention pills does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses. The results come from longer […]

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Menards, former executive reach legal settlement

Menards, former executive reach legal settlement

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) – Court records and attorneys say the Menards home improvement company has settled a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former executive. Attorneys representing Menards and Dawn Sands say they are prohibited from commenting on the settlement, which averts a lengthy civil trial. Court documents say Sands was general counsel for Menards […]

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Obama heads off to raise money on the West Coast

Obama heads off to raise money on the West Coast

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is embarking on a mission that has regularly proved a winner for him – raising money for his fellow Democrats. On Tuesday, Obama is starting a three-day West Coast trip, during which he is scheduled to attend fundraising events in Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles less than four […]

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Donor gives Purple Heart to stabbing victim

Donor gives Purple Heart to stabbing victim

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) – The Waukesha girl who was stabbed 19 times, allegedly by two classmates who thought her death would please a fictional online character, has received a special gift. The 12-year-old girl is out of the hospital and has been recovering at home. Her family had asked that well-wishers send her purple hearts, […]

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Better weather to aid in Washington wildfire fight

Better weather to aid in Washington wildfire fight

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – A huge wildfire covering 379 square miles in Washington state is only 2 percent contained, but fire officials say things are improving. Cooler temperatures and reduced winds are helping firefighters battle the blaze in Okanogan County, which fire officials estimate has burned about 150 homes.

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Train case could affect Wisconsin rail traffic

Train case could affect Wisconsin rail traffic

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling in a case involving a train that struck a minivan that was stuck on the tracks on Memorial Day could have a wide-ranging impact on the state’s rail traffic. The court was scheduled to rule Tuesday in a lawsuit brought by a couple whose van was […]

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RHP Jeremy Jeffress returns to Brewers in ‘pen

RHP Jeremy Jeffress returns to Brewers in ‘pen

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Milwaukee Brewers have called up right-hander Jeremy Jeffress from Triple-A Nashville to give the bullpen a boost. Jeffress joined the team before Monday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds. He was 4-1 with a 1.51 ERA and five saves in the minors. The 26-year-old Jeffress has returned to a team that […]

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