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Mysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge

Mysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK (AP) – Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags. The white flags – international symbols of surrender – fluttered Tuesday from poles on the stone supports that hold cables above the bridge connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan. One of the flags, viewed via video, appeared to have […]

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Last body found in Washington mudslide

Last body found in Washington mudslide

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) – The Snohomish County sheriff’s office in Washington state says search and rescue personnel believe they have found the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington. Although the search for victims ended in April, workers have been screening debris and watching for the body of […]

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Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – A destructive wildfire in Washington state has grown slightly but firefighters have made progress in their efforts to get it under control. Fire spokeswoman Jessica Payne said the Carlton Complex of fires in north-central Washington had burned about 380 square miles, but the fire was 16 percent contained as of Tuesday […]

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Wisconsin company creates Weird Al’s new video

Wisconsin company creates Weird Al’s new video

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Jackie Johnson-Wisconsin Radio Network Weird Al’s newest video has a connection to the Badger State. A Wisconsin company is responsible for making the newly-released Weird Al Yankovic music video, as the parody artist releases eight videos in eight days. “When we got the call from Al and his company, we asked the same question: ‘Why? Why’d […]

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Packers rank 24th on Forbes list of World’s Top 50 Sports franchises

Packers rank 24th on Forbes list of World’s Top 50 Sports franchises

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bill Scott-Wisconsin Radio Network Forbes Magazine is out with the World’s 50 Most Valuable Sports franchises and the Green Bay Packers rank 24th in value, worth $1.183 billion. What makes the Packers unique to this list is the fact that they’re publicly owned. The top three teams on the Forbes list are soccer teams.  The New […]

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Conservation Voters Call on DNR to Deny Frac Sand Greenwashing; Urges DNR to Reject Smart Sand Green Tier Application

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Madison – Conservation voters statewide are calling on the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to reject the Green Tier application recently submitted by Smart Sand Inc., an out-of-state frac sand mining company with a history of environmental violations. “By allowing proven bad actors like Smart Sand to greenwash Wisconsin voters, the DNR will undermine the […]

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Michelle L. Bakkestuen

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Michelle Lea Bakkestuen, age 34 of Davenport, Iowa passed away on July 13th A memorial service will be held at a later date

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Court rulings prompt confusion on ObamaCare subsidies

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Andrew Beckett-Wisconsin Radio Network A pair of federal court rulings on Tuesday are causing some uncertainty over whether those buying insurance through federal health exchange will continue to qualify for subsidies. In one case, an appeals court in the District of Columbia Circuit ruled the residents of 36 states that rely on the federal […]

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New court fight over health care law

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – There’s another legal battle involving President Barack Obama’s health care law. Two federal appeals courts today have issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue. The rulings came within hours of each other. A divided court panel in Washington called into question the subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income people […]

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White House: Health subsidies not halted by ruling

White House: Health subsidies not halted by ruling

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House says health subsidies under the Affordable Care Act will continue to flow for the time being despite a major setback delivered by a federal appeals court. The ruling potentially derails billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies. But White House spokesman Josh […]

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