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More allegations of plagiarism for Mary Burke

More allegations of plagiarism for Mary Burke

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Jackie Johnson-Wisconsin Radio Network Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke responds to more accusations of plagiarism in her jobs plan and other initiatives. In her defense, Burke says she wants to bring the best ideas to Wisconsin and “I don’t care where they’re coming from.” She adds, “I’ll be clear about this. As governor, I […]

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Planned Parenthood closes Fond du Lac clinic

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Andrew Beckett-Wisconsin Radio Network Planned Parenthood says it’s closing down another Wisconsin clinic because of cuts in state funding. The organization is shutting down its clinic in Fond du Lac, its fifth closure in the state over the past two years. Planned Parenthood’s Nicole Safar says the decision was prompted by a cut in […]

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Brother of Brookfield driver who died speaks out

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

HARTFORD, Wis. (AP) – The older brother of a 47-year-old race car driver who died in a crash is speaking out about last weekend’s accident at Beaver Dam Raceway. The (West Bend) Daily News reports Brian Semmelmann spoke publicly Wednesday during 92.5 WBWI-FM’s “The Drivers Meeting” program. He thanked everyone who has supported the family […]

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State mailing letters to Medicaid recipients

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Nearly 26,000 adults who lost Medicaid coverage through Wisconsin’s BadgerCare Plus program after being kicked off earlier this year are being sent a letter this week telling them they have more time to sign up for private subsidized insurance. The special enrollment period through Nov. 2 was announced by the federal […]

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Burke spokesman says no changes planned

Burke spokesman says no changes planned

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A spokesman for Democrat Mary Burke says no changes will be made to her campaign proposals, hours after Burke said at a news conference that she would cite any material that needs attribution. Republicans have accused her of plagiarism. Burke spokesman Joe Zepecki said Thursday that where cites are appropriate, they […]

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Fall colors starting to show in Wisconsin

Fall colors starting to show in Wisconsin

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Andrew Beckett-Wisconsin Radio Network Fall has arrived in Wisconsin, which means a vibrant array of colors will be on display in the coming weeks in the branches of trees statewide. The change has already started in some parts of the state. However, Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett says it is a little inconsistent this early […]

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Huge marijuana bust in Dane County

Huge marijuana bust in Dane County

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wisconsin Radio Network A big marijuana bust in the Madison area. Members of Dane County’s narcotics task force and agents with the DEA and DCI executed search warrants at several properties in Madison and Sun Prairie, and seized 1,124 marijuana plants, along with a loaded 12-gauge pump-action shotgun, and assorted drug paraphernalia. “This is one […]

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Groups want Governor Walker to act on living wage in Wisconsin(Video)

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bob Hague-Wisconsin Radio Network At the Capitol in Madison on Wednesday, there was a public push for a “living wage” in Wisconsin. A coalition of worker groups is employing an obscure state statute, trying to force Governor Scott Walker’s hand on the minimum wage issue. “We are filing an official complaint, under Chapter 104 […]

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U.S. Transportation Secretary calls for highway funding in Janesville

U.S. Transportation Secretary calls for highway funding in Janesville

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wisconsin Radio Network The U.S. Secretary of Transportation says a highway project in southern Wisconsin could be among many that are delayed when federal transportation funding runs out in about seven months. Secretary Anthony Foxx was at a rest stop Wednesday just outside of Janesville, along where a $950 million expansion of Interstate 39/90 is […]

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2 people in 1 vehicle arrested for drunken driving

2 people in 1 vehicle arrested for drunken driving

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Dane County sheriff’s deputies arrested both people in one vehicle for driving while intoxicated. A deputy spotted a vehicle driving erratically on Highway 30 in Madison about 2 a.m. Thursday. Authorities say the 47-year-old driver from Sun Prairie traded seats with his passenger, a 47-year-old Waunakee woman, while the vehicle was […]

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