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    Panel examines funding and governance of tech colleges
    A legislative committee examines Wisconsin Technical College System funding and governance responsibilities. Lawmakers hear from experts at the state Capitol on “viable options to lowering property taxes.” Joe Murray with the Wisconsin Realtors Association cites recent polls showing property tax is the “most onerous” tax for Wisconsin residents. He says, “According to a poll conducted […]
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    Ryan offers plan to fight poverty
    Despite spending $800 billion a year at the federal level to help the nation’s poor, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) says the U.S. faces the highest poverty rate in a generation. The House Budget Committee chairman outlined a series of proposals Thursday during a speech to the American Enterprise Institute in Washington he says are […]
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    Home found for Sheboygan alligator
    Still no word on how an alligator ended up in Sheboygan. Michael Clutter is a Department of Natural Resources Warden who found a placement for the four-foot long reptile after the animal was captured by sheriff’s deputies last Sunday, after a motorist spotted it near the Sheboygan River. Small Scale Reptile Rescue is a Milwaukee […]
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    State criticized over decision on contraceptive mandate
    Advocates for access to birth control say Governor Scott Walker’s administration is improperly using a U.S. Supreme Court ruling as an excuse to not enforce aspects of a state law. The state Office of the Commissioner of Insurance said this week it would stop enforcing portions of a 2009 state law that requires prescription drug […]
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    Nelson looking for $10-million a season from Packers
    Jordy Nelson is entering the final year of his contract with the Green Bay Packers and is seeking a long-term extension with the team. ESPN.com’s Rob Demovsky is reporting today that Nelson is seeking a deal worth at least $10-million per season.  His current contract averages $4.2-million a season and ranks 34th among all NFL […]
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