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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Kenosha Left to Pick Up The Pieces in Wake of Casino Decision

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (at podium) spoke Friday following Gov. Walker's decision to reject a Kenosha casino
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Gov. Scott Walker sent shock waves through Kenosha late last week when he rejected a proposed $800 million tribal casino at Dairyland Greyhound Park.

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Regional
10:54 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Walker Rejects Menominee Plans for Tribal Casino in Kenosha

Supporters of the proposed Hard Rock casino in Kenosha say it would have created hundreds of jobs, and helped the Menominee tribe climb out of poverty
Credit Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Gov. Scott Walker has turned down the Menominee Nation's bid to develop a casino at the site of the former Kenosha greyhound track.

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Environment
10:20 am
Fri January 23, 2015

A Sign of Commercial Revitalization in Walnut Way Neighborhood

Sharon Adams (at podium) addresses crowd during Innovations and Wellness Commons "groundbreaking" Phase one will take place in the building shown here.
Credit S Bence

A vacant lot at 16th & North Ave overflowed with people Thursday for a symbolic ground breaking signaling birth of The Innovations and Wellness Commons.

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Regional
6:00 am
Fri January 23, 2015

After 23 Years Leading Major League Baseball, Bud Selig Bids the Game Adieu

Bud Selig is retiring at 23 years leading the MLB.

Even if you’re not an avid watcher of baseball, you probably know about Bud Selig.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Analysts Assess Walker's Abilities in Advance of Iowa Gathering

Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to speak at a huge conservative gathering in Iowa on Saturday.
Credit Eric Thayer/Getty Images

    

Gov. Scott Walker seems to be wading in deeper toward a possible bid for the White House in 2016.

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Politics & Government
12:11 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Walker Budget will Include New Way to License Teachers, Drug Testing for Public Aid, Tuition Freeze

Gov. Walker is revealing a few items he will include in his two-year budget for Wisconsin. He will release the full document on Feb. 3.

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Politics & Government
4:40 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Milwaukee Lawmakers Approve Streetcar, But Procedural Move Delays Final Decision

The Milwaukee Common Council voted 10 to 5 in favor of the streetcar proposal. Because of a procedural move, the final decision won't happen until February 10.
Credit milwaukeestreetcar.com

The Milwaukee Common Council on Wednesday voted in favor of building downtown streetcar line.

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Politics & Government
6:00 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Milwaukee Leaders At Odds Over Proposed Streetcar Project

Milwaukee leaders at odds over whether spending $124 million on a streetcar is a good idea
Credit Milwaukee Streetcar

UPDATE: Milwaukee Common Council votes to delay final vote on streetcar proposal until February 10, to allow a petition drive to continue.

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Politics & Government
1:14 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Walker Ramps-up National Political Schedule

Gov. Scott Walker will head to Palm Springs, California this weekend, to attend the winter meeting of Freedom Partners, a Koch brothers' organization.

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Politics & Government
10:26 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Right-to-Work Momentum Appears to Be Slowing in Wisconsin

Credit Andy Simonds, Flickr

Right-to-work laws ban mandatory union dues in the private sector workplace.

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