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5:26 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Republicans, Democrats React to Walker's Arena Plan

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After the governor delivers his budget address to legislators next week, the ball will be in their court.

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Politics & Government
4:14 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Walker Proposes 13% Funding Cut to UW System, in Exchange for Greater Autonomy

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Gov. Walker says he’s giving university leaders what they’ve wanted for years.

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Politics & Government
4:11 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Walker Recommends State Borrowing Plan for a New Milwaukee Bucks Arena

The Bradley Center no longer meets the Milwaukee Bucks' needs

In a highly anticipated announcement Tuesday, Gov. Walker proposed using a jock tax to help build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Politics & Government
12:07 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Walker: On Day of Big Budget Announcements, News of White House Bid

Walker makes formal move toward White House run
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Gov. Scott Walker's campaign revealed to the Washington Post that he has formed an exploratory group - step one toward entering the 2016 race.

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Politics & Government
6:00 am
Tue January 27, 2015

County Supervisors Now Tackle Issue of What to Do With O'Donnell Park

A view of O'Donnell Park from the east.
Credit S Bence

The topic of what to do with O’Donnell Park bounces back to Milwaukee County supervisors Tuesday.

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Environment
5:00 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Wisconsin Pipeline Slated to Surpass Keystone XL's Proposed Capacity

Line 61 pumping station under construction this winter in the Town of Sand Lake.
Credit Frank Zufall, Sawyer County Record

As debate over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline continues, a much bigger project is underway in Wisconsin.

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Politics & Government
4:04 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Federal Investigators Will Begin Scouring VA in Tomah, This Week

The VA Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin is accused of over-prescribing opiates and retaliating against employees who objected.

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Politics & Government
2:16 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

More Criticism Aimed at Milwaukee Alderman for Inflamatory Streetcar Remarks

On Friday, 12 Common Council members signed a letter criticizing Ald. Joe Dudzik for suggesting a streetcar would be the scene of a rape or shooting.

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Politics & Government
12:21 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Analyst: Iowa GOP Audience Hears a More Conservative, Forceful Gov. Walker

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker met potential supporters in Iowa over the weekend, where he participated in a couple high-profile political events.

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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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