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1:46 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Governor Issues Declaration to Hasten Repairs on Major Green Bay Bridge

Engineers are calculating ways to fortify the bridge

On Wednesday, the state closed the I-43 Leo Frigo Bridge in Green Bay, after a section of it sank more than two feet. Engineers say a support pillar settled, causing the dip.

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Politics & Government
12:05 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Some Co-Sleeping Deaths in Wisconsin Could Become Felonies

Rep. Samantha Kerkman's legislation would charge adults with a felony, if they fall asleep next to an infant while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and the baby dies.

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Environment
8:33 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Traveling in Wi? Watch Out For Deer.

State officials warn the threat of car-deer crashes is high this year in Wisconsin.

Deer mating season in October and November is bringing a higher than usual threat of car-deer crashes.

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Politics & Government
8:04 am
Fri September 27, 2013

State School Superintendent Says Voucher Schools Must Be Accountable

DPI chief Tony Evers says there are "no more excuses" for private schools that receive taxpayer funds.

State schools Superintendent Tony Evers says private schools that accept taxpayer funds must be part  of a statewide accountability system. A proposal pending in the state legislature to do that, is getting resistance from some private schools because of the power that would be granted to Evers' office. Tony Evers delivered his "state of education" address in Madison yesterday.  Evers also said he favors Wisconsin's use of the common core curriculum and says it sets higher standards than ever before.

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Environment
6:00 am
Fri September 27, 2013

One Week In - Whitefish Bay Native Shares Paddle Forward Progress

Nine days ago, five canoes launched from the northern shores of the Mississippi River. We catch up with one of the paddlers – a Whitefish Bay native - as they navigate along the river.

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