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Economy & Business
10:41 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Brewers Fans Cash In on Incentives

Brewers fans cash in on $10 vouchers
Credit LaToya Dennis

The Brewers have taken big hits this season. They’ve lost starting players to injury. They’re on pace to having their worst record in years.

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Politics & Government
9:22 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Election Observer Rules Approved

Election observers can not get closer than six feet to voters, according to new rules.

The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board has approved permanent rules governing poll observers.

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Regional
6:03 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Tornado Damage Exceeds $30 million

Authorities say tornadoes last week in the Fox Valley caused about $25 million in damage to private property.

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Regional
6:02 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Teenager Working at Fair Dies of Head Injury

A 19-year-old from Mount Horeb has died, after falling from the back of a pickup truck on the third day of State Fair.

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Arts & Culture
12:58 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Essay: 'Marq-ing' Time

The 'Marqtimers' make swimming an exercise priority.
Credit Robert Crum/Flickr

For most of us, getting old is just a part of life. But there are ways to do it well, as Lake Effect essayist Jackie Reid Detloff discovered:

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Politics & Government
12:23 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Crowdfunding Plan Making the Rounds in Madison

Crowdfunding has become a multi-billion dollar industry in the U.S.

Wisconsin might jump into the growing industry of crowdfunding. It allows people to contribute money on line for a particular project.

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Arts & Culture
10:25 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Tribute Concert Honors Local Punk Legend Richard LaValliere

Time Trek, the collaborative film between Paul McComas and Richard LaValliere, will be shown at the Requiem for Richard LaValliere & Rover Rescue
Credit shankhall.com

It was loud, angry, and rough. Punk rock came of age in the mid-1970s and was a direct reaction to the over produced rock and roll of the time.

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Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Think Getting into College is Hard? Novel's 'Testing' is Downright Brutal

Joelle Charbonneau's first young adult novel puts a young girl in a dystopian future where college entrance exams are brutal.
Credit Joelle Charbonneau

Today’s ACT and SAT exams can be brutal, but in author Joelle Charbonneau's new book, some college admission tests are even lethal.

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Economy & Business
10:01 am
Tue August 13, 2013

How the U.S. Navy Impacts Milwaukee's Economy

Rear Admiral Dee Mewbourne.
Credit US Navy photo

A high-ranking naval leader says even though Milwaukee isn't on the high seas, the U.S. Navy is important to Milwaukee’s economic security.

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Environment
9:10 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Plan Moves Ahead For Second State Elk Herd

The DNR is considering placing a second elk herd near Black River Falls.

Hearings could be scheduled soon on plans to establish a second elk herd in the state.

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