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10:08 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Update: Wisconsin Budget Action Thursday

Wisconsin 2013-15 budget taking shape in the Capitol
Credit Justin W. Kern

Among items the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee approved Thursday:

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Politics & Government
8:44 am
Fri May 24, 2013

State Panel Cuts Funding For Zoo Interchange Work

Freeway work in the Milwaukee area could be scaled back after the Joint Finance Committee cut funding for reconstruction on part of the Zoo Interchange.

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Politics & Government
8:29 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Walker Gets 'Somewhat Subdued' Greeting From Iowa Republicans

Scott Walker promoted his administration's achievements including stripping public workers of most bargaining rights before an audience of Iowa Republicans last night.

Des Moines Register reporter Jennifer Jacobs listened in as Scott Walker spoke to Iowa Republicans.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker delivered a keynote address at an Iowa Republican Party gathering last night in West Des Moines.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Joint Finance Approves Measure to Move Milwaukee Crime Lab

The Joint Finance committee on Thursday approved a budget proposal that would move the Milwaukee Crime Lab out of the city.
Credit Justin Kern, flickr

The Milwaukee Crime Lab could be moved out of the city, under a budget provision the Legislature’s Joint Finance committee approved Thursday.

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Health & Science
4:03 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Mentorship to Help Breast Cancer Patients (and Families)

Mark Young is the president of the organization After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Inc.
Credit ABCD

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews After Breast Cancer Diagnosis' Mark Young.

Much of the public effort surrounding breast cancer involves raising money for research and awareness. But for people who are diagnosed with the disease – and their families – the needs are often much more personal.

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