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Politics & Government
1:48 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Burke Vows to Pick Herself Up and Continue Serving People in Wisconsin

Burke thanks and inspires crowd
Credit Susan Bence

In opening her concession speech Tuesday night, Democrat Mary Burke used a quote from legendary Green Bay Packers Coach Vince Lombardi.

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Politics & Government
1:03 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Republican Scott Walker Re-Elected Wisconsin Governor

Gov. Scott Walker speaks to supporters at State Fair Park after his win over Democrat Mary Burke in Tuesday's election
Credit Erin Toner

Republican Scott Walker has won another four years as Wisconsin governor, raising speculation about whether he’ll try to run for president in 2016.

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Politics & Government
9:59 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Wins Second Term

Gov. Walker's victory raises questions about whether he'll soon aim for the White House
Credit Whitney Curtis/ Getty Images

The race was not close as many polls had predicted. Gov. Walker handily defeated Democrat Mary Burke, with not much suspense, as votes were tallied.

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Politics & Government
8:21 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Wisconsin Voters Could Set Turn-Out Record

According to the GAB, many local clerks across Wisconsin have been reporting heavier than normal voter turnout for a mid-term Election Day.

The highest state turnout for a November gubernatorial election was 52.4% in 1962. The Government Accountability Board predicts 56.5% for today.

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Health & Science
12:55 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Wisconsin Company: Close to Developing Quick Test for Ebola

An Ebola tracing coordinator checks the temperature of Jessica Sompon, 17, finding her to have a fever in the West Point neighborhood on October 17, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia.
Credit John Moore/Getty Images

Lucigen Corporation, headquartered in Middleton, reports developing a test that can detect Ebola quickly and anywhere -  no lab needed.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Tally of Absentee Ballots Begins Early

While Tuesday is Election Day, some voters already have cast their ballots
Credit WUWM photo library

Among Tuesday’s duties for the City of Milwaukee Election Commission is the tabulation of thousands of absentee ballots.

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Politics & Government
4:47 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

290,000 Wisconsin People Voted Early

Workers will feed absentee ballots into voting machines, after people finish casting theirs in person on Tuesday.

Election clerks will count absentee ballots, after regular finishing with those cast in person on Tuesday, Election Day.

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Environment
8:26 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Views Vary on Future of O'Donnell Park in Milwaukee

O'Donnell Park punctuated by sculpture - Northwestern Mutual in background.
Credit S Bence

The park might be better known for its parking garage than the green space on top.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon November 3, 2014

What National Experts Are Saying About The Wisconsin Governor's Race

National experts are weighing in on the Wisconsin governor's race

Wisconsinites won’t be the only people interested in the results of Tuesday’s election.

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Politics & Government
11:53 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Milwaukee Police Vote: No Confidence in Chief Flynn

Members of the Milwaukee Police Association cast a no-confidence vote Thursday at Serb Hall.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

The vote follows the police chief's decision to fire an officer, who shot and killed a mentally ill man in a downtown park, in April.

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