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'Move to Minnesota!' Rep bids to lure Wisconsin firms unhappy with law change

A message has been sent to companies unhappy with “right-to-work” laws set to be introduced in Wisconsin: Come to Minnesota!

Minnesota Rep. Pat Garofalo hopes to get one-up on those across the border by appealing to businesses unhappy over the move to make Wisconsin a “right to work state,” … 333 more words

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A Madison Coffee Connoisseur

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I’ve decided to share with you all a cause that’s close to my heart: locating not only the best coffee in the Madison area, but also the best coffee-drinking spots. 290 more words

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Sand Mines: Coming to a Town Near You? by Kelly Ramstack

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Originally published October 2012

My friend, Mona, is concerned about her home and local area – all of us are facing the same issues. 191 more words

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Veteran pollster says Walker 'very likely" to run

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker is “very likely” to get into the race for president but has yet to make a decision, a veteran Republican pollster and one of the governor’s top advisers said Wednesday. 553 more words

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VIDEO: Wrestler born with no hands or feet earns sixth-place finish at Wisconsin state meet

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For once, the most compelling athlete at a state tournament wasn’t the winner, or even the runner-up. No, the true scene stealer was a sophomore at Bayfield-Washburn High who finished sixth. 269 more words

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interview – adoptahighway

sometimes incredibly thought-provoking music is simply dropped in your lap.  such was the case with a fault, the dark and disorienting new album from experimental artist adoptahighway that showed up in our inbox early last month.   1,203 more words

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DOT secretary defends road bonding in governor's budget

MADISON (AP) – Wisconsin’s top transportation official defended Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to borrow $1.3 billion for road work in front of skeptical members of the Legislature’s budget committee Wednesday, insisting the projects will outlive the payments by decades. 549 more words

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