Stories tagged: "Wisconsin"

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Former Speaker Paul Ryan says Republicans will lose if Donald Trump is nominee

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that Republicans will lose the presidential election if Donald Trump is the nominee and that he expects hard-right followers of Trump to force a government shutdown within days.

VIDEO: Wild Rivers Conservancy’s Annual Namekagon River Clean-Up

Wild Rivers Conservancy's Annual Namekagon River Clean-Up features a full day of environmentally-friendly fun. Make a positive impact on the environment while enjoying a day of community, nature, and conservation.

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4 Wisconsin Libraries to ‘Check Out’ This Fall

October is National Book Month--the perfect time to celebrate the state's best libraries! We compiled a list of four Wisconsin libraries, known for their books, their backstories, and their beauty.

5 Wisconsin Podcasts to Add to Your Playlist

There are roughly 3 million active podcasts you can listen to right now, most for free, through iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, YouTube, and more. The options can feel overwhelming, so we wanted to share a few of our favorite local podcasts.

VIDEO: Do You Know These Fun Facts About Wisconsin?

Discover fascinating fun facts about Wisconsin, from its dairy-rich heritage to hidden gems. Explore the Badger State's unique history and culture.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates often speak out on hot topics. Only one faces impeachment threat

The Wisconsin Supreme Court justice who Republicans are threatening to impeach over comments she made on the campaign trail about abortion and redistricting isn’t the first member of the court to offer public opinions about major issues of the day.

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Wisconsin sawmill agrees to pay $191K to federal regulators after 16-year-old boy killed on the job

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A northern Wisconsin sawmill has agreed to pay nearly $191,000 and stop hiring children under 16 to settle a federal lawsuit labor regulators filed after a teenager was killed on the job this summer and other child employees were hurt in a string of accidents.