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Wisconsin-Foxconn deal could cost public $4.5 billion

Greg Nash A planned Foxconn manufacturing facility in southwest Wisconsin could cost taxpayers roughly $4.5 billion, a state assemblyman said Tuesday. Wisconsin Assemblyman Gordon Hintz (D) told reporters that a memo from the state legislature's fiscal bureau indicated the cost of the facility to t

THE HILL - 2018-01-16 23:06:10

Wisconsin warns retailers against synthetic marijuana sales

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin attorney general's office has warned Madison-area retailers about the consequences of selling synthetic marijuana. The warning from Attorney General Brad Schimel on Tuesday follows a settlement the state reached last month with Capitol Petro stores, which agreed to

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-16 23:59:59

Memo: Foxconn cost to public nearing $4.5 billion

A newly released memo projects the public cost for a planned Foxconn manufacturing project near Racine could near $4.5 billion -- nearly 50 percent more than the $3 billion cost initially cited by the project's chief proponent at the state Capitol, Gov. Scott Walker. The figures were compiled by the

MADISON - 2018-01-16 23:00:00

Flu-related hospitalizations have tripled in Wisconsin over last few weeks

RACINE - The entire country is dealing with widespread flu activity and Wisconsin is no exception. "Influenza-associated hospitalizations statewide have tripled in the last few weeks," said Tom Haupt, Wisconsin State Influenza Surveillance Coordinator. "The Southeastern region has really doubled th

TMJ4.COM - 2018-01-17 00:37:32

GAME THREAD: Wisconsin vs. Purdue

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports The Wisconsin Badgers will have quite the test heading into Tuesday night's match-up against No. 3 Purdue at Mackey Arena in West Lafayette. This game is part of ESPN's "Super Tuesday" event, with tip-off starting at 6 p.m. CT. Dave Flemming, Dan Dakich and Molly McGr

BUCKY'S 5TH QUARTER - 2018-01-16 23:16:52

Kohler pounded by snow, records highest total in Southeast Wisconsin

KOHLER - Sheboygan County won the snow total wars from this week's storm. According to the National Weather Service totals ranged from 6 to 14 inches, for the storm that brought with it lake effect snow really hit the county hard. In the Village of Kohler, between 12 and 14 inches of snow fell. Som

TMJ4.COM - 2018-01-17 00:27:15

Wisconsin native among ex-Navy commanders facing negligent homicide charges

The US Navy announced Tuesday that the former commanding officers of the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain -- the ships involved in two deadly 2017 collisions that killed 17 sailors -- will face criminal charges including dereliction of duty, hazarding a vessel and negligent homicide. USS Fitzge

WISN - 2018-01-17 00:43:00

Saratoga dairy case now in hands of Wisconsin Supreme Court justices

MADISON - Supporters and opponents of a proposed large-scale dairy near Wisconsin Rapids are awaiting a decision from the Wisconsin Supreme Court on whether the farm will become a reality. Attorneys representing the Wood County town of Saratoga and the proposed Golden Sands Dairy argued the case Th

MARSHFIELDNEWSHERALD.COM - 2018-01-17 00:04:50

Oregon State defensive coordinator Tim Tibesar highest paid of new Beavers football assistants

CORVALLIS -- Oregon State defensive coordinator Tim Tibesar will be the highest paid assistant on the Beavers' new football coaching staff. Tibesar will earn $550,008 for the coming season to start a three-year contract, obtained by The Oregonian/OregonLive via public records requests. The contract

OREGONIAN - 2018-01-16 22:05:57

Wisconsin recruiting: Badgers offer OLB Javontae Jean-Baptiste, Michigan visits QB Graham Mertz, early enrollees on campus

Recruiting never stops in Badgers country, and we're here to help put it all in perspective. Join us every Tuesday and Thursday night for a recap of Wisconsin recruiting news, insight on what's happening behind the scenes and a glimpse at what's coming next.Badgers offer 4-star OLB Javontae Jean-Bap

LANDOF10.COM - 2018-01-17 00:15:22

Madison woman charged hit and run

A Madison woman faces criminal charges for crashing in to a semi truck and attempting to flee an officer. Sarah Bires, 35, is charged with second degree recklessly endangering safety, attempting to flee or elude a traffic officer, and hit and run. She faces up to ten years imprisonment for the first

WISCNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 23:00:00

State, local tab for Foxconn: $4.5 billion, Democratic leader says

All told, the massive Foxconn Technology Group project will cost state and local governments and utility ratepayers $4.5 billion, Rep. Gordon Hintz, the Democratic Assembly leader, said Tuesday. In citing the figure, Hintz, of Oshkosh, pointed to a new report from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2018-01-16 23:00:59

Firefighter Recalls Unsuccessful Efforts to Save Child in Western Wisconsin Fire

He said crews arrived within seven minutes of the 911 call, and initially got inside before they were pulled out because the ceiling was collapsing. "It's very tough on a lot of us, especially when you know there's a young child involved that's still in the structure," Horne said. Neighbor Allison O

KSTP - 2018-01-17 02:58:00

Authorities ID Wisconsin snowmobile crash victims

Authorities on Tuesday identified the two central Wisconsin men who died in a snowmobile crash over the weekend in Price County in north-central Wisconsin. The Price County Sheriff's Office reported that Adam Wolf, 33, of Spencer, and Garrett Peterson, 37, of Wausau, died late Saturday or early Sun

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 00:42:36

4PM INTERVIEW: Wisconsin Leads Nation in Dairy Goats (1/16/18)

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WEAU-TV 13 - 2018-01-16 23:04:01

A new film aims to tell the strange history of Wisconsin's most famous monster

Centuries of lore relating to the existence of real-life werewolves around the world will get the documentary treatment this Fall when The Bray Road Beast lands on streaming platforms and DVD courtesy of award-winning production company, Small Town Monsters. The fabled beast who lives on Bray Road n

HNGNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 01:54:00

129 jobs to be eliminated by closing of Far West Side Madison Sam's Club, company says

More than 100 workers will lose their jobs when the Madison Sam's Club warehouse store closes later this month. The Far West Side Sam's Club closure on Jan. 26 will result in the elimination of 129 jobs, said Market Manager Steven Johnson in a letter to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Develop

MADISON - 2018-01-16 23:39:00

Kentucky's Medicaid work requirement plays to Trump base at little political risk

Kentucky is one of the poorest states in America, and its residents are among the sickest. Yet the governor's decision to force Medicaid recipients to meet a work requirement - something that could take health coverage away from 100,000 people - is unlikely to carry any political repercussions for t

MCCLATCHY - 2018-01-17 02:13:00

ACLU aims to change when teens can be tried as adults

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri is one of five states where 17-year-olds are automatically treated as adults in the criminal justice system, along with Georgia, Texas, Michigan and Wisconsin. Johnny Waller, Jr. is a father of two who proudly holds two degrees, including one from Rockhurst University. Hi

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-16 23:13:14

Bucks news: Milwaukee recalls Jabari Parker from G-League again

The Milwaukee Bucks could be well in their way to get back one of their most important contributors, as they have recalled Jabari Parker from G League affiliate Wisconsin Herd today, according to the team. Parker has been sidelined the entire 2017-18 season since suffering a second ACL tear 51 games

CLUTCHPOINTS.COM - 2018-01-16 23:27:57