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Wisconsin gets four more Master Cheesemakers

Wisconsin gets four more Master Cheesemakers
Wisconsin now has 58 Master Cheesemakers that work in 33 cheese plants and produce 36 cheese varieties. The program was established in 1994 through a joint partnership of the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research, UW-Extension and the Wisconsin Milk …
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US appeals court rejects latest challenge to Wisconsin union law
In January 2013, the same court ruled against other unions, including the Wisconsin Education Association Council, in another case that raised similar objections. The controversial law, called Act 10, triggered an unsuccessful effort to recall the …
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Anti-Easter Display in Wisconsin State Capitol …

Anti-Easter Display in Wisconsin State Capitol …
April 14, 2014. FREEDOM FROM RELIGION FOUNDATION: The Madison-based Freedom From Religion Foundation has a display up in the Wisconsin Capitol in Madison to counter one from the Concerned Women for America, based in Washington, D.C..
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Wisconsin attorney general candidate visits Hudson
Jon Richards was in western Wisconsin last week campaigning for a new job –- that of state attorney general. He is one of three Democrats seeking the post. The lone Republican is Brad Schimel, the Waukesha County district attorney. (Hudson Star …
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Bucks buyer Wesley Edens employs 700 in Wisconsin; here's where …
Following the big Milwaukee Bucks buy announcement Wednesday, much was made of hedge fund manager Wesley Edens' Wisconsin connections, including 700 people employed here through him. A spokeswoman for the prospective owners on Thursday …
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Turnover in Wisconsin Assembly unlikely to lead to Democratic gains
A logical deduction, he argues, is that many of these legislators have been burned out by the fight over Act 10 and the resulting political polarization in Wisconsin, including a spate of bitter recall elections and constant partisan bickering. "48 of …
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Men's Hockey: Mike Eaves a father figure for Wisconsin hockey players
After coaching at Wisconsin for over a decade, the former Badger and NHL player is not a stranger to saying goodbye. At the conclusion of every season, the senior class departs. This year, nine seniors left the team. However, so would two underclassmen …
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Wisconsin Football: Top 3 positional battles to watch
Now that the Wisconsin Football's spring game has come and gone, the team will not get the feel of another officiated game until their opener on August 30th. The time, starting now, leading up to their season-opener against LSU will serve as a period …
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How Good Could 2014-2015 Wisconsin Be Next Year?
Wisconsin's 2013-14 season was an unbridled success. Entering the year, the Badgers had the traditional top-4 in the Big Ten expectations, but no one anticipated them reaching the Final Four. Frank Kaminsky transformed from a fringe rotation player …
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Mary Burke says Scott Walker left Wisconsin women without equal pay protections
"Following Scott Walker's repeal in 2012 of protections against gender discrimination, Wisconsin is now one of just five states without an equal pay law," the Madison School Board member said in a media statement. Burke pledged to reinstate Wisconsin's …
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Renaissance Learning CEO Lynch to speak June 3 at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs
Founded in 1984 in Wisconsin Rapids, where the company remains to this day, Renaissance Learning creates software that helps educators quickly and accurately assess math and literacy levels for their students. The cloud-based analytics company has …
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Larson will report crop operations from southern Wisconsin

Larson will report crop operations from southern Wisconsin
Larson, 38, who joined this multi-family-member operation immediately out of high school, will be reporting from far-southern-Wisconsin in Agri-View's bimonthly, From the Fields feature during the growing and fall harvest seasons. Larson Acres is …
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State GOP gets to vote on secession at convention
Earlier this month, the party's Resolutions Committee voted in favor of a proposal that says the state party "supports legislation that upholds Wisconsin's right, under extreme circumstances, to secede." A version of the so-called "state sovereignty …
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Wisconsin: Senate President Mike Ellis won't run again after secret video

Wisconsin: Senate President Mike Ellis won't run again after secret video
FILE – In this April 23, 2013, file photo Wisconsin Sen. Mike Ellis, R-Neenah, directs a question during a hearing in Madison, Wis. The Republican Senate President will not seek re-election this fall, following the release of a secretly recorded video …
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Wisconsin-Milwaukee men's program receives postseason ban
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been denied its final appeal of a postseason ban for its men's basketball team because of cumulative Academic Performance Rate scores, the school announced Wednesday. UW-Milwaukee will not be eligible for …
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Wisconsin spring game 2014: Time, TV schedule, how to watch
Bucky's 5th Quarter, a Wisconsin Badgers community. Home · Fanposts · Fanshots · Sections · Wisconsin Football · Wisconsin Hockey · NCAA Tournament 2014 · Wisconsin Basketball · Wisconsin Hockey Recruiting · Full Archive. Library. Walk-On Wisconsin …
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Talmer Bank quits Wisconsin, sells branches to Town Bank
Talmer entered the Wisconsin market when it bought the failed First Banking Center in Burlington from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. in fall 2010. Talmer's strategy early was to expand into new territory or beef up its presence in existing markets …
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Langdon Street and Wisconsin Avenue intersection to close for one month

Langdon Street and Wisconsin Avenue intersection to close for one month
The intersection of Langdon Street and Wisconsin Avenue will be closed from April 11 through May 15 due to underground utility construction. Madison Traffic Engineering said in a statement the construction in the area is part of the Edgewater Hotel …
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The Fight for Wisconsin's Soul
But now, after the recent passage of a bill that would allow for the construction of what could be the world's largest open-pit iron ore mine, Wisconsin's admirable history of environmental stewardship is under attack. The mine, to be built by Gogebic …
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Five factors that decided the outcome of Kentucky's win vs. Wisconsin
Wisconsin's energy, Randle's injury. Guard Traevon Jackson was electric early, giving the Badgers' backcourt the sideline-to-sideline energy to match Kentucky's overall athletic advantage. The entire team showed no jitters, in fact, outracing Kentucky …
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On Politics: Vice President Joe Biden calls out Wisconsin for scaling back

On Politics: Vice President Joe Biden calls out Wisconsin for scaling back
Wisconsin is one of four states highlighted in the video along with North Carolina, Texas — where voters can show a concealed carry permit to vote, but not a student ID — and Ohio, which like Wisconsin has also shortened early voting hours. He also …
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Wisconsin vs. Kentucky is most-watched college basketball telecast on cable
The Wisconsin vs. Kentucky telecast Saturday night in the NCAA Tournament was the most-watched college basketball telecast in cable television history, but viewership numbers for both semifinal telecasts were down compared to last year. This year was …
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Big money backfires in northern Wisconsin local races
One day before the U.S. Supreme Court opened new spigots of campaign cash, well-funded groups seeking to sway elections in two northern Wisconsin counties, Polk and Iron, inadvertently drove home another point: Throwing money into the process can …
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Wisconsin softball splits doubleheader with border rival Minnesota

Wisconsin softball splits doubleheader with border rival Minnesota
After snow earlier in the week forced Saturday's doubleheader to move back 24 hours, the Wisconsin softball team split the series with a ranked No. 15 Minnesota Sunday afternoon, each adding a win to their records. Wisconsin came away victorious in the …
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Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials
But those numbers are far less comforting to those living in northern Wisconsin. Fewer people in those communities means fewer jobs, smaller and maybe fewer schools and a less attractive future for young people contemplating where they want to spend …
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