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Lawsuit seeks to block implementation of union law (UPDATE)

By 
SCOTT BAUER and 
TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge was considering Friday whether to block enactment of a law taking away nearly all collective bargaining rights from the vast majority of Wisconsin’s public workers. Republican ...

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Governor’s budget goes beyond just unions

By DAVID LIEB and 
SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The showdown over collective bargaining rights for public employees is just the first step in a contentious debate over how to solve Wisconsin’s budget woes, with newly elected ...

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Ammo found outside Wis. Capitol, site of protests 


By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Dozens of rounds of live rifle ammunition were found Thursday scattered around the grounds of the Wisconsin Capitol, where large crowds of people have been protesting Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal ...

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Budget repair bill could spell doom for state’s chief general counsels (UPDATE)

By Jack Zemlicka A portion of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget repair bill seeks to weaken the job security afforded general counsels in cabinet state agencies. The proposal would shift cabinet agency positions of chief legal counsel, public information officer and ...

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