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Board to consider hiring outside attorneys in wolf lawsuits

The state Department of Natural Resources policy board plans to vote next week on whether to hire its own attorneys in a pair of lawsuits seeking to block the fall wolf hunt, underscoring the deepening rift between the board's Republican members and Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul.

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Justices weigh sweeping environmental cases

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court was set to hear oral arguments Monday in a pair of far-reaching environmental lawsuits that could define state officials' ability to regulate factory farms and high-capacity wells and determine how far state agencies can go when interpreting state law.

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Audit: Too much, not enough sent to Wisconsin unemployed

An unknown number of unemployed people in Wisconsin received too much, or not enough, in benefits from the state Department of Workforce in late April as it worked to process additional money in federal aid to help those suddenly out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic, an audit released Wednesday found.

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