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DMV to provide free documentation following voter ID ruling

In the wake of a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision that said it was unfair for residents to pay for documents to obtain a free photo ID for the purposes of voting, the state Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that residents soon will be able to obtain the documents for free.

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Jury convicts Marshfield man in ID conspiracy

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a Marshfield man of conspiring to sell fake driver’s licenses. Twenty-six-year-old Ricardo Gonzales De Arcos faces up to 45 years in prison when he’s sentenced in September. According to an indictment and prosecutors, Khue Xiong used his position at a state Department of Transportation office in Stevens Point to produce about ...

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High court agrees to take on barge case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a Milwaukee property owner assessed the costs of removing a sunken barge from the Menomonee River. At issue is the doctrine of “judicial estoppel,” which provides that a party who successfully argues one position in court cannot then argue the opposite in a second court proceeding. Basil Ryan Jr. ...

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Court confirms owner must pay to have sunken barge removed

Saying the owner of a sunken barge in Milwaukee was a “textbook example of a litigant playing fast and loose with the judicial system,” an appellate court judge Tuesday upheld more than $37,000 in environmental penalties. The case stems from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s seizure of a riverfront property at 260 N. 12th St. The property along the Menomonee ...

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