Monthly Archives: August 2011

No criminal charges in Supreme Court spat

Sauk County District Attorney Patricia Barrett will not file charges over a July incident between two Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices. Barrett was named special prosecutor in the case after the Dane County D.A. recused himself from the case. Barrett wrote … Continue reading

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Carping about court decision, Severe weather help

Wisconsin and its neighbor states around the Great Lakes have lost a court battle to close the shipping locks in Chicago to prevent the spread of the Asian bighead carp. According to court papers, “The states fear that if the … Continue reading

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Republican in-fighting, Fire code, Supreme Court attention

The back and forth between former Gov. Tommy Thompson and former U.S. Rep. Mark Neumann (R-Nashotah) is underway and neither are even announced Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate seat soon to be vacated by U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wisconsin). … Continue reading

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Kumbaya

Kumbaya is a song from the 1930′s, described by Wikipedia as “expressing spiritual unity, closeness and compassion.” Governor Scott Walker might not be going that far in his recent call for bipartisanship, but he seems to be trying to extend … Continue reading

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Tree killer, Abortion legislation, Jobs lost

A significant threat to the urban canopy of Wisconsin as well as its forests has officially made it to the state’s western edge. It was confirmed on Friday that the Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus plainpennis) beetle had been found in … Continue reading

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