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Friday October 31, 2014 - Updated 1:05pm

Legislative

5:08am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Rural schools: State funding system 'absolutely broke.'
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmaker seeks authority for state to discipline assessors.

State Agencies

12:05pm
DOJ. Division of Criminal Investigation and the Waupaca County Sheriff's Department arrest three individuals in drug investigation.
11:24am
DATCP. End of summer brings threats of PED and PRRS virus spread; swine producers urged to take biosecurity measures.
8:29am
DWD. Meetings and hearings.

5:00am
Capital Times. PSC tosses out petition supporting MGE rate hike.

Economy/Business

4:54am
Catalyst Paper Corporation. To purchase paper mills in Maine and Wisconsin.

4:56am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Great Lakes freighters continue to ship iron ore at rapid pace.
4:55am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Alliant energy seeks state permission to pay less for solar energy from customers.

Statewide

1:05pm
Menominee Nation. Menominee, Hard Rock and two colleges sign agreement creating Jobs Training Institute for the proposed Kenosha Hotel & Casino, pending state approval.
9:25am
Great Lakes Calcium. President Dave Nelson named to American Feed Industry Association Board.

Courts

10:59am
Dane County Circuit Court. Democratic Party of Wisconsin v. Wisconsin Department of Justice - notice of appeal. Court of Appeals Docketing Statement. Order for temporary stay.

11:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Van Hollen appeals ruling on release of Schimel videos.

Education

11:22am
UW-River Falls. AASHE recognizes sustainability efforts and Cascade Avenue project.
10:52am
Marquette University. Communication dean named to prestigious Poynter National Advisory Board.
5:34am
MPS. Board update: Malcolm X update, budget approval, new charter school petition.

4:53am
WQOW. UWEC faculty, students set to have frac sand study published.

Local

10:51am
City of Madison. Dane County prepares for Ebola.

Congress

9:55am
U.S. Reps. Sensenbrenner, Kind. To attend White House ceremony honoring Wisconsin native Lt. Alonzo Cushing for Civil War heroism.

Federal Agencies

9:34am
EPA. Releases climate plans on fifth anniversary of President Obama's sustainability initiative.

Politics

12:45pm
RPW. Statement on Mary Burke's TV ad.
12:44pm
GAB. Absentee voting update.
11:50am
Schimel for Attorney General. International Union of Police Associations endorses.
11:32am
Happ for Attorney General. Koch brothers spend heavily to help Schimel, an attorney general who will do their bidding.
11:23am
UW-River Falls. Solar study leads to antarctic adventure.
11:19am
DPW. 10 days of early voting, 10 reasons to vote against Scott Walker.
11:05am
Bewley for State Senate. Dane Deutsch: A no show, again.
10:53am
Republican Party of Dane County. Show us the records!
9:53am
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Walker's student loan horror show premieres at 'TheWalkerDead.com'
9:21am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Biggest missing election story: Outsourcing loopholes never fixed.
9:17am
Walker for Governor. International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 endorses.
8:30am
Independent Business Association of Wisconsin. Endorses Brad Schimel for Attorney General.
5:36am
DPW. Statement on the passing of Dode Lowe.
5:34am
Kurtz for Congress. After 18 years, Kind still has no plan on border security.

1:02pm
La Crosse Tribune. Burke says win would mean rejection of extremism.
1:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Burke tries to regain momentum with two new ads.
11:56am
Eau Clarie Leader-Telegram. Absentee voting up in Wisconsin, could help Walker.
11:51am
Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: Steineke over McCabe.
11:49am
Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: Stuck over Klein.
11:08am
La Crosse Tribune. Walker to be joined by Christie on campaign trail.
11:08am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democratic-commissioned poll shows tight governor's race.
11:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Burke, supporters outspending Walker on TV ads.
10:36am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Bold vision makes Ryan clear choice for return to Congress.
9:15am
Ashland Daily Press. Republican-less "debate" takes place in Ashland.
5:11am
Chippewa Herald. Friday is the last day for early voting in Wisconsin.
5:10am
New York Times. Campaigning to extend, or end, one-party rule.
5:09am
Appleton Post Crescent. Walker talks worker training in late stages of campaign.
5:03am
Sheboygan Press. 6th District candidates seek votes at forum.
5:01am
Stevens Point Journal. 3rd Congressional candidates differ on Obamacare.
5:00am
Chippewa Herald. State elections agency predicts turnout will be just shy of 2012 recall levels.
4:59am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Two state their cases to win competitive Assembly race.
4:57am
Chippewa Herald. Editorial: For 68th Assembly District: Jeff Peck.
4:52am
WKOW. Sen. Dale Schultz weighs in on race to replace him and future of bipartisanship in state politics.
4:51am
WISC. District 15 candidates disagree on education system.

Thursday October 30, 2014

Governor

3:05pm
Gov. Walker. Announces opening of new propane terminal in Wisconsin.

Legislative

5:18am
Racine Journal Times. Vos questions city plan.
4:40am
WKBT. 12 legislators ask for child welfare audit.

State Agencies

4:18pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
4:18pm
Wisconsin Lottery. More than 100 Badger 5 jackposts won so far in 2014.
3:45pm
DWD. One year later, Skill Explorer hosting thousands of visitors.
3:09pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Avoca.
3:06pm
AG Van Hollen. Announces election integrity efforts on Election Day.
3:03pm
Midwest Environmental Advocates. Victory for Kewaunee County citizens fighting for clean water.
2:15pm
DWD. To debut redesigned UI initial claim online system.
1:01pm
WEDC. Fourth-generation cheese company announces expansion.
12:13pm
DWD Sec. Newson. Joins students in Jefferson for Manufacturing Month.
12:12pm
DOJ. Drug detection dog "Addie" remembered for contributions to Lake Winnebago Area Meg Unit.
8:58am
GAB. Dismisses two complaints.
5:40am
DWD. Deputy Secretary Barry meets with high school students during Manufacturing Month event at Mid-State Technical College.

5:53am
Wisconsin Public Radio. DNR Board orders review of petition calling for in-depth frac sand mining report.
4:44am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State seeking bids to replace aging transportation building.

Economy/Business

2:17pm
Alliance for Fair Utilities. One hundred African American community leaders oppose We Energies' unfair rate hike proposal.

4:32pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Amazon.com in midst of hiring push for opening of first Kenosha building.

Statewide

3:05pm
Wisconsin Farmers Union. Cooperatives band together to educate youth during October Co-op Month.
9:57am
Wisconsin Women's Council. Cindy Block appointed to Women's Council Board.

6:12am
ABC News. Wisconsin studies Music and Memory program.

Courts

1:38pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County judge orders release of training tapes featuring Brad Schimel. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
10:16am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Judge to hold hearing on releasing Schimel videos.
5:26am
Capital Times. Plaintiffs in wage case against Scott Walker from Dane County.

Education

3:10pm
UW-Madison. The know the drill: UW leads the league in boring through ice sheets.
1:31pm
UW-Stout. Staff member receives UW System award for LGBTQ work.

5:51am
Daily Cardinal. UW-Madison campus unions protest for higher staff wages.

Local

5:41am
Liliy's Fund. Badgers and Gophers team up for epilepsy awareness.
5:32am
Madison Mayor Soglin. Madison hosts My Brother's Keeper Community Action Summit.
5:31am
Milwaukee County Sup. Rainey. Budget amendment calls for major county holiday on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

5:27am
Walworth County Today. UW-Whitewater to hold public forum on oil pipeline expansion.

Congress

1:35pm
U.S. Rep. Petri. Testifies on behalf of Wisconsin paper company.

10:43am
U.S. Sen. Baldwin. Testifies before International Trade Commission on behalf of Wisconsin manufacturer.

Politics

4:29pm
GAB. Voter turnout estimated at 2.5 million.
4:14pm
DPW. Outgoing GOP Sen. Dale Schultz says Dem Pat Bomhack is the "right fit" for the district; Horward Marklein is "out of step with the district."
4:10pm
One Wisconsin Now. Gov. Scott Walker's campaign co-chair, Wisconsin money badger, Michael Grebe's fingerprints on latest political hit job to try to maintain power for Gov. Walker.
3:44pm
RPW. New Trek source: Mary Burke 'was tossed out.'
3:08pm
RPW. Susan Happ's recommended sentence for admitted drug dealer rebuked by judge.
2:18pm
Walker for Governor. Another claim by the left rated FALSE by PolitiFact Wisconsin.
1:30pm
Independent Business Association of Wisconsin. Endorses Scott Walker for Governor and Rebecca Kleefisch for Lt. Governor.
1:28pm
Schimel for Attorney General. Susan Happ's heroin problem.
11:15am
Wisconsin Troopers' Association. 2014 legislative endorsements.
9:56am
RPW. Former Trek President and CEO confirms Mary Burke was fired.
5:43am
Schimel for Attorney General. Schimel campaign statement on AG debate.
5:42am
RPW. Statement on Attorney General debate.
5:38am
GAB. Absentee voting update.
5:36am
Bewley for State Senate. Setting the record straight.
5:36am
Happ for Attorney General. Government Accountability Board vindicates Happ, rules claim used in Schimel advertisement false.
5:33am
RPW. Statement on Mary Burke.
5:30am
Raise WI. Marquette Poll: Burke in strong position as voters continue to support minimum wage inrease.

3:57pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Attack on Mary Burke: Consider the source.
3:13pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Burke blames Gov. Walker, allies for Trek story.
1:41pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Partisans fume over Burke allegations.
1:34pm
La Crosse Tribune. Walker, Burke campaign in northeast Wisconsin.
12:10pm
The Hill. Ryan leaves door open to presidential run.
10:20am
DPW. 10 days of early voting, 10 reasons to vote against Scott Walker.
10:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Candidates hit road as poll shows Walker with edge on Burke.
10:00am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Pocan merits second stint in Congress.
9:59am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: In Senate races, Ringhand, Nass are best bets.
6:11am
LA Times. Around U.S., race for governor going down to the wire.
5:39am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin elections head predicts voter turnout at 57%.
5:37am
Kurtz for Congress. Campaign begins airing two new ads.
5:34am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Last day for early in person-absentee voting is October 31st.
5:28am
Walworth County Today. Election 2014: In 15th Ringhand, Fitzgerald.
5:24am
Capital Times. For Assembly: Cates, Ferriter, Jorgensen, Hesselbein, Considine.
5:22am
Stevens Point Journal. VanderMeer, Vruwink differ on job-growth plans.
5:21am
Wausau Daily Herald. Duffy, Westlund debate shows their differences. WJFW.
5:20am
Racine Journal Times. Senator says majority would help move legislation along.
5:13am
Sheboygan Press. Heining, Vorpagel seek Kestell's long-held post.
5:12am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Next governor could change Obamacare in Wisconsin.
5:11am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Pro-voucher group outspends 54th Assembly candidates.
5:09am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Walker leads Burke by 17 points in NE Wisconsin.
5:09am
Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: Lasee over DeBroux.
5:00am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. American College of Physicians urges approval of referendums.
4:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Government Accountability Board: no factual basis for accusations against Happ.
4:56am
Chippewa Herald. Editorial: Transportation referendum worthy of support.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP, Democrats battle for control of state Senate.
4:53am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: Return Kind to represent 3rd District.
4:52am
La Crosse Tribune. Budget, school funding top issues in 31st Senate District race.
4:50am
La Crosse Tribune. Walker, Ryan slam Burke campaign for attack ads, special interest funding.
4:47am
Chippewa Herald. Attorney general candidates offer big contrast on many issues.
4:47am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Attorney general candidates spar in final debate. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:43am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker, Ryan make EC campaign swing.
4:42am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Area elections officials see increase in early voting.
4:38am
WQOW. Meet the candidates: Wisconsin 23rd Senate District.
4:36am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ex-Trek execs with conservative ties say Mary Burke was forced out. TMJ4. La Crosse Tribune. Wisconsin State Journal.

 

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