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Monday - November 14, 2011 9:11 am

Employers Want You Back In School

If you have attended a Minnesota College or University in the past and did not finish your degree.............you may want to go back and finish it out. Employers are looking for you. And Mary Rothschild of MNCSU says not only are there good jobs out there.....some require skills you may not have had a chance to learn.

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Friday - November 11, 2011 10:28 am

Mayor Says Administrator Not Needed

The mayor takes care of the day to day operations in La Crosse city hall. 

 

But that would change if a city administrator is added.   Mayor Matt Harter doesn't like the idea.  He says there's a lack of accountability with a city administrator

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Friday - November 11, 2011 10:27 am

Republican Wants Walker to Return Fed Money

When a state is operating under federal mandates, it's often considered a good thing when the feds actually send money to pay for those mandates.   Not in this case, insists Wisconsin state senator Frank Lasee.   The republican wants the governor Walker administration to return $49 million in early implementation grants for the federal Affordable Health Care Act, most of that meant to set up health insurance exchanges

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Friday - November 11, 2011 10:22 am

Fearsome Threesome!

When Jill Billings gets seated as the next 95th state assembly woman in the state capitol.......she will see a very familiar face sitting across from her. Steve Doyle.....who she sits with on the Lacrosse County board. Doyle says having not one but two familair faces in Madison now.......you should see an impact on this side of the state quite quickly.

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Thursday - November 10, 2011 5:54 pm

Onalaska Thief Busted

An Onalaska man was arrested this week and charged with numerous counts of burglary and theft. Twenty year old Jonathan Huber was arrested Tuesday and charged with 5 counts of burglary, 4 counts of theft and residential burglary. On Monday, an Onalaska Officer reported that his personal vehicle had been entered and an ipod was taken. Through a check of the LeadsOnline system, it was found that the ipod had been pawned at Pawn America by Huber’s girlfriend. The officer’s property was successfully recovered with Pawn America’s cooperation.

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Thursday - November 10, 2011 12:40 pm

Health Cut Debate Continues In Madison

A hearing today in Wisconsin is dealing with proposed Medicaid cuts. Democrats are holding a hearing on package of measures aimed at cutting a 554 million dollar deficit in the government’s health programs for the poor and the elderly.

If it’s not approved on time, officials said 53 thousand recipients would lose their Badger Care. The Legislative Fiscal Bureau said 65 thousand people could lose their eligibility for Medicaid and 28 thousand of them could still have access to coverage from their employers.

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Thursday - November 10, 2011 12:40 pm

Pet Telethon Coming To Cable

A live TV telethon to support the Coulee Region Humane society next Saturday will be produced by UW La Crosse communication studies students. Professor Pat Turner says in the 13 years she has worked with the telethon.....the results have been huge. And her students put alot of leg work into the production.

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Thursday - November 10, 2011 12:28 pm

Ohio Vote Giving Recall Backers Confidence

Recall backers in Wisconsin feeling good this week.

Especially after Tuesday's vote in Ohio which repealed that state's new restrictions on collective bargaining for public unions.  Essentially the same reason behind a recall push for govenor Walker.  And the two really are similar, insists service employees local 180 union president in La Crosse, Rich Smith

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Thursday - November 10, 2011 12:26 pm

Sign Expert To Give Electronic Billboard Perspective

A different perspective on electronic signs tonight in La Crosse:

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Thursday - November 10, 2011 10:05 am

La Crosse Police in Guard Study

La Crosse police say they're studying an intersection in the city.   But you get the feeling they already know what the study will say.   Cops last week added a crossing guard at the intersection of Crowley and Losey boulevard after urging from some city council members.  The plan: study the need for the guard at that intersection throughout the entire school year

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