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Monday, 31 December 2012 10:47

Drunk Driving Law Gets New Look

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(AP) Two Republican legislators say they'll try again this session to overhaul Wisconsin's drunken driving laws. Rep. Jim Ott of Mequon and Sen. Alberta Darling of River Hills say they plan to introduce bills that would criminalize first-time offenses for drivers with high blood alcohol percentages; require first-time offenders to appear in court; make a third conviction a felony; establish mandatory minimum sentences for drunken drivers that cause injuries or death; and require police to seize drunken drivers' cars beginning with a third-time offense.

The package closely mirrors bills Ott and Darling pushed during the last session. None of those proposals got a vote after fiscal estimates showed they would have cost the state tens of millions of dollars.

Ott says those estimates were unrealistic.

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Monday, 31 December 2012 10:45

Minnesota To Look At Tuition

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(AP) The University of Minnesota plans to review the cost of tuition for out-of-state residents. The university dropped its nonresident tuition four years ago to attract more undergraduates from elsewhere. It is now the cheapest school in the Big Ten for those students, but it's the fourth-most-expensive for residents.

The number of nonresident students has swelled since 2007 from nearly 8 percent to more than 17 percent. Meanwhile, the percentage of resident students dipped slightly and the number of students from reciprocity states such as Wisconsin shrank.

University President Eric Kaler says it's probably a good time to look at nonresident tuition and whether it needs to be changed. He says the university first needs to study how sensitive out-of-state students are to price.

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Monday, 31 December 2012 10:43

Child Trafficking Take Center Stage

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(AP) Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen wants to make ending child trafficking a priority in the next year. He says he wants to hire five full-time employees, including three special agents and two criminal analysts, who would work to fight child sex trafficking.

In addition, he wants to hold more training for law enforcement, prosecutors, and victim and witness coordinators and to work with lawmakers to draft human trafficking-related legislation. Van Hollen asked for more than $900,000 in his department's two-year budget request.

Gov. Scott Walker's spokesman Cullen Werwie said the governor's office is reviewing it. Van Hollen's spokeswoman Dana Brueck says the department doesn't have statistics on the scope of the problem in Wisconsin. But she says it would naive to think it isn't happening.

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Monday, 31 December 2012 10:39

More On Consumer Reports Health Rankings

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Health care in Wisconsin leads the nation across the board again, according

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Monday, 31 December 2012 10:38

Whooping Cough Numbers In Wisconsin Top In Nation

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Wisconsin and Minnesota were hit hard by whooping cough in 2012, with

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Monday, 31 December 2012 10:38

Will Milk Prices Double in 2013

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If we go over the fiscal cliff tonight......get ready to pay double for what

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Saturday, 29 December 2012 13:20

Feehan Enters Race For La Crosse Mayor

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Recent State Senate candidate Bill Feehan has launched a campaign for mayor of La Crosse.  Feehan was the Republican nominee against Jennifer Shilling in the 32nd District Senate election this fall.  He told a group of supporters at the Radisson on Saturday that people have urged him to run for mayor on the April ballot.  Feehan lists his top priorities as public safety, economic growth, and reducing property taxes.  He believes that his Senate campaign will help him with name recognition in a field of about a dozen candidates for mayor.

 

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Friday, 28 December 2012 15:02

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Oktoberfest, USA has announces the 2013 Oktoberfest Button Design Contest has

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Friday, 28 December 2012 11:15

Wisconsin Whooping Cough Cases Leads The Nation

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Wisconsin has the nation's highest rate of whooping cough cases. The U-S

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