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A $15 minimum wage proposal in Minneapolis may get blocked

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A $15 minimum wage proposal in Minneapolis may get blocked

Supporters ready to take legal action if it does

Not a big primary turnout expected in La Crosse County

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AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech

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AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech

Clinton paints broad picture of policy details

Keep vets services offices in each Wisconsin county

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It looks like they are at it again. The state of Wisconsin again seems eager to cut corners when it comes to caring for our military veterans. An attempt was...

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Monday, 13 May 2013 10:04

Drug Dog Helps Nab Teen Overnighting at OHS

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An Onalaska student opted not to go home after school on Friday.  And

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A no wake zone on the Mississippi off of Riverside Park in La Crosse isn't

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Just when municipalities in Wisconsin had figured out a new revenue stream,

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Monday, 13 May 2013 09:19

Lawmakers In High Gear

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota lawmakers are bearing down for the legislative session's homestretch. Monday marks one week until the mandatory adjournment deadline. Much is left to do.

The House and Senate still need to pass compromise bills to comprise the state's next two year budget. Along the way, they are likely to pass tax increases on top earners and smokers. An alcohol tax increase is also in play as are revisions to the state sales tax.

On the spending side, the budget is likely to feature new dollars for education, including funds to help schools provide all-day kindergarten statewide.

The week was to start with another high-profile issue at the forefront. The Senate was voting Monday on whether to send a bill legalizing gay marriage to a supportive Gov. Mark Dayton.

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Monday, 13 May 2013 09:17

61 Year Old Robs Kid Who Mows Lawns

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) A 61-year-old Iowa City man has been accused of robbing a boy who was looking for lawns to mow.

The boy was knocking on doors Sunday to inquire about doing the yard work when he met Kevin Shannon at one house. Police say Shannon gave the boy $10 and told the boy he was an undercover police officer.
Police say Shannon later got in his vehicle and drove up to the boy, pulled out a gun and demanded the boy return his money. The boy wasn't injured.

Officers arrived soon and arrested Shannon. He faces several charges, including felony theft, driving while intoxicated, and impersonating a public official.

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Monday, 13 May 2013 09:16

Helmet Debate Still Out There

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) A motorcycle rights group has a lot of power in the debate over whether motorcyclists should wear a helmet.

Wisconsin is coming off its deadliest year for motorcyclists in a generation. Three in four of those riders who were killed did not wear a helmet. Wisconsin hasn't required adult motorcyclists to wear a helmet in decades, thanks in large part to the robust lobby of ABATE of Wisconsin. It describes itself a motorcycle rights and safety organization. ABATE spokesman Dean Bartosh says riders should be able to choose what they wear when the ride.

Jackie Gillan, president of Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, says taxpayers ultimately pay the costly and lifelong price of un-helmeted riders' brain injuries.

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Monday, 13 May 2013 09:12

Minnesota To Pay More?

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A UW System campus advisory committee is recommending the University of

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Monday, 13 May 2013 09:11

Control Towers To Remain Open

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The Federal Aviation Administration is keeping open for now the 149 control

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Among the many changes coming with a new garbage service in La Crosse:

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UPDATE: No bomb in Spring Grove. Threat ended around 8:30 p.m. https://t.co/G7nOayvTSw
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More information is coming in. Apparently a standoff now between police and a person who may have an explosive... https://t.co/iUobE7moKi
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Bomb threat has Spring Grove, Minn., on lockdown https://t.co/rFIaoNtCaL
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Developing story: An apparent Bomb Threat has Spring Grove, MN on Lockdown. https://t.co/CSxkOoaTvp
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A $15 minimum wage proposal in Minneapolis may get blocked https://t.co/3KwrjMWqin

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