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 Medicaid money could help those in county jail, says La Crosse supervisor

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Crossings are same intersections as last year

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The city of La Crosse and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation haven't exactly seen eye to eye lately. In fact, the dispute over the best design for the renovation of...

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Friday, 24 February 2012 12:46

Keeping The Center Busy Is A Challenge

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So far in 2012.......booking acts for all ages at the La Crosse Center has looked pretty rosy. Keeping that steady flow of entertainment director Ary Fahey says....is the challenging part of his job sometimes.

Several national recording acts are already selling tickets through April for some big shows.......throw in monster trucks and the Harlem Globetrotters.......Fahey says so far this year they have their bases covered.

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Friday, 24 February 2012 12:45

Braun Says I Was Innocent The Whole Time

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Ryan Braun will be in the dugout wearing his traditional Number 8 on Opening Day, after he won his appeal of a positive drug test from last October. Braun spoke about the ordeal at a press conference in the Brewers spring training complex earlier today. He said the Major League Baseball drug testing system is flawed and that led to his name being drug through the mud. Braun told teammates and the media.......I was innocent the whole time.

Braun said all along that his 50 game suspension for a positive drug test would be overturned. He was right. This makes the Brewers outfielder the first Major League Baseball player to successfully challenge a drug related penalty in a grievance.

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Friday, 24 February 2012 11:22

More Money Going Out The Door

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(AP) A new partnership between the state treasurer's office and the Department of Veterans Affairs is putting unclaimed property in the hands of its rightful owners. That's how the state was able to locate David Coss, a veteran from Wisconsin Rapids. Coss is a thousand dollars richer. And, in a tough economy, Coss says the extra cash is really nice. He and his wife plan to use the money to visit the veterans' memorials in Washington. The state has $411 million in unclaimed property. State treasurer Kurt Schuller says his office has been able to locate about 4,500 veterans in Wisconsin who have unclaimed property.  Some of the claims may be pocket change. But, others are life changing. Schuller says he hand-delivered $750,000 to an elderly couple in Wauwatosa.

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Friday, 24 February 2012 11:22

Redistricting Goes To Court

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(AP) Lawyers in a federal case over the legality of Wisconsin's election maps have dropped several of their claims, leaving two issues on the table. The trial entered its second and final day Friday in Milwaukee. Democrats and an immigrant-rights group are suing to prevent the state elections board from conducting elections based on the new maps. The plaintiffs dropped several allegations, including a claim that Assembly districts had been drawn inappropriately in predominantly black neighborhoods. A panel of three judges is considering two remaining issues. One is whether the maps deprived Latinos of their constitutional rights, and the other is whether some 300,000 Wisconsin voters were needlessly moved into and out of districts, delaying when they could vote in a Senate election.

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Friday, 24 February 2012 11:22

School Bullying In Minnesota

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(AP) The superintendent of Minnesota's largest school district is clarifying a statement he made more than a year ago about a string of student suicides and apologizing to those he might have offended. Six students in the Anoka-Hennepin School District committed suicide in less than two years. Family members and gay advocacy groups said some were bullied. In December 2010, Superintendent Dennis Carlson said there was no evidence bullying played a role in any of the deaths. In a new statement on the district's website, Carlson says no one can be sure about events leading up to a suicide, but bullying can be a factor. He also apologized to those who felt his 2010 statement was insensitive. Carlson's new statement did not confirm that bullying contributed to the Anoka suicides.

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Friday, 24 February 2012 11:03

Garbage Rule Delay Could Last Another Month

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Could be another month before La Crosse's city council votes on new garbage rule proposals.   The council put a vote off on the new garbage regulations for a month earlier a couple weeks ago.  The city's Neighborhood Revitalization Commission was supposed to weigh in on the rules.  And the idea was to get something on the books before college move-out in the spring. And Commission chair, council member Sara Sullivan says she understands the rush

 

 

But Sullivan also thinks she'll need another month to make the best recommendations on the garbage rules that were widely criticized by landlords as being too heavy-handed. 

 

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Thursday, 23 February 2012 21:59

Vet Courts Bill Keeps Moving Along

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A local effort to help troubled veterans could be expanding.
State Senator Jennifer Shilling and State Representatives Steve Doyle and Jill Billings want to expand the La Crosse County Veterans Court to include surrounding counties. And the bi partisan interest is growing.

The court takes veterans who have had run ins with the law and puts them in a program that can handle specific veterans needs.

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Thursday, 23 February 2012 20:59

Miller Says Vikings Plans Getting Confusing

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Three Minnesota state senators unveiled a Vikings stadium funding plan Thursday morning. Roger Chamberlain, David Hann and Pam Wolf, all Republicans, introduced a plan that would generate some of the funding for a new Minneapolis stadium through ticket surcharges. We talked with one of their colleagues, Winona Republican Senator, Jeremy Miller about the plan. He says it's starting to get confusing.

Meanwhile on Wednesday, Republican Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake introduced a bill calling for a roofed stadium to be built at the Vikings' first location choice, in Arden Hills, with funding coming from electronic bingo and pull tabs. The Vikings have not yet offered any comment on Hamilton's stadium plan.

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Thursday, 23 February 2012 17:49

Braun's Back....Here Come The Brewers

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(AP) National League MVP Ryan Braun's 50-game suspension has been overturned by baseball arbitrator Shyam Das. The decision was announced Thursday by the Major League Baseball Players Association.  An outfielder for Milwaukee, Braun tested positive in October for elevated testosterone, and ESPN revealed the positive test in December.  No reasoning was given for Thursday's decision. ``Today the arbitration panel announced its decision, by a 2-1 vote, to sustain Ryan Braun's grievance challenging his 50-game suspension by the commissioner's office,'' a statement from the players' association.

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