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Construction continues, but use stops until late Sept. BNSF can build it, but the trains cannot come. That’s the
Surplus does not pay parking enforcement costs A sizable boost in revenue to the city of La Crosse from a special
Number of uninsured dropped only 38 percent, goal was 50 A health insurance goal of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

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Wednesday, 18 January 2012 11:19

Recall Process Is A Right Says One Lawyer

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Since last year, people of Wisconsin have gotten a great education on what a recall election is all about. Some like it...some don't. But Jeremy Levinson, a laywer for the recall committee, says like it or not...it's a right.

He says it creates a very high threshold and it makes it hard so recalls don't happen without good cause. But that threshold was blown out of the water with the number of signatures collected against Governor Scott Walker and others. A path, Levinson says, we will have to get used to in the future.

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Wednesday, 18 January 2012 10:37

Onalaska Burglary Suspect Nailed

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With the assistance of LeadsOnline, a suspect has been arrested for the recent rash of garage entries in Onalaska. LeadsOnline is a national online investigative system used by law enforcement to recover stolen property. Pawn shops and police departments have the ability to enter property into the LeadOnline database.

In November, Investigator Chad Marcon entered the serial number of one of the stolen GPS systems into the database. On January 17th, Marcon received a hit on that item showing that it had been pawned at Pawn America in Onalaska. From that lead, a local female was arrested for receiving stolen property. That arrest led to the arrest of the boyfriend of the female suspect who ultimately confessed to 20 garage burglaries and 6 thefts from vehicles. Consent was given to search the residence where a large cache of property was located from the burglaries and thefts. The Onalaska Police Department pays approximately $2 thousand a year to be a member of LeadsOnline.

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This winter rec-fest in La Crosse this year will feature all aspects of winter: cold, snow and ice.   Not always a given, says Jared Flick in the city's park and rec office

 

 

Winter rec-fest activities begin on Saturday and run through February first.  Snowflake Medallion hunt begins with the first clue today. 

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People in Wisconsin tend to be more conservative with personal finances typically.  A new report proves that once again, with the state having the lowest average credit card debt in the nation for the last year.  At Consumer Credit Counseling Services in La Crosse, Kim Woggon says she's seeing signs of increasing consumer health locally as well

 

 

Wisconsin average credit card debt is just over five thousand dollars.   At the other end of the spectrum: Alaska, with an average credit card load of nearly eight thousand dollars. 

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Wednesday, 18 January 2012 06:56

Mayor Vetoes Referendums

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Figure you've got enough to worry about this spring?  La Crosse mayor Matt Harter agrees with you.  The mayor has vetoed city council approved advisory referendums that were to appear on the April ballot.  Harter says in his veto message that a typical ballot has no more than one referendum.  So adding advisory measures on top of a binding referendum on a city administrator would be overdoing it a bit.  The advisory referendums sought to poll the city on whether electronic signs should be prohibited, whether numbers of billboards overall should be decreased and whether the city council should shrink by four members.  To still have those measures on the spring ballot, the council would have to overturn the mayor's vetoes by Tuesday. 

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Tuesday, 17 January 2012 12:38

Dayton Wants To Build Minnesota

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton says the state can help create jobs by issuing $775 milion in bonds for construction projects around the state. Dayton released his bonding wish-list Tuesday. It includes $78 million for University of Minnesota building projects, and another $63.5 million for MNSCU campuses. It also features money to build a Saint Paul Saints ballpark in downtown Minneapolis, civic center projects in Rochester, Mankato and St. Cloud, for construction and repair of bridges, and a down payment on design and construction of a light rail line to connect downtown Minneapolis with its southwestern suburbs. The Democratic governor's administration estimates the bill would create up to 21,700 new jobs. House and Senate Republican leaders say bonds should be used for core infrastructure needs only, such as road construction.

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Tuesday, 17 January 2012 12:38

Recall Efforts Underway

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) Supporters of an unprecedented effort to oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office said they will turn in more than enough signatures Tuesday to force the Republican into a recall election barely a year into his first term. Walker, however, has no plans to be anywhere near the Capitol when recall organizers submit their petitions. The governor is scheduled to be fundraising in New York at the time organizers say they will unload 3,000 pounds of paperwork from a truck and haul it into the state election board's offices. The signature drive started two months ago, largely in reaction to a law pushed by the governor last year that ended nearly all collective bargaining rights for most public workers. Organizers say they have gathered far more than the 540,208 signatures required to force the election against both Walker and GOP Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch. Democratic Party and union leaders say they're not concerned about not having someone actively running against Walker and trying to match his fundraising. In fact, they say it was part of their strategy. Other potential candidates include Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, whom Walker beat by 5 percentage points in 2010, retired Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, former U.S. Rep. Dave Obey, current U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, state Sen. Jon Erpenbach and state Rep. Peter Barca.

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Tuesday, 17 January 2012 12:40

Wisconsin Owns Lowest Average Credit Card Debt

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Compared to the rest of the nation, people in Wisconsin are pretty miserly when it comes to credit card spending.  A new report finds that Wisconsin has the lowest average credit card debt in the nation.  At just over five thousand per credit card holder, Wisconsin is significantly lower than the highest credit card debtor state, Alaska, which boasts an average credit card debt of nearly eight thousand dollars.  Credit card debt nationwide has dropped eleven percent in the last year and average debt loads decreased in every state. 

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Tuesday, 17 January 2012 12:37

Vet Board Member Quits

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) A state Veterans Affairs Board member has resigned.  Marv Freedman wrote in a letter Tuesday to Republican Gov. Scott Walker that he was upset with a bill Walker signed in July that stripped the board of its power to appoint the state Department of Veterans Affairs secretary. Freedman also criticized Walker's decision to re-hire former Secretary John Scocos to the post in August.  The board fired Scocos in 2009, blaming him for financial problems and miscommunications at the agency. Former Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle appointed Freedman to the board in 2004. Walker's spokesman called Freedman's letter a political ploy and says the governor looks forward to appointing a new board member.
Another board member Doyle appointed, Peter Moran, quit this past summer.

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