Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:27:14 GMT
As the trade deal known as the Trans Pacific Partnership has taken a pounding on the presidential campaign trail, at least one group is holding out hope for the stalled pact: Wisconsin dairy producers. They see nothing but advantages from the deal negotiated by the Obama administration that could increase exports at a time when their cows are producing more milk than ever in a domestic market that doesn't have room for all of it.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:38:01 GMT
Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold walks past supporters with his wife, Christine Ferdinand, before casting an early, in-person absentee ballot on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, in Middleton, Wis. Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold walks past supporters with his wife, Christine Ferdinand, before casting an early, in-person absentee ballot on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, in Middleton, Wis.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:38:00 GMT
The nasty, personal tone of Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race showed no signs of abating Tuesday, with incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson calling opponent Russ Feingold an out-of-touch elitist, hypocrite, phony and a liar. And while he unleashed on Feingold, Johnson also encouraged Republicans discouraged by presidential nominee Donald Trump to "set that aside" and still vote in the Senate race.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:37:59 GMT
A Wisconsin city clerk has been complaining for months that she doesn't have the money or staff to offer early voting - but a newly released email suggests she's trying to rig the election against the Democratic Party. Kris Teske, the city clerk in Green Bay, argued that her office lacks the resources to set up an additional polling location near the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay - but an email released as part of an open-records request found her cooking up a convoluted legal claim to prevent students from voting, reported The Nation .
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:11:56 GMT
Ryan has been traveling the country to help Republicans running for the House and Senate, but he will return his full attention to Wisconsin Federal Judge James Peterson this month approved a Department of Transportation plan to clarify the process for people who lack photo ID to
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:48:10 GMT
In the past decade, drug overdoses have been on the rise in Wisconsin due to a higher prevalence and easy access to powerful drugs. A Wisconsin Department of Health Services report from September 2016 documented that drug overdose deaths have increased 70 percent in Wisconsin since 2005, with 872 people dead from drug overdoses in 2015.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:28:30 GMT
Authorities have shut down parts of Highway 35 in Superior due to a chemical leak after a train derailed from the tracks, according to officials on the scene. Authorities said four cars on the train derailed right around the intersection of Highway 35 and Old Highway 35 late Monday night.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:05:25 GMT
Freeze Watch issued October 24 at 4:44PM EDT expiring October 26 at 9:00AM EDT in effect for: Allegany, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Washington Freeze Watch issued October 24 at 2:43PM EDT expiring October 26 at 9:00AM EDT in effect for: Adams, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder, Union, York Freeze Watch issued October 24 at 2:29PM EDT expiring October 26 at 9:00AM EDT in effect for: Cecil BALTIMORE, Md. - A new study released by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health states the risks outweigh the benefits when it comes to students and others carrying guns on campus.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:56:01 GMT
Support for Donald Trump has been a delicate subject for Wisconsin Republicans and at least one running for reelection won't even say if he'll vote for him. State Senator Luther Olsen is in a hotly contested race against Waupaca Mayor Brian Smith in the 14th District, which encompasses parts of Dane, Sauk and Columbia counties.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:58:14 GMT
Sen. Ron Johnson on Monday said he doesn't think people should worry about finding solutions to climate change - because historically, "civilization thrives" in warmer temperatures. "Climate has already changed, always will.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:53:12 GMT
Jordan Maxon went into the woods to catch a wild animal - but what he found was 'the most unreal thing' he's ever experienced A man who went out hunting in the wilds of America has shared a clip of a meeting with a DEER - which may have changed his mind about his hobby. Jordan Maxon is a seasoned hunter with 12 years under his belt - not counting the time he went out on the hunt with his dad and uncles.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:37:15 GMT
ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, OCT. 24 AND THEREAFTER - This Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 photo, shows University of Wisconsin-Madison piano professor Christopher Taylor with an added fourth and fifth pedals to the electronic double-keyboard piano system he developed, in his office in Madison, Wis.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:31:12 GMT
In Ron Johnson's latest ad, he goes back to exploiting his family who he has bemoaning the state of politics, especially this year, but goshdarnit, they need good old dad in Washington to clean things up. Let's just ignore the fact that the only things that RoJo had done for the last six years is use his spot as Chair of of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs to repeatedly abuse his position to run political attacks against Hillary Clinton and unsuccessfully attempt to repeal Obamacare scores of times.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:32:27 GMT
In this Sept. 8, 2016 photo, Tom Nelson Democratic candidate for the 8th Congressional District, speaks during Latino Fest near Appleton, Wisc.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:32:26 GMT
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is looming large in the fight for an open congressional seat in northeastern Wisconsin, eclipsing candidate resumes and policy discussions about Social Security, minimum wage and national security. Republican Mike Gallagher, a former Marine with plenty of foreign policy expertise, is vying with Democrat Tom Nelson, the Outagamie County executive and a former Wisconsin legislator, to replace incumbent Republican Reid Ribble, who decided not to seek a fourth term in Washington.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:31:21 GMT
James Franklin's Nittany Lions had a chance to rest up over the bye week, while Urban Meyer and No. 2 Ohio State are fresh off a 30-23 overtime win at Wisconsin.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:24:56 GMT
Back in September, it was widely reported in the media that state employees at various Department of Motor Vehicles centers had been giving false, or misleading, information to individuals seeking photo identification. These individuals did not have a birth certificate and wanted an ID to vote.