Wisconsin State Fair is under way
    If it’s food you seek, you won’t be at a loss to find something at the 11-day event near Milwaukee. Kristi Chuckel, spokesperson with the Wisconsin State Fair, says there are 100 foods on a stick. “Every year they add a couple extras, a lot of those absolutely involve bacon.” If you can imagine it, […]
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    Lawmakers raise red flags over reduced coal shipments
    A group of northern Wisconsin lawmakers are asking federal officials to look into declining rail shipments of coal to power plants in the region. Wisconsin has seen a spike in rail traffic statewide in recent months, due largely to crude oil shipments from the Bakken oil fields. State Representative Janet Bewley (D-Ashland) worries that’s coming […]
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    Brewers end skid, blank the Rays
    The Milwaukee Brewers blanked the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 yesterday, avoiding a 3-game sweep at Tropicana Field. Yovani Gallardo (6-5) held the Rays to four hits over seven shutout innings to post his sixth win of the season. Martin Maldonado had a big day for the Brewers.  He had three hits and tied a career high […]
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    Suicide rate highest among middle-aged adults in Wisconsin
    A new report shows the highest rate of suicide in Wisconsin is among the state’s middle-aged residents. The state Division of Public Health looked at suicide and suicide-related cases for a five year period that ended in 2011. It found those between the ages of 45 and 54 had the highest rate of suicide. The […]
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    Packers add WR to roster (Video)
    The Green Bay Packers have claimed WR Gerrard Sheppard off waivers from the Baltimore Ravens.  The transaction was announced earlier this afternoon by Packers General Manager Ted Thompson. Sheppard is a first-year player out of Towson, spending the entire 2013 season on the Ravens’ practice squad.  He was originally signed by Baltimore as a rookie […]
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