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Unions fighting back against Walker proposal (UPDATE)

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin unions were mobilizing Monday to fight Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to remove nearly all collective bargaining rights for public employees. They don’t have much time. The Legislature is moving quickly ...

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High-speed rail fuels Madison mayoral campaign

By James Briggs The high-speed rail debate is trudging into a new campaign season. Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz on Monday announced the start of his re-election campaign, and in doing so set the stage for a two-year battle between the ...

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State’s lead law leaves contractors at loose ends (access required)

By Joe Lanane Industry groups still are confused over which contractors need lead paint renovation certification even though the Wisconsin regulation has been in place since April. The regulation requires home-renovation contractors be trained in lead paint cleanup before working ...

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Toxin from landfill may threaten Muskego’s water (UPDATE) (access required)

By Marie Rohde The city of Muskego is developing a plan to protect a municipal well from a toxic chemical oozing from a former landfill, Mayor John Johnson said. The city well is about a mile east of the former ...

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