A man who killed five of his fellow employees at the Molson Coors brewery in Milwaukee before shooting himself was likely driven by "mental health issues" more so than racism, Milwaukee's police chief said.Read More »
An electrician who played in the golf league at a local bar. A Packers fan and avid fisherman. A Navy veteran who worked on submarines. A grandpa of two who always waved to his neighbors. A father of two small kids. More details emerged Friday about the lives of five men who were working at Molson Coors Brewing Co. on Wednesday when they were killed by a fellow employee who then turned a gun on himself.Read More »
Challenging the legality of Wednesday’s hastily convened state legislative committee meeting on collective bargaining could do little more than stall the bill’s approval, according to members of the legal community. The Joint Committee of Conference met at 6 p.m. Wednesday ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Fearing a diesel emissions crackdown that could cripple construction company budgets, industry groups want new rules approved before the state has a chance to study the issue. The Wisconsin Clean Diesel Coalition — with the Associated General ...
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By Paul Snyder Attorneys for a Madison bar say the University of Wisconsin System should not be allowed to bully a smaller neighbor into surrendering to the threat of the use of eminent domain. “The big issue here is: Does ...
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By Paul Snyder Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co. will struggle to improve the state’s freight rail service until it gets money for track upgrades, which will be difficult to do until the company improves service. “It’s a chicken-egg thing,” said ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A call by Gov. Jim Doyle in the State of the State speech to put partisanship aside and pass a bill creating green jobs in Wisconsin left some GOP lawmakers seeing red. “It’s a bill written by ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder There’s a catch to the state’s request for architectural/engineering firms interested in designing a university building: The project has not been approved. The Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Division of State Facilities is accepting consultant questionnaires through Feb. ...Read More »
By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State lawmakers started poring over a sweeping renewable energy bill Wednesday, establishing battle lines as the measure inches toward a vote. The bill creates new renewable fuel standards, lifts Wisconsin’s ...
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