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Industry groups start drive for diesel rules (UPDATE)

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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Eminent domain case centers on project timing

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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Freight rail work fails to get on track

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 ...

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State puts design before nursing school approval

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. ...

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Lawmakers draw battle lines on energy bill

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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Lawsuit could doom regional planning commission

By Paul Snyder Development fights killed one Dane County regional planning group, and the village of Mazomanie is sharpening the blade for another’s execution. “They’ve got to learn to work with us,” Lowell Holcomb, Mazomanie’s village president, said of the ...

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