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Battle brews over Soldiers Home project

By Sean Ryan Preservationists fearing a proposed U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs project will spoil the historic Milwaukee Soldiers Home want the agency to consider other sites. The department proposes a 40,000-square-foot assisted-living building for veterans on a portion of ...

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Lawmakers push for Stillwater Bridge bonding increase

By Paul Snyder Wisconsin lawmakers’ push to boost bonding authority for the Stillwater Bridge project is clashing with a group’s claim that the plan is too costly and threatens the environment. “Replacing the bridge should be a priority,” said Jim ...

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Neglected National Mall languishes

Brett Zongker and Brian Westley AP Writers Washington — Crumbling sidewalks near the Jefferson Memorial are sinking into the Tidal Basin. Reflecting pools are filled with green, smelly water. And millions of visitors have trampled the soil into virtual concrete ...

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