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Congressmen: Use high-speed rail money to cut deficit

By Joe Lanane Three Republican congressmen from Wisconsin say the state should be allowed to return the $810 million in stimulus money designated for high-speed rail to the federal government to help reduce the nation‘s deficit. U.S. Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner ...

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Campaigns pledge to cut construction money

By James Briggs In his zeal to stop a proposed high-speed rail line between Madison and Milwaukee, Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker made a pitch to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Walker asked for public hearings on an area ...

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Madison’s Central Park stuck at crossroads (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Madison’s only Central Park development plan hinges on the state letting the city open a pedestrian crossing over the railroad at Few Street. At the same time, Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co., which operates the railroad, is ...

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Waukesha tries to tap $100 million for water projects

By Sean Ryan The Waukesha Water Utility has to spend millions drawing fresh water from a new source. Whether ratepayers bear the brunt of that cost depends, at least partially, on how successful the utility is drawing federal grant money ...

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