By Joe Lanane Appleton must attract more than 40,000 out-of-town visitors to its proposed convention center to justify the cost of the project and make good on an $8.4 million promise. The 45,000-square-foot downtown exhibit hall next to the Radisson ...Read More »
Wazzani, Lebanon — Israeli claims that Hezbollah has obtained Scud missiles have revved up fears another war may break out soon. So it might not be the best time to try to turn the two nemeses’ battlefield, south Lebanon, into a tourist destination.Read More »
By Paul Snyder Wisconsin’s Republican gubernatorial candidates are blasting Gov. Jim Doyle and the state Legislature for failing to fix the state’s transportation spending problems. Both candidates — Mark Neumann and Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker — also share the ...
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By Paul Snyder Uncertainty is driving both sides of a debate over giving towns exemptions from state shore land rules. Opponents of a bill that would give the exemptions say more than 200 communities could be affected by the change. ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State legislators will get a chance this week to ask questions about last month’s anemic deer hunt. The Assembly Fish and Wildlife Committee and the Senate Transportation, Tourism, Forestry and Natural Resources Committee plan to hold ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Lawmakers are deadlocked over whether the state’s road construction budget should be protected from raids. “I do want to handcuff the Legislature,” said state Rep. Mark Gottlieb, R-Port Washington. “Until we can assure voters that user fees ...
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A security guard watches the empty offices of the Universal Studios in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Aug. 6. AP Photos by Kamran Jebreili Adam Schreck AP Business Writer Dubai, United Arab Emirates — Walk through the grand arched entrance ...Read More »