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Mayors mouth off: Milwaukee, Madison leaders feel disconnect with governor elect (VIDEO)

By James Briggs The mayors of Wisconsin’s two most populous cities are off to a quiet, yet turbulent start with the state’s governor-elect. Three weeks before inauguration, Republican Gov.-elect Scott Walker is advancing an agenda at odds with the interests ...

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Feds may not help pay for Intermodal train station upgrades

By Marie Rohde Federal money to upgrade Milwaukee’s downtown Intermodal Station may be unavailable even though some improvements are needed to comply with federal and state laws requiring access for people with disabilities. C.D. Smith Construction Inc., Fond du Lac, ...

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Madison ignores threats to high-speed rail project

By James Briggs When it comes to Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker’s persistent declarations that, if elected, he would halt Wisconsin’s high-speed rail project, Madison is like the forest where the tree fell. There might be people around to hear ...

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Stillwater Bridge planners swing and miss for stimulus (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder The Stillwater Bridge project, already in the shadow of an environmental lawsuit, missed out on $300 million in stimulus money that would have fueled a construction start this year. Instead, the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation ...

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