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Senate to vote on added job protections for women

A package of workplace protections for women is primed for a Minnesota Senate vote. More>>

Anderson drops out of 3rd Congressional race

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – Congressional Candidate Chris Anderson is withdrawing from the 3rd District race. More>>

Wisconsin GAB to certify spring election results

Wisconsin election officials are set to certify results from the 2014 spring election. More>>

Experts make case for online voter registration at State Capitol

MADISON (WKOW) -- Online voter registration is already a reality in nearly 20 states and experts on the issue made their case for why Wisconsin should consider adding itself to that list at a Tuesday hearing before the Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections.
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Governor candidate working on chicken suit plan

A legislator making a longshot bid for governor says he's planning to have someone in a chicken suit follow Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mary Burke around. More>>

Grothman aims to be 'more conservative' candidate

State Sen. Glenn Grothman is aiming to position himself as the stronger conservative in Wisconsin's 6th District congressional race. More>>

Will Brett Hulsey shake up the governor's race?

Updated: Apr 21, 2014 10:05 PM

MADISON (WKOW) -- Brett Hulsey's entry into the Governor's race could shake up the Democratic field. But political scientist Ken Mayer said it's not likely to.
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2 candidates to enter Wisconsin congressional race

Two more candidates are expected to enter the race to replace U.S. Rep. Tom Petri. More>>

Minnesota lawmakers tilt toward session finish

Minnesota lawmakers are back in action after a week away from the Capitol, but their annual session is rapidly winding down. More>>

Governor announces plan to expand Family Care

Republican Gov. Scott Walker says state health officials are ready to begin expanding a state program that provides in-home care for the elderly and disabled to seven more Wisconsin counties. More>>

Hulsey announces run for governor

State Rep. Brett Hulsey has announced his candidacy for governor. More>>

Petri says GOP healthcare proposal likely ahead of fall elections

Updated: Apr 20, 2014 05:31 PM

MADISON (WKOW) -- Republican congressman Tom Petri says his party is likely to propose an overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system ahead of this November's elections.
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  • First lady announces one-stop job site for vets

    First lady announces one-stop job site for vets

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:55:09 GMT
    The government is developing a website to help job-seeking veterans and military spouses create resumes, make connections with employers and become part of a database that companies can mine for skills and talents.More >>
    To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government on Wednesday started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to...More >>
  • Study: Gene therapy may boost cochlear implants

    Study: Gene therapy may boost cochlear implants

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:26:01 GMT
    Australian researchers are trying a novel way to boost the power of cochlear implants: They used the technology to beam gene therapy into the ears of deaf animals and found the combination improved hearing.More >>
    Australian researchers are trying a novel way to boost the power of cochlear implants: They used the technology to beam gene therapy into the ears of deaf animals and found the combination improved hearing.More >>
  • Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

    Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:25:41 GMT
    Syrian opposition activists and other witnesses tell The Associated Press that Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent months.More >>
    Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press...More >>

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