Wisconsin

2014 Wolf Hunt
8:39 am
Thu December 11, 2014

154 Wolves Killed As Hunting Season Ends Early In Wisconsin

Credit Wisconsin DNR

For the third year in a row, Wisconsin hunters killed more wolves than allowed by law.

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Wisconsin
6:51 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Wisconsin Officials Caution Hunters Before Deer Season Begins

Credit Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Wisconsin's deer season doesn't start for another week and a half, but state wildlife officials remind hunters to play it safe.

The Department of Natural Resources says hunters should treat every firearm like it's loaded and always point the muzzle in a safe direction.

Wisconsin has seen four gun seasons with no deaths since 1972.

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Democratic opponent's future plans
7:30 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Wisconsin Governor Calls Election Results "Incredible Opportunity"

Credit State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker tells fellow Republicans they have an ``incredible opportunity to lead'' as he heads into his second term. Republicans increased their majority in the state legislature in last week's election. 

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Wisconsin
8:36 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Wisconsin Gov. Candidates Meet For Final Debate Tonight

Credit State of Wisconsin / Burke for Wisconsin

Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke are scheduled to meet for their second and final debate.

Tonight's debate in Milwaukee will be broadcast nationwide.

The one-hour debate begins at 7 p.m. It is being broadcast live on about 100 radio and television stations, including statewide on public television and nationally on C-SPAN.

Walker argues he turned around the state's economy. Burke says Walker failed in his first term and isn't advocating for the middle class.

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Wisconsin
5:41 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Wisconsin Will Recognize Hundreds Of June Same-Sex Marriages

Credit State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin will recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that were performed in the state in June.

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The Two-Way
9:02 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Supreme Court Halts Wisconsin Voter ID Law; Texas Law Overturned

Originally published on Fri October 10, 2014 4:14 pm

Updated at 7:03 a.m. ET Friday:

After an appeals court put Wisconsin's voter ID law back into effect, the Supreme Court voted to put the law on hold while the justices decide whether to take the case.

Marge Pitrof of Milwaukee's WUWM reports:

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Wisconsin
5:45 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Wisconsin Voter ID Law Ruled Constitutional

A federal appeals court has found Wisconsin's voter photo ID law to be constitutional.

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Wisconsin
5:40 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Wisconsin Officials Seek $461,000 For Voter ID Media Campaign

Credit http://bringit.wisconsin.gov/

Wisconsin's state elections board asked for nearly $461,000 to pay for a statewide media campaign raising awareness on voter ID requirements.

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Wisconsin
5:31 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Update: Reinstated Wisconsin Voter ID Law Causing Headaches For Election Officials

Credit Ryan Pumroy / WNIJ

Wisconsin voters who received, or plan to use, an absentee ballot will need to show photo ID for their ballot to be counted.

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Wisconsin
5:32 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Appeals Court Reinstates Wisconsin Voter ID Law

The US 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated the Wisconsin law that requires voters to have photo identification cards.

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