Wisconsin Headlines For Wednesday Morning

Posted Wednesday, January 2, 2013 -- 7:25 a.m.

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Senators Herb Kohl and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin both voted for a compromise bill meant to avert the fiscal cliff of across-the-board tax increases and sweeping spending cuts. Kohl's vote may be his last as a senator as his term ends within days.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Governor Scott Walker will talk about mining and jobs during stops today in Green Bay, Schofield and Milwaukee. The Legislature is expected to revisit Wisconsin's mining regulations after the session begins this month.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The deadline is looming for Wisconsin Supreme Court and state schools superintendent candidates to turn in their nomination papers. Candidates must submit at least 2,000 valid signatures to the Government Accountability Board by the end of the day to secure a spot on the ballots. The primary is scheduled next month.

MCFARLAND, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities may release more details today about the deaths of two people in McFarland. Firefighters found the bodies after extinguishing a burning car yesterday morning. Police are trying to identify them.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press

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