Thursday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Thursday, July 26, 2012 --- 7:25 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Thunderstorms brought some much needed rain to parts of Wisconsin, but also knocked out power to thousands of residents. We Energies is working to restore service to about 10,000 customers in the Fox Valley, south of Madison and the Waukesha area.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The EPA approved Wisconsin's revised rule to curb phosphorus pollution. The state's program is aimed at reducing phosphorus levels in the Great Lakes and Wisconsin's inland waters. Phosphorus can accelerate algae and plant growth.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Governor Scott Walker will speak at an education conference today that's hosted by Harvard University. Walker's staff says he'll talk about changes he's enacted since taking office last year, which included effectively ending collective bargaining for teachers and school employees.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Hunters and trappers who want to take part in Wisconsin's fall wolf hunt will be able to apply for permits beginning next week. State wildlife officials set an overall harvest limit of 201 wolves for the season that runs from October 15th through the end of February.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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