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Posted Thursday, July 19, 2012 --- 8:00 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) -- Marshfield Clinic says it's cutting its workforce because of reduced patient demand. The health care system plans to cut almost 120 jobs. Marshfield Chief Operating Officer Jim Coleman also cites the sluggish economy and the growth of high-deductible health insurance plans as other driving forces behind the layoffs.

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) -- Kohl's Corporation says it's reached a property agreement to keep its headquarters in Menomonee Falls. The department store chain will take ownership of about 100 acres in the Woodland Prime business park. In exchange, Menomonee Falls will assume ownerships of Kohl's former distribution center.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- State wildlife officials are reminding disabled hunters to connect with landowners before October's special gun deer hunt. The Department of Natural Resources allows participating landowners to host hunts for the disabled. A list of landowners involved in the hunt is available on the DNR's website.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Community banks across Wisconsin are changing their names. Wisconsin Bank & Trust is the new name for Wisconsin Community Bank in Madison and Monroe, and Heartland Business Bank in the Green Bay and Sheboygan areas. Wisconsin Bank & Trust says customer accounts won't change.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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