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Hunters 4 wolves shy of state limit

Posted: 1:21 PM - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Hunters are four wolves shy of Wisconsin's statewide kill limit, throwing the prospect of using dogs in this year's hunt into doubt.

Academics in UW system get $17.3M in overage pay

Posted: 11/27/2014 - GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Academic staff in the University of Wisconsin system received a total of $17.3 million in extra duty pay last year, after lawmakers lifted a limit on academic overtime.

Marquette approves of partnerships in tax dispute

Posted: 11/26/2014 - MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) -- Marquette officials have approved partnering with other entities to challenge a utility company's request to reduce the official value of a power plant property for tax purposes.

USDA buying cranberries due to oversupply

Posted: 11/26/2014 - MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- An oversupply of cranberries from record harvests in Wisconsin and Canada has prompted the U.S. Department of Agriculture to buy up to 68 million pounds of berries.

Man sues police over Facebook arrest

Posted: 11/25/2014 - A man who was arrested after he posted Facebook comments calling a southern Wisconsin police department racist has filed a federal lawsuit alleging one of the agency's officers violated his constitutional rights.

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