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Arike Ogunbowale becomes third Class of '15 Wisconsin girls basketball player to set ...

Arike Ogunbowale becomes third Class of '15 Wisconsin girls basketball player to set …Arike Ogunbowale set the Notre Dame scoring record Thursday, becoming the third Wisconsin girls player from 2015 to break a school scoring mark.         ….. Read More.JOURNAL SENTINEL – Sports | Sports & RecreationFri, February 22, 20191 day ago


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Virginia Republicans seek testimony from Justin Fairfax accusers

Virginia Republicans seek testimony from Justin Fairfax accusersA top Virginia Republican announced Friday that the state’s judiciary committee will invite the two women accusing  Democratic Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault to testify when the legislature returns in April. ….. Read More.FOX NEWS – Politics | Politics & GovernmentFri, February 22, 20191 day ago


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Police logs: Callers report egged vehicles

Police logs: Callers report egged vehiclesFind out what Wisconsin Rapids-area residents are reporting in their neighborhoods.        Source: WisconsinRapidsDailyTribune.com News At Other State Sites: Click on Headline Above to Read Story. ….. Read More.WISCONSIN REPORT – People, Places, Politics Since 2002Fri, February 22, 20191 day ago


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The case for pulling our heads out of the sand

The case for pulling our heads out of the sandThere’s a way to end old welfare programs that discourage gainful employment and replace them with a new policy that rewards work, without saying so long to compassion. This big new idea also would create economic security and financial stability for vulnerable workers, relieving the anxiety that comes with watching their employment automated out of existence. And it would free people to be more attentive to family or leave dead-end jobs and take the risk of starting a business, empowering would-be entrepreneurs and stimulating the economy. The idea is a universal basic income program. With the welfare programs we spend so much money on, there is a perverse incentive not to work. Recipients have to be poor to get the help, and they have to stay poor to keep it. There are income eligibility thresholds, and if you work you eventually…


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CT Plans To Toll Everyone Equally… But Some Are More Equal Than Others

CT Plans To Toll Everyone Equally… But Some Are More Equal Than OthersOne of Connecticut’s newly elected Governor’s campaign promises was to revitalize the state’s infrastructure. He proposed to do so by implementing truck-only tolls. Now it looks as though cars may be tolled as well – but they’ll likely have all sorts of discounts that keep truckers and out-of-state drivers paying the lion’s share. In an op-ed published in the Connecticut Post last week, Gov. Ned Lamont wrote that “we need to not only maintain our aging transportation infrastructure, but it’s high time that we upgrade it, too.” According to Lamont, traffic – especially on I-95, I-91, I-84, and the Merritt Parkway – is holding back economic progress in the state. To raise the billions of dollars needed for repairs and upgrades, Lamont initially proposed following Rhode Island’s lead by implementing truck-only tolls. But given the legal challenges facing…


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”Wisconsin’s Oldest Man” Dies At 108

”Wisconsin’s Oldest Man” Dies At 108Two days after he was featured in a newspaper article for being “Wisconsin’s oldest living man, Ron Schwartz died at the age of 108.  Schwartz was born in 1911 and raised on a farm just outside of East Troy.  He moved to Milwaukee in 1953 and finally gave up his home to move to an assisted-living… Click on Headline Above to Read Story. ….. Read More.WISCONSIN REPORT – People, Places, Politics Since 2002Thu, February 21, 20192 days ago


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