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Tony Evers, Republican lawmakers both want middle-class tax cut, disagree on how to fund it

Assembly Republicans are proposing a 10 percent income tax cut for middle-class Wisconsinites in what they say is an effort to help Democratic Gov. Tony Evers deliver on one of his campaign promises — but Evers isn't jumping on board. Read more

Man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs called himself 'honest guy' on job application

The Wisconsin man suspected of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents apparently applied for a job online the day that Jayme escaped, calling himself an "honest guy" even though his resume contains inaccuracies about his work experience. Read more

Alleged drug dealer arrested at Far East Side hotel, Madison police say

A man being investigated for drug dealing in Madison was arrested Wednesday at a Far East Side hotel. Read more

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As costs decline, Wisconsin policymakers embrace renewable energy

Key policymakers remain concerned about costs, fairness and access for those in rural areas and low-income city neighborhoods. Read more

Assembly GOP proposes middle-class tax cut offset with state surplus funds

An advisory for one of the events in Green Bay, sent to reporters Wednesday, was titled "Tax Cut Advisory." Read more

DA: Beaver Dam man will not be charged for striking, killing woman along Highway 151

Kayla Davis, 37, was killed on the morning of Aug. 17, 2017, after stopping to render aid to another motorist on Highway 151. Troy Kelm, 30, of Beaver Dam, was driving a pickup truck that struck Davis on the highway north of Forest Road. Read more

Insurance company lawyers pushed records case appeal Sauk County lawyers advised against

The Baraboo News Republic filed suit in November 2017 after the government denied access to records involving the death of a town of Bear Creek man on property the county deemed hazardous and the hiring and firing of the county’s top administrator. Read more

Questionnaire: Madison School Board candidates largely support teachers union positions

A question about funding priorities revealed that most preferred directing more money toward front-line staff. Read more

Sheriff: Ho-Chunk Casino murder victim identified, was a 'senseless and cowardly act'

Calling it a "senseless and cowardly act," Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister has released the identity of the homicide victim found Monday in a parking lot at Ho-Chunk Casino near Baraboo. Read more

Police investigating body found in Marshall cornfield

A dead person was found in a cornfield Thursday morning in the village of Marshall, a 911 Center dispatcher said. Read more

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