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Bannon-sponsored candidates often picked for Trump loyalty.

Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson, a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, doesn't look much like the renegade outsiders whom political strategist Steve Bannon says he's recruiting for his war on the Republican establishment. But Nicholson has Bannon's backing anyway, thanks to his loyalty...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Guard soldiers back from helping with hurricane response.

Some Army and Air National Guard soldiers from Wisconsin who helped with the response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria over the past three months have returned home.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Bannon Insurgency Stresses Loyalty to Trump, Not Policy Test.

Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson, a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, doesn't look much like the renegade outsiders whom political strategist Steve Bannon says he's recruiting for his war on the Republican establishment. But Nicholson has Bannon's backing anyway, thanks to his loyalty to President Donald ...

- Voice of America - US

Bannon-sponsored candidates often picked for Trump loyalty.

WAUKESHA, Wis. — Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson, a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, doesn't look much like the renegade outsiders whom political strategist Steve Bannon says he's recruiting for his war on the Republican establishment. But Nicholson has…

- Billings Gazette - US

UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 24, 2017.

On Nov. 24, 1917, a bomb killed two civilians and nine officers at the Milwaukee Police Department in deadliest event in U.S. police history until 9/11.

- UPI - US

On This Day: Bomb kills 11 at Milwaukee police station.

On Nov. 24, 1917, a bomb killed two civilians and nine officers at the Milwaukee Police Department in deadliest event in U.S. police history until 9/11.

- UPI - US

Steve Bannon insurgency to unseat GOP old guard stresses loyalty to Trump, not policy test.

Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson, a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, doesn't look much like the renegade outsiders whom political strategist Steve Bannon says he's ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Bannon insurgency stresses loyalty to Trump, not policy test.

WAUKESHA, Wis. — Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson, a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, doesn't look much like the renegade outsiders whom political strategist Steve Bannon says he's recruiting for his war on the Republican establishment. But Nicholson has…

- Billings Gazette - US

Hopes, Fears in $10 Billion Deal to Bring Taiwanese Manufacturer to Wisconsin.

The $10 billion-dollar deal to bring a Taiwanese-based electronics manufacturer to Wisconsin is raising questions from critics despite the promise that the investment could provide tens of thousands of new American jobs and other long term benefits. The deal's critics say Wisconsin taxpayers could lose money in what is ...

- Voice of America - US

Hopes, Fears in $10 Billion Wisconsin Foxconn Deal.

When Gonzalo Perez bought the Castlewood Restaurant last December, it was one of the few outposts among the nearby corn and soybean fields hungry farmers could depend as a place to dine out. It could become much more than that for Perez. “It’s my lottery ticket,” he told VOA. That’s because one of the ...

- Voice of America - US

Federal consumer watchdog is assessing claims that TripAdvisor hid traveler warnings about alleged rape at resorts.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel documented several instances of the travel review website apparently removing firsthand accounts by customers who said they were sexually assaulted while on vacation.

- Washington Post - US

Wisconsin's kids are now allowed to operate firearms

The state joins 34 others to allow children of any age to operate a firearm. Video provided by Newsy         

- USA TODAY - US

6-year-old among the 1st minors to legally shoot a deer after new Wisconsin law

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker eliminated the minimum hunting age on Nov. 12.

- ABC News - US

Charlie Sykes: If Roy Moore Wins, How Will the GOP 'Be Able to Wipe the Stink' Off?

Charlie Sykes, the Milwaukee-based conservative radio host who has become a fixture on MSNBC for his relentless criticism of the Republican party, believes the GOP-majority Senate is about to have a new member join their ranks.

- Mediaite - US

After winning Foxconn, Southeast Wisconsin prepares for influx of jobs as residents fear loss of 'peace and quiet'

In April, the owners of Apple Holler, an orchard in the southeastern Wisconsin town of Sturtevant, will be getting ready to plant 2,500 apple and peach trees on land just west of Interstate 94. Across the highway in Mount Pleasant, Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn and the state of Wisconsin...

- Chicago Tribune - US

Clown Faces Sex Raps For Haunted House Groping

Police: women had breasts squeezed by Wisconsin man Before allegedly pawing two women, Brandon Goral, 43, asked, "Do you want me to Donald Trump?" while making "a hand gesture towards their vaginas." Shakes The Clown

- The Smoking Gun - US

With Christmas Tree Delivered, White House to Unveil Holiday Decor Monday

Melania Trump and son Barron joined in a time-honored tradition of receiving the official White House Christmas tree, which will become the showstopper for a president who has vowed to put Christmas back at the center of the winter holidays. A military quartet played holiday tunes Monday as a horse-drawn wagon carried the ...

- Voice of America - US

FTC may investigate TripAdvisor over deleted posts, but it isn't yet

Earlier this month, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that TripAdvisor had deleted multiple posts from users warning others about incidents of assault and rape that had taken place at a certain resorts in Mexico. Since then, the journal says th...

- Engadget - US

6-year-old Wisconsin hunter bags her first buck

For the first time in Wisconsin, hunters younger than 10 were allowed to hunt during the firearms season as long as they were within arm's length of an adult.         

- USA TODAY - US

A mathematician explains what time you should get to the airport before your flight

APWhat's the best time to get to the airport? It depends on how much you hate waiting around an airport, and how willing you are to risk missing your flight. However, if you've never missed a flight, you're probably showing up too early. University of Wisconsin mathematician Jordan Ellenberg explores this problem and many ...

- Business Insider - US

White House Christmas Tree Arrives Early To Accommodate Trump Travel

WASHINGTON — Melania Trump, and son Barron, continued a time-honored tradition of first ladies receiving the official White House Christmas tree.A military band quartet played holiday tunes as a horse-drawn wagon carried the 19 1/2-foot Balsam fir from Wisconsin up the White House driveway.

- TPM News - US

Melania Trump and son receive White House Christmas tree

Melania Trump and son Barron continued a time-honored tradition of first ladies receiving the official White House Christmas tree. A military band quartet played holiday tunes as a horse-drawn wagon carried the 19 1/2-foot Balsam fir from Wisconsin up the White House driveway.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Husky Energy acquires Superior, Wisc., refinery

Husky Energy Inc., Calgary, has completed its acquisition of Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP subsidiary Calumet Superior LLC's 47,500-b/cd refinery in Superior, Wis., and other regional downstream assets .

- OGJ - US

Lawyer is suspended partly for bringing toothbrushes and red pepper to prison client

A Wisconsin lawyer has been suspended for four months for bringing toothbrushes to an imprisoned client and for failing to adequately communicate with a drunken…

- ABA Journal - US

A 4-year-old flew out as he rolled his car, cops say, and he sped off without her

They found the 4-year-old girl on the side of the highway, slightly injured and alone. Fairfield, Wisc. residents called the police Friday night around 8 p.m. to report that the … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Racine Schools to Fine Parents of Bullies

In Racine, Wisconsin, parents may actually be held legally responsible for the bad behavior of their children.

- TruthRevolt.org - US

Wisconsin Considers Lowering Drinking Age

Is it time to lower the drinking age? Wisconsin, home to Pabst, Miller, and Schlitz beer, is debating that very question as a bill has been proposed to lower the legal drinking limit to 19.

- TruthRevolt.org - US

First lady Melania Trump receives White House Christmas tree

The tree, presented by the Chapman family of Wisconsin, will be decorated and displayed in the Blue Room of the White House

- CBS NEWS - US

Melania Trump welcomes WH Christmas tree

Melania Trump has continued the time-honored, first lady tradition of receiving the official White House Christmas tree. She accepted a 19-and-a-half-foot Balsam fir from Wisconsin on Monday that White House officials picked out in September.         

- USA TODAY - US

Melania Trump, Barron receive Christmas tree

Christmas tree growers from Wisconsin on Monday presented the White House Christmas tree to first lady Melania Trump and Barron Trump.

- UPI - US

Why a Firm Believer in Tax Cuts Could Derail the Senate Tax Cut Plan

Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, a small-business owner, says the measure would give an unfair advantage to larger corporations.

- New York Times - US

Wisconsin bill seeks to lower drinking age to 19

A bill proposed by lawmakers in Wisconsin aimed to lower the state's drinking age to 19.

- FOX News - US

FCC Rule Rollback Makes It Easier To Buy And Sell Media Outlets

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor Lewis Friedland about the FCC's decision to roll back rules that aim to curb single media companies' control of local news.

- NPR - US

Attorney in 'Making A Murderer' case files notice of appeal

An attorney for a Wisconsin man convicted of homicide in a case featured on the Netflix series "Making A Murderer" has filed a notice of appeal after getting no response from a judge she asked to reconsider a prior ruling against a new trial.

- FOX News - US

Wisconsin Water Council signs on for Israeli innovation

During Governor Scott Walker's trade mission to Israel recently, two agreements were signed to increase collaboration and establish new partnerships.

- Israel21c - IL

Tax Bill Thrown Into Uncertainty as First G.O.P. Senator Comes Out Against It

Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said he opposed both the House and Senate tax plans as written, posing a new obstacle to Republican leaders eager to overhaul the tax code.

- New York Times - US

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson Opposes GOP Senate Tax Package

Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, said he opposes the Senate GOP tax package, saying it unfairly benefits corporations more than other types of businesses. His position could undermine the Senate's efforts to pass a tax plan by early December.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Following Community Outcry, Federal Government Rejects Milwaukee County's 287g Application

Voces de la FronteraOn Tuesday the Department of Homeland Security rejected an application to give Milwaukee County Sheriff's deputies authority to separate immigrant families under the 287g program. DHS approved 287g applications from Waukesha County and 22 other jurisdictions nationwide. The Trump Administration is ...

- Common Dreams - US

Wisconsin Assembly passes bills addressing school tests

- Education Week - US

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