Wisconsin

Wis: Union Helps Reinstate Teacher Who Viewed Porn At School

No Comments 29 February 2012

Arbitrator: Middleton-Cross Plains must reinstate teacher who viewed porn at work MATTHEW DeFOUR | Wisconsin State Journal | mdefour@madison.com | 608-252-6144 | Posted: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 5:00 pm The Middleton-Cross Plains School District shouldn’t have fired a teacher who viewed pornographic images at work and must reinstate him with back pay and benefits — estimated at about $200,000 [...]

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Northern Wisconsin Area Snowfall Totals

No Comments 29 February 2012

Area Snowfall Totals: Updated From WBAY Updated: Feb 29, 2012 6:04 PM CST Snowfall totals for the Leap Day snowstorm through Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service: Snowfall City County 17″ Pembine Marinette 17″ Crandon Forest 14″ Pearson Forest 13″ Caldron Falls Marinette 13″ Mountain Oconto 12.5″ Long Lake Florence 11.4″ Elcho Langlade [...]

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World

President Obama Not Interested in Lowering Gasoline Prices

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Energy Secretary Chu Admits Administration OK with High Gas Prices By Mark Whittington COMMENTARY | President Barack Obama’s Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu uttered the kind of Washington gaffe that consists of telling the truth when inconvenient. According to Politico, Chu admitted to a House committee that the administration is not interested in lowering gas [...]

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World

Remember When Gasoline Was $1.88 Gal

1 Comment 29 February 2012

A good read on where gasoline prices were and where they could go and what can be done. Gas prices that give us gas February 28, 2012 at 8:00 AM In the summer of 2008, gas prices in my corner of Wisconsin reached $4.129 per gallon, 6 cents per gallon less than the all-time state [...]

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Featured

RIP, Monkees Davy Jones

1 Comment 29 February 2012

(CNN) — Davy Jones, whose charming grin and British accent won the hearts of millions of fans on the 1960s television series “The Monkees,” died Wednesday, according to the Martin County, Florida, sheriff’s office. He was 66. A witness told authorities he was with Jones in Indiantown, Florida, when Jones “began to complain of not [...]

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World

What Do You Do Without Electricity? Poll

No Comments 29 February 2012

We are up here in northern Wisconsin with snow still coming down. Twice today we have been offline with electrical outages. We hope it doesn’t happen a third, fourth or fifth time tonight. We thank the electrical company for bringing us back to the real world. What would we do if the power grid went down [...]

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Editorial

Guest Op-Ed: Doctors, Patients Without The Cloud Of Lawyers

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Saying ‘I’m sorry’ Let doctors show they care without certainty of a lawsuit “I’m sorry.” There’s a tremendous amount of power and comfort in those words. They are words we say to each other when we have wronged them. They are also words that we use to express our empathy and compassion for some malady [...]

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Road Conditions. Wisconsin 511 Service

No Comments 29 February 2012

For update information call 511 Wisconsin travel information. 511 Tip from Bill Mitchell at WHDG 97.3 Rhinelander North Central Region WIS 70 Woodruff to Oxbo Travel Not Advised 2/29/12 4:32 AM North Central Region WIS 70 Michigan Line to Eagle River Travel Not Advised 2/29/12 4:32 AM North Central Region WIS 70 Eagle River to [...]

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Racine: No Election Fraud Here, Move Along

No Comments 29 February 2012

Man Who Allegedly Collected Phony Recall Signatures Charged Racine County DA files nine felony counts against 59-year-old Racine man after he is accused of forging signatures on a petition to recall state Sen. Van Wanggaard. By Denise Lockwood Email the author February 28, 2012 A man accused of falsely writing in signatures on a petition [...]

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Menomonee Wis.: Big Daddy Sandwich

No Comments 29 February 2012

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., Feb. 28 (UPI) — A Wisconsin sandwich chain said its new Big Daddy sandwich includes salami, bologna, pepperoni, two types of ham and three types of cheese. Cousins Subs of Menomonee Falls said the sandwich has 1,470 calories, the equivalent of three McDonald’s Quarter Pounders with Cheese or more than six Johnsonville [...]

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