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8-25-17 fire sprinkler rule

The Fond du Lac fire chief says he was surprised to hear Governor Scott Walker’s administration was reversing itself on a fire sprinkler decision.  The administration wrote a letter to the state Justice Department last month that

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8-25-17 retlaw construction

The co-owner of the historic downtown Fond du Lac Retlaw Hotel says construction is expected to begin shortly after Labor Day on a multi million dollar remodeling project.  Dennis Doucette says work will start on a new

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8-25-17 electric car fees

A Republican state lawmaker from Markesan says she thinks a proposed new fee on electric vehicles is fair.  The new fee would amount to about $100 a year.  The fee and around $400 million in borrowing would

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8-25-17 wi budget

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A legislative panel has approved language in Gov. Scott Walker’s budget eliminating the state property tax.  The Joint Finance Committee voted 12-4 Thursday to end the forestry mill tax. All the committee’s Republicans

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