Supreme Court won't take up prayer death case


In this July 2007 file photo, Madeline Kara Neumann of Weston is shown working on chalk art during the previous summer's downtown Wausau Chalk Fest.
 
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the case of a Wisconsin couple who prayed instead of seeking help as their 11-year-old daughter died from a treatable form of diabetes.
 
 
 

Supreme Court refuses to delay release of 10,000 California inmates despite safety warning
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for the early release of nearly 10,000...
 

NC challenges Alcoa's property rights for dams
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials filed a lawsuit Friday in a long-running fight with Alcoa...
 

Fla. to resume voter purge after high court ruling
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal court is dismissing a lawsuit that a Hispanic civic group and two...
 

NY to refund gay couples forced to pay estate tax
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York says it will give same-sex spouses refunds for estate taxes they were...
 

German home-schoolers to appeal to Supreme Court
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys for Christian parents who fled Germany in order to home school their...
 

Quinnipiac poll: Virginians favor same-sex unions
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Fifty percent of registered Virginia voters support same-sex marriage compared...
 

Calif. court declines to stop gay marriages
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage...
 

Opponents want Calif. court to stop gay weddings
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Opponents of same-sex marriage say they are asking the California Supreme Court...
 

Ill. Supreme Court ends challenge to abortion law
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court ended a lengthy and emotionally charged legal appeal...
 
 
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Political News


Gov, Dems in GB area talking tax cuts
Gov. Scott Walker was in the Town of Lawrence Thursday afternoon to discuss his tax cut proposals. State Democratic Leader…
 

Walmart referendum rejection unclear
A Green Bay man is questioning why city officials have rejected his request to discuss a possible referendum on the Walmart…
 

Welder on stage during State of the State…
A welder who shared the stage with Gov. Scott Walker during his State of the State speech is a registered sex offender with…
 

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White House News


Wisconsin senators disagree on budget deal
Wisconsin?s U.S. Senate delegates have cast one yes and one no vote on the $1.1 trillion budget deal.
 

Obama signs bipartisan budget deal easing…
President Barack Obama signed a bipartisan budget deal Thursday easing spending cuts and a defense bill cracking down on…
 

Obama signs sweeping defense bill
President Barack Obama has signed into law a comprehensive defense bill that cracks down on sexual assault in the military.
 

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Federal Budget News


Wisconsin senators disagree on budget deal
Wisconsin?s U.S. Senate delegates have cast one yes and one no vote on the $1.1 trillion budget deal.
 

Walker praises Ryan for budget deal
Gov. Scott Walker praised fellow Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan on Sunday for the congressman's role in brokering a bipartisan…
 

GOP moderates push back on tea party spending…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Midway between the 2012 and 2014 election campaigns, moderate Republican conservatives are beginning…
 

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Wisconsin (change)

 
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Wisconsin’s population totaled 5,686,986, a 6.0% increase over the 2000 U.S. Census count of 5,363,715. (Source: Wisconsin Blue Book)
 
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Governor: Scott Walker
Lieutenant Governor: Rebecca Kleefisch
Attorney General: J.B. Van Hollen

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