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Packers debut development plans for new 'Titletown District' near field

Written by The AP Monday, 24 August 2015 04:02

The Packers unveiled plans this month for a new business district west of Lambeau Field, a development that will feature a four-star hotel, brewery and restaurant and a 10-acre public plaza.

It has been dubbed the "Titletown District," borrowing on the nickname assigned to Green Bay for being home of the 13-time world champion Packers.


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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Written by AP Sunday, 23 August 2015 02:43

Christian-right candidate Dr. Ben Carson appears on CNN's 'State of the Union' this morning.

 Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

Scott Walker’s chief of staff quits amid plummeting poll numbers

Written by AP
and WiG reports
Saturday, 22 August 2015 06:48

Scott Walker’s longtime chief of staff Eric Schutt is stepping down, the governor’s office announced.

Tom Witosky appears at Milwaukee’s Boswell Book Company, 2559 N. Downer St., at 7 p.m. this evening to discuss the book Equal Before the Law: How Iowa Led Americans to Marriage Equality.


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Demand for Wisconsin tourism workers exceeds supply

Written by AP Sunday, 23 August 2015 14:27

The Osthoff Resort & Spa in Elkhart Lake.

The demand for tourism workers in Wisconsin is exceeding supply.

Scott Walker flip-flops for third time in a week on birthright citizenship

Written by AP
and WiG reports
Saturday, 22 August 2015 18:55

[EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to include Scott Walker's third flip flop on the issue this morning on a Sunday TV news program.]

West Nile virus found in Milwaukee mosquitoes

Written by AP Saturday, 22 August 2015 06:01

Milwaukee health officials say West Nile virus has been found in mosquitoes collected in the city.

Popular foods taking on new hues without artificial dyes

Written by CANDICE CHOI
AP Food Industry Writer
Friday, 21 August 2015 13:23

Food makers are purging their products of artificial dyes as people increasingly eschew anything in their food they don’t feel is natural. But replicating the vivid colors Americans expect with ingredients like beets and carrots isn’t always easy.

Man faces charges in connection with disappearance of Rosie O'Donnell's teen daughter

Written by Bruce Shipkowski,
AP writer
Sunday, 23 August 2015 06:38

Steven Sheerer. —PHOTO: Ocean County Prosecutors Ofice

The owner of the home where Rosie O'Donnell's missing teen daughter was found last week has been arrested for allegedly having inappropriate online communications with the 17-year-old girl, according to authorities and the star's spokeswoman.

Milwaukee Bucks spent more money lobbying Legislature than any other group this year

Written by Scott Bauer,
AP writer
Saturday, 22 August 2015 12:56

The Milwaukee Bucks spent more money lobbying the Wisconsin Legislature than any other organization during the first half of the year, as the NBA team was pushing for approval of a new basketball arena, a report released Friday showed.

Dozens of animals rescued from Wisconsin farm

Written by The AP Friday, 21 August 2015 13:36

Sheriff's deputies and animal welfare workers have removed dozens of dogs and six horses from a property in Clark County, Wisconsin.

Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner could face involuntary manslaughter charge

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Friday, 21 August 2015 13:08

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office says Caitlyn Jenner could face a misdemeanor charge of involuntary manslaughter for her involvement in a four-car accident that resulted in one death in February.

This week. the Los Angeles County Sheriff said its investigation was completed and turned over to the district attorney's office.