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Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was a teenager. For Democrats and their friends in organized labor, this race is personal. They mean to avenge Walker's evisceration of union power as he builds his resume for a possible presidential run.

Federal appeals court upholds Walker's union law

A federal appeals court has upheld Republican Gov. Scott Walker's public union restrictions.

Highway department fire, massive damage

A fire at a Marathon County Highway Department building has caused massive damage and departments are continuing to battle the blaze, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department. More>>

Appeals court revives Capitol protest lawsuit

A state appeals court has revived a lawsuit brought by a group protesting Gov. Scott Walker's collective bargaining bill at the Capitol in 2011. More>>

Packers flip burgers at McDonalds during tour

The workers manning the McDonald's drive-through window in Ashland were enough to make your jaw drop. More>>

'Miracle on Ice' gold medal to be auctioned

One of the Olympic gold medals earned after the famed "Miracle on Ice" hockey game in 1980 will be auctioned beginning next week. More>>

Horse virus cases showing up in Upper Midwest

State officials in the Upper Midwest are cautioning horse owners about a virus that spreads easily among the animals and can lead to breathing problems, abortions and nervous system disorders. More>>

Protesters demonstrate at Rice U of Minn. speech

Protesters showed up at the University of Minnesota to demonstrate against a speech by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. More>>

Couple accused of welfare fraud back in Minnesota

A Minnesota couple accused of collecting welfare while living on a yacht now claim they have no money. More>>

Baby gorilla dies at Milwaukee County Zoo

The Milwaukee County Zoo says a baby gorilla born March 19 has passed away.

Wisconsin unemployment drops to 5.9 percent

Wisconsin's unemployment is down to 5.9 percent, its lowest level since November 2008. More>>

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