Federal Funds Help Repair Damaged Roads And Bridges

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (10/25/2016) – $1.6 million in Emergency Relief funds from the Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will be used to repair roads and bridges damaged by flooding in western Wisconsin. The announcement comes after Wisconsin’s U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin sent a letter earlier this month to U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx requesting that he make funding available because of damage by recent storms in the state.

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Wisconsin, The Nation And The World Mourn Again

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (06/13/2016) – Stunned people throughout Wisconsin, around the United States and the rest of the world were shocked by the double tragedy that took place in Orlando, Florida over the weekend. The weekend started out when 22 year old Christina Grimmie, a rising star in the music world, was murdered by an assailant who shot and killed her during a meet and greet after a concert in Orlando. Police hadn’t even begun to dig very far into their investigation of that murder, when another gunman killed 50 people in an Orlando nightclub, and wounded another 53.

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Wisconsin Art Museum Ranked High On List of 50

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (03/23/2016) – Chazen Museum of Art, located on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, has been ranked high on the list of 50 of the best college related art museums. The list was announced March 21st by College Rank, which is dedicated to ranking and evaluating college programs. The team at College Rank considered hundreds of college art museums from around the country in creating the list.

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To Continue Music, Internet Radio Stations Need A Break

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (01/22/2016) – If you are like many people, young, old, and in-between, who enjoy listening to music streamed on the internet, instead of a local over the air, broadcast radio station, perhaps because you like the internet radio station’s music mix better, or their much longer playlists, or, the variety, or for whatever reason, that may no longer be an option soon. There is a very real possibility that small, hobbyist class, microcasters, operating internet radio stations, could disappear completely if music royalty rates become impossible to continue operation. The existing digital music royalty arrangement expired, Dec. 31, 2015. […]

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Thirteen 50,000 Dollar Powerball Winners In Wisconsin

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (January 14, 2016) – The huge money frenzy the 1.5 Billion Dollar Powerball Jackpot created in the United States is over, but Wisconsin does have 13, $50,000 wins from January 13th. Winning jackpot tickets were sold in California, Florida and Tennessee. The winning numbers for the January 13, 2016 were 4, 8, 19, 27 and 34. The Powerball was 10 and the Power Play number was 2. Even though none of the big winners bought tickets in Wisconsin this time around, there were thirteen $50,000 winners in the Badger state. WISCONSIN WINNINGS UPDATE: There were a combined total of 21, […]

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Senator: Republicans Ignored Will Of People In Gun Action

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (04/21/2015) – Wisconsin State Senator Chris Larson is saying Republicans decided to ignore the will of the public, and side with special interest groups, by repealing Wisconsin’s 48-hour cooling-off period on purchasing handguns. The Milwaukee Democrat says polling has shown the majority of residents in Wisconsin want background checks, but Republican legislators went the other way.

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