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Walker Supports Ending Incentives For Outsourcers

Governor Scott Walker said today he will support efforts to prevent Wisconsin companies that outsource jobs from getting tax breaks and other business incentives. Read more...

Dollar Tree Buys Family Dollar

Dollar Tree will gain dozens of stores in Wisconsin, after it buys the rival Family Dollar chain. Read more...

Gov. Walker Makes Campaign Motorcycle Trip

More than 100 motorcyclists joined Governor Scott Walker on a ride in the southeast third of Wisconsin. Read more...

Burke Calls For Election Money Changes

Mary Burke says she'd like to change how money influences elections in Wisconsin.

The Democratic candidate for governor says big money special interests are playing too big of a role in Wisconsin politics - and that needs to change. 
Burke, a former Trek Bicycle executive and state commerce secretary, raised $3.6 million during the first six months of the year. And she concedes out-of-state fundraising is essential in the current environment.  Republican Governor Scott Walker has far outraised all potential challengers for the November general election. Walker reported raising $8.3 million between January and June, ending the period with $7.6 million cash on hand.

Mary Burke says she'd like to change how money influences elections in Wisconsin - and that right now, out-of-state special interests have too much influence.  The former Trek Bicycle executive and state commerce secretary raised $3.6 million during the first six months of the year. And she concedes out-of-state fundraising is essential in the current environment. Republican Governor Scott Walker reported raising $8.3 million between January and June. Read more...

Party Switching To Challenge Rep. Duffy

The fall primary elections are two weeks from tomorrow -- and two candidates have switched parties to try and defeat Wausau House Republican Sean Duffy. Read more...

Brackett Avenue Construction Begins

Construction begins today on Brackett Avenue in Eau Claire from Rudolph Road to South Hastings Way. Read more...

Wisconsin Tries to Revive Tax Reciprocity with Minnesota

Wisconsin has made a new offer to restore income tax reciprocity with Minnesota, so 80-thousand people who work across the border can again file taxes with their home state instead of both. Read more...

Stolen Sculpture Recovered

A sculpture stolen from Sculpture Tour Eau Claire has been found. Read more...

ECPD: Stolen Statue Recovered

Eau Claire Police tweet that officers have recovered stolen "All in the Same Boat" sculpture that disappeared from the Sculpture Tour Eau Claire display near Mayo Cliinic Health System. Details to come. Read more...

EC Businessman Honored for Efforts on Behalf of Veterans

An Eau Claire businessman has received a national honor from the VFW for his efforts on behalf of veterans. Read more...