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7 things you’re buying the federal government

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tax day is April 15, and on or before that day you had better have your tax return filed with the federal government – or have a really good excuse for not turning it in.
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Teachers union funding Wisconsin anti-police protests

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. – A Wisconsin based-union front group that has referred to police as racists, animals, and killers has among its major donors the nation’s largest teachers union, according to a U.S. Department of Labor report filed in late November.
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Union organizer: Police ‘would sooner murder’ protesters ‘than allow them a small amount of dignity’

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The leader of a prominent community organizing group in Wisconsin, and a blogger for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, has taken to Facebook to condone the violent outburst in Ferguson, Missouri on Monday night after a grand jury found no probable cause to charge a police officer in the fatal shooting of a young man who had just robbed a convenience store and assaulted the officer.
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Wisconsin education department demands more funding while spending thousands at resorts, waterparks

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MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has spent $294,465.57 in two fiscal years on resorts in Wisconsin Dells a Media Trackers review of state spending records has found. According to OpenBooks.wi.gov, a state spending transparency website established by Gov. Scott Walker, DPI spent lavishly at six resorts in the popular entertainment and vacation destination.
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Dem candidate compares Peace Corps service to being combat vet

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MADISON, Wis. – Candidate for Wisconsin State Senate and current Wisconsin State Representative Penny Bernard Schaber believes volunteering for the Peace Corps is the same as being a U.S. military combat veteran according to statements made by Bernard Schaber in an October 23rd debate.
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