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Gov. Walker signs state budget nearly 3 months late

Walker on Thursday signed the two-year spending plan at an elementary school in Neenah surrounded by students, teachers, Republican lawmakers and others.

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The Latest: Wisconsin Democrats rip anti-riot legislation

The Latest on a hearing on a package of Wisconsin legislation that would criminalize participating in a riot (all times local):

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Dayton, GOP head to private mediation over veto battle

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Gov. Mark Dayton and top Republican lawmakers are heading into court-ordered mediation.

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Evers calls for adult leadership in education address

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State Superintendent Tony Evers is using his annual state of education speech to hit on themes of his campaign for governor. 

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Right-to-carry gun bill clears Wisconsin panel

The Latest on Wisconsin Senate committee vote on open carry bill (all times local):

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Minnesota reaching deadline to get insurance rate approval

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota is running out of time to receive approval from the federal government for its plan to lower health insurance premiums next year. 

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Walker hints re-election announcement coming in November

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Walker told WTMJ-AM radio on Monday that an announcement during the first week of November would make sense since that would mark a year until the election and his birthday is that week. 

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Walker: North Korea threat on everyone's minds in South Korea

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He says business and government leaders he's spoken with in both countries view North Korea as an "existential threat." 

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Duluth primary election results

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Preliminary results from Tuesday's primary election in Duluth are in. 

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House bills extend 0.08 drunken driving limit for 5 years

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Legislation up for a vote in Michigan's Legislature would continue the state's 0.08 blood-alcohol limit for drunken driving until 2023.

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McCabe joins crowded Democratic field for Wisconsin governor

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McCabe is launching his candidacy on Tuesday, casting himself as an outsider who would restore lost collective bargaining rights, push for a public option state-run health insurance program for all and advocate for a $15 minimum wage.

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Dayton, lawmakers hire mediator to work out legal dispute

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The two sides have been locked in a legal battle for months over Dayton's decision to veto the Legislature's budget after the session concluded in late May. 

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Gov. Walker in Japan, South Korea for meeting of the Midwest U.S. - Japan Association

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The group includes Japanese corporations that have economic ties in the Midwest or are trying to develop them.

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