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Regulators OK MG&E rate increase

Electric increase is largest in a decade

Despite one of the three state regulators dissenting Wednesday, a request from an area utility to raise electric rates for tens of thousands of Dane County customers was approved shortly after noon.

Dozens protest MG&E proposed rate hike

MG&E: Rates won't change until new customer, community initiative starts

Dozens of people protested a potential rate hike proposed by Madison Gas and Electric Thursday.

Milwaukee chief: Officers must walk, talk more

Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn says a good way to reduce the crime rate is for his officers to do less driving through troubled neighborhoods and more walking and talking with the residents who live there.

Officials: Wisconsin adds 900 jobs in May

Unemployment rate at 6.8 percent

Wisconsin has added 900 private sector jobs in the past month and the state's unemployment rate has held steady, according to state officials.

Officials: Wisconsin adds 900 jobs in May

Unemployment rate at 6.8 percent

Wisconsin has added 900 private sector jobs in the past month and the state's unemployment rate has held steady, according to state officials.

Troubled Postal Service Raises Stamp Rates To 45 Cents

After less than a year at 44 cents a crack, the cost of mailing a letter is going up again. On Sunday, the U.S. Postal Service?s latest rate hike on first-class postage stamps, this time of one cent, went into effect.

Health Officials See Increase In Whooping Cough Cases

State and local health officials have reported an increase in the number of whooping cough cases in Milwaukee with 12 confirmed cases reported in November -- double the normal rate.According to officials with Public Health -- Madison and Dane County,…

Madison Residents React To Jobless Rate Dip

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in more than two years in November, but some in Madison cautioned that hiring would remain sluggish for months to come.According to government figures, the economy added 120,000 jobs in November,…