WISCONSIN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WISCONSIN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Wisconsin train crash injures 2 people, spills oil http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206259-68/train-wisconsin-canadian-national.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206259-68/train-wisconsin-canadian-national.html.csp">Wisconsin train crash injures 2 people, spills oil</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T09:01:02.636-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 09:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Slinger, Wis. • A Canadian National Railway Co. train struck another freight train as it rolled through a small village in southeastern Wisconsin, causing cars to derail, injuring two people and spilling thousands of gallons of diesel oil that prompted the evacuation of dozens of homes. The southbound Canadian National train struck several Wisconsin & Southern Railroad cars around 8:30 p.m. Sunday at a rail crossing in Slinger, according to Patrick Waldron, a Canadian National spokesman. Three e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582062592014-07-21T09:01:02.636-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T09:01:02.636-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206259@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:01:02 MDT Wisconsin Energy buying Integrys for $5.8 billion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103514-79/energy-wisconsin-integrys-gas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103514-79/energy-wisconsin-integrys-gas.html.csp">Wisconsin Energy buying Integrys for $5.8 billion</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T11:23:24.29-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 11:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Milwaukee • Wisconsin Energy Corp. is buying Integrys Energy Group Inc. for about $5.8 billion in cash and stock to form a more diverse Midwest electric and natural gas delivery company. The combined company will be called WEC Energy Group Inc. and serve more than 4.3 million total gas and electric customers across Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota. The transaction will combine Wisconsin Energy’s electric and gas utility, We Energies, with Integrys’ electric and gas utilities, Wisconsi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581035142014-06-23T11:23:24.29-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T11:23:24.29-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103514@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:23:24 MDT Wisconsin governor quiets opposition to same-sex marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060797-68/state-walker-ban-sex.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060797-68/state-walker-ban-sex.html.csp">Wisconsin governor quiets opposition to same-sex marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT BAUER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T11:32:23.069-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 11:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madison, Wis. • Gov. Scott Walker has a history of forcefully opposing same-sex marriage in Wisconsin, but he’s been much quieter on the topic recently as the state’s ban was determined to be unconstitutional and polls show public attitudes shifting in favor of allowing gay couples to wed. Walker, who is running for re-election this year and eyeing a bid for president in 2016, was scheduled to make his first public appearance Thursday since a federal judge last week struck down the state’s ban. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580607972014-06-12T11:32:23.069-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T11:32:23.069-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060797@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 11:32:23 MDT Wisconsin chief lawyer appeals gay marriage ruling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58045691-68/county-licenses-wisconsin-clerk.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58045691-68/county-licenses-wisconsin-clerk.html.csp">Wisconsin chief lawyer appeals gay marriage ruling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GRETCHEN EHLKE and M.L. JOHNSON </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T10:19:15.169-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 10:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madison, Wis. • Gay couples seeking marriage licenses were turned away in some Wisconsin counties on Monday, with clerks waiting for guidance from the courts or state government before accepting applications. Hundreds of couples married over the weekend in Milwaukee and Madison after a federal judge declared Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriages unconstitutional. County clerks in the state’s two largest cities extended office hours to allow couples to take advantage of what most believe will be a nar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580456912014-06-09T10:19:15.169-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-09T10:19:15.169-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58045691@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:19:15 MDT Wisconsin gay couples begin marrying after judge strikes down ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58037781-68/couples-gay-wisconsin-ruling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58037781-68/couples-gay-wisconsin-ruling.html.csp">Wisconsin gay couples begin marrying after judge strikes down ban</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT BAUER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T18:11:25.349-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madison, Wis. • Same-sex couples began getting married in Wisconsin on Friday within minutes of a federal judge’s striking down the state’s gay marriage ban and despite confusion over the effect of the ruling. Clerks in Madison and Milwaukee started marrying same-sex couples Friday evening. They did so even though both Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen and Chris Ahmuty, director of the Wisconsin chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, which challenged the law in court, said the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580377812014-06-06T18:11:25.349-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-06T18:11:25.349-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58037781@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:11:25 MDT Americans and their cars: A love affair on fumes? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58011896-68/says-car-cars-driving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58011896-68/says-car-cars-driving.html.csp">Americans and their cars: A love affair on fumes?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ADAM GELLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-31T15:42:01.709-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 03:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The couple in the convertible sail down a pristine freeway, the pavement theirs alone. At the wheel, he smiles in suit and tie, while she leans closer, every blonde hair in place, her face a portrait of mobile bliss. “To whirl along with all the joy your car has to offer,” reads the ad. “That’s something to want.” When it ran in the Saturday Evening Post in 1955 — bought by a steel company to hail the newly proposed interstate highway system — U.S. car culture was kicking into top gear. American...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580118962014-05-31T15:42:01.709-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-31T15:42:01.709-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58011896@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 15:42:01 MDT Testimony begins in Wisconsin abortion trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57993239-68/abortion-wisconsin-clinic-complications.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57993239-68/abortion-wisconsin-clinic-complications.html.csp">Testimony begins in Wisconsin abortion trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-27T10:33:01.795-06:00">Updated May 27, 2014 10:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madison, Wis. • Abortion providers are trying to persuade a federal judge that a Wisconsin law requiring them to have hospital admitting privileges is unnecessary. Planned Parenthood and Affiliated Medical Services contend the law will force AMS’s Milwaukee clinic to close because providers there lack such admitting privileges. State attorneys counter the law provides continuity of care if complications arise. AMS clinic director Wendie Ashlock testified in a bench trial Tuesday that between 201...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579932392014-05-27T10:33:01.795-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-27T10:33:01.795-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57993239@www.sltrib.com Tue, 27 May 2014 10:33:01 MDT