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Wisconsin labor panel won't stop union restrictions

Wisconsin labor relations officials are refusing to stop enforcing provisions of Gov. Scott Walker's contentious public union restrictions on local government workers, brushing aside assertions that they're violating a court order.

Police union sues counties association

The state's largest police union is suing the Wisconsin Counties Association, alleging it has violated the state's open records law.Gay activists and their allies are gathering at Minnesota's Capitol for an annual rally that's likely to be dominated this year by the effort to legalize gay marriage in the state.