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Ashland says mining company must front money for expenses; Bill would require burial for aborted fetuses; Wausau gay rights march goes on without a hitch; more state news

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The Ashland County Board has approved two measures designed to protect taxpayers for infrastructure costs related to Gogebic Taconite’s proposed iron ore mine.

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The company would have to pay Ashland County $100,000 upfront and then keep a minimum balance of $50,000 to reimburse the county for its expenses.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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