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Madison Wisconsin State Journal (Newspaper) - July 27, 2015, Madison, Wisconsin Knect Quot a local monday july 27, 2015 runs lacking in Arizona Brewers Are shut out by the diamondbacks for the second straight Day and score Only five runs in the four game series sports. Cd discover digital gab in top s crosshair forged in a spirit of bipartisanship the government accountability Board now is the target of a gop overhaul local. A3 live Chat local health columnist and to personality or. Zorba Paster answers health related questions at noon today Wisconsin open government i Schimel says new technology May Force change Sag begins records Law update Molly Bick , 608-252-6135 attorney general Brad Schimel is starting the substantial task of updating the states open records Law at a time when voices of outrage Are still reverberating in the Capitol a Halls Over a recent unsuccessful attempt by leading lawmakers to significantly diminish Public scrutiny. A this is a big beast a said Schimel of the task who has said since he was elected in november he wanted to update the states open records Law for the first time since 1981 to in part better reflect government officials use of Modem technology. A i done to believe you la find the word a electronics in the records Law anywhere a he said Friday. Schimel will Host a Daylong Summit on open government issues wednesday an event scheduled before the release of a proposal drafted by legislative leaders and gov. Scott Walker that was later dropped from the state budget that would have kept virtually All records and communications by state and local lawmakers private and restricted Public Access to drafting files of legislation. Schimel said on Friday the two events had nothing to do with each other. City and county attorneys journalists open government advocates and government officials at the event will discuss discrepancies in the states open government Laws the effects of new technology for police officers like body and car dash cameras and How the open records Law applies As Well As the costs of fulfilling open records requests among other topics. Schimel said it begins a process that will Likely end with recommendations to alter the records Law a a sensitive idea for some open government advocates still reeling from the budget proposals. A we Are still supportive of a process that would selectively and strategically update portions of our open records Law a said Wisconsin Freedom of information Council president Bill Lueders. A but its also fair to say that we Are please see Schimel Page a6 Obama captivates Kenya above people cheer As president Barack Obama s motorcade passes by on the Way to safari com indoor Arena in Nairobi Kenya sunday. Right at the Arena. Obama lays out his vision for kenyans future declaring the nation of his fathers birth at a a Crossroads Quot Between Promise and peril. He pressed the government to Root out corruption treat women and minorities As equal citizens and take responsibility for kenyans future. Obama a visit his first As president captivated a country that views him As a local son. Thick crowds lined roadways to watch the presidential motorcade Speed through Nairobi on his last Day there some climbing on rooftops to get a better View. Story air Clear of anthrax City lab reopens George Hesselberg , 608-252-6140 the Bio threat detection Laboratory on Madison a far East Side to which the army mistakenly sent live anthrax spores has been decontaminated and reopened. Bib detection 2312 Vondron Road was identified in May As one of 86 facilities in 20 states and seven other countries that received live anthrax specimens from the army a Dugway proving ground in Utah according to a department of defense report made Public last week. The Madison lab describes itself As specializing in a the development and Supply of innovative technologies for rapid sampling and identification of Bio threats and explosives to the global military first responder and Security while the Issue slipped from Public View after a couple of please see anthrax Page a6 years of anger led to tragic theater attack photos by Evan Vucci associated pres weather. A12 partly Cloudy. High 85, Low 68 comics nation amp world obituaries b4 opinion a8 scoreboard a6 sports All take five c7 television cd Wasj legals 175th year no. 238 c 7015 Wisconsin stale Louteal Claire Galofaro Kim Chandler and Melinda Deslatte associated press Lafayette la. The stranger clenched his fists and Shook his head recounting a time when he tried and failed to beat a cat to death with a steel Rod. His audience two women lunching at a Lafayette Bistro on a saturday afternoon sat across from him shocked and silent. The Man in a hawaiian print shirt had pulled a chair up to their table minutes earlier. He stroked their dogs and started to ramble people spend too much Money on their pets. There should be a cheaper Way to euthanize an animal. Please see shooting Page a9 Houser huge Confederate carving stirs debate in a. John Bazemore associated press Georgia officials Are trying to decide what if anything to do with a huge carving depicting Confederate heroes Gen. Thomas a Stonewall Quot Jackson. Gen. Robert e. Lee and president Jefferson Davis in Stone Mountain of civil War heroes is under scrutiny after Charleston shooting Kathleen Foody associated press Atlanta Art Monument or embarrassment the a Confederate memorial carving in a state Park outside of Atlanta is once again stirring controversy As Georgia officials try to decide what if anything to do about a huge sculpture that memorializes three of the South a civil War heroes but causes offence to Blacks and others. Chiselled into a Side of Stone Mountain the carving of con federate president Jefferson Davis Gen. Robert e. Lee and Gen. Thomas a a Stonewall Jackson spans three acres and is the largest High Relief sculpture in the world a even larger than mount Rushmere. Controversial since its 1970 unveiling the sculpture has drawn renewed scrutiny since the massacre of nine Black worshippers at a Church in South Carolina last month. The White Man charged in the slayings Dylann storm roof had posed with the Confederate Battle Flag in photos that were posted online before the attack. Authorities say he was motivated please see carving Page a6

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