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State's commerce secretary steps down

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Wisconsin's commerce secretary, 52-year-old Richard Leinenkugel, steps down from the agency Friday. Speculation says the move may be so he can run for political office; he says he'll make his intentions known in a couple weeks. Leinenkugel has spent the last 18 months trying to help a Wisconsin economy that was hit hard by the recession. The state lost over 160,000 jobs at its lowest point, and the unemployment rate more than doubled to almost 9%.

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