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2015-05-14

White-nose syndrome confirmed in eight Wisconsin counties

White-nose syndrome is continuing to spread in Wisconsin. The state Department of Natural Resources recently completed its winter survey for the fatal bat disease, and found it in a total of eight Wisconsin counties. Bats at sites in Grant, Crawford,…

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Roggensack denies creating turmoil on Supreme Court

A member of the state Supreme Court denies she has created turmoil, in the midst of an ongoing leadership dispute among justices. In a federal court filing, newly-elected Chief Justice Pat Roggensack outlined the steps she has taken to guide…

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Wisconsin adds four new schools to voucher program

There will be four new private schools in Wisconsin able to accept voucher students this fall. The Department of Public Instruction on Thursday released a list of 35 schools that will be eligible to participate in the choice program. New…

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Russ Feingold announces 2016 U.S. Senate run

There could be a rematch in Wisconsin’s next U.S. Senate race. Democrat Russ Feingold announced in a video released Thursday morning that he will be a candidate in 2016. The Middleton Democrat said he wants to “bring back to the…

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Wisconsin officials hope to prevent suicides

State health officials released an updated Wisconsin Suicide Prevention Strategy report, whose goal is to mobilize efforts to address suicide. “We know that suicide in our state is a very significant public health issue,” said Joyce Allen, bureau director at…

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Wisconsin Assembly passes changes to food stamps

The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a bill requiring more “healthy choices” for food stamp recipients But even if it becomes state law, the tweaks to the FoodShare program will require a federal waiver – and Democratic state Representative Andy…

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70 mph speed limit bill awaits Governor Walker’s signature

The state assembly Wednesday night gave final legislative approval to a bill raising the speed limit to 70 miles an hour on certain Wisconsin roads. “We’re still concerned about what the safety impact is gonna be, but at the same…

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2015-05-13

Protesters return to the streets following Tony Robinson decision

With chants of “no justice, no peace” and “we don’t want no killer cops,” hundreds of demonstrators again took to the streets of Madison Wednesday morning to protest a decision by the Dane County district attorney not to file charges…

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Wisconsin Assembly to take up FoodShare junk food bill

Wisconsin residents who receive FoodShare benefits would have to limit purchases of junk food, under a bill up for a vote in the state Assembly today. The legislation from Republicans would require at least two-thirds of the taxpayer-funded food stamps…

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Peaceful demonstrations follow decision in Tony Robinson case

A crowd of people standing outside the apartment where Tony Robinson was killed grew quickly Tuesday, following news of the Dane County district attorney’s decision not to file any charges against the white Madison police officer who fatally shot the…

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State funding for public broadcasting partially restored in budget

Republicans on the Joint Finance Committee restore more than half of the governor’s proposed $5 million cut to the Educational Communications Board, which runs public television and radio, as well as public safety notices — such as the Amber alert…

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Wisconsin Democrats erect billboards demanding Governor Walker come home

Wisconsin Democrats tell the governor “it’s time to come home” and “get back to work.” The Democratic Party of Wisconsin said it rented billboards demanding that Republican Governor Scott Walker “get back to work” and do the job he was…

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