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The Wisconsin Veterans Home at King. Photo Credit: WI Dept. of Veterans Affairs

State Democrats request funding for veterans programs

MADISON- The Republican-led legislature is nearly a month overdue on passing a budget bill, and in the meantime, crucial programs need funding. An audit...

Transgender people banned from the military by Trump

WASHINGTON- President Trump announced over Twitter Wednesday that the U.S. Government will "not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in...

New Milwaukee Bucks practice facility opens

MILWAUKEE- The Milwaukee Bucks will be celebrating the opening of their new practice facility Thursday. The Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Sports Science Center...

Sean Duffy lies about Obamacare exchanges

WI 7th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT- Sean Duffy, Congressman from Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District, went on record recently with a dubious claim about the Affordable Care Act's...

Festa Italiana brings food and fun to Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE- America's largest Italian festival begins tomorrow at Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee. Festa Italiana's 40th anniversary is this year, and the weekend is...

Expert on Chinese economy skeptical of Foxconn’s jobs promise

BEIJING, CHINA- Einar Tangen, an expert on the Chinese economy, stated in an interview with Wisconsin Public Television that he is skeptical of Foxconn's jobs...

Security robot drowns itself

WASHINGTON, DC- A security robot in Washington, DC's Washington Harbour development fell down some stairs on Monday, landing itself into a watery grave. The security...

New organization works to help Somali community

GREEN BAY- The Community Services Agency Inc., or COMSA, a new organization operating out of Green Bay, is beginning work with the aim of helping...

Ron Johnson votes to move forward with Obamacare repeal

WASHINGTON, DC- The Senate voted today on whether or not Mitch McConnell's bill to repeal Obamacare would be pushed forward into debate. After the...

Midwest Jesuit class united by ties to Marquette

MILWAUKEE- On June 3, a class of eleven men were ordained as Jesuit priests, the largest Midwest Jesuit class since 1995. Out of the...

Judge orders reduction in solitary confinement at Lincoln Hills

MADISON- On Monday, a federal judge issued an injunction requiring officials at Wisconsin's juvenile prison to reduce their use of solitary confinement on inmates....

Foxconn deal to waive environmental regulations

MADISON- Governor Walker's plan to handout $3 billion in tax breaks to Foxconn is moving forward. In addition to giving Foxconn major incentives to build...

GOP plan would push costs for vouchers onto districts

MADISON- According to the new budget plan released by Senate Republicans, a growing amount of cost for Wisconsin's voucher programs would be pushed onto...
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