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Wisconsin would adopt a new bill of rights for sexual assault victims under a proposal in the state Legislature.

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind says he supports investigating President Donald Trump but impeachment and removal from office should be a "last resort."

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Dozens of people die in car crashes in Milwaukee each year. State legislators and city officials say placing cameras at intersections to catch speeders and other lawbreakers will make the streets safer.

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One Wisconsin corn grower says Trump Administration oversold how much a ethanol regulation change will help farmers.

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to take a case from a conservative advocacy group challenging Gov. Tony Evers' veto powers.

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Wisconsin elections officials and security experts met Wednesday for the first gathering of a new council aimed at improving the security of Wisconsin elections.

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The daughter of one of the Legislature's most powerful lawmakers is facing new drug charges from prison where she is awaiting trial on charges she supplied drugs that killed a pregnant woman

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Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling says she hopes to get bipartisan support for her bill to include Hmong veterans in state benefit programs.

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A conservative advocacy group has filed a legal complaint against Wisconsin’s elections agency, contending the agency is breaking a state law about maintaining voter rolls.

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Republican Kevin Nicholson is passing on a chance to run for Congress next year and instead is laying the groundwork for a statewide run for either governor or U.S. Senate in 2022.

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Conservative leaning organizations Charles Koch Institute and Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty oppose a UW Board of Regents proposal to create mandatory suspension and expulsion penalties for students who disrupt campus speakers or the free speech rights of fellow students.

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The 2020 convention will mark the first Democratic National Convention to be hosted in a Midwest city, outside of Chicago, in the past 100 years. Liz Gilbert, president of the Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee, said the event will provide an opportunity for the region to showcase its economy and cultural settings.

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Wisconsin U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan says he expects the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on impeaching President Donald Trump by the end of the year.

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A Wausau elected official wants to be the first Native American congressional candidate from Wisconsin in nearly three decades — and the state’s first-ever Native American congresswoman.

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Two new pieces of legislation being considered at the state Capitol would fully fund and expand kindergarten for Wisconsin's 4-year-old students.

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State agriculture officials confirm some testing delays, but say alternative processing isn't an option under state and federal laws.

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The University of Wisconsins System Board of Regents has approved moving proposed rules forward that would mandate suspension or expulsion of students found to be disrupting the free speech rights of campus speakers or other students on two or more occasions.

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The UW Board of Regents approved the scope of proposed new rules aimed at punishing students who disrupt free speech on campus. But just after the vote was taken a spokeswoman for Gov. Tony Evers said he continues to oppose the rules.

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Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order establishing Indigenous Peoples Day on the same day as Columbus Day, but some indigenous people in Wisconsin were already planning their own celebrations.

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University of Wisconsin System campuses have seen a 132 percent increase in fund balances tied to donations since 2013. The growth in donations has pushed the UW's overall program revenue balances up slightly even though campuses have cut tuition balances by more than $306 million after some state lawmakers referred to them as a "slush fund".

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