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University of Wisconsin Regent Drew Petersen has been elected to serve as president of the board.

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University of Wisconsin Regent Drew Petersen has been elected to serve as president of the board.

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First Lady Kathy Evers is spearheading a centennial celebration on Monday to document the anniversary of Wisconsin becoming the first state to ratify the 19th Amendment, which gave some women the right to vote.

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GOP lawmakers say they'll increase vehicle title and registration fees to generate hundreds of millions for roads, but they won't increase the gas tax.

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UW System President Ray Cross addressed the Board Of Regents a week after Republicans on the Joint Finance Committee cut a proposed UW budget increase by more than half. Cross said despite budget "ups and downs" he and others will continue fighting for investment in UW campuses.

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Great Lakes mayors are calling on Congress to fund a nearly $831 million plan at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam near Joliet, Illinois, to prevent Asian carp from spreading into the Great Lakes.

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Wisconsin has the highest rate of deadly falls in the country among elderly adults. It’s been a longstanding problem.

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Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says Republicans are eyeing a $10 increase to the state's $75 vehicle registration fee as part of a way to pay for roads without raising the gas tax as Gov. Tony Evers has proposed.

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With farm debt expected to reach record highs this year, some Wisconsin agriculture officials worry more of the state’s farms will turn to unregulated lenders for this year’s operating loans.

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The Wisconsin Appeals Court has affirmed a lower-court decision regarding the state’s open records law and whether requested information has to be given electronically when that’s the format asked for. Wednesday’s decision upheld a Dane County Circuit Court ruling requiring Rep. Scott Krug, R-...

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U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Miwaukee, said a bill is needed to help reduce the number of black women and their children who die during or after childbirth, which is statistically higher in Wisconsin than it is for white women

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New "gold standard" job numbers released Wednesday show Wisconsin created a total of 233,101 private sector jobs during the eight years Scott Walker was governor, falling nearly 17,000 jobs short of the 250,000 job benchmark Walker promised for his first four-year term.

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The state Senate on Wednesday passed a set of bills aimed at regulating abortion in Wisconsin, including a so-called "born alive" bill.

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A group of Republican state senators wants to give counties and towns a one-time influx of $134 million to fix local roads. Each of Wisconsin's 72 counties — whether large or small — would get $1 million under the Senate GOP plan. The remaining $62 million would be sent to town governments.

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The Wisconsin Senate has passed a bipartisan proposal designed to make it easier for patients to get needed prescription drugs even when insurance companies force them to try less-expensive alternatives first.

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A panel of judges has extended a block on Democrats' attempts to force Assembly Speaker Robin Vos to testify in a federal lawsuit challenging Republican-drawn legislative maps.

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University of Wisconsin officials are imploring Republicans to spend more than a billion dollars on building projects across the UW System.

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University of Wisconsin officials are imploring Republicans to spend more than a billion dollars on building projects across the UW System.

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Republican state lawmakers have moved forward with their own spending plan for BadgerCare and related programs in Wisconsin after rejecting Gov. Tony Evers' proposal to accept a federal expansion of Medicaid.

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Republican state lawmakers are poised Tuesday to move forward with their own spending plan for Medicaid in Wisconsin after rejecting Gov. Tony Evers' proposal to expand it.

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