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A Racine County Circuit Court Judge threatened to hold City of Racine officials in contempt of court if they continue to pursue restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19. The warning comes after the city council passed an ordinance with COVID-19 rules that had been blocked by judge one week before.

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President Donald Trump's return to battleground Wisconsin Thursday takes him to a shipyard in a deeply conservative, mostly rural area where Navy warships are being built.

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President Donald Trump's return to battleground Wisconsin Thursday takes him to a shipyard in a deeply conservative, mostly rural area where U.S. Navy warships are being built.

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This August's Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee will be a pared-down affair, with state delegates asked to participate virtually, the DNC Committee announced on Wednesday.

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The Wisconsin Elections Commission has voted to continue a temporary mail-in voting policy created for nursing home residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wisconsin politicians on both sides of the aisle are denouncing a violent and destructive protest in Madison on Tuesday night that followed the arrest of a Black man on the Capitol Square.

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Large majorities of Wisconsinites support the protests against racial injustice and police brutality that have swept across the state in the last month, a new poll from the Marquette University Law School found.

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The state Natural Resources Board has unanimously approved allowing the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to begin drafting regulations to enforce restrictions on firefighting foam that contains chemicals known as PFAS.

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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is turning to experienced Wisconsin political operatives to lead his campaign in a state that helped deliver President Donald Trump his Electoral College majority in 2016.

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Gov. Tony Evers' Task Force on Climate Change kicked off a series of five listening sessions Tuesday to hear about climate change impacts in Wisconsin and potential ways to address them.

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President Donald Trump's re-election campaign is focusing on Wisconsin this week with visits from both Vice President Mike Pence and Trump himself.

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In the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning the Trump administration’s attempt to rescind the program, Lupe Salmeron and other DACA recipients say they will continue to fight for immigration reforms that would make their temporary legal status permanent — and for broader reforms that would affect the millions of other immigrants living in the U.S. without documentation.

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The UW Board of Regents has hired former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson as interim UW System President. Thompson comes to UW after a months-long search for a new UW System head failed.

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In Milwaukee, Madison and other cities around the state, people are organizing both in-person and at virtual events to mark Juneteenth.

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Milwaukee Public Schools joined several other school districts in terminating its contract with the local police department to employ school resource officers.

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Foxconn has partnered with Medtronic to produce at least 10,000 ventilators over the next year due to increase demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wisconsin's unemployment rate was 12 percent in May, a slight improvement from the month before, but still a historically high number as hundreds of thousands remained jobless in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The state will send 2.7 million voters absentee ballot applications under a plan given final approval Wednesday by the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

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A conservative activist group says the state Department of Natural Resources broke the law when it canceled in-person hunter education classes. They’re filing suit to require the agency to reverse restrictions put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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The Juneteenth flag will be raised over the state Capitol building on Friday, June 19 until Saturday, June 20.

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