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People in the Marinette and Peshtigo area voiced concerns about PFAS contamination stemming from treated sewage sludge spread on farm fields on Wednesday evening.

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U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore discussed a wide range of issues during an interview on WPR's "The Morning Show" on Thursday, including President Donald Trump's border wall plans, the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, trade agreements, looming budget deadlines, health care and food stamps.

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Gov. Tony Evers has called for the Republican-controlled state Legislature to approve Democrats’ proposed changes to Wisconsin gun laws, including so-called "extreme risk protection orders."

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Assaulting a nurse in Wisconsin would be elevated from a misdemeanor to a felony under a proposal debated Wednesday at the state Capitol.

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Federal, statewide and local health officials continue to investigate the cause of illnesses linked to vaping around the country. And while public concern is continuing to mount, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said this week there should be caution against passing bans on e-cigarettes.

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U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson talks Russia, Iran, China and other foreign policy issues with WPR's "The Morning Show."

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A key Republican state lawmaker is promising to kill potential new restrictions on manure storage after farmers complained they weren't consulted and the rules are too onerous.

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As Rep. Sean Duffy resigns from Congress, both parties are preparing a battle for control of the 7th Congressional District. It means fighting for the votes of some rural Wisconsin strongholds for President Trump.

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In 2010, Wisconsin got a federal grant to build a high-speed rail line between Madison and Milwaukee. Derailed is the story of how the rail project came together, how it fell apart and how Wisconsin changed along the way.

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Wisconsin state Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald has announced his bid for a seat in Congress.

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A federal judge has ruled that Northeast Wisconsin Technical College violated a student's First Amendment rights when it told her to stop handing out Valentines Day cards containing bible verses.

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U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was at St. Marcus Lutheran School

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The Republican-sponsored bills would create stricter standards for what products can use dairy and meat terms on their labels.

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Three Wisconsin school organizations are coming together to bring attention to what they're calling a "teen vaping crisis."

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Milwaukee’s reliance on tax increment financing (TIF) to fund its streetcar system is unusual compared with how other cities have funded their streetcars, according to a new report by the Wisconsin Policy Forum.

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Two members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation, the long-serving Jim Sensenbrenner and fourth-term Sean Duffy, announced they are retiring from Congress, and some have already jumped in the race to fill their seats.

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The Trump administration repealed an Obama-era rule Thursday that had expanded protections for waters and wetlands across the country. Business groups hailed the move as a win for property rights and state authority while environmentalists say the decision threatens drinking water for millions of Americans.

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While Wisconsin has not yet reached a settlement in the lawsuit against opioid producer Purdue Pharma, county officials are pledging to make better use of a possible financial windfall tha n state officials did 20 years ago with a major tobacco lawsuit settlement.

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Former Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir says she will not run for Congress next year.

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Part of a state highway outside of Kewaskum would be designated as a 9/11 memorial under a new proposal from GOP state lawmakers.

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