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Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul is pressuring a suburban GOP lawmaker to move forward with a bill that would standardize the process for collecting sexual assault kits.

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The Wisconsin Elections Commission wants the state Legislature to intervene in a dispute that could result in 234,000 people being made unable to vote.

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U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan said Monday the U.S. House of Representatives must vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump regardless of whether it helps or hurts Democrats in the 2020 election.

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Straw bans around the world came after a video of a turtle went viral. Milwaukee's single use straw ban is a start to environmental stewardship.

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Nearly 60 years after gray wolves were considered extinct in Wisconsin, the population has rebounded dramatically, to more than 900 in the state. But the conservation success story has turned into a nuisance for hunters, farmers and others whose animals are increasingly encountering wolves — with deadly consequences.

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Gov. Tony Evers has signed another crop of bills, including a measure that updates how Wisconsin regulates industrial hemp farming and a bill that legalizes children’s lemonade stands.

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Gov. Tony Evers has vetoed a bipartisan bill that would have allowed sex offenders to live less than 1,500 feet from schools and public parks.

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MillerCoors is planning to move office jobs from Denver to Milwaukee by June 2020, but the exact number of jobs coming to the city, or how much the state would be providing in tax incentives is still unclear

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The U.S. Supreme Court won't revive a lawsuit against a firearms website over a suburban Milwaukee spa shooting.

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Researchers At George Mason University have studied Wisconsin's deal with Foxconn and found the subsidies offered could reduce economic activity in the state.

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People in Wisconsin have to state their name and address before they can vote. Now, there’s an exception for people with speech-affecting disabilities, who can use written identification instead, or bring a trusted person to say their name and address for them.

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Student voter turnout at UW-Madison was the second highest among Big Ten campuses nationwide. A volunteer effort known as the "Big Ten Voting Challenge" worked to mobilize students and help them overcome "roadblocks" like voter ID laws and absentee ballots.

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Because the story of "Derailed" happened over the course of decades, there's a lot there, and a lot we didn't get to. Some of it, like Gov. Jim Doyle's role in ending the train, is still discussed today. Other stuff, like the 2016 Olympics connection, seems to have been lost to history. Here are some of the questions we didn't get to in "Derailed.

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Because the story of "Derailed" happened over the course of decades, there's a lot there, and a lot we didn't get to. Some of it, like Gov. Jim Doyle's role in ending the train, is still discussed today. Other stuff, like the 2016 Olympics connection, seems to have been lost to history. Here are some of the questions we didn't get to in "Derailed.

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Even though Act 10 only applied to public sector unions, all Wisconsin unions have taken a hit in the last decade.

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has vetoed a health care training bill that opponents say could have jeopardized care for the elderly and those with disabilities.

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The poll, conducted from Nov. 13 to 17, included 801 Wisconsin voters. It found that 40 percent of voters believe Trump should be impeached and removed from office, while 53 percent oppose impeachment and removal.

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A national advocacy organization has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's requirements for student IDs used at polling places.

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Sun Prairie will consider offering child care during more than 300 public meetings of city government. The proposal is meant to boost civic participation.

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Advocates at a state Senate hearing on Tuesday said without a centralized database, the state and parents don't know how districts are doing when it comes to how much they physically restrain and seclude students.

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