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Legalizing medical marijuana may be gaining ground in public opinion in Wisconsin and around the country, but even with wins at the ballot box it probably won’t be happening anytime soon. The momentum, however, is hard to ignore — even for opponents.

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Wisconsin Republican lawmakers are asking a federal court to delay an April trial alleging that political boundary maps were illegally drawn.

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A new era of divided government began Monday at the state Capitol with the inauguration of the state Assembly and Senate.

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Democrat Tony Evers has taken over the governor's office, replacing GOP Gov. Scott Walker, who held the executive position for eight years.

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Democrat Tony Evers is set to take the oath of office and replace Gov. Scott Walker during a noon ceremony Monday at the state Capitol, ending eight years of Republican dominance in Wisconsin.

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Democrat Tony Evers will take over the governor's office on Monday, replacing GOP Gov. Scott Walker, who held the executive position for eight years.

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Some Wisconsin businesses and entrepreneurs are feeling the effects of the partial federal government shutdown.

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Congressional lawmakers are no closer to reopening the government despite a meeting between senior Democratic leaders and President Donald Trump on Friday. Wisconsin lawmakers are also at odds over solving the government shutdown.

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Wisconsin alcohol producers say the federal government shutdown is impacting their businesses.

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The candidates are set for Wisconsin's Supreme Court race: Brian Hagedorn and Lisa Neubauer will face each other in the April 2 election.

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Two Republican legislators have introduced a bill that would make first-time drunken driving a crime in Wisconsin.

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Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he will form a water quality task force following reports of contaminated wells across southwestern Wisconsin.

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Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel says jail staff don't have to follow inmates' do-not-resuscitate orders.

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Gov.-elect Tony Evers announced five key cabinet picks Thursday, a list that includes two Democratic state lawmakers, two people who worked with him at the Dept. of Public Instruction, and a former official from the Obama administration.

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Wisconsin lawmakers are drafting legislation that would change the state Constitution with the hope of improving public safety and protecting the legal rights of people charged with crimes. The proposals come from a legislative committee that’s studying potential changes to bail and conditions of release for criminal defendants.

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About 360 members of the Coast Guard in Wisconsin are not being paid because of the partial government shutdown.

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Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers said Wednesday he wants Wisconsin property tax bills to show how much people are paying to support private voucher schools.

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Gov.-elect Tony Evers said he'll visit the troubled Lincoln Hills juvenile prison during his first week in office, a move he says will let people working and serving time there know that he cares about what happens to them.

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The National Rifle Association spent more than $870,000 campaigning against Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers in this fall's elections.

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The deadline for candidates to file nomination papers for a state Supreme Court run this spring is fast approaching.

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