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February 4, 2020

Wisconsin Holds First Iowa Satellite Caucus At Marquette University

More than a handful of registered Iowa caucus voters participated in Wisconsin's first satellite caucus Monday night at Marquette University in Milwaukee. Read more »

As Out-Of-Pocket Health Costs Rise, Insured Adults Are Seeking Less Primary Care

Sure, you can shoot your doctor an email, or hit the urgent care clinic when you have a sore throat. But those convenient alternatives may be less likely than regular visits to a primary provider to catch symptoms that ebb and flow, yet might signal a larger health problem.
Efforts across the U.S. Read more »

3 More Counties Find CWD In Wild Deer During 2019 Hunts

CWD sample site sign
Three more counties had wild deer test positive for chronic wasting disease during 2019 hunting seasons according to Department of Natural Resources data. Since 2002 CWD has been found among wild deer in 30 counties.  Read more »

Milwaukee's National Bobblehead Museum To Celebrate 100th Anniversary Of Negro League Baseball

Negro League baseball bobbleheads
The Negro National League was founded 100 years ago this month. The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee plans to commemorate the anniversary by creating new bobbleheads for at least 10 Negro League baseball teams. Read more »

Willie Wood, Packers Great And Hall Of Fame DB, Dies At 83

Green Bay Packers player Willie Wood
Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive back Willie Wood has died. He was 83. Read more »

Minnesota Utility Regulators Approve Updated Line 3 Environmental Review, Certificate Of Need

Enbridge Energy's Superior Terminal
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted 3 to 1 Monday morning to approve a revised environmental review for the Line 3 pipeline replacement project. Read more »

Black History Month Resolution Again Under Focus At Wisconsin Capitol

The Wisconsin capitol building
Members of Wisconsin's Legislative Black Caucus say the Black History Month resolution that they bring up for a vote should receive widespread support at the state Capitol, but it remains unclear whether a white lawmaker will introduce a competing resolution. Read more »
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