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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Governor Walker issues 99 partial vetoes to state budgetone. The budget sends $639 million more to K-12 schools, an increase of nearly
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted an hour ago
one. The budget sends $639 million more to K-12 schools, an increase of nearly 6 percent, while freezing tuition across University of Wisconsin campuses, cutting taxes on smaller businesses and slightly reducing property taxes. It would also... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
MAKING THE GRADE: New STEM center sets UW Marshfield/Wood Co. apartA new STEM center is putting The University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County
WAOW Wausau / Posted an hour ago
A new STEM center is putting The University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County on the map, and we're featuring it in our next "Making the Grade with Rebecca." The new Everett Roehl STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Center was... Read more
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Daily Mail
Exposing your child early on to pets and germs reduces risk of asthmalife may reduce the risk of developing asthma,' said James Gern, the principal
Daily Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
life may reduce the risk of developing asthma,' said James Gern, the principal investigator of URECA and a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 'Additional research may help us identify specific targets for asthma prevention... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AMIC 2017: Rethinking communicationfor the Manila Bulletin. Dr. Francisco Benitez is president of Philippine Wome
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
for the Manila Bulletin. Dr. Francisco Benitez is president of Philippine Women’s University. He received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include multiple and often conflicting formations of modern... Read more
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Newton Daily News
The end of the First AmendmentDePaul University, I was pre-emptively banned from campus last year after stude
Newton Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
DePaul University, I was pre-emptively banned from campus last year after students got violent with another speaker. At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, police left students who decided to storm the stage while I was speaking to their own... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
2017’s hurricanes got really intense, really quicklywhen the potential intensity is far from the actual intensity,” said Jim Kossin
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 hours ago
when the potential intensity is far from the actual intensity,” said Jim Kossin, a hurricane scientist with NOAA and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “Rapid intensification likes a lot of head-room. Those warm waters have been creating some... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Exposure infants to pet and pest allergens linked to reduced asthma riskthis disease placed on millions of people, as well as on their families and com
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 13 hours ago
this disease placed on millions of people, as well as on their families and communities, researchers said. Researchers at University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US found that exposure to certain allergens early in life, before asthma develops, may... Read more
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The Chronicle
Ann Lauterbauch discusses poetry, inspiration in public readingwere excited for the event. Born in New York City, Lauterbach spent most of he
The Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
were excited for the event. Born in New York City, Lauterbach spent most of her life in cities. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Columbia University, Lauterbach moved to London, where she made a career in editing and... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Frogs in Minnesota, across U.S. dying from diseaseby eating insects like mosquitos, and they are food for larger predators," said
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 22 hours ago
by eating insects like mosquitos, and they are food for larger predators," said Marcos Isidoro Ayza, a USGS scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison fellow and the lead author of the study. "They're also exceptional indicators of ecosystem... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
The Nobel Symposium inspires the next generation of scientistshis prize money into thirds and gave it to the three universities that were inf
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 22 hours ago
his prize money into thirds and gave it to the three universities that were influential in his life: University of Toronto, University of Wisconsin and UNC. With his donation, Smithies had the goal to expose young researchers to prominent... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Snapchat is using student media and UH should be up nextBerkeley, The Battalion from Texas A&M University, The Daily Orange from Syracu
The Daily Cougar / Posted yesterday
Berkeley, The Battalion from Texas A&M University, The Daily Orange from Syracuse University and The Badger Herald from the University of Wisconsin will all be creating weekly material on Snapchat. Kiyan Badkoubeh, psychology sophomore and news... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Emerging Disease Further Jeopardizes North American Frogsby eating insects like mosquitos, and they are food for larger predators,” said
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
by eating insects like mosquitos, and they are food for larger predators,” said Marcos Isidoro Ayza, a USGS scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison post-doctoral fellow and the lead author of the study. “They’re also exceptional indicators... Read more
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Philly.com
With $1.4 million, Penn scientist to study why brain cells can't get rid of 'trash'two African-American women in the department. She followed that with a Ph.D. in
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
two African-American women in the department. She followed that with a Ph.D. in molecular and cellular pharmacology at the University of Wisconsin. She came to work in Holzbaur’s lab at Penn in 2016. Evans said she planned to study neurons from... Read more
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Market Watch
How colleges aggressively use big data to target potential studentsto reach students has helped colleges up the ante as well. Schools, including
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
to reach students has helped colleges up the ante as well. Schools, including Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, have generated public attention for providing offers of admission on SnapChat. Colleges... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Defensive strategies for plantsthe making of a B horror movie? The plant tastes so bad that the caterpillars
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
the making of a B horror movie? The plant tastes so bad that the caterpillars would rather eat each other than the plant. University of Wisconsin Professor John Orrock states "at the end of the day, somebody gets eaten. It often starts with one... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
USI Women Tie No. 8 Bellarminelast year's 1-0 win on UIndy's home turf. The short two-match homestand conclu
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
last year's 1-0 win on UIndy's home turf. The short two-match homestand concludes next Sunday when the Eagles host the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. USI trails the all-time series with UW-Parkside, 13-9-2, after losing last year's match-up... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
EPCC food pantry helps students, combats food insecuritynearly two dozen students have been helped, some of them on multiple occasions.
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
nearly two dozen students have been helped, some of them on multiple occasions. Earlier this year, researchers at the University of Wisconsin found that one-third of community college students go hungry and 14 percent are homeless. In the... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Satya Nadella Rewrites Microsoft’s Codeonly child a computer kit from Bangkok. On his 21st birthday, Nadella arrived i
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
only child a computer kit from Bangkok. On his 21st birthday, Nadella arrived in the U.S. to study computer science at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. After graduation, he spent a couple years at Sun Microsystems before being lured to... Read more
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Gulf News
Next-generation techies out to tear down glass ceilingswhen I’m young is going to help me in the long run.”Rosalind Stengle, a sophomo
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
when I’m young is going to help me in the long run.”Rosalind Stengle, a sophomore computer science and economics major at University of Wisconsin at Madison, has done the same thing.“Sexism in tech is a problem; we know it exists,” she says. “But... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
IBM Watson: Not living up to hype as a tool to fight cancer?elsewhere in the world—or even in different parts of the US. As Pilar Ossorio,
ScienceBlogs / Posted 2 days ago
elsewhere in the world—or even in different parts of the US. As Pilar Ossorio, a professor of law and bioethics at University of Wisconsin Law School, points out in the article, from the cases used to train Watson, what Watson will learn is... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
UW-Oshkosh Police investigating attempted sexual assaultOSHKOSH, Wis. - Oshkosh Police have arrested a 27 year old man in connection to
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 2 days ago
OSHKOSH, Wis. - Oshkosh Police have arrested a 27 year old man in connection to a reported sexual assault at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh early Sunday morning. In that situation, police say people nearby saw what was happening and helped the... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
USI Women Tie #8 Bellarminelast year's 1-0 win on UIndy's home turf. The short two-match homestand conclu
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
last year's 1-0 win on UIndy's home turf. The short two-match homestand concludes next Sunday when the Eagles host the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. USI trails the all-time series with UW-Parkside, 13-9-2, after losing last year's match-up... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
From butterflies to tarantulas: Families learn about insects on ‘Bug Day’ at Wehr Nature Centerbutterfly experts shared their knowledge, including “Butterfly Barb” Agnew, fou
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
butterfly experts shared their knowledge, including “Butterfly Barb” Agnew, founder of Friends of the Monarch Trail, and University of Wisconsin–Extension specialists. They answered questions and offered tips on creating backyard gardens that... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tech companies woo female computer science majors at an awkward timeI’m young is going to help me in the long run.” Rosalind Stengle, a sophomore
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
I’m young is going to help me in the long run.” Rosalind Stengle, a sophomore computer science and economics major at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, has done the same thing. “Sexism in tech is a problem; we know it exists,” she says.... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
UW - Oshkosh police investigating reports of multiple attempted assaultsOSHKOSH (WFRV) - Update: University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Police are investigati
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 3 days ago
OSHKOSH (WFRV) - Update: University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Police are investigating multiple attempted assaults that happened near campus Sunday morning. UW officials say at approximately 5:20 this morning a male subject near West Irving Avenue and... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Rashaan Salaam and the weight of life after football: 'Some days good. Some days bad.'in the athletic departments of East Carolina University and Marquette Universit
Colorado Daily / Posted 3 days ago
in the athletic departments of East Carolina University and Marquette University, and was the athletic director of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee until 2010. Now, Koonce is the vice president of advancement at Marian University in... Read more
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Boston Globe
A compendium of belittling nicknames Trump has inventedresult of Trump’s compulsion to simplify people into objects, good or bad. Las
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
result of Trump’s compulsion to simplify people into objects, good or bad. Last year, a communications professor at the University of Wisconsin told Business Insider that the nicknames were crafty politics, allowing Trump to reference his... Read more
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New Kerala
Phonak Sponsors D.J. Demers' 'Here to Hear' Nationwide Comedy Tour in October - newkerala news #272590Ozarks, Clarksville, AR October 12: NACA Central, Oklahoma City, OK October 1
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Ozarks, Clarksville, AR October 12: NACA Central, Oklahoma City, OK October 17: Miami University, Oxford, OH October 18: University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI October 19: Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN October 20: St. Olaf College,... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Candidate profiles for Assembly, School Board electionof residency in Alaska and Juneau: Forty-four years in Juneau; I moved from Whi
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
of residency in Alaska and Juneau: Forty-four years in Juneau; I moved from Whitehorse, Yukon to Juneau in 1973 Education: University of Wisconsin, BS Economics Occupation(s): I recently retired from the role of Regional Transportation Planning... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 blazes in 16 years set up forest studynot only old forests burn, but young ones, too? That's what Harvey and his col
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
not only old forests burn, but young ones, too? That's what Harvey and his colleague, Monica Turner, an ecologist at the University of Wisconsin, are investigating. Yellowstone's recent fires offer a rare natural experiment to see how forests... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
USI Volleyball Sweeps Missouri S&TFriday at 7 p.m. when it hosts No. 3 Lewis University in a GLVC East Division s
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
Friday at 7 p.m. when it hosts No. 3 Lewis University in a GLVC East Division showdown at the PAC. The Eagles also host the University of Wisconsin-Parkside next Saturday at 3 p.m. before ending their four-match homestand September 26 against... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Man driving motorcycle dies two weeks after crash in Dodge Countyand vaulted into a ditch. He was ejected from the motorcycle and found by a res
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
and vaulted into a ditch. He was ejected from the motorcycle and found by a resident in the Township of Westford about five hours later. He was taken to the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. The crash is still being... Read more
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Daily Herald
Man injured in motorcycle crash 2 weeks ago has diedand vaulted into a ditch. He was ejected from the motorcycle and found by a res
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
and vaulted into a ditch. He was ejected from the motorcycle and found by a resident in the Township of Westford about five hours later. He was taken to the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. The crash is still being... Read more
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Salon.com
Why are US universities arming themselves with grenade launchers?are included in these transfers includes things as mundane as gauze — yes, gauz
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
are included in these transfers includes things as mundane as gauze — yes, gauze — and some standard pickup trucks. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee received mundane items, such as four adapter sockets, two key set socket heads and fours... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Susan Michelle MooreShe graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Abilene Christian University and re
Wise County Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Abilene Christian University and recently received her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin. She had been employed by Burlington Northern Santa Fe for many years. Shelly was preceded in death... Read more
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The Christian Post
Wisconsin Church Vandalized With Anti-Christian, Sexually Explicit LGBT Graffitithat there was a "Pride weekend happening in town," but also that the theater a
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
that there was a "Pride weekend happening in town," but also that the theater and church are located near many bars and a University of Wisconsin campus. "On weekend nights there's a steady parade of students walking past my building on their way... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Highlights of Wisconsin budget passed by Senateestimated 250 students, under a variety of changes making it easier to particip
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 4 days ago
estimated 250 students, under a variety of changes making it easier to participate. HIGHER EDUCATION: Tuition across the University of Wisconsin system would be frozen this year and next while increasing funding by $36 million, two years after... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Door County mystery author Patricia Skalka visits the Northwoodsher FBI agent character's behavior was accurate and believable. Each of the bo
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
her FBI agent character's behavior was accurate and believable. Each of the books in the series were published by the University of Wisconsin Press, and Skalka said that first publishing contract proved to be as much of a challenge, if not... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Wisconsin Universities React to DACAthis week and concern grew at some Wisconsin Universities as the government con
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 4 days ago
this week and concern grew at some Wisconsin Universities as the government considers withdrawing the DACA program. One University of Wisconsin Green Bay employee explained how the program changed her life. Marisa Leza said her parents brought... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Duane D. ‘Skip’ KatzmanR. and A. Pearl (Bartholomew) Katzman. He graduated from Burlington High School
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
R. and A. Pearl (Bartholomew) Katzman. He graduated from Burlington High School with the class of 1954. He attended the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Banking. On Sept.... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
UT professor helps identify dinosaur-eating crocodileThomas Adams, curator of paleontology and geology at the Witte Musuem in San An
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 4 days ago
Thomas Adams, curator of paleontology and geology at the Witte Musuem in San Antonion, Texas and Christopher Noto of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Their finding on the partial skull were recently published in the Journal of Vertebrate... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Wisconsin Senate sends state budget to Gov. WalkerWednesday night and the Senate made no changes to it. The massive bill dictate
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday night and the Senate made no changes to it. The massive bill dictates spending for K-12 schools, Medicaid, the University of Wisconsin and the rest of state government through June 30, 2019. Under the plan, property taxes would... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Wisconsin Senate passes budget, sends to WalkerWednesday night and the Senate made no changes to it. The massive bill dictates
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday night and the Senate made no changes to it. The massive bill dictates spending for K-12 schools, Medicaid, the University of Wisconsin and the rest of state government through June 30, 2019. Under the plan, property taxes would... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Website Helps Share Information With Family, Community During Illnessand friends to get information about a loved one's condition. The website was f
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 5 days ago
and friends to get information about a loved one's condition. The website was founded two decades ago by Sona Mehring, a University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire alum, who credits changing to a computer science major for part of the site's... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Duane D "Skip" Katzmanson of the late Herbert R. and A. Pearl (Bartholomew) Katzman. He graduated fr
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 5 days ago
son of the late Herbert R. and A. Pearl (Bartholomew) Katzman. He graduated from Burlington High School. He attended the University of Wisconsin Whitewater and graduated from the School of Banking University of Wisconsin Madison. On September 12,... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Senator: Republicans have votes to pass Wisconsin budgetto vote again, but that may not happen until October. The massive bill dictati
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
to vote again, but that may not happen until October. The massive bill dictating spending for K-12 schools, Medicaid, the University of Wisconsin and the rest of state government must pass both the Senate and Assembly in identical form before it... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Lane Kiffin Thanks Wisconsin for Hospitality During Hurricane IrmaFlorida Atlantic head football coach Lane Kiffin took out a full-page ad in Fri
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
Florida Atlantic head football coach Lane Kiffin took out a full-page ad in Friday's Wisconsin State Journal to thank the University of Wisconsin for hosting the team all week due to Hurricane Irma's impact in the state of Florida. Todd Milewski of... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Senate Republicans still 1 vote short on Wisconsin budgetto vote again, but that may not happen until October. The massive bill dictati
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
to vote again, but that may not happen until October. The massive bill dictating spending for K-12 schools, Medicaid, the University of Wisconsin and the rest of state government must pass both the Senate and Assembly in identical form before it... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Wisconsin Senate GOP still one vote short of passing budgethave developed a list of changes they want to see in the budget before they'll
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 5 days ago
have developed a list of changes they want to see in the budget before they'll vote for it. They include prohibiting the University of Wisconsin System from spending $4 million on diversity training, allowing municipalities to impose wheel taxes... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Wisconsin budget heads for dramatic Senate voteto vote again, but that may not happen until October. The massive bill dictati
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
to vote again, but that may not happen until October. The massive bill dictating spending for K-12 schools, Medicaid, the University of Wisconsin and the rest of state government must pass both the Senate and Assembly in identical form before it... Read more
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