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Political statement? Recount observers given poop emoji wristbands

Political statement? Recount observers given poop emoji wristbands

If you’re concerned about the competency or partisanship of the elections officials in charge of the Milwaukee County presidential vote recount, George Christenson’s comments on poop emojis probably aren’t going to help. 

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Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 • 0 Comments
BLM paints Burlington racist

BLM paints Burlington racist

The Burlington Area School District has experienced incidents of racism, but the small industrial city in southeast Wisconsin isn’t a racist community. 

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Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 • 0 Comments
More Salem than Thanksgiving

More Salem than Thanksgiving

The transatlantic voyage that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth Rock would have been unthinkable under the ‘stay safe’ philosophy that now governs American life.

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Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 • 0 Comments
Crueler than COVID: Forcing the sick and elderly to die alone

Crueler than COVID: Forcing the sick and elderly to die alone

With a new wave of COVID-19 lockdowns beginning, however, I feel compelled to share our story because that journey convinces me that we, as a nation, are subjecting the dying to physical and psychological torture in the name of fighting a pandemic.

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Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 • 0 Comments
‘Very tense’ recount marred by ‘bullying’ elections officials

‘Very tense’ recount marred by ‘bullying’ elections officials

As Day 4 of Wisconsin’s partial recount dragged on Monday, a state Elections commissioner criticized the two disparate systems of oversight going on in Dane and Milwaukee counties. 

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Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 • 0 Comments
Steil seeks answers on COVID deaths at state Veterans Home

Steil seeks answers on COVID deaths at state Veterans Home

State Veterans care officials declined U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs assistance in late May, more than two months before a COVID-19 outbreak struck the Wisconsin State Veterans Home at Union Grove and killed nine residents.

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Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 • 0 Comments