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When Missy Makinia saw on Facebook a little girl in her community needed a kidney, she immediately thought she could spare one.
As wolves returned to broad swaths of Wisconsin after decades of being extirpated from the state, a tracking program in which volunteers scout for the presence of this predator grew, too.
The story of opioids in the 21st century is one fraught with urgency, pain and heartbreak.
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It's on the flag. It's the mascot of the state's biggest university. And back in 1957, lawmakers put the badger into state law as Wisconsin's official animal. But why?
While the Madison region enjoys an economic boom, the difficulties facing one group of hopeful residents illustrates how living within the city is increasingly out of reach.
In 2018, insects stood out in the state — there were no arachnids or other types of arthropods that made as much of an impression as the organisms on this list.
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The seasonal flu has not hit the state or the country as hard as it did last year, which Wisconsin health officials described as "significant and strange."
There are many different risk assessment tools, used at various points in the criminal justice system including during bail hearings, sentencing, probation determinations and parole decisions.
As states around the country are starting to rethink their use of bail, many are turning to algorithms — but critics claim they can be racially biased.
As states rethink the use of bail, pretrial risk assessment tools are often at the center of it.