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African Americans represent about a quarter of Milwaukee County's population but account for almost half of the county's COVID-19 related deaths.
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While it was clear that everyone longed for a day with more in-person social contact, there was an unsaid consensus that we would be all right, and come out stronger on the other side
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Wisconsin retailers will be able to reopen to five customers at a time under a new order from the Evers administration. The governor said the goal was to allow small businesses to “safely get back to work."
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Gov. Tony Evers announced another "turn of the dial" for Wisconsin businesses, allowing many to open with restrictions on the number of patrons allowed inside at one time.
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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services will release the names of nursing homes in the state with COVID-19 cases. The facilities are being named despite concern from long-term care trade associations.
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Three free COVID-19 testing sites opened on May 11 in Milwaukee and Madison, drawing thousands of people who waited for more than three hours for a test.
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A plan proposed for the University of Wisconsin System would consolidate duplicate academic major programs and share services such as information technology and human resources across campuses, except for UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee.
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Officials across northern Wisconsin are taking measures to protect voters ahead of Tuesday's special election in the 7th Congressional District.
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With children out of schools and away from coaches, counselors and other adults who could notice that something's amiss at home, the number of reports to Wisconsin's Child Protective Services is down even lower than the typical summer slump.
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Madison bartender Amy Moreland has been out of work since mid-March, when the brewery where she worked closed its doors because of the coronavirus. The federal CARES Act stimulus package includes an extra $600 per week for people receiving unemployment benefits.