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As the presidential campaign heats up, the city of Milwaukee looks ahead to the 2020 Democratic National Convention, to be held in July. DNC host committee finance chair Alex Lasry discusses what the event means for the state and its anticipated economic impacts.
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A proposed CAFO in Burnett County is receiving pushback from local residents who say the large farm could have adverse effects on their community. WisContext associate editor Will Cushman discusses how the state of Wisconsin monitors and regulates odors emanating from CAFOs.
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Tyrese Mosbey was shot in the head at a bus stop after school, and the teenager and his family have struggled through the recovery process. Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention Director Reggie Moore discusses the trauma of non-fatal shootings and their impacts on the community.
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Gov. Tony Evers has signed his first four pardons, the first granted in Wisconsin since 2010. The state Pardon Advisory Board member and former Madison police chief Noble Wray discusses how the group makes recommendations about pardons to the governor's office.
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About one in six households across Wisconsin lack an internet connection, creating digital inequities that impact students and communities as a whole. Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction broadband consultant Bill Herman discusses these gaps and where schools are finding solutions.
October is the ideal time to plant garlic in Wisconsin, so long as growers properly prepare their newly-planted cloves for a long, cold winter.
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Facing low commodity prices, trade uncertainties and challenging weather, Wisconsin's farmers are struggling on multiple fronts. U.S. and state agriculture secretaries Sonny Perdue and Brad Pfaff share their perspectives on the state of small dairy farms and the industry as a whole.
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Anchors away! A long legacy of shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay continues at the yards of Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. Using modern techniques and equipment, workers stay on top of many moving parts to assemble those massive vessels that sail the Great Lakes.
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Visit a Vernon County park in the summer, and it's likely Ben Robel's team will be hard at work. His team? A herd of goats and sheep.
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As farmers struggle to raise their crops and communities find themselves under water, the effects of climate change are being increasingly felt in Wisconsin. UW Law School director of research centers Sumudu Atapattu discusses how this issue intersects with concepts of human rights.