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Wisconsinites are hearing some familiar arguments lately about a pending change in the state's election law, with proponents saying it will streamline the democratic process in Wisconsin and others saying it will undermine low-income and minority voters. No, this change is not about Wisconsin's voter ID law.
As the groundwater education specialist for the Center for Watershed Science and Education at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Kevin Masarik gets a lot of questions from Wisconsin residents about their well water and how to go about testing its safety. Here are a few basic questions I regularly encounter.
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For those Wisconsinites who use a well, here are nine tips for making sure their drinking water is as safe as possible.
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The term "corrosion" has leached its way into public discussion about drinking water over recent weeks, thanks largely to the roiling water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
Katharine Broton
A new food pantry for University of Wisconsin-Madison students is one sign that poverty can exist on campus. As UW-Madison Ph.D. student Katharine Broton explained in a Feb. 5 interview on Wisconsin Public Television's Here And Now , traditional conceptions of college students' financial and social situations has grown outdated.
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Augie has been a welder for forty years. A problem at work exposed his reading disability and led him to seek help from a tutor.
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Miss Elizabeth came to Milwaukee from Liberia in 2007. She knew no English. She'd never really even gone to school.
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Renee had fallen on hard times when her longtime friend Rick stepped in to offer his support. Curiosity brought them into the Literacy Network in Madison.
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Maria Huerta came to Milwaukee from Mexico with her husband. She knew no English but soon started classes at Journey House in Milwaukee.
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Bonnie began volunteering as a literacy tutor after seeing a notice in the newspaper. She was soon paired up with Ruth, who is working toward her GED.