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Over the last few years, bridges and roads have washed away during flash floods across Wisconsin. But how can engineers tackle the problem in order to prevent this kind of infrastructure damage in the future?
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As the 2020 enrollment period for the federal Health Insurance Marketplace opens, Covering Wisconsin lead navigator Adam Van Spankeren discusses changes to the enrollment period and available plans.
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A bipartisan proposal in Wisconsin would make it easier to expunge criminal records for some non-violent offenses, such as marijuana possession. Legal Action of Wisconsin attorney Susan Lund discusses expungement rules and how they affect people seeking jobs, housing and credentials.
The consequences of marijuana arrests can be long-lasting. Arrest and conviction records can make it harder to get jobs, professional licenses, housing, financial aid for higher education and government assistance.
When Madison barber and business owner Brian Britt, 42, stepped up to a folding table in the entryway of the Urban League of Greater Madison, he had a single goal in his mind: Wipe from his record the decades-old criminal convictions he says are holding him back.
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A task force in Monroe County will focus immediately on warning people who live in watersheds that have faced repeated flooding in the last 12 years. But the group will also take a long-range approach to dealing with climate change.
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In North America, bat populations continue to suffer from a fatal disease called white-nose syndrome, which was first spotted in Wisconsin five years ago. WisContext associate editor Will Cushman discusses how the state's bats have been affected by this disease.
A handful of North American bat species that were once common in Wisconsin are possibly heading toward extinction, or at least disappearance from the state.
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A UW-Madison homecoming video sparked outcry over its lack of representation of diversity in the student body. The Student Inclusion Coalition subsequently formed in response, and member Kingsley-Reigne Pissang discusses how the group hopes to help the campus move forward.
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Ongoing trade disputes with China are impacting many Wisconsin businesses, including ginseng producers. Wausau area farm owner Will Hsu describes how these farmers are navigating the turmoil in the export market.