Articles by Bridgit Bowden

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As restaurants across the state reopen, some people are still concerned about the safety of indoor dining. Now, several cities are making it easier for restaurants to expand outdoor seating.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed day-to-day life for Wisconsinites in many ways. But for dairy farmer Bryan Voegeli, much has remained the same.
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The city of Madison has a new tool for removing invasive plants in two of its parks: goats. It's part of a trial program to manage invasive species and promote the establishment of native vegetation.
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Gov. Tony Evers' administration has withdrawn its outline for a new emergency rule to manage the coronavirus pandemic in Wisconsin amid opposition from Republican lawmakers.
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Anthony Sartin died of COVID-19 in Milwaukee on April 29 at the age of 64, one of 421 Wisconsinites who have died as of May 13. Their loved ones are grappling with not being able to visit them during their final days or gather for a traditional funeral.
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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.
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Graduates and their loved ones tuned into the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s first ever virtual commencement ceremony Saturday.
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Just a few months ago, Madison bartender Amy Moreland’s life was headed in a good direction. But that progress came to a halt when she found out she wouldn’t be returning to work. The bar where she works closed its doors on March 17 following an executive order by Gov. Tony Evers.
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President Trump has riled officials from states across the country by saying that the federal government has the authority to reopen the country. Legal experts agree that the power to lift state stay-at-home orders belongs to state officials.
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Gov. Tony Evers’ safer-at-home order allows travel related to the exchange of children pursuant to custody orders, but many people still have questions. Some parents worry about the health and safety of their kids while others fear their kids may be kept away from them.