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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 Wisconsin Hospital Association is running a public service announcement featuring former state governor and U.S. health official Tommy Thompson urging people who need medical attention to get it.
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UW System President Ray Cross has announced 40 layoffs in the central office's UW-Shared Services division. This accounts for about 19 percent of the total workforce.
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The Hodag Country Festival in Rhinelander will not happen in July, despite having received permission from an Oneida County Board committee to move forward.
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There are 16,974 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin as of May 28, according to the state Department of Health Services. That's an increase of 512 cases from the day before.
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A Milwaukee Common Council member is asking Gov. Tony Evers to reinstate a coronavirus-related moratorium on evictions that expired earlier this week, especially since Milwaukee County is forgiving property owners for delinquent property tax payments.
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This Wisconsin State Fair has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, citing the risk of having more than a million people in close quarters for 11 days.
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Cell phone mobility data shows Wisconsin residents started traveling more during the first week of May. And that movement continued to increase after the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down the state's "Safer at Home" order on May 13.
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Retailers are grappling with two new realities as they re-open their storefronts: the expense of operating a business safely during the pandemic, and uncertainty about whether they’ll get as many customers as they did before.
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Wisconsin and the United States are trending down in birth rates, marking a four-year decline according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. Nationwide, the birth rate hasn't been this low since 1985.