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Wisconsin hospitals have filed at least 104 lawsuits in small claims court since Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency on March 12.
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Wisconsin's restaurants are feeling the effects of the new coronavirus, which has slowed sales and caused massive layoffs. Some are coming up with creative ways to attract customers and help their community in the process.
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The state Department of Health Services announced on March 31 that there are 1,351 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide, as well as 17,375 negative tests. However, the number continues to grow as counties announce positive test results.
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For many, memories of the 2008 Great Recession are still fresh on the mind. As the coronavirus continues to spread and bring much of the economy to a standstill, concerns about the United States falling into yet another painful recession are high.
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Phone lines are overloaded as Wisconsin's unemployment insurance system struggles under a surge of new claims in the wake of the state's response to COVID-19.
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A University of Wisconsin-Madison journalism professor says despite all the grave predictions about the death of local news, the necessity of news in a community will keep some newspapers alive.
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The state Department of Health Services announced on March 29 that there are 1,221 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide, as well as 15,856 negative tests. As of March 30, 19 people had died statewide due to COVID-19.
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Wisconsin's public and private universities are refunding tens of millions of dollars to students who moved off campus due to COVID-19 concerns.,
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Wisconsin's state and local governments could receive more than $2.2 billion from the federal government as part of the $2 trillion stimulus package recently enacted to address the economic fallout caused by the new coronavirus.
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The latest federal lawsuit seeking to postpone Wisconsin's April 7 election argues members of minority communities will be disenfranchised if it isn’t delayed.