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Short of a cure or effective treatment for COVID-19, something that could take years to develop, state and local health officials in Wisconsin are planning for a future where contact tracing plays a central role in combating the disease.
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Opponents of Wisconsin's overturned "Safer at Home" order have turned their attention to the local health orders that sprung up to replace it, filing a federal lawsuit that seeks to strike the local restrictions down.
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Kenosha County health officials say they're not receiving cooperation from Amazon after employees at the warehouse along I-94 have contracted COVID-19.
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The U.S. Senate is mulling another coronavirus aid package after House Democrats passed a $3 trillion dollar relief bill, but Wisconsin's senators are split in their support.
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In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, food banks across Wisconsin are grappling with how to handle a sharp and sudden rise in demand.
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Public health officials are urging people to act individually to help keep COVID-19 at bay. They're reminding people to continue washing their hands and to stay at least 6 feet away from others. And there's also a push for people to cover their face in public places like buses and stores.
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The Wisconsin Elections Commission has delayed a final vote on a plan that would send absentee ballot request forms to millions of voters, with the Republican chair of the panel saying he wanted to narrow that list.
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Multiple Wisconsin counties are lifting their safer-at-home and emergency orders ahead of schedule.
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Amid efforts to reduce backlogs of evidence submitted to the Wisconsin State Crime Lab for processing, turnaround times in some categories continue to grow, particularly when it comes to DNA evidence.
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For the first time in two months, the state plans to begin accepting a limited number of new prisoners to correctional facilities starting June 1.