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Beloit stands out in Wisconsin. It's a small city — home to fewer than 40,000 people — with a relatively large African American community.
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The novel coronavirus has reached Wisconsin, making it the 12th confirmed case in the U.S. Wisconsin state epidemiologist Ryan Westergaard discusses this case, pending investigations and how the virus could potentially spread in the region.
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The Wisconsin Elections Commission is issuing and managing "A" and "B" ballots for the spring 2020 primary and general elections. Superior city clerk Terri Kalan discusses the differences between the absentee ballots being sent to voters in the 7th Congressional District special election.
Public health authorities and medical professionals in Wisconsin are preparing for potential cases of a respiratory virus that's new to humans, having emerged in China and subsequently spreading around the world.
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Wisconsin is putting in for a FEMA assessment of Lake Michigan shoreline damage in Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha counties following winter storms and lakeshore flooding. Racine County Emergency Management coordinator David Maack discusses the damage to public infrastructure.
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The novel coronavirus originated in Wuhan, China, but as anxieties rise around the world, communities are working to prevent its spread. Wisconsin state epidemiologist Ryan Westergaard details the status of preparations for a potential outbreak in Wisconsin.
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Advocates for immigrants are raising concerns over the effects of fear and confusion over changes to the federal public charge rule. Milwaukee's Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers director of patient and community engagement Caroline Gomez-Tom discusses the impacts of these fears.
Search and rescue volunteers tend to be dedicated to their craft. Some spend thousands of dollars and countless hours training for and carrying out searches.
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In his 2020 State of the State address, Gov. Tony Evers laid out plans for a nonpartisan redistricting commission for Wisconsin. UW-Madison political science professor Ken Mayer discusses what a "People's Map Commission" on redistricting can achieve.
When a hiker goes missing in a forest or a senior with dementia wanders away from a nursing home, who searches for them and under what authority? Or when authorities suspect that a person may have drowned in a lake, how do they go about recovering any remains?