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DreamUp Wisconsin set a goal of raising the net income of 10,000 households by 10% by the end of 2022. Bridgit Van Bellegham, community relations coordinator for the Madison-based project, discusses its efforts to foster ideas centered around child care, legal services, debt and more.
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Wisconsin saw 60 fatal car collisions as a result of distracted driving in 2018. One family's tragic experience led a Hudson man to pursue laws that would restrict the use of smart phones by drivers, including a proposal in the Wisconsin Legislature.
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According to a study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, the state's subsidies for Foxconn could depress economic activity in Wisconsin by tens of billions of dollars over the next 15 years. Economist Michael Farren discusses the study's findings.
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Significant disparities between black and white people persist in Wisconsin in terms of income, unemployment and homeownership in Wisconsin. The African American Leadership Alliance In Milwaukee board president Antonio Riley discusses the group's efforts to address these issues.
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The 2019 gun deer season marks the 18th since the discovery of chronic wasting disease in Wisconsin's herd. Four hunters explain why they do and do not get their harvest tested for CWD. Meanwhile, researchers are using a depopulated deer farm to investigate how the disease is spread.
In 1989, a long simmering conflict over American Indian treaty rights helped prompt a landmark educational law in Wisconsin.
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Milwaukee and Racine have been ranked the first and second worst places for African Americans to live in the U.S., according to a report from 24/7 Wall St. UW-Madison associate professor of sociology John Eason discusses these rankings what they mean for each community.
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The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments whether the Trump administration has the right to shut down the DACA program. Voces de La Frontera's lead youth organizer and Alverno College student Alejandra Gonzalez discusses the status of the program and what it means to her as a DACA recipient.
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Lafayette County officials proposed a resolution threatening to prosecute journalists if they did not quote county news releases verbatim. Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council President Bill Lueders discusses freedom of the press and the Lafayette County Board's activities.
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One reason the Wisconsin State Senate rejected the nomination of Brad Pfaff as the state's agriculture secretary was proposed revisions to livestock siting rules. Wisconsin Farmers Union President Darin Von Ruden discusses these proposals and the politics surrounding them.