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The great mask conundrum

Recently Washington Post columnist Tamar Haspel tweeted: “My local supermarket has (a) sign saying they ‘strongly encourage’ everyone to wear a mask. Do you...

Marjorie Taylor Greene in new attack on Fauci demands his salary...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia on Tuesday led a group of House Republicans calling for the firing of Dr. Anthony Fauci,...

Assembly Republicans vote to cut federal unemployment pay Debate and partisan...

Over two days this week, from the meeting room of the Legislature’s budget committee to the floor of the state Assembly, lawmakers of both...

DHS hopes social pressures boost vaccinations of UW students as Republicans...

Wisconsin health officials are hoping the draws of campus social life — parties, sporting events, student organizations — will be enough to encourage COVID-19...

Milwaukee schools fight two pandemics: COVID and inequality 

June 1 was the day the city of Milwaukee lifted its mask mandates, but you would not know it watching the Milwaukee school board...

Rep. Allen: State Capitol bathrooms are inhospitable

Rep. Scott Allen (R-Waukesha) finds the Capitol bathrooms inhospitable due to signs that the Department of Administration (DOA) has posted on the doors that...

Meriter service workers rally to demand more pandemic time off

Three months after nurses at UnityPoint Health-Meriter hospital in Madison negotiated a new union contract with extra time off tied to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

‘Get a shot and have a beer’ Biden touts free brew,...

WASHINGTON — Free child care during COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Late-night appointment slots on Fridays.  And free beer for everybody over 21 if President Joe Biden’s...

As the pandemic eases, worker shortages grow Some businesses, lawmakers want...

First of two stories Many employers desperately seeking workers blame a common culprit: unemployment compensation. In response, Republicans who command the majority in the Legislature have...

Anti-vax influence campaign brought legal threats to Rock County, report says

A New York law firm closely tied to the anti-vaccine movement has been involved in numerous complaints against vaccine requirements across the country —...
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