A man protests against a pumpjack representing the oil industry.

Pipeline protest bill has evolved from state to state

Bills like the one pending in Wisconsin have passed several states in various forms.
Mother holding her son as he gets a vaccination

Vaccine waivers are hyper-political in Wisconsin

Winter is coming. In Wisconsin, that’s flu season and reminders are all around to get your annual flu shot. With measles spreading again in...
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Midwest racial gaps grow

Industrial expansion and unionization helped improve the lives of many black families even in the face of segregation. When industry declined and unions shrank, their fortunes reversed.
Pres. Trump from the back leaving UN press conference

U.S. House overwhelmingly votes to condemn Trump’s Syrian troop withdrawal

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Wednesday approved a resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria.  The resolution passed the...
Animal rights activists and community members pose for pictures in front of the common council chamber. (Photo by: Isiah Holmes)

Neighbors and activists call for transparency with proposed slaughterhouse

Activists and community members filled the Common Council chambers at Milwaukee’s City Hall Tuesday morning, voicing discontent at a proposed slaughterhouse in a predominantly...


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