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12:10 pm
Wed March 11, 2015

Some Wisconsin Workers Worry about Pensions under Right-to-Work Law

As Wisconsin becomes the 25th state to criminalize mandatory union dues in the private sector, questions have arisen over negotiated pension plans.

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Politics & Government
10:24 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Wisconsin Unions Sue Over Right-to-Work

February AFL-CIO Capitol rally
Credit Leslie Peterson, Flickr

Unions in Wisconsin have filed a lawsuit to stop the implementation of right-to-work legislation.

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Politics & Government
10:20 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Wisconsin Lawmakers Take Up Bill That Would Outlaw Certain John Doe Investigations

A state Senate committee will hold a public hearing Wednesday on a measure that would significantly curb John Doe probes for political crimes.  

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Wisconsin Lawmakers Consider Ousting 48-Hour Waiting Period on Handgun Purchases

State lawmakers this week will debate whether to eliminate the 48 hour waiting period on handgun purchases.
Credit Scott Olson/Getty Images

Another debate over guns has surfaced at the State Capitol.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Wed March 11, 2015

Wisconsin's Battle Over Voter Photo ID Law Could Soon Reach an End

Wisconsin's Spring Election is Tuesday, April 7, 2015.
Credit Michael Newman, Flickr

Legal challenges to Wisconsin’s voter photo identification law have been underway for four years.

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Arts & Culture
4:05 pm
Tue March 10, 2015

Why Foreign News Bureaus Matter

American journalist Steven Sotloff (center with black helmet) talks to Libyan rebels in 2011. Sotloff was kidnapped in 2013 near Aleppo, Syria. And, in 2014, ISIS released a video of Sotloff being beheaded.
Credit Etienne de Malglaive / Getty Images

The deaths of international journalists at the hands of ISIS militants in past months were tragedies. And they come at a time when reliable, independent reporting from war zones is more difficult to come by.

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Arts & Culture
3:33 pm
Tue March 10, 2015

Author's Debut Novel Explores Mystery In The Heart Of Utah

James Anderson's debut novel, "The Never-Open Desert Diner."

James Adnerson didn't set out to write a mystery novel, but he couldn't avoid it either.

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Arts & Culture
3:15 pm
Tue March 10, 2015

Zakir Hussain Seamlessly Blends Indian And Celtic Music

Credit Zakir Hussain / facebook.com

At first blush, the combination of sounds in Zakir Hussain's Pulse of the World: Celtic Connections band might seem unlikely.

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Precious Lives
11:07 am
Tue March 10, 2015

#009 Precious Lives: Getting a House Back to a Home

Jonoshia Alexander
Credit Family photo via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

If Jonoshia Alexander were alive today, she’d be 21-years-old. Her room is exactly how she left it four years ago - filled with her things, but not her voice.

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Politics & Government
11:01 am
Tue March 10, 2015

Hundreds Protest Madison Police Killing at State Capitol Monday

Students gathered in the Capitol's Rotunda on Monday.
Credit Allison Geyer / Isthmus

On Monday, Madison high school students marched to the state Capitol. Once arriving, they joined with other demonstrators who had gathered.

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