WUWM News

Wisconsin would ignore student scores this year - the first year schools administer the Badger Exam, under a bill the state Senate approved Tuesday.

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The University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and its neighbors were shocked to learn  Gov. Walker’s biennial budget would remove state protections for Downer Woods, an 11-acre preserve on campus.

Vice Chancellor of University Relations and Communications Tom Luljak says UWM did not ask for the changes included in the governor's budget proposal. Leaders assume that the protections state law has provided for the woods would be transferred to the UW Board of Regents - UWM's governing body.

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On April 1, Wisconsin will enact changes that impact some FoodShare recipients.

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Currently, Milwaukee's inner harbor is not an inviting space. But change is brewing.

Waukesha Judge Michael Bohren decided the trials belong in adult court, even though the girls were 12 at the time they allegedly stabbed a friend.

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The Dane County Medical Examiner has released preliminary autopsy reports in Tony Robinson’s death.

Earlier this month, the company Gogebic Taconite announced it was putting on hold hopes of mining iron ore in northern Wisconsin.

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Society has traditionally defined gender as either male or female.

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Wisconsin might change its John Doe law. John Does are secret investigations that examine whether someone has probably committed a crime.

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

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