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Lawmakers introduce ill-fated medical marijuana bill

10/8/13 12:53 PM | ioby

MMJ-Wisconsin.thumbnail Madison area legislators are introducing another bill to legalize medical marijuana. But is its fate doomed at the State Capitol?

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Misinformation Campaign Launched Against Health Exchanges

10/2/13 1:57 PM | ioby

Uncle Sam Millions logged onto on Tuesday and attempted to sign up for health insurance. But those seeking health care face more than an overwhelmed website.

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GOP Pushes For School Mascot Reform

09/27/13 11:40 AM | ioby

logo1_copy_med Wisconsin Indian Education Association Chairperson Barbara Munson calls the Republican-led effort to protect race-based school mascots “an act of racism.”

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UW Police Warn Students About Crime Uptick

09/27/13 9:14 AM | ioby

university-of-wisconsin-madison-wi151 UW-Madison Police Information Officer Marc Lovicott tells In Our Backyard about what’s being done to increase campus safety.

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Unions Ask Judge To Hold State Labor Commissioners In Contempt Of Court

09/25/13 7:05 PM | ioby

photo Attorney Lester Pines says Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission officials Jim Scott and Commissioner Rodney Pasch are ignoring the law and doing Governor Scott Walker’s bidding.

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No Praise For ‘In God We Trust’ License Plates From The Freedom From Religion Foundation

09/24/13 8:47 PM | ioby

4a1ed44811580ba8580c9512b4786f9b_M Annie Laurie Gaylor with the Freedom From Religion Foundation responds to a GOP proposal to create an “In God We Trust” license plate.

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Dems Want Suder Booted From Public Service Commission

09/20/13 1:16 PM | ioby

23218566_BG1 Wisconsin democrats are calling on Governor Scott Walker to remove former Assembly Majority Leader Scott Suder from the state Public Service Commission.

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State Lobbying Drops Since Act 10

09/17/13 4:22 PM | ioby

WI Capitol Lobbyists are spending less money and time persuading lawmakers since Act 10 was enacted.

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09/13/13 12:27 PM | ioby

Solidarity Sing along photo Unintimidated. That’s the title of two very different books set to be published this fall.

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Perseids Meteor Shower Lights up the August Sky!

08/10/13 3:11 PM | Radio Astronomy

Meteor The Perseids Meteor Shower Lights up the August Sky! Listen now!

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