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President Biden's State Of The Union Report Card: Experts Give Their Grades

Biden found 'common ground' on Ukraine, but wasn't compelling or actionable, top GOP and Democratic communications officers say.

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Five Takeaways From Biden's State Of The Union Address

The State of the Union, which draws an audience in the tens of millions, offered Biden an opportunity to try to pull some discontented voters back onto his side — all while giving due gravity to the situation in eastern Europe. Here are the main takeaways.

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How Racism And Sexism Could Define Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation Hearings

On Feb. 25, shortly after President Biden’s Supreme Court nominee became public, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham tweeted that he expects a “respectful but interesting” hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. If history is any guide, Graham’s right about it being interesting — but likely wrong about it being respectful.

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Russian Forces Land In Kharkiv As Bombardment Of Ukraine Cities Intensifies

Explosions rang out on in Kyiv and Kharkiv as Russian forces intensified their bombing campaign on Ukrainian cities Wednesday on the seventh day of the invasion. Here are the latest updates.

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No Deal: What We Know And Don't Know As MLB Delays Opening Day

What's next? Will Opening Day really be pushed back? Why can't the owners and the players come together? How much longer is this mess going to last? ESPN baseball experts Alden Gonzalez and Jeff Passan tackle the biggest questions surrounding MLB's ongoing labor dispute.

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Wisconsin Headlines

Gableman Urges Legislature To Consider Rescinding State’s Electoral Votes

Former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman today urged the state Legislature to “take a hard look” at decertifying the state’s electoral votes for Joe Biden despite opinions from the Legislature’s non-partisan attorneys that it’s not possible.

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'We Lost A Lot More Than That': The Toll Of Losing 40K Wisconsin Dairy Farms In 4 Decades

Wisconsin’s milk production in the last couple of years has been around 30 billion pounds per year — an all-time high. Yet, the state has lost about 40,000 dairy farms over the last four decades. And that number continues to rise by about one farm per day, said Daniel Smith, president and CEO of Cooperative Network, a large national cooperative trade association headquartered in Madison.

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Green Bay Woman Dismembered Man’s Body, Placed Head In Bucket

Officers found a severed head in a bucket at a home on Green Bay’s west side and body parts in other locations in scenes reminiscent of a gory horror movie.

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La Crosse Man Sentenced To 9 Years For Methamphetamine Trafficking & Gun Possession

Nickolas S. Fitzpatrick, 50, La Crosse, Wisconsin was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge James D. Peterson to 9 years in federal prison for possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute and being a felon in possession of a firearm. This prison term will be followed by 3 years of supervised release.  Fitzpatrick pleaded guilty to these charges on October 26, 2021.

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No. 10 Badgers Nip No. 8 Purdue For Share Of Big Ten Title

Chucky Hepburn banked in a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left to give No. 10 Wisconsin a 70-67 victory over No. 8 Purdue on Saturday that clinched the Badgers a share of the Big Ten regular-season title.

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Last Update: Mar 02, 2022 7:41 am CST

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