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Russian Forces Seize Europe's Largest Nuclear Power Station

Ukrainian officials said Friday they've extinguished a fire near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station in southeastern Ukraine that ignited during shelling by Russian forces, but confirmed that Russia's military had "seized" the plant.

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Americans Care About The Invasion Of Ukraine — But That Doesn’t Mean They Will Rally Around Biden

It was long thought that most Americans shrugged their shoulders at foreign policy Some political scientists posited this was because Americans saw international affairs as distant events that didn’t affect their daily lives; others believed it was because the public didn’t know enough about foreign policy to react intelligently to it.

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The Changing Political Geography Of Covid-19 Over The Last Two Years

A new Pew Research Center analysis of official reports of COVID-19-related deaths across the country, based on mortality data collected by The New York Times, shows how the dynamics of the pandemic have shifted over the past two years.

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Former AG Barr Said Trump Became Enraged After Being Told Election Fraud Claims Were Nonsense

Former Attorney General William Barr said then-President Donald Trump became furious when Barr told him there was no evidence that the 2020 election was fraudulent.

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Space Junk Set To Crash Into The Far Side Of The Moon

A rocket part that's been careering around space for years is set to collide with the moon on Friday, and it will be& the first time a chunk of space junk has unintentionally slammed into the lunar surface.

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Wisconsin Headlines

Rockford Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Second Federal Conviction for Possessing Child P*rnography

John Woodward, 33, Rockford, Illinois, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge James D. Peterson to 10 years in federal prison for possessing child p*rnography. This term of imprisonment is to be followed by a lifetime period of supervised release. Woodward pleaded guilty to this offense on December 8, 2021.

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GOP Lawmakers Call For Banning Strip Searches In Schools After Suring Incident

Four Republican legislators representing communities in Northeast Wisconsin say strip searches in schools need to be banned, labeling them as “government overreach.”

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Lincoln Hills Replacement Funding Passes Legislature's Budget Committee

A replacement for the Lincoln Hill School for Boys — which has had a long and troubled history — has passed the Legislature's budget committee. The legislation would allow around $42 million in borrowing on the state's part to fund a new facility.

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Study Finds Aaron Rodgers To Be The 'Most Despised Person' In The NFL

The Green Bay Packers quarterback has made national headlines on and off the field for the past year. In return, that generated a lot of buzz on Twitter. According to BetOnline's staff who conducted the study, the conclusion was derived after more than a million tweets were analyzed by keyword association.

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Last Update: Mar 04, 2022 7:08 am CST

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