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How Supreme Court Fights Turned Into Warfare: A Timeline
Supreme Court confirmations have not always seen the bitter partisan rancor that surrounds the fight over President Biden’s nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson.
The confirmation votes for Justices Antonin Scalia, the most prominent conservative jurist on the court for the last quarter century, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, his counterpart on the left, were nothing like the Jackson furor.Read More
Seven-In-Ten Americans Now See Russia As An Enemy
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to a dramatic shift in American public opinion: 70% of Americans now consider Russia an enemy of the United States, up from 41% in January. And on this topic, Democrats and Republicans largely agree, with 72% of Democrats and 69% of Republicans describing Russia as an enemy.Read More
COVID Cases Rise Again In Half The States
Half of the states are seeing COVID case numbers rise again while nationwide totals continue to fall. The Omicron subvariant known as BA.2 is the dominant strain circulating around the U.S., accounting for almost three out of every four cases.Read More
Trump Is Sitting On A Fortune. Republicans Want It For The Midterms
Former President Donald Trump is sitting on more than $110 million in campaign cash at a time when his party is trying to win control of Congress — and it's starting to irk some in the GOP.
They are watching him rake in money from persistent email solicitations to the party's small-donor base and at VIP receptions connected to a full schedule of campaign-style rallies. And they see a man stockpiling a war chest for another presidential run instead of using his prowess to boost the party.Read More
iOS 15.5 — All The New Features Coming To Your iPhone
The iOS 15.5 beta has just launched for developers, meaning it won't be too long before your iPhone gets another round of downloadable enhancements. Here are all the changes spotted so far in iOS 15.5.Read More
Wisconsin Woman With Russian Heritage Strangled Son While ‘Amped Up’ Over Ukraine War
A Wisconsin woman with Russian heritage who is charged in the strangulation of her 8-year-old son was growing increasingly paranoid and erratic about the war in Ukraine, authorities said.
Natalia Aleksandrovna Hitchcock, 41, of Sheboygan Falls, is alleged to have choked her youngest son unconscious on March 30, causing fatal injuries.Read More
Iron County Sheriff Office Determines Middleton Hiker Died After Ground Beneath Her Collapsed
The Iron County Sheriff's Office is releasing more information on the death of a Middleton woman who was on a hiking trip. Kelsey Musgrove, 30, was found dead in the Potato River Falls area on April 3, a day after she was reported missing.Read More
Candidates Of Color Mark Election Firsts In Local Races Around Wisconsin
A number of candidates of color around Wisconsin made history last night after being elected to local government and school board positions historically held by white residents.
In the rural Northwestern Wisconsin city of Barron, Isaak Mohamed became the first Somali-born resident elected to the city council.
"This is not only a win for me," Mohamed told WIsconsin Public Radio. "This is a win for the Barron community as a whole."Read More
League Of Wisconsin Municipalities: Statement On Local Referendums
League of Wisconsin Municipalities Executive Director Jerry Deschane issued the following statement today after eight municipalities throughout the state of Wisconsin conducted local referendums in regard to financing police and fire/EMS services on the April, 2022 ballot. The municipalities included the Village of Butler, City of Fort Atkinson, Village of Pleasant Prairie, Village of Melvina, City of Algoma, City of Seymour, Village of Browntown and the City of Washburn.Read More
The All-Time University Of Wisconsin NFL Team
There have been 26 2,000-yard rushers in NCAA history and Wisconsin has produced a record three of them. Credit great blocking up front. And great blockers. The Badgers have produced 10 offensive linemen drafted by the NFL in the first round, five more in the second round and five more in the third. Center Mike Webster is in the Hall of Fame and left tackle Joe Thomas is on the way. Here’s Wisconsin’s all-time NFL team...Read More