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The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis sparked protests around Wisconsin, which advocate for changes in police practices and call for an end to systemic racism.
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What do the George Floyd protests mean for people who feel marginalized on the job, priced out of their neighborhoods, overcharged for payday loans and over-policed? Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County, discusses the challenge of systemic racism.
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Will demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd be the situation that causes change? Noble Wray, retired Madison Police Chief and a law enforcement consultant on community policing, discusses the protests and what he thinks is most important for law enforcement to be doing.
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What is the situation on the ground with practicing cops, those still responding and engaging and making decisions? Green Bay Police Chief Andrew Smith discusses training, police accountability, marching with protesters, and criticism the department is facing over its use of force.
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Gov. Tony Evers declared racism to be a public health crisis, but what tangible steps will he take to heal that malady? The governor discusses proposed legislation that would change how police in Wisconsin use force and building with communities of color.
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When times get tough for parishioners at Christ the Solid Rock Baptist Church in Madison, the usual response is to come together.
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Thousands of people across Wisconsin have turned out for protests calling for changes to policing policies and tactics they say result in disproportionate use of force against people of color. Some activists say lasting change will only happen if protesters also turn out to vote.
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Democratic members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation are asking the head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture why state businesses didn't receive more contracts for a new program buying excess food during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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There have been 20,249 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin as of June 5, according to the state Department of Health Services. That's an increase of 357 cases from the day before.
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Wisconsin farmers can start applying in June for direct payments from the state in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.