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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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Police reform is an immediate action item for community organizers protesting the killing of George Floyd. Angela Lang, executive director of Black Leaders Organizing Communities, discusses policing, the structure of white supremacy and changes demonstrators in Milwaukee are seeking.
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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.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has not prevented packed protests in cities around the U.S. The largest Black Lives Matter protests have been concentrated in Milwaukee and Madison, but gatherings have been held statewide.
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Churches in Dane County are now allowed to hold in-person services up to 25% of their capacity. The change comes days after officials received a letter from a law firm hired by the Catholic Diocese of Madison, claiming the county's restrictions unfairly limited the size of religious services.
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The city of Milwaukee has declared that bars and restaurants can start reopening at 25% capacity beginning at 2 p.m. on June 5, and can also open up outdoor service.