From ‘dream’ property to nightmare: Some Wisconsinites pay the price for pollution they didn’t cause
February 8th, 2023 | 30 mins 3 secs
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State lacks financial and legislative support to help so-called innocent buyers
February 8th, 2023 | 24 mins 35 secs
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An energy intensive Bitcoin mining operation in Park Falls can’t replace a once vibrant paper mill, but it has created new conflicts and a cautionary tale
February 8th, 2023 | 16 mins 31 secs
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Wisconsin should regionalize mental health crisis services, experts say. A legislative stalemate has stalled funding.
January 13th, 2023 | 13 mins 59 secs
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Some pandemic-related changes could transform FoodShare and other solutions to hunger — if the policies survive expiration dates and the state’s political divide
January 3rd, 2023 | 13 mins 48 secs
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A consumer guide for dealing with harmful PFAS being detected nationwide, including Wisconsin.
January 3rd, 2023 | 10 mins 47 secs
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Evers beats Michels for Wisconsin governor; Johnson defeats Barnes in U.S. Senate race
January 3rd, 2023 | 17 mins 28 secs
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As they try to win enough seats for a supermajority to override a governor’s veto, most Republicans don’t even mention ‘election integrity’ on their websites
January 3rd, 2023 | 20 mins 37 secs
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Dr. Barbara Knox left Wisconsin and Alaska amid allegations of workplace bullying and wrongful diagnoses of child abuse; she now practices in Florida.
January 3rd, 2023 | 17 mins 17 secs
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Voters spend just a few minutes to cast their votes, but their ballots will live much longer — and their paths before and after Election Day are carefully documented.
January 3rd, 2023 | 19 mins 48 secs
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Wisconsin’s primary energy aid program focuses mostly on winter heating, leaving few summer cooling options. A neighborhood community group is stepping up.