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03.06.2014 | | Posted at 03:53 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Next Wednesday, March 12, the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will hold its annual Bill of Rights celebration.ACLU has been working hard on a number of projects including, most prominently and recently, trying to strike down Wisconsin’s same-sex marriage ban in federal court. But it’s also focusing on empowering youth, ensuring fair funding for public transit, bl...
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Annual media watchdog list critiques coverage of whistleblowers and wealth gaps and the notion of journalistic objectivity

 This year’s annual Project Censored list of the most underreported news stories includes the widening wealth gap, the trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning for leaking classified documents and
Monday, April 29, 2013
 Tasting Triumph: A beautiful spring day did not deter more than 1,500 hungry and thirsty visitors from attending the Shepherd Express’ first Stein and Dine Beer, Cheese, and Sausage Festival. Guests sipped and
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

Walker’s big agenda fails in the courts

 It’s not unusual for big policy reforms, such as the ones backed by Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-dominated state Legislature
11.05.2012 | | Posted at 04:50 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Still confused about voting on Nov. 6? Don’t worry. Although the state Legislature passed some new regulations, voting in Wisconsin is pretty simple. You do not need a photo ID to vote. Let me repeat that: You do not need a photo ID to vote. That said, you do need to know a few things before you head to the polls. If you are not registered to vote at your current address, you definitel...
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012

Wisconsin registration and voting rules have changed

  The state Supreme Court did the right thing last week when it declined to hear cases that could allow Wisconsin’s restrictive new voter ID rules to be in place for the general election on Nov. 6...

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