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Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012
 It sure didn’t take very long for extremists to begin desperately trying to sidetrack the growing movement to finally taking intelligent steps
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
How far will the Walker administration and the Fitzgerald brothers go to pass a new iron mining bill in the state Legislature? Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) has proven that he's willing to trample on the...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Plus Hero and Event of the Week

Wisconsin has just marked its first full year as a nonsmoking state. Sure, some hard-core smokers are having difficulty making the transition, but for the most part state residents like the ban on indoor smoking in most public places. Even Gov. Scott Walker, who had vowed to repeal the ban during the...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Flip-flops and bad votes triggered her recall

Back in 1990, when Alberta Darling won her first election to the state Assembly, the media glowingly referred to her as a “liberal” “pro-choicer” who recognized the wisdom of gun control. Twenty-one years later, Darling, now representing the North Shore in the state Senate, is more likely to generate headlines for her political flip-flops, support...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Will Alberta Darling be next?

Signatures have been filed for the recalls of four Republican state senators, and organizers on both sides of the political divide say that more are to come. The state Government Accountability Board (GAB) has received signatures...
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Justice Rally and March

This year’s Martin Luther King Day is especially poignant. The day before the nation’s first African- American president takes office, local peace and civil rights activists will honor King’s work to end militarism, racism and economic injustice. Special recognition will be given to local civil rights heroes Reuben...