June 20, 2014 - 5:00pm
Wisconsin health officials are hoping to increase vaccination rates for one of the most common sexually transmitted infections, known as HPV, or human papillomavirus. Doctors said that parents are becoming less resistant to having their children vaccinated, but other barriers also need to be...
June 18, 2014 - 6:15pm
The WRA says that an increased minimum wage would mean restaurants would have to pass on costs to the consumer. Photo: Gorgeoux (CC-BY-SA).
The Wisconsin Restaurant Association has released a study that says more than 16,000 jobs would be lost with a higher minimum wage -- an estimate that supports of a higher wage are calling into question.
June 17, 2014 - 2:15pm
Gov. Scott Walker said he wishes reporters would ask him more questions on Act 10. Photo: Gateway Technical College (CC-BY-NC-ND).
Gov. Scott Walker told the media during a Monday press conference that they should pay less attention to his position on gay marriage, and instead focus on what he sees as the more important issue: the economy.
June 16, 2014 - 6:45pm
Mayor Tom Barrett spoke about against a slew of child shootings in a Monday press conference. Photo: Steve Glynn (CC-BY-NC).
Another outbreak of nonfatal shootings in Milwaukee – including of four children – has upset Mayor Tom Barrett and led to the introduction of a gun hotline. Barrett held a news conference on Monday afternoon, and listed the victims of shootings that had taken place that day alone: two 33 year old...
June 13, 2014 - 6:00pm
The ruling will put an end temporarily to marriage licenses being issued to same-sex couples in Wisconsin. Photo: Guillaume Paumier (CC-BY).
While U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb issued a final order on Friday afternoon that strikes down Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage, she also put a stay on that order pending appeal.
June 13, 2014 - 5:00pm
Above, two women getting married outside the Milwaukee County Courthouse. Photo: Light Brigading (CC-BY-NC).
Update: U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb has issued a final order that strikes down Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage, but she has also put a stay on that order.
June 13, 2014 - 4:00pm
Above, the Robert W. Kastenmeier U.S. Courthouse in Madison. Photo: Janet and Phil (CC-BY-NC-ND).
UPDATE: U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb has issued a final order that strikes down Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage, but she has also put a stay on that order.
June 13, 2014 - 3:00pm
Appleton's black population is small, but the area is rich in black history. Photo: Shutter Runner (CC-BY-NC-SA).
The city of Appleton is celebrating Juneteenth with, "Stone of Hope," a pop up museum exhibit that tells the history of the area's black community through pictures and written history.
June 12, 2014 - 6:00pm
Gov. Scott Walker. Photo: Shawn Johnson/WPR News.
Gov. Scott Walker says he continues to support Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's fight against the court ruling that declared unconstitutional Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban.
June 12, 2014 - 5:00pm
A couple married outside the Milwaukee County Courthouse. Photo: Light Brigading (CC-BY-NC).
At a hearing in Madison on Friday, attorneys for the state and the American Civil Liberties Union will present arguments on how to proceed now that Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban has been found unconstitutional.