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January 2020 marks the 16th National Stalking Awareness Month (NSAM), an annual call to action to recognize and respond to the serious crime of stalking. It is critical to raise the issue of stalking as its own form of gender-based violence as well as a crime that frequently predicts and co-occurs with physical and sexual assault. Stalking impacts over one in six women and one in 17 men in the United States – yet, despite the prevalence and impacts, many victims and criminal justice professionals underestimate its danger and urgency. Read more

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A railroad man would have enjoyed – and understood – all the references in the June 19, 1914, story entitled “Cuddy’s Time Order – Fast Run on Omernik Farm.”

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According to the Democrat candidates for president, the rich in the country are undertaxed and their taxes should be increased. Why then do they and the Democrats in Congress push to eliminate the $10,000 cap on the deductibility of state and local taxes (SALT) on federal income tax returns?…

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Just shy of two years ago, this column explored the heightened importance of open government when public health is at risk. Multiple examples showed the government was not sharing timely information with the public, or even other branches of government, on issues such as clean drinking water…

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Christmas is here once again. Somehow, some way, Christmas endures and always manages to show up just as the icy winds of December are blowing.

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The national debate on health care reform seems to be trending away from the expensive “Medicare for All” which pays for everything toward a less liberal “Public Option” which allows more people to buy into existing Medicare, which pays for most, but not all, of the costs.

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Leon Trotsky, co-founder of Soviet Communism, made racism a key weapon against America; ie, against Christian authority and, ultimately, the capitalist West. Trotsky spread a great deal of dys-information about racism in America.

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Thanksgiving signals the unofficial start of the Christmas season. Many families choose a real tree to celebrate the holiday which not only makes for great memories, but also benefits Wisconsin’s economy and environment.

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The Railroad Park Board (RPB) and the Friends of the Railroad Park (FORRP) wish to thank our community for our many blessings. Through many helping hands, a tremendous amount of work has been accomplished.

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I am a small business owner who started from scratch. I have three shops, employee 10 people, and all customers are verified as 18-plus. Local vape shops are not big tobacco; we are small business owners. There is a middle ground that the government should employ rather than taking away peop…

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During my childhood, I found myself in a challenging school environment. Through no fault of myself or my siblings, our peers did not welcome us. It was the civil rights era and we had recently enrolled as the first black children in the well-funded “white school” in my Southern hometown, af…

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Recently I continued a tradition that goes back to childhood days, when I excitedly tagged behind my dad and grandfather this time of year.

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I want to take a moment at this time of year to write a special note to you, Mr. Turkey. I hope this letter finds you well. I’ve been thinking much of you as the year turns to autumn. 

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I wanted to let the kids know how much I enjoyed the “Radium Girls” presentation that the seniors put on! What a talented group! And it didn’t look like an easy one to do!

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Residents of Wisconsin will face an important decision in the upcoming April 2020 election, and it has nothing to do with politics! That may be a relief to many Wisconsinites, and fortunately, this is an easy choice: stand with survivors by supporting the proposed crime victims’ constitution…

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Wisconsin’s tradition of government transparency rests on the state’s open records and open meetings laws. They declare that nearly every government document is open to public inspection, and nearly every meeting of groups formed to do governmental work must be open to the public.

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Patients across the country are starting to feel the effects of the physician shortage, especially those seeking primary care. Wisconsin is no different. The Wisconsin Council on Medical Education and Workforce warns that there is a projected shortfall of 745 FTE Primary Care Physicians, or …