Infant immunizations keep kids healthy
    Despite the fact that concerns over the safety of vaccinations have been categorically disproven, some parents still won’t get their children vaccinated against common, preventable childhood diseases. That can have consequences, as illustrated by a measles outbreak this past winter. Dan Hopfensperger, Director of the Wisconsin Immunization Program in the state Department of Health Services, […]
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    Bill would keep Wisconsin lawmakers from rolling over sick days
    A Republican state lawmaker wants to eliminate a sick leave policy that greatly benefits members of the legislature. The proposal, from state Representative David Steffen (R-Green Bay), would keep lawmakers from being able to rollover unused sick time at the end of the year. Members get 10.5 days a year, which can be carried over […]
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    Veteran Bulls outlast young Bucks in 2OT, can clinch series Saturday
    Missed free throws and periods of stagnant offense were two of the biggest contributors to the Milwaukee Bucks losing Game 3 of their Eastern Conference Playoff series to the rival Bulls, 113-106, in double overtime. Playing in front of an energetic, yet bi-partisan crowd at the Bradley Center, the Bucks surged to an 18-point second […]
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    Losing streak ends at eight for Brewers with 4-2 win vs. Reds
    Wondering how and when a rough, eight-game losing stretch would end, the Milwaukee Brewers finally put a whole game together to defeat the Cincinnati Reds, 4-2, ending the skid and avoiding a four-game sweep. Kyle Lohse (1-3) lasted seven innings while striking out four to pick up his first win in four starts this season. […]
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    Wisconsin Democrats propose universal background checks
    Proposed legislation would require universal background checks for gun purchases. It’s from Representative Terese Berceau (D-Madison), who’s introduced it for the past two years. “Law abiding citizens follow the rules and buy through licensed dealers,” Berceau said. “They know they can pass background checks. Criminals and those with criminal intent cannot, and right now we […]
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