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Wisconsin Fire Deemed Suspicious After Officials Find Body

Authorities are investigating a fire in Fort Atkinson as suspicious, after finding a body inside the building.
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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell played a speech by former President Trump during his latest political rally

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell in Wisconsin on Saturday. Lindell TV MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell hosted a Wisconsin rally, which featured a speech by Donald Trump. Trump's comments on Saturday took aim at President Biden's efforts to reverse his policies. He said he built the "most successful, the safest border in the history of our country." See more stories on Insider's business page. MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's latest political rally featured a speech by former President Donald ...
Tags: China, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, South Dakota, Arizona, Wisconsin, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Sellers, Trump, Mike, Lindell, Donald Trump Trump, Newsweek


The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Bad Moon Rising: A Bad Axe County Novel by John Galligan

Bad Moon Rising: A Bad Axe County Novel by John Galligan “As unique a place in the mystery universe as you will ever find…smooth, unexpected, and memorable. This book is a diamond in the rough.” —Michael Connelly, #1 New York Times bestselling author A record heat wave suffocates remote rural Wisconsin as the local sheriff tracks down a killer hidden in the depths of the community in this atmospheric, race-to-the-finish mystery by the acclaimed author of the Bad Axe County series. Sheriff...
Tags: Podcast, America, Seo, New York Times, Mommy, Wisconsin, Vietnam, Heidi, Michael Connelly, Chris Voss, Kick, Books/Authors, John Galligan, Heidi Kick, Sheriff Kick, Leroy Fanta


Johnson Gets One-Week Suspension From YouTube After Boosting COVID Misinfo In Video

YouTube has suspended Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) from uploading videos for one week after a clip shared from his account showed the Wisconsin Republican touting hydroxychloroquine and another drug as treatments for COVID-19.  [Author: Zoë Richards]
Tags: News, Youtube, Wisconsin, Johnson, Ron Johnson, Sen Ron Johnson, Hydroxychloroquine, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Zoë Richards


New Yorkers who don't identify as male or female can use 'X' to designate their gender on driver's licenses and other government documents, new bill says

Gay pride flags decorate the Stonewall National Monument at Christopher Park in front of the Stonewall Inn on June 02, 2021 in New York City. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images New York lawmakers passed Friday a bill to allow a third option for a person's gender on official documents. People who do not identify as either male or female would be able to mark their gender as "X." The Biden administration hinted previously it could adopt a similar policy at the national level. See more stories on ...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, California, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Wisconsin, Manhattan, Lgbtq, Biden, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Daily News


Judge halts Biden's race-based aid for farmers, says challenge is 'likely to succeed'

A Wisconsin federal judge ordered a temporary halt to a $4 billion race-based federal relief program for farmers on Thursday.
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"The order from Public Health Madison and Dane County closing all county schools was illegal, unnecessary and unconstitutional."

Said Rick Esenberg, president of the conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, qutoed in "Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down Dane County health department order to close schools" (Wisconsin State Journal). The order was from last August, but the court had place a hold on the order, so private schools that wanted to open did. The court found that because state statute does not specifically allow local health officers to close schools during a public health emergency, Public Health ...
Tags: Education, Law, Wisconsin, Legislature, Dane County, Wisconsin Supreme Court, Heinrich, Rebecca Bradley, Ann Althouse, Rebecca Dallet, Rick Esenberg, Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, Coronavirus, Public Health Madison, Janel Heinrich


YouTube Suspends GOP Sen. Ron Johnson For COVID-19 ‘Misinformation’

The Wisconsin Republican's one-week ban from uploading videos stems from his comments to the Milwaukee Press Club.
Tags: News, Gop, Wisconsin, Ron Johnson


USDA says it'll continue to fight to pay off loans for Black farmers despite lawsuit on behalf of white farmers

Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images A federal judge halted a program aimed at forgiving the loans of Black farmers. The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty waged a lawsuit against the program in April. The lawsuit on behalf of white farmers claimed the program was discriminatory. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Department of Agriculture promised it would start paying off the loans of Black and other minority farmers this month before a Wisconsin federal judge ha...
Tags: Politics, Law, Congress, Milwaukee, US, Trends, Usda, Joe Biden, Liberty, Farmers, Wisconsin, The Washington Post, Department of Agriculture, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Post, Pacific Islander


Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson suspended for a week from YouTube for COVID misinformation

YouTube pulls a talk by GOP U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and suspends him for a week for violating COVID-19 'medical misinformation policies'       [Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Tags: News, Wisconsin, Ron Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, U S Sen Ron Johnson, GOP U S Sen


YouTube Suspends Sen. Johnson for COVID-19 'Misinformation'

Republican Sen_ Ron Johnson from Wisconsin has been suspended from uploading videos to YouTube for seven days, after the company said he violated its COVID-19 “medical misinformation policies.”.
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AG Merrick Garland rebukes dubious ballot reviews 'based on disinformation' and says the DOJ will double its voting rights staff

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks about voting rights at the Justice Department in Washington, on Friday, June 11, 2021. Tom Brenner/The New York Times via AP, Pool AG Merrick Garland says GOP-backed ballot reviews are "based on disinformation." A controversial ballot recounting exercise in Arizona is inspiring other efforts around the country. Garland said the DOJ will double the number of staff tasked with voting rights enforcement. See more stories on Insider's business...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, China, Trends, Gop, New York Times, Arizona, Wisconsin, Department Of Justice, Biden, Doj, Justice Department, Trump


Whicker: College football’s playoff expansion confounds

The most engaging, involving and dramatic regular seasons in sports will disappear in 2026. No longer will you begin your Saturday by flipping on the TV at 9 a.m. and watch the dominoes fall until 11 p.m., from Columbus to Gainesville to Norman to Eugene. No longer will every game count. Consistency will be shelved. Health will be devalued. And, in all likelihood, the end of the road will feature the same crimson, orange and scarlet suspects. The College Football Playoff has totally erased what ...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Oregon, Stanford, Sports, Alabama, LSU, NFL, Georgia, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Nba, Wisconsin, College sports, Ohio


Former Wisconsin Teacher To Plead Guilty To Filming Undressed Students

David Kruchten, 38, has agreed to plead guilty to one count of attempting to produce child pornography.
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Some Federal Unemployment Benefits Run Out This Weekend, How Long Does Your State Have?

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Former Wisconsin Teacher to Plead Guilty to Filming Students

A former Wisconsin high school teacher accused of secretly videotaping undressed students during field trips in Wisconsin and Minnesota has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors.
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Pandemic-era boat-sales boom has Southern Californians eager for summer on the water

By Marianne Love | Correspondent The now-easing pandemic, which will see many state and local restrictions lifted on Tuesday, June 15, proved devastating to many businesses. Ironically, however, boat sales sailed to record levels during the crisis. Sales of new power boats hit a 13-year record during the pandemic, and Americans are now eager to bolt from their homes this summer and enjoy extended time on the water. In Southern California, the push leaves boat dealer inventory levels at an all-ti...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Sport, Canada, Soccer, United States, Wisconsin, Club, Jones, Southern California, San Pedro, Ventura, Catalina Island, United States Europe, HUNTINGTON, LA County


YouTube has blocked Sen. Ron Johnson for 7 days after it removed a video of him spreading coronavirus misinformation

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson. Drew Angerer/Getty Images YouTube has suspended Sen. Ron Johnson's account for spreading medical misinformation. The company specifically prohibits content that contradicts public-health guidance. The Republican routinely holds Senate hearings where he promotes baseless conspiracy theories. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ron Johnson has been suspended from YouTube for a week after his account uploaded a video of him spreading medical ...
Tags: Google, Florida, Politics, Youtube, Senate, Trends, Social Media, New York Times, Wisconsin, Republican Party, Johnson, Politicians, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Ron Johnson, Misinformation


YouTube has blocked Senator Ron Johnson for 7 days after it removed a video of him spreading coronavirus treatment misinformation

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) speaks to reporters and tells them why he is against a January 6 commission. Drew Angerer/Getty Images YouTube has suspended Senator Ron Johnson's account for spreading medical misinformation. The company specifically prohibits content that contradicts public health guidance. The Republican routinely holds Senate hearings where he promotes baseless conspiracy theories. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senator Ron Johnson has been suspended from Y...
Tags: Google, Florida, Politics, Youtube, Senate, US, Trends, Social Media, New York Times, Wisconsin, Republican Party, Johnson, Politicians, Times, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal


Wisconsin Man Criminally Responsible for Grandparent Deaths

A jury has ruled that a 19-year-old Wisconsin man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his grandparents in 2019 is criminally responsible for the deaths.
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Newspaper Sues Former Democratic Assembly Candidate

A conservative newspaper in northern Wisconsin has filed a libel lawsuit against a former Democratic state Assembly candidate.
Tags: Wisconsin, Assembly, Democratic Assembly Candidate


Port of LA hits 10-million cargo container milestone in 2020-21 fiscal year

Gene Seroka, Executive Director, and the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners pose for a photo during celebration of The Port of Los Angeles becoming the first port in the Western Hemisphere to process 10 million container units in a 12-month period. The event commemorated a CMA CGM container of soybeans being lifted onto a ship bound for Asia, from San Pedro on Thursday, June 10, 2021. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG) Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks during a celebr...
Tags: Asia, News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Port Of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Wisconsin, Illinois, Local News, Cma, Eric Garcetti, San Pedro, Cma Cgm, Ventura


Morning Memo: Enough With The Theater Of Bipartisanship On Infrastructure Already

Here are the stories that caught our attention. Democrats Are Getting Tired Of Anemic Negotiations With Republicans Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) told CNN Wednesday evening that it's time to pull the plug on the fruitless talks with Republicans on Biden's sweeping infrastructure plan. "At the end of the day, if we can't get the Republicans on board, we need to move forward," he said. "And my view is that time has come." Other Democrats have expressed similar frustrations. Rep. Alexandria...
Tags: News, Cnn, Canada, Gop, Arkansas, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Ohio, Epa, Lgbtq, Keystone, Houston, Biden, Environmental Protection Agency, Justice Department, Wuhan


Republicans Vote to Extend Land Stewardship Program 4 Years

The Legislature’s Republican-controlled budget committee has voted to extend Wisconsin’s contentious land stewardship program for four years, rather than another decade as Democratic Gov. Tony Evers wanted.
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Republicans to Extend Land Stewardship Program 4 Years

Republicans who control the state Legislature plan to extend Wisconsin’s contentious land stewardship program for four years, rather than another decade as Democratic Gov. Tony Evers wanted.
Tags: Wisconsin, Legislature, Tony Evers


Wisconsin GOP to Head to Arizona to Watch Ballot Review

A group of Wisconsin GOP legislators are planning to fly to Arizona to watch a contentious review of 2020 ballots.
Tags: Arizona, Wisconsin, Watch Ballot Review


A Wisconsin couple couldn't fly their Pride flag, so they lit up their home like a rainbow

On May 31, Memo Fachino and his husband, Lance Mier, set up six floodlights -- one for each color of the standard Pride flag -- and pointed them toward the front of their brick home. The display bathes the house in a rainbow glow all night long.
Tags: Cnn, Wisconsin, Lance Mier


Antigun Advocacy Group Tries to Rewrite Current History

By Larry Keane Antigun billionaire Michael Bloomberg funds 70 percent of The Trace’s operations through his gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s widely established that law-abiding Americans are buying firearms at record levels. No one disputes it. Gun control groups decry the trend. Supporters of the Second Amendment celebrate it. But during the past 18 months, the fact is a historic number of Americans have taken ownership of their self-de...
Tags: Guns, America, Barack Obama, Harvard University, Gear, Wisconsin, Guardian, Npr, Michael Bloomberg, Gallup, Trace, U S Supreme Court, Joyce, NSSF, Jim Grant, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF


Lawmakers pressure Newsom to ‘step up’ on racism as a public health issue

After the killing last year of George Floyd, a Black man, by a white Minneapolis police officer, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers declared racism a public health crisis. The governors of Michigan and Nevada quickly followed, as have legislative bodies in Minnesota, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
Tags: Health, Minneapolis, Washington, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nevada, Newsom, Minnesota Virginia, Tony Evers, George Floyd


Former Rivals Walker, Doyle Join Together to Promote Vaccine

Former Wisconsin governors Jim Doyle and Scott Walker don’t agree on much.
Tags: Wisconsin, Scott Walker, Jim Doyle