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2-5-16 voucher school applications

The state Department of Public Instruction says 135 private and religious schools in Wisconsin have registered to accept voucher students.  DPI says it includes 31 new private schools applying to participate in the statewide voucher program. It

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2-5-16 youth prison-milwaukee county

MILWAUKEE (AP)  €” Milwaukee County supervisors have voted to release $500,000 to seek alternative housing for offenders held at the state’s troubled youth prison.  The unanimous vote Thursday declares a state of emergency at the Lincoln Hills

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2-5-16 manitowac bomb threat-update

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) €”  Bomb threats to a Wisconsin county sheriff’s office made with an apparent reference to “getting justice” for the convict profiled in the popular Netflix series “Making a Murderer” are the latest in a

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2-5-16 drug treatment bill signed

MADISON, Wis. (AP)  €” The Legislature’s budget committee has approved a bill that would boost funding for drug treatment programs.  Rep. John Nygren’s bill would increase treatment for drug treatment and diversion programs by $2 million per

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