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Wisconsin | Policy

Oil and Water, and Fear: Examining the Media’s Oil Pipeline Scare

The United States in recent years has grown its global position as a crude oil producer to a degree that was unimaginable just 20 years ago. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and other technological advancements have made it feasible for energy companies to reach oil that once seemed hopelessly imprisoned beneath the earth.  And with the Trump […]

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Wisconsin | The Courts

UW-Oshkosh Whistleblower Again Seeks Justice

A former UW-Oshkosh baseball coach and his attorney detailed their allegations of whistle blower retaliation in a lengthy radio interview Friday. Tom Lechnir on Thursday filed a motion to re-open his lawsuit against UWO. The motion follows a lawsuit filed last week by the UW System against retired UWO Chancellor Richard Wells and former Vice-Chancellor […]

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Wisconsin | Organizations

Lawrence U. Offers “Open Doors” on Inauguration Day

Lawrence University in Appleton sent out this email Monday afternoon: The inauguration of a new President of the United States is always a significant event in the life of our nation. This Friday we will inaugurate our 45th President.  For some this will be a time of celebration. Others will be soberly reflecting on what […]

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National | Policy

Belling: NC School Requiring Parental Permission for Students to View Inaugration

Milwaukee Talk Show host Mark Belling shared with his audience Friday an email from a North Carolina Teacher who said his employer is requiring parental permission slips before students can view President-Elect Donald Trump’s inaugural address on Friday. Belling read on-air an email that his North Carolina listener said came from an assistant superintendent of schools. […]

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Wisconsin | Policy

Media Responds with Hyperbole to DNR Change in Climate Wording

The Wisconsin media was not at a loss for loaded verbs when reporting on a recent change in the way the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources addresses climate change on its website. The DNR, in December, changed this: “Earth’s climate is changing. Human activities that increase heat-trapping (‘greenhouse’) gases are the main cause.” To this: […]

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Wisconsin | Campaigns

Hypocritical Liberal Outrage in DPI Race

A consultant for Superintendent of Public Instruction Candidate John Humphries says the nature of Humphries’ recent job change is being distorted by the liberal group One Wisconsin Now(OWN). The Wisconsin State Journal reported last week that Humphries has been hired as a consultant by the same district he resigned from in December. The Dodgeville School […]

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Wisconsin | Policy

Walker to Media Trackers: WI Roads Will Be Safe

Despite an expected battle with Assembly Republican leadership, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker insists there will be no fee or gas tax increases to pay for road construction. Walker, in an interview with Media Trackers the day after his state of the state address, was asked about the tepid response his no tax or fee pledge […]

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Wisconsin | Organizations

“Non-Paritsan” LWV Hosts Longtime Walker Critic

The League of Women Voters, Greater Green Bay, is promoting an appearance by a long time, vocal critic of Governor Scott Walker. The local chapter of LWV, like it’s national counterpart, bills itself as non-partisan. Heather DuBois Bourenane’s appearance on January 30 is billed as “Go Public! Why Our Public Schools Need Our Help, and How […]

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