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A Former Altoona Superintendent Is Now Facing Child Porn and Sex Trafficking Charges
A Former Altoona Superintendent Is Now Facing Child Porn and Sex Trafficking Charges

Producing, possessing, receiving child porn added to Daniel Peggs’ original sex trafficking count.

Racine’s Stay-Home Order is Back Yet Again. Here’s What You Need to Know.
Judge Threatens Racine for Moving Ahead with New COVID Rules as Cases Surge

Council voted to pass a nearly identical version of rules that had been suspended.

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, DC, early Monday, June 15, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
WI LGBTQ Lawmakers on Landmark Supreme Court Ruling: The Fight for Equality Isn’t Over

Wisconsin’s two openly gay members of Congress say vigilance still needed with Trump in the White House even after today’s win

Justice Brian Hagedorn
The Contrarian Conservative: Justice Hagedorn Says Decision to Kill Safer-at-Home Was ‘Not Grounded In Law’

In a surprise, court’s newest coservative sided with progressive justices Ann Bradley Walsh and Rebecca Dallet to support the stay-home order.

Chambers of the Wisconsin Supreme Court inside the state Capitol building in Madison.
Supreme Court Kills Pandemic Safeguards

The ruling is effective immediately.

Gov. Tony Evers declares a public health emergency due to the coronavirus. Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm addresses the press on March 12. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Court Debates ‘Safer at Home’

Oral arguments given Tuesday. Ruling could come anytime.

Chambers of the Wisconsin Supreme Court inside the state Capitol building in Madison.
Court Takes ‘Safer at Home’ Case

Challenge can’t be made in-person because of the pandemic