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Sidewalk sleeping ban rejected in Madison

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Madison City Council has rejected a plan that would have banned people from sleeping on downtown sidewalks during certain hours. Opponents say the proposal from Mayor Paul Soglin was pushing the homeless out of the ...

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Wisconsin board bans synthetic opioid

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Controlled Substances Board has outlawed a synthetic opioid known as U-47700. A spokeswoman for the board said the panel voted unanimously Tuesday to ban the drug. According to a board news release, the drug will ...

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BOG focuses on new exec director, possible legislation

State Bar of Wisconsin/Andy Manis

The state’s Board of Governors got down to business last weekend by preparing to search for a new executive director of the State Bar, discussing possible legislative proposals and considering proposed Wisconsin Supreme Court rules changes.

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