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US pulls out of settlement talks in family separation suits

The U.S. government withdrew Thursday from settlement negotiations to end lawsuits filed on behalf of parents and children who were forcibly separated under the Trump administration's zero-tolerance border policy, the American Civil Liberties Union said.

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Evers’ maps would keep, but reduce Republican majorities

Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday submitted redistricting plans to the Wisconsin Supreme Court that would not be as favorable to Republicans as the one approved by the Legislature, but would still maintain their majorities in the state Senate and Assembly.

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Chauvin pleads guilty to federal charge in Floyd’s death

Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of violating George Floyd's civil rights, admitting for the first time that he kept his knee on Floyd's neck — even after he became unresponsive — resulting in the Black man's death.

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Evers’ maps would keep, but reduce Republican majorities

Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday submitted redistricting plans to the Wisconsin Supreme Court that would not be as favorable to Republicans as the one approved by the Legislature, but would still maintain their majorities in the state Senate and Assembly.

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Flags to half-staff in honor of Judge Curry

Gov. Tony Evers has ordered the flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff on Saturday in honor of Judge George Curry of Platteville, who died on Dec. 4 at the age of 74.

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UW Regents OK out-of-state, graduate tuition increases

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved tuition increases Friday for out-of-state undergraduates and graduate students at seven campuses. The plan calls for increases at UW-Madison; UW-Eau Claire; UW-Oshkosh; UW-Platteville; UW-River Falls; UW-Stout; and UW-Whitewater. Out-of-state undergrads at UW-Madison would have to pay $743 more, the biggest dollar increase among the campuses. Tuition for ...

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6 people shot in Town of Beloit, 1 dead

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Six people were shot late Thursday in the town of Beloit, leaving one victim dead and two more with life-threatening injuries. Police officers were called to a residential block in the Town of Beloit and found three people with gunshot wounds. One person died at the scene, while two were taken to hospitals. While police officers were ...

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