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With evictions resuming, tenants scramble for assistance

The eviction system, which saw a dramatic drop in cases before a federal moratorium expired over the weekend, rumbled back into action Monday, with activists girding for the first of what could be millions of affected tenants to be tossed onto the streets as the delta variant of the coronavirus surges.

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Congress seals agreement on $900 billion COVID relief bill

After months of Washington gridlock, Congress is moving to act on a $900 billion pandemic-relief legislation, finally delivering long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths.

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Congressional election on today in Wisconsin

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A special Congressional election in a rural Wisconsin district President Donald Trump carried by 20 points is pitting a Trump-aligned state senator against a school board president hoping to become the first American Indian elected to Congress from the state. The election on Tuesday will help gauge Republicans’ enthusiasm in a ...

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Former DA Duffy to face challenge for congressional seat

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Former state Sen. Pat Kreitlow says he plans to run for Congress, challenging Republican first-year incumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy. Kreitlow is a Democrat from Chippewa Falls. The 46-year-old worked as a news anchor at WEAU-TV before being elected to the state Senate in 2006. He’ll be challenging Duffy, a former district attorney. Duffy defeated ...

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