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Superior diocese publishes list of credibly accused clergy

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Catholic Diocese of Superior published names last week of almost two dozen clergy that it says have had credible claims of sexually abusing minors made against them. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that many of the allegations date back 30 years or more. The diocese ...

Parade killings judge nears decision on Supreme Court run

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The judge who presided over the trial of the man convicted of killing six people during the Waukesha Christmas parade said Monday that she will make a decision on whether to run for the Wisconsin Supreme Court "in the coming days." Waukesha County Circuit Judge ...

Wisconsin eyes changes for military voting by absentee

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election officials are weighing whether changes to military absentee voting are needed after a top Milwaukee election official was charged with fraud in false requests for military absentee ballots just days before the Nov. 8 election. Kimberly Zapata, former ...

After election, states weigh abortion protections, bans

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democrats hope to use their newfound political control in some states to guarantee that women have access to abortion, while some GOP strongholds may temper their efforts to deepen restrictions after poorer-than-expected results in the midterms. Even after their gains ...

UW Health not required to recognize union

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin labor relations commission has ruled that the UW Health hospital system will not be required to recognize a nurses union or engage in collective bargaining negotiations. The Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission in its Friday ruling found that UW Health was ...

Wisconsin residents can order free at-home COVID-19 tests

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is encouraging Wisconsinites to order free at-home rapid COVID-19 tests and have them delivered directly to their house through the state-supported Say Yes! COVID Test program. All Wisconsin households are eligible to place an ...