Wisconsin Republicans pass bill to curb incoming Democrats' power

(Reuters) – The Republican-controlled Wisconsin legislature passed a bill to weaken the powers of the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general, voting around dawn on Wednesday after debates that lasted through the night. Both the state Senate and Assembly passed the bill, and current Republican Governor Scott Walker has indicated he will sign it. His successor, Democrat Tony Evers, has […]

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Glut of cranberries in Wisconsin means 25% of crop could be discarded

Wisconsin’s cranberry growers would be grateful if you piled on an extra helping or two of cranberry relish on your plate this Thanksgiving. That’s because they’re facing a glut of the fruit this fall. Wisconsin’s annual cranberry harvest starts with a flood as berries float on the surface of a bog, pumped full of water, before they’re raked out in […]

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