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Amtrak starts new train in Milwaukee, stoking interest in additional service for the state

The Borealis train has arrived, and rail enthusiasts hope trains to Madison and Green Bay are moving closer.

Amtrak starts new train in Milwaukee, stoking interest in additional service for the state

Perspectives on politics through the prism of the environment

With the presidential and various state and local elections on the horizon, we hear from Milwaukee area voters who are concerned about environmental challenges and what candidates will do to tackle them. This segment begins a new series we're calling "Politics through the Prism of the Environment."

Wisconsin GOP convention endorses Hovde. But what about the other Republican Senate contenders?

Delegate's request for Rejani Raveendran to speak is rejected.

Wisconsin GOP convention endorses Hovde. But what about the other Republican Senate contenders?

At Republican Party of Wisconsin convention abortion dispute weakens unity effort

Win elections or fight against all abortions? That's the choice as some see it.

At Republican Party of Wisconsin convention abortion dispute weakens unity effort

Black leaders, business owners react to Vice President Kamala Harris' message in Milwaukee

Harris discusses ways to expand economic opportunity for the underserved.

Black leaders, business owners react to Vice President Kamala Harris' message in Milwaukee

Pro-Palestine protesters remove UW-Milwaukee encampment, university faces criticism

At UW-Milwaukee, leadership and pro-Palestinian protesters came to an agreement to remove an encampment this week. But some staff and Jewish groups have criticized how the university handled the situation.

Pro-Palestine protesters remove UW-Milwaukee encampment, university faces criticism

Majority on Wisconsin Supreme Court raise concerns about ban on absentee ballot drop boxes

The state's high court holds oral arguments on a case that could bring back the boxes.

Majority on Wisconsin Supreme Court raise concerns about ban on absentee ballot drop boxes

Peshtigo's continued journey through PFAS contamination

Communities around the state are grappling with PFAS contamination, including the Town of Peshtigo. Now residents hope the attention of the Environmental Protection Agency and its recent designation of two of the most studied forever chemicals as "hazardous substances" will lead to solutions for their town.

Wisconsin Supreme Court hears whether to allow absentee ballot drop boxes in the state again

The State Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Monday morning in a case that attempts to bring absentee ballot drop boxes back to Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Supreme Court hears whether to allow absentee ballot drop boxes in the state again

Labor leaders, workers hopeful after President Biden and Microsoft announcements in Racine County

The President of the United States and president of a huge corporation promise investments and jobs in Mount Pleasant and Milwaukee.

Labor leaders, workers hopeful after President Biden and Microsoft announcements in Racine County