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Amid Protests, President Trump Talks of War — and Re-election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Embracing the language of confrontation and war, President Donald Trump on Monday declared himself the “president of law and order” and signaled he would stake his reelection on convincing voters his forceful approach, including deploying U.S. troops…

Key Wisconsin Races for November Coming Into Focus

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Key races in Wisconsin came into clearer focus Monday, the deadline for candidates to file nomination papers to get on the November ballot. Republicans are looking to maintain their majorities in both the state Senate and…

BWCA to Reopen for Day and Overnight Use

DULUTH, Minn. - According to a Friday press release, the Superior National Forest will reopen the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness for both day and overnight use starting May 18. “We are happy to be fully allowing visitors into the…

Former Wisconsin Senate Minority Leader Quits Legislature

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former state Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling resigned from the Legislature on Friday, hinting that she has an employment opportunity that conflicts with state government work. Shilling, a Democrat, sent Senate President Roger Roth a letter…