New Wisconsin attorney general shifts agency’s priorities

Enviroment 05/10/19, 10:50

Wisconsin's new Democratic attorney general has used his first four months in office to shift the state Department of Justice to a more liberal footing, pleasing supporters by nullifying his Republican predecessor's attempts to kill federal health care reforms and limit environmental protections. Josh Kaul's moves have Republicans complaining that they ...

Evers wants to freeze private voucher school enrollment

Business 02/25/19, 15:29

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers wants to cap enrollment in Wisconsin's private voucher schools, setting up another fight with Republicans who made it a priority the past eight years to expand the program statewide.The proposal will be a part of Evers' two-year state budget on Thursday. Many parts of the spending ...

Analysis: Tales of reinvention abound in Oscars race

Entertainment 11/14/18, 18:27

F. Scott Fitzgerald, who said there are no second acts in American lives, might have felt differently had he seen this year's Oscar race.In mid-November, there is much solidifying, scrapping and self-promotion to come (not to mention a few potential awards heavyweights). But most of the expected contenders have by ...

MPR to sell theater where Keillor’s ‘Prairie Home’ was based

Entertainment 10/24/18, 18:23

Minnesota Public Radio is selling the century-old theater where Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion" was based.MPR President and CEO John McTaggart announced Wednesday that the radio network is selling the 1,000-seat Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul to Minneapolis nightclub First Avenue .MPR bought the theater in 1980 when it ...

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