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UW economics professors find Medicaid expansion could save Wisconsin $100 million

Finding conflicts with February report that said expansion would cost $600 million

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Wisconsin county jails charge higher than national average for inmate phone calls, study shows

Study finds average phone call from local jail costs more than four times higher than calls from state prison

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Community organizations urge stakeholders to improve Wisconsin corrections, re-entry system

Experts say various stakeholders play role in former prisoners' ability to re-enter society

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Marquette Law poll finds partisan divide in support for Mueller report, Sanders leading presidential race

Forty-two percent of respondents said they were confident report is "fair and impartial"

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UW-Stevens Point will retain six humanities majors it planned on cutting

Developed in response to large deficit, plan received major backlash from faculty, students

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Neubauer concedes to Hagedorn in Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Conservative majority to increase to 5-2 after Neubauer decided against recount

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Flu season reaches peak later than usual, number of patients drops nationally

UHS says there is still possibility of flu case on campus until end of semester

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UW experts say Trump’s ‘free speech’ executive order will have limited impact on college campuses

Executive order requires college campuses to protect free speech, but implementation still unclear

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As potential recount looms over election, Brian Hagedorn declares victory in Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Hagedorn, who is backed by Republicans, held thin 5,960 vote lead over Democrat-backed Lisa Neubauer

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Meteotsunami forecasting efforts underway in light of recent research

Initiatives underway to develop, refine prediction strategies for storm events, further investigation needed