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Protests Grip Hudson, Wis., For A Third Week

Supporters of Gov. Scott Walker made the case for the governor’s budget bill with a 10 city bus tour around Wisconsin.

03/05/2011

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Michael Moore Rallies Wis. Pro-Union Protesters

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore is telling Wisconsin residents to keep up the fight against Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining bill.

03/05/2011

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Protester Unplugs Fox News Van Cords, Cited

A Chicago man has been cited for disorderly conduct at the Wisconsin Capitol protests after unplugging some cables to a Fox News van.

03/03/2011

Wisconsin State Workers Protest Proposed Cuts To Benefits

AFL-CIO Works To Keep Wisconsin Protests Going

AFL-CIO leaders, sparked by the strength of pro-labor protests in Wisconsin, are deciding how they can help keep the crowds large and the pressure high as demonstrations enter a third week.

02/28/2011

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Police Won’t Boot Protesters From Wis. Capitol

The occupation of the Wisconsin Capitol by protesters fighting efforts to strip public workers of union bargaining rights carried on Sunday after police decided not to forcibly remove demonstrators and end a nearly two-week-long sit-in.

02/27/2011

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Wis. Schools Closing Monday For Low Staffing, Snow

Schools are closing throughout the state because of teacher absences, weather and pre-scheduled breaks.

02/21/2011

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Largest Crowd Yet Descends On Wisconsin Capitol.

A state Capitol thrown into political chaos swelled for a fifth day with nearly 70,000 protesters, as supporters of Republican efforts to scrap the union rights of state workers challenged pro-labor protesters face-to-face for the first time and GOP leaders insisted again Saturday there was no room for compromise.

02/19/2011

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State Budget Fights Fire Up Union; Obama Involved

Organized labor is trying to re-energize and take advantage of the growing backlash from the wave of anti-union sentiment in Wisconsin and more than a dozen other states.

02/19/2011

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AFL-CIO Says Unions Won’t Stop Fighting Wis. Bill

AFL-CIO leaders say union members in Wisconsin will keep fighting against proposed anti-union legislation, even if it passes.

02/18/2011

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Wisconsin Democrats Could Stay Away For Weeks

The Wisconsin State Patrol was dispatched Friday to find a Democratic state senator who fled the Capitol to delay the near-certain passage of a bill to end a half-century of collective bargaining rights for public workers, a measure that’s attracted thousands of protesters for four days.

02/18/2011

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Dems Missing From Wis. Capitol Ahead Of Union Vote

A group of Wisconsin lawmakers blocked passage of a sweeping anti-union bill Thursday by ignoring orders to attend a vote and instead left the state to force Republicans to negotiate over the proposal.

02/17/2011

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Teacher Protest Continues For 4th Straight Day

More than 24,500 students had classes canceled in Madison, Wis. Wednesday and about 40 percent of teachers, assistants, and social workers in the city called in sick, according to a report from CNN.

02/17/2011

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Thousands Protest Wis. Plan To Cut Worker Rights

Thousands of people descended on the Wisconsin state Capitol again Wednesday to protest a bill that would strip most public employees of their collective bargaining rights, but Gov. Scott Walker insisted he has the votes to pass the measure.

02/16/2011

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Video: Anderson Cooper Assaulted In Egypt

The raw video of Egyptian protesters attacking Anderson Cooper is now available and we’ve got the link.

02/03/2011

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Minnesota Professor Sheds Light On Egypt Crisis

The whole world’s attention is on Egypt where reformers have been calling for an end to almost three decades of rule by President Hosni Mubarak.

02/02/2011

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