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EXPLAINER: Wisconsin renters wary as eviction ban nears end

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions that was enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September has been the only tool keeping millions of tenants in their homes. Many of them lost jobs during the coronavirus pandemic and have fallen months behind on their rent.
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Wisconsin’s 24 Most Influential Native American Leaders

Every year since our founding five years ago, we have recognized Wisconsin’s most influential Black and Latino leaders. In 2020, we extended that recognition to our Native American and Asian American brothers and sisters. These lists have become the most anticipated thing we do. Every year, I’ve intended these lists to highlight the beauty of the diversity across our state. I want kids here in Wisconsin to see role models of people who are succeeding, to know that it’s possible for African Americans and Latinos to achieve great things here.
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Parent advocacy groups across Wisconsin oppose mask mandates/lockdowns | By Phil Larsson

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Frida Fest kicks off July 31, promoting Latino artists in SE Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Frida Fest kicks off in Milwaukee Saturday morning, July 31. The weekend-long event aims to promote Latino artists in Southeastern Wisconsin by highlighting the work of Frida Kahlo. The interactive festival will feature local artisan vendors, painting classes, free food, live music and much more. "We...
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Nomads for now: Wisconsin newlyweds sail for new lives in NYC

Taylor and Emma Forsyth are just passing through. After spending most of this week in Ludington, they’ll climb into Taylor’s 26-foot sailboat today and get back to port-hopping up the coast. But theirs isn’t a typical summer cruise. After rounding the Lower Peninsula and motoring through the Erie Canal, they...
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Wisconsin Republicans cut homelessness relief initiatives from proposed budget

Wisconsin Republicans voted to reject homelessness relief initiatives in Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed budget May 20. According to Associated Press News, Evers planned to spend about $73 million on affordable housing and other programs. The Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee voted 12–4 to increase housing assistance funding by $1.2 million instead.
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Souls for Souls collecting shoes for veterans

West Bend, WI – The City of West Bend Fire Department along with other fire departments across the state of Wisconsin will be participating in Soles for Souls by collecting new or slightly used shoes that will be donated to veterans at Wisconsin Veterans Home in King, according to Ron Naab, one of the event coordinators for the area.