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Tommy Thompson Center kicks off first forum, discusses political leadership

UW-Madison’s Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership, a policy center funded both privately and by the state to promote research and leadership training, held its first event Friday, after its controversial inclusion in the state budget. The event titled “Leadership Across the Branches” featured speakers from top lawmakers, professors, journalists, and experts on Congress.

Hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites are living with Alzheimer’s, the most common form of dementia. Lawmakers are crossing the aisle to come up with solutions to support the economic and emotional burden those affected and those caring for loved ones with the disease face every day.
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As researchers struggle for Alzheimer’s cure, lawmakers enact flurry of bipartisan bills

Over 110,000 people in Wisconsin are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia. While there is no cure and the number of people suffering from the disease is only expected to increase, researchers at UW are pushing to help ease the burden the cognitive disease causes. Wisconsin lawmakers have been hard at work proposing legislation to help those with Alzheimer’s.

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The La Ville apartment complex was roped off after an incident Monday in which two people were injured.

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UW System President Ray Cross praised the GOP proposal to create a new merit-based scholarship for Wisconsin students in a press conference Tuesday.

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After students walked out of classes to protest Trump's inauguration Friday, some joined a city-wide rally and march in downtown Madison.

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After students walked out of classes to protest Trump's inauguration Friday, some joined a city-wide rally and march in downtown Madison.

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Following a student walk-out Friday, students and community members prepared for a city-wide march by making signs at Memorial Library.

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U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., announced he will not be attending President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration and that he would be attending the Women’s March in Madison the following day.

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