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Racine Alder John Tate II to Head Parole Board

Gov. Tony Evers today announced his appointment of John Tate II to serve as chairperson of the Parole Commission. Tate, a lifelong resident of Racine, has been a 3rd District Alderman in Racine since 2017 and holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a master's degree in Social Work. He has professional experience as a social worker, case worker and...

“Everything Was Made Before Us:” a Conversation with Ho-Chunk Business Director David Greendeer

As the executive director of business of Ho-Chunk Nation, David Greendeer is in charge of all gaming and nongaming enterprises for the organization. “I oversee the executive manager at every single property. That’s seven total properties,” Greendeer says. “I oversee about 2,500 employees total.” On the business/executive...

Stuck in Detention: For Immigrants Without Lawyers, Justice is Hard to Find

 by Natalie Yahr, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism It was nearly three hours before sunrise on a frigid October morning when immigration attorney Aissa Olivarez climbed into her Honda CR-V and left her Madison apartment. She drove an hour and 40 minutes to Elgin, Illinois, and got on the commuter train,...

Morehouse Commencement Speaker to Pay Off Class of 2019’s Student Loans

Robert F. Smith, a billionaire technology investor and philanthropist, received an honorary doctorate at the Sunday graduation exercises for Morehouse College in Atlanta. During the commencement speech, he made the shocking announcement that his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class at Morehouse College. Smith is...

Real Talk with Henry Sanders: UW-O Chancellor Andrew Leavitt

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We take the Real Talk show on the road this week to connect with UW-Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt and talk about the university's growing diversity, the chancellor's apology for a 50-year-old response to demands for equality, and the school's response to a recent incident of racism ... plus, his surprising musical tastes.

Madison Native Kigeya Joins Green Bay Voyageurs

The Kigeya family was always about football -- American football, that is --  especially when young Demetrius showed some promise in the sport as a youth. “He started playing soccer at five but it was not competitive. He was really heavy in football, and we thought he was going to play football in high...

FoxValley365 Week in Review for May 18

Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by Werner Electric Supply. FoxValley365 and Overture Center will host the second annual Wisconsin Leadership Summit October 7 and 8. Madison Pastor Walter Ragland answered a call in the Fox Valley, and Appleton Pentecostal Assembly...

Houston High School Cancels Spirit Week After Social Media Backlash Against ‘Thug Day’

A Texas high school is in trouble after students arrived on campus dressed as “thugs” as part of Spirit Week or, as they called it, “Thug Day.” As many as 30 students went to school dressed in chains, jerseys, fake tattoos, or with cornrows, KHOU11 reports, before administrators announced they would cancel the rest of...

William Langston Wins First Pro Bout, Eyes Big Future

William Langston is chomping at the bit. He is ready for his next competition, although he is not certain yet who it will be or when or even where. His rise has been fast and furious during his relatively short boxing career, and he has yet to be in the ring with someone who was his equal....

EmpowHER, Starting Point 2.0 Celebrate Graduation

On May 1, 17 women graduated from Starting Point 2.0 and EmpowHER, two programs designed to help women ages 18-29 with financial skills, empowerment and career planning. The goal of the programs is to prepare the participants to successfully complete post-secondary education, leading to family supporting wages, according to a press release from the Women’s Fund for...