MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Unemployment rates have dropped in most Wisconsin counties and cities. The state Department of Workforce Development reports today that preliminary rates for March are down in all but three of the state's largest 32 cities. Unemployment was unchanged in Mount Pleasant and it increased in Menomonee Falls and Racine.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin says Democrats need to be more vocal about how well health care reform is working. The Wisconsin Democrat talked politics during an hour-long discussion at Marquette University today. Topics included immigration, minimum wage and the nation's growing wealth divide.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - A video in which a Green Bay police officer subdues a man aggressively outside a bar over the weekend has sparked an internal investigation after the footage was posted online. A Press-Gazette Media report says there hasn't been a formal complaint filed but police are investigating because of numerous emails and Facebook comments from people concerned about the actions.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A state appeals court says Wisconsin police were within their rights to place GPS trackers on cars before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they need warrants. Police in Kenosha attached a tracker to Scott Oberst's car without a warrant in 2011. They used the tracker to gather evidence to build a drug case against him. Oberst's attorney says today he'll talk to Oberst about appealing to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
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