Teran Powell

Wisconsin Election: Milwaukee Election Chief Estimates 22,000 In-Person Votes

Wisconsin's Tuesday spring election and presidential primary includes races for Wisconsin Supreme Court, Milwaukee mayor, and Milwaukee County executive. Despite effort's from Gov. Tony Evers to move the election due to coronavirus concerns, the state Supreme Court ordered it to move forward.

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Updated at 7:18 p.m. ET

President Trump acknowledged that he learned only recently about a warning earlier this year from a top adviser about the risks of the coronavirus — but he defended his actions on Tuesday at a news conference.

"I couldn't have done it any better," Trump said about his and the administration's handling of the pandemic.

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Milwaukee has a rich musical history, and a new anthology is taking a personal approach in chronicling generations of music in the city. From folk, rock 'n' roll, blues, and R&B — Milwaukee Rock and Roll 1950-2000: A Reflective History chronicles the performers, promoters, photographers and DJs that played a pivotal role in shaping the city's musical history.

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In a moment of crisis, the first thing most people do is turn on the news. TV and radio stations provide the public with important public health directives, while newspapers ask a lot of questions and lay them all out.

But even before the coronavirus outbreak, America lost over 7,800 journalism jobs in 2019 alone.

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Pandemics and recessions are trying times, not only for people but for businesses. Some businesses rise to the challenge and serve customers in their time of need, while others see it as an opportunity for fraud and profit over people.

Consumers may need help to spot the difference and protect their wallets while protecting their health as well.

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The state health department continues tracking the coronavirus and COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin. After receiving shipments from the national stockpile, officials say they've been busy distributing personal protective gear to health care workers. The update was part of a news briefing Monday.

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Teran Powell

Wisconsin's Tuesday spring election and presidential primary includes races for Wisconsin Supreme Court, Milwaukee mayor, and Milwaukee County executive.

Despite effort's from Gov. Tony Evers to move the election due to coronavirus concerns, the state Supreme Court ordered it to move forward.

Updated at 9:37 p.m. ET

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Wisconsin's statewide election drew to a close Tuesday evening after an 11th-hour scramble, long, socially-distanced lines at the polls, jury-rigged safety Plexiglass barriers, masks, cleaning supplies and a taunt directed at Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers by President Trump.

Updated at 10:05 a.m. ET

After intense political back and forth, Wisconsin is holding its presidential primaries and elections for many state and local offices on Tuesday.

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Research in the Centers for AIDS Intervention at the Medical College of Wisconsin is looking at how racism and homophobia influence HIV prevention efforts among young black gay and bisexual men in Milwaukee — specifically, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) treatment. PrEP is a daily medication taken to prevent HIV.

Updated at 3:10 a.m. ET Tuesday

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved into intensive care at St. Thomas' Hospital in London after days of persistent symptoms, including a fever and a cough, according to British media quoting the prime minister's office.

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