Marquette Wire

Suspicious substance delivered to Beloit hospital

April 18, 2013

Filed under News

An envelope of “white, powdery substance” resulted in the temporary quarantine of more than 50 people the Beloit Area Community Health Center Wednesday, and 15 people were transported to nearby hospitals after experiencing...

UW-Madison student dies of meningitis

Eric Oliver

April 16, 2013

Filed under News

A student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison died last Wednesday of meningitis, according to an April 11 article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Students on college campuses are at a slightly increased risk of contracting...

Walker touts new budget for 2013

Jason Kurtyka

February 26, 2013

Filed under News

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced his biennial budget for 2013-2015 in an official address last Wednesday, speaking on a wide range of issues from education to statewide economic development and healthcare reform. Walker pr...

Milwaukee requests to join Act 10 lawsuit

Monique Collins

November 29, 2012

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The City of Milwaukee has formally requested to join a state lawsuit that could decide the constitutionality of Gov. Scott Walker’s collective-bargaining law, Act 10. The lawsuit was spearheaded by the Madison teachers’ union an...

LOCICERO: Enough with the Fighting Irish allegiances

Michael LoCicero

November 27, 2012

Filed under Sports

Dear Marquette fans, There is a growing, unpleasant epidemic circulating campus that seems to have reached a pinnacle in the last few days. Ever since that team from South Bend beat USC Saturday night to clinch a berth in the national championship game, my newsfeeds on Fac...

High corporate taxes bad for business

Emily Fischer

October 23, 2012

Filed under News

Wisconsin has the eighth-highest taxes on businesses in the U.S., according to the 2013 State Business Tax Climate Index report released earlier this month by the Tax Foundation, a nonpartisan research organization. The report...

Baldwin and Thompson face off over debt, economy

Alexandra Whittaker

October 2, 2012

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U.S. Senate candidates Tommy Thompson and Tammy Baldwin faced off about taxes, the middle class and the national debt at their first debate Friday in Milwaukee. Both candidates were on the attack and blamed each other's parties and former adm...