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On this week's "Center Stage" political podcast, Milfred and Hands look back at monstrous vetoes from Wisconsin's past, and ahead to further constitutional limits in light of Gov. Tony Evers' latest vetoes. Evers used his remaining partial veto powers to "undelete" language lawmakers had removed from the state budget. That's being called the "zombie" veto because he brought dead language back to life. Evers then combined some of the numbers he resuscitated with other numbers in the budget to increase spending by tens of millions of dollars -- without legislative approval.

MIAMI - As an African American, I can't tell you the number of times I heard someone say to me, "Go back to Africa..." It happened when I was a child, when passing motorists would yell from their car windows. It happened when I was a young adult, at my first job, and later as a maid in private homes. It even happened when I became a journalist. Today, there's a new wave of racism aimed at not ...

Our bungalow was still dark when my cellphone rang at 5 a.m. My husband and I had escaped for a much-needed yoga retreat on the remote island of Koh Phangan, Thailand, when I got the phone call no parent ever expects to get - a call that four years of medical school, three years of pediatric residency training and 15 years of practicing pediatrics hadn't prepared me for. At the sound of the ...

For more than 50 years, the United States and Russia have agreed that their own security required negotiating agreements limiting their nuclear weapons deployments and capabilities. In that time, the two countries have successfully concluded seven major agreements to reduce their nuclear arsenals. The last of these, the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or New START, was signed in 2010 and ...

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