Hate And Bias Discussed At UW-L
That's UW-L Assistant Chancellor of Student Affairs Paula Knudson commenting on the mass shootings in Oak Creek. And as she ponders that thought, she looks at what is being done on campus as hate and bias happens not only there, but other campuses as well.
The campus is coming off of an open Hate Response training session. Shane Windmeyer, founder of the National Stop the Hate, Train the Trainer Program, taught 93 UW-L faculty, staff and students the difference between hate and bias incidents and hate and bias crimes.
Who's Voting Tomorrow
Wisconsin's Republican Senate Primary is tomorrow. So who's going to the polls?
UW-La Crosse Political Scientist, Joe Heim.
Burn Ban Over In Some Areas
On the heels of Smokey Bear's 68th birthday, fire control officials at the Wisconsin DNR lifted emergency burning restrictions this morning in portions of Jackson, Juneau and Monroe counties that are within Department of Natural Resources protection areas.
Romney Could Stop In La Crosse This Week
Mitt Romney could visit La Crosse this week...but we're not sure just yet.
La Crosse County Republican Party chair Julian Bradley expects to have more information today about a planned stop by the Romney tour bus this Thursday. Bradley says the bus probably will make a noon-hour stop in La Crosse, but he hasn't heard yet who will be on the bus. Could be Romney, or running mate Paul Ryan, or both, or neither one. Campaign schedules appear to be changing since Wisconsin Congressman Ryan was added to the ticket this weekend.
Convicted GPS Stalker Accused Of Trying Same Thing Again
Three years ago, Christopher Pocknell of Onalaska was convicted of stalking his ex-wife by putting a satellite tracking device on her car.
Pocknell was placed on probation for that offense. Now, he's accused of trying to do the same thing to his latest girlfriend. And that's not all, according to assistant D-A Crystal Jensen...she says Pocknell also lied to police about whether he possessed any guns as a convicted felon.
Bond was set on Friday for Pocknell...15-thousand dollars cash. Official charges could be filed on Monday.