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A Vote to Rebuild. A Vote for Love. A Vote for Wisconsin.

November 4, 2014  By Ryan Wherley With Election Day finally upon us and polls opening at 7 a.m. statewide, I can’t stop thinking about everything we’ve been through in the last four years in Wisconsin. And while my emotions are leaping about from one moment to the next, what I keep coming back to is […]

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It All Comes Down to This: A Love Letter to the Wisconsin Movement

By Ryan Wherley 3:00 AM, Madison —  In approximately four hours the polls will open for business and droves of Wisconsinites will descend upon their local libraries, churches, town halls and community centers to determine the fate of the state I have loved so dearly since I was a little boy. For nearly sixteen months, […]

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Home is Where the Heart(Balloon) Is

Today marks a very special anniversary. On February 19, 2011, Capitol Balloon, a red mylar heart shaped balloon, floated up inside the Wisconsin State Capitol to begin a four and a half month residence under a ledge surrounding the mural ‘”Resources of Wisconsin”. Hearts play a significant role in the Wisconsin Uprising as February 14, […]

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