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Of note: Today we highlight stories about how the pandemic is affecting the state’s vulnerable inmate population. Emily Hamer, a former Wisconsin Watch intern now with the Wisconsin State Journal, reports that criminal justice advocates are calling for broad changes to state policy to protect inmates from the fast-spreading virus. Meanwhile, WisPolitics.com reports that an employee at Waupun Correctional Institution has contracted COVID-19.
Criminal justice advocates call on Wisconsin prisons to protect inmates from COVID-19 — Wisconsin State Journal
Waupun prison employee tests positive for coronavirus — WisPolitics.com
Despite coronavirus concerns, local leaders push participation in 2020 census — Appleton Post-Crescent
Possible coronavirus treatment could be in clinical trials within weeks, using plasma from recovered patients, if doctors get FDA approval — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
‘More high-tech than high touch’: Youth-serving organizations are getting creative amid pandemic — Milwaukee Neighborhood News
As cities around the world go on lockdown, victims of domestic violence look for a way out — Time
Wisconsin Republicans all vote against bipartisan paid leave bill responding to coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic — Medill News Service
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Food cart chefs cook free meals for hungry families through new FEED to Go — The Cap Times
COVID-19 got you down? Let these words from the community lift you up. — Milwaukee Neighborhood News
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