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Daily Bread for 9.16.21: The Biased Leading the Biased

Good morning. Thursday in Whitewater will be sunny with a high of 81.  Sunrise is 6:36 AM and sunset 7:01 PM for 12h 24m 38s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing gibbous with 77.6% of its visible disk illuminated. Whitewater Fire Department, Inc. meets at 6 PM.  This day in 1959, the first successful photocopier, the…

Daily Bread for 9.1.21: Not Skewed

Good morning. Wednesday in Whitewater will be mostly sunny with a high of 78. Sunrise is 6:20 AM and sunset 7:28 PM, for 13h 07m 16s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 29.7% of its visible disk illuminated. Whitewater’s Community Development Authority meets at 5 PM.  On this day in 1939, Nazi Germany and Slovakia…

WISGOP Moves to Restrict Voting

Across America, Republicans are doing all they can to restrict voting access after Trump’s decisive loss in the presidential election. (Ceaseless lies won’t make up a 7-million-vote margin.) The WISGOP is no exception to this trend. Molly Beck and Patrick Marley report Republican lawmakers seek to overhaul voting in Wisconsin, including new rules for absentee…

The Spring Primary 2021

Yesterday’s Wisconsin Spring Primary (mid-February, windchill of about two degrees) saw local and statewide education contests. There was nothing unexpected about the results: in Whitewater more than two candidates have a good chance at one of the two available board seats, and statewide Underly and Kerr have significant backing. For Whitewater’s school board, five candidates…

Campaign Conflicts of Interest at a Self-Described Local News Source

The Whitewater Unified School District’s board will see a contested February primary and a contested April general election. Regrettably, Whitewater has no professional newspaper, print or electronic, to cover that race. A post from today at the Whitewater Banner, entitled “Whitewater Unified School District Returns to In-Person Learning; Tom Ganser Photos Show the Excitement at…