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Report: Wisconsin governor pushes to decriminalize marijuana

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Shift workers arrived at a chicken processing plant in Charles City, Iowa, part of Floyd County, which voted for Donald Trump after backing a string of Democrats.
Proving ground: Iowa

Iowans have first say in 2020, and mood on politics is testy

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White House hopefuls are already swarming the state to court them. Floyd County, which voted for Donald Trump after backing a string of Democrats, is an up-for-grabs fulcrum.
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Sports

Gophers women's basketball team wins sixth in a row

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