Labor Unrest Rocks Wisconsin

 
The largest protests in Wisconsin in years continued Thursday at the state capitol in Madison, which was occupied by upset state workers earlier this week in response to Governor Scott Walker's proposal to cut salaries, benefits and collective bargaining rights and his threat to call in the National Guard against the workers.  On Wednesday, Walker's measure was advanced in committee, and the State Senate is expected to take up the measure today. Read More from Twin Cities IMC

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Photo: Hundreds spent the night inside the State Capitol (WI AFL-CIO)

Below -- Workday Minnesota reports: Thousands Protest, Close Schools in Response to Wisconsin Governor's Plan

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