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Jessie Opoien
Opinion editor . WI-grown, alum, banjo player, dog person. Grad student . Newsletter:
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Victor Jacobo 34m
Happening now: addresses members of the state Legislature.
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Jessie Opoien 52m
Replying to @DrSamiSchalk
I started talking to mine RIGHT when they switched to video visits, so we've never even talked in person. But I kept waiting for a large bill to come and… this is amazing!
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Yesterday Wisconsin had a record number of COVID-19 hospitalizations — the highest since April.
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Molly Beck 2h
When news broke about RBG's death, President Trump was 5 minutes into a campaign rally in MN. Aides opted not to pass word to him onstage. If he announced her death, they feared the crowd would cheer. via
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Molly Beck 2h
There were 474 people in Wisconsin hospitalized with COVID-19 on Tuesday, the highest number since the pandemic hit Wisconsin. Previous record was 446 on April 9. 134 COVID-19 patients are in the ICU. Record is 196 also on April 9.
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Molly Beck 20h
Some parents have sent their COVID-19 positive children to school, public health officials in Washington and Ozaukee counties say
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A.J. Bayatpour 20h
One day ahead of his visit to Madison, handlers for now say he will not take questions from reporters after his remarks at the Capitol.
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Jessie Opoien 20h
Replying to @leadinglatte
Gotta get those clicks
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Scott Bauer 22h
Republican office holders have used these words today to describe extension of the mask mandate designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus: ineffective unnecessary mind-boggling moot illegal invalid dictatorial not worth the paper it's printed on
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Jessie Opoien 23h
Replying to @scottgordonwi
Fuck, they fucking did it
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Jessie Opoien 24h
Turns out you can't really just write "Fuck." on a page and call it a column, so I had to take a different tack.
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Jessie Opoien 24h
So excited to kick off this year's by interviewing . More info here:
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Chelsey Dequaine-Jerabek Sep 21
. kicks off this Saturday and I’m SO READY to hear some important discussions led by my peers, Wisconsin leaders and other inspiring peeps 💡 Take a look at the session lineup and pencil down the talks that interest you: .
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Colleen Hayes Sep 22
Stop down to Genna's tonight to register to vote!
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Jessie Opoien Sep 22
Senate Majority Leader says ’ new order is “not worth the paper it’s printed on.” Back to the courts we go.
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Jessie Opoien Sep 22
. has declared a new public health emergency in Wisconsin. Cases have surged since students returned to college campuses. “We are facing a new and dangerous phase of the COVID-19 pandemic here in Wisconsin.”
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Jessie Opoien Sep 21
Replying to @jameskreul @cocowisco
I think that would be the actual best thing. BTW realized I was staring at you two weeks ago while hanging with at the Musky during the Packers game and should’ve just said hi and challenged you to a sudden death trivia match. Speaking of.
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Jessie Opoien Sep 21
Replying to @michaelshure
Oh, wow. I don’t think I’ll get to the equivalent of that. But that is awesome.
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Jessie Opoien Sep 21
One of the weirdest things, as a journalist working on a master's degree, is to find that your journalistic work has been cited in an academic journal. I hope this isn't a humble brag because it just feels like a weird inception thing.
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Victor Jacobo Sep 21
It’s the 21st night of September but it’s also 2020 so instead of “ba-dee-ya,” it’s more like “ba-dee-ya-no-más,” am I right?
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