Tuesday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Tuesday, May 1, 2012 --- 6:55 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will be in Wisconsin today to campaign for Republican Governor Scott Walker in the recall election. Christie will visit Green Bay for a luncheon with Walker before traveling to a landscaping company in a Milwaukee suburb.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Dozens of people have until noon today to leave a Dane County encampment that began as an Occupy Madison demonstration on a city-owned lot. The Occupy Madison movement began last October as a protest against economic inequality and social injustice. But the encampment has evolved into a gathering spot of mostly homeless people.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The three newest regents at the University of Wisconsin System are getting ready to start their terms. The 18-member board establishes policies and rules for governing the UW System. The regents also help set admissions policies and approve university budgets.

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) -- A University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point instructor will give a lecture next week on the psychological barriers low-income college students face. Jody Lewis says her research focuses on factors that prevent poor students from graduating. She also studies how to improve classroom activities and testing methods.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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