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by Robert Dietz
Mon Feb 21, 2011

Mad In Mad-Town: The Latest On The Battle In Wisconsin (VIDEO)

The protests in Wisconsin are bringing people together from around the region to fight for the rights of public workers to collectively bargain.

Quick Hit
by Micah Maidenberg
Mon Feb 21, 2011

Chicagoans Head To Madison To Support Wisconsin's Public Employees

Several dozen people from around Chicagoland gathered early this morning outside Plumbers Hall in Chicago to board buses and travel to Madison, Wisconsin. There, they'll join thousands of Badger State teachers, nurses, emergency medical technicians, and other public employees battling legislation pushed by Republican Gov. Scott Walker and GOP legislators that would strip public workers of their collective bargaining rights. Progress Illinois caught up with a few of the protesters before they headed north. Take a look: