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UPDATE: Wisconsin Senate approves GOP-backed sex ed bill

The Wisconsin Senate approved a Republican-backed bill late Wednesday that would require sex education teachers to stress abstinence over contraception, despite complaints that the measure would leave children ill-informed and do little to curtail teen pregnancy and sexual diseases.

Wisconsin Senate approves weapons policy

Republicans have officially approved a concealed weapons policy for the state Senate that allows hidden weapons on the chamber's floor.

UPDATE: Bill would add text messages to no call list

The Wisconsin state Senate has passed a bill that would make unwanted text messages sent to cellphones from solicitors prohibited activity under Wisconsin's do not call list.