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Demonstrations Rock the Capital of.. Wisconsin?

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Newly elected Wisconsin governor Scott Walker (R). Photo: Max Amegalon

State Journal – The state’s largest teachers union Wednesday night called on all 98,000 of its members to attend rallies in Madison on Thursday and Friday, which led school districts — including Madison — to cancel classes for Thursday.

“This is not about protecting our pay and our benefits,” Wisconsin Education Association Council President Mary Bell said at a press conference on the Capitol Square. “It is about protecting our right to collectively bargain.”

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