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ON THE LEVEL: Buttke among four students receiving apprenticeship training in their senior year

Oskar Buttke

At one time, Oskar Buttke was seriously considering trying to becoming a speech pathologist. Then he looked into the cost of getting a degree at a four-year university. Suddenly, the prospect of following several of his relatives into the electrical trades became quite appealing.

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Even with historic solar projects on horizon, Evers says state has much work to do

Gov. Tony Evers speaks on Thursday at an annual Renewable Energy Summit  held by the nonprofit group Renew Wisconsin held in Madison. Evers said a recent string of solar projects has happened despite, not because of, state policies, which he says continue ignore science and innovation. (Staff photo by Nate Beck)

Gov. Tony Evers told a room full of renewable-energy advocates on Thursday that solar projects and similar installations that flooded into Wisconsin in 2018 occurred even as many state policies continued to ignore, rather than embrace, science and innovation.

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