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BREAKING NEWS / URGENT: The State Supreme Court upholds Act 10, Voter ID, and the state's domestic partnership registry

MADISON, Wis (WSAU)  - The Wisconsin State Supreme Court upheld Act 10, the state law that limits the collective bargaining rights of state employees. The law from three years ago sparked protests at the state capital and led to the recall attempt against Governor Scott Walker. The court's ruling in favor of Act 10 was 5-2. Justice Michael Gableman wrote the lead opinion, which was also signed by Justices David Prosser, Pat Roggensack and Annette Ziegler. Justice Patrick Crooks concurre...

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Made in America Festival Documentary to Arrive in Theaters in 2014

Image courtesy of Facebook.com/MadeInAmericaFest (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Facebook.com/MadeInAmericaFest (via ABC News Radio)

If you missed your chance to watch Ron Howard ’s concert documentary about rap mogul Jay Z 's inaugural Made in America festival when it aired on Showtime last month, you’re going to get another opportunity to see it, this time on the silver screen.

According to The Hollywood Reporter , Phase 4 Films has acquired the North American rights to  Made in America, and the company plans to release the film in movie theaters for summer 2014. "We are thrilled to release this amazing film," said Berry Meyerowitz , president & CEO of Phase 4 Films. "Made in America is an uplifting and inspiring piece, not just for its musical performances but for the energy and resilience that it portrays."

The documentary, which initially premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in September, follows Jay Z as he plans the inaugural edition of the massive two-day event, held in Philadelphia in 2012. It includes performances and interviews with a number of rockers including Pearl Jam , Dirty Projectors , Passion Pit , The Hives , and Gary Clark, Jr.

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