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  • April 7The man who was spotted with a gun near Whitewater Middle School has been taken into custody without incident, according to the Whitewater Police Department.

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April 20, 2017

State senators hurt families, block CBD bill

April 5, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Royal Purple Staff Opinion April 5, 2016 Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that can cause some people to have as many as 100 seizures in a single day, and it affects more than 450,000 children across the United States, ac...

Puff, puff, pass the legislation

April 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

April 22, 2015 Monday was April 20, the day popularly known for the celebration of marijuana. In just the past few years alone, the country has seen a growth in the legalization of marijuana, at first for medical use, but now...

UW-Whitewater students involved in drug bust

December 13, 2012

Filed under News, News

  UPDATE: Names have been released. Wesley A. Vance, 20. Arrested at Cambridge Apartments, 375 Harmony Drive, for possession of THC with intent to deliver, possession of schedule II non-narcotic drug, and possession...

Could cannabis revitalize the economy?

November 28, 2012

Filed under Biz & Tech

In 1971 President Richard Nixon declared a war on drugs, and U.S. taxpayers have been funding the campaign for more than 40 years. According to the Associated Press, spending for the Drug War in 2010 was $15.5 billion at the federal...

District 2 representative arrested on drug charges

May 18, 2011

Filed under News

Whitewater Common Council District 2 Rep. Javonni Butler, a UW-Whitewater student, was arrested and charged earlier this month with two counts of delivering THC, less than 200 grams. According to an article from the Janesville...

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