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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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Sid Bernstein, promoter of Beatles, other legends, dead at 95

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Music promoter Sid Bernstein, who worked with legends from Judy Garland to Jimi Hendrix and orchestrated the Beatles' historic concert in New York's Shea Stadium in 1965, died on Wednesday aged 95.

Bernstein, an agent and manager who according to his friend, publicist Merle Frimark, died in New York, worked with some of the biggest names in show business, including Frank Sinatra, the Rolling Stones and Ray Charles.

But it was through his concept of staging concerts at stadiums, and his help launching the so-called British invasion by first bringing the Beatles to the United States, that he made his biggest mark.

Bernstein once said of managing the Beatles that he had to convince Carnegie Hall and his financial backers to take a chance on "this then-unknown group" after he became "fascinated with the hysteria that surrounded them."

Other top acts Bernstein worked with over the years included Tito Puente, Fats Domino and Tony Bennett.

(Reporting by Chris Michaud; Editing by Piya Sinha-Roy and Eric Walsh)

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