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Wisconsin governor announces free coronavirus testing for African Americans, Latinos

USATODAY.com Thursday, 7 May 2020
Gov. Tony Evers' plan is an effort to combat the staggering racial and ethnic disparities Wisconsin and many other states are facing.
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Tony Evers Tony Evers American educator and politician, 46th Governor of Wisconsin

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