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The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was remembered in speeches and ceremonies across Wisconsin on Monday.

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MADISON -- The widow of a legendary Milwaukee civil rights leader slammed Wisconsin Republican policies Monday at the state's official celebration of Martin Luther King Day.

With Gov. Scott Walker just a few feet away, Margaret Rozga said anyone who tries curtail collective bargaining by workers, or suppresses the right to vote "doesn't stand with us." Her comments drew cheers from the hundreds who attended the King Day ceremony at the Capitol.

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