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Rep questions money for Indian languages; cut in sex-offender monitoring

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Gov. Jim Doyle says Wisconsin is in danger of losing a part of its heritage.

And that's why he put a $0.25 million in his proposed state budget to revive a program which helps Indian tribes preserve their native languages.

Not even 1 percent of Wisconsin's tribal members can speak the state's five native languages.

Menominee chairwoman Lisa Waukau says her tribe only has 15 people who speak a language that's spoken nowhere else in the world.

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