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4 hrs ago | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Gatherers for the Dontre Hamilton rally lay down in Red Arrow Park

For the fourth time in just two weeks, people of all ages and ethnicities gathered to protest the death of Dontre Hamilton, 31, who was shot by a Milwaukee police officer on April 30th.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

8 hrs ago | WISN-TV

Labor Council says president's Milwaukee visit good for unions

Labor leaders believe the visit will provide a boost to area unions and even have an impact on the race for governor.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

Couture plan revision to add more public space to lakefront development

The debate over selling the Downtown Transit Center for the Couture project could soon get a new talking point with a revised design increasing public space in the new development, the Milwaukee Business Journal has learned.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

SFGate

Beer gardens helping Milwaukee County budgets

Oversized mugs of beer clink together as drinkers sitting under a canopy of trees in a Milwaukee public park listen to live accordion music and proclaim "Prost!" - the German equivalent of "cheers."

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WBNS

Beer gardens helping Milwaukee County budgets

Oversized mugs of beer clink together as drinkers sitting under a canopy of trees in a Milwaukee public park listen to an accordion player.

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Business Journal

O'Donnell Park lawsuit judgment appealed by contractor, insurer

The wrongful death lawsuit over the O'Donnell Park parking structure could remain in court for additional years after a contractor and its insurer appealed the judgment awarding millions to the Kellner and Wosinski families and Milwaukee County.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Give minimum-wage workers a raise

Fast-food worker DeVonte Yates said in June that a boost in the minimum wage would help him finish school and provide for his mother.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Madison, WI, Dane County, WI, Opinion

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Partner of robbery suspect killed by barber shop patron gets 10 years

A Milwaukee man whose best friend was fatally shot by a customer when the pair tried to rob a barber shop two years ago has learned his lesson, his attorney said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Milwaukee, WI, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Before calling key witness, prosecutor warns judge of Clarke's plea deal criticism

Concertina Bar owner Andy Kochanski meets last summer with Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. before a concealed carry permit class held at the bar, where Kochanski shot and killed a would-be robber.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WDJT

Man killed after being hit by train near 60th and State

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office says its been called to the area of 60th and State streets, where a man was struck by a train.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WauwatosaNOW.com

Wauwatosa Ask Now: Why is parking allowed on both sides of Menomonee River Parkway?

Is there a rumor you've heard that you would like to track down? Is there something in the city - like playground equipment or a pothole - that needs to be fixed? Rick Romano answers some of the mysteries of life in Wauwatosa and helps solve everyday problems.

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Related Topix: Wauwatosa, WI

WISN-TV

MillerCoors lends hand to help clean South Shore Beach

POSITION WHILE CREWS WORK ON REPAIRS. ONE OF OUR LOCAL BEACHES IS ONE OF THE DIRTIEST IN THE COUNTRY.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Pop/Rock

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

MillerCoors donates $500,000 for South Shore Park work

MillerCoors will donate $500,000 to help improve the beach and water quality at South Shore Park.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Alverno College, Beer

WDJT

Sheriff David Clarke issues travel warning to Labor Day drivers

We're closing in on a busy travel weekend. The Wisconsin DOT says 10 people died in traffic crashes on Labor Day weekend last year.

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Daily Kos

Scott Walkers Week Keeps Getting Worse + New Poll Results

Couldn't happen to anyone more deserving than Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker . And today, poor baby, is the day Walkers incredibly poor-selling tome of lies, Unintimidated , is released in paperback form.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Tommy Thompson, Liberal Political News

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Replacing Estabrook Dam with a 'rock ramp' has promise for river

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Thiensville, WI, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Priest pleads not guilty to theft charge

A Greek Orthodox priest pleaded not guilty to a felony theft charge during his arraignment in a Milwaukee County courtroom this morning.

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Related Topix: Religion, Orthodox Church

WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Dontre Hamilton's family granted meeting with Chief Flynn

"Although the chief expressed condolences to the family I would say there wasn't a recognition the department provided information that was incorrect," said family attorney Jonathan Safran.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

UW-Milwaukee police chief demoted over Internet messages with student

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Police Chief Michael Marzion has been demoted to police captain and will remain on administrative leave while the university considers additional actions in connection with "inappropriate and unprofessional" conduct the chief displayed when he traded Internet messages of a sexual nature with a female student this ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

Elm Grove

approves paving bids for 124th Street and Elmhurst Parkway

The Village of Elm Grove approved two bids from Payne and Dolan for a pair of paving projects this fall.

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Related Topix: Elm Grove, WI, Wauwatosa, WI

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