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3 hrs ago | West Allis

Grand Opening Rainbow Park Community Garden

West Allis now has its first Community Garden in Rainbow Park! Mayor Dan Devine cut the ribbon on August 16th accompanied by Alderman Michael May, Dennis Lukaszewski of the UW Extension, Tom Rebstock of the West Allis Community Garden Committee, and Mary Koller of the West Allis Health Department.

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8 hrs ago | Brown Deer

Americans are acting out an old Western movie

Engrained into our psyche, etched into our culture, forged into our nation's self-image are pictures of the Western movie of an honest Sheriff, handgun on his hip, silver star on his chest, and the law clearly on his side as he mows down the bad guys.

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8 hrs ago | WISN-TV

Motorcyclist with apparent road rage charged

James Norman was apparently angry at being cut off on U.S. Highway 41 near Vliet Street and shot at the driver in the car, according to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office.

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12 hrs ago | WauwatosaNOW.com

2014 Holiday Folk Fair International to Host 5k Run/Walk

The 14th annual Around The World 5K Run/Walk, benefitting The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County, will be held Sun., Nov. 23, at 9:00 a.m. as part of the 71st annual Holiday Folk Fair International, America's premiere multi-cultural festival.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, West Allis, WI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WSAW

Milwaukee Zoo Visitors Stuck When Ride Stops

About a dozen visitors to the Milwaukee County Zoo were stuck in the air for about a half hour when a ride malfunctioned.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Dozen riders stuck on Milwaukee County Zoo's Sky Glider for half hour

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

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

1 in custody; ID sought for woman found dead in Cudahy home

An unidentified man is in custody as police investigate the discovery of a woman's body in a Cudahy apartment, where she may have been dead for months.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Under-loved parks

Parks, we often speak of them romantically, as retreats to nature, though they are as man-made as sidewalks and City Hall.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WISN-TV

Milwaukee Co. sheriff's captain accused of drunken driving

A Milwaukee County Sheriff''s captain is accused of drinking and driving and then using her credentials to get out of the situation WE WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW IT ONLINE AND ON AIR.

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SFGate

Man accused of tweeting threat to governor's son

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Pop/Rock

CBS Local

Wisconsin Deputy Arrested For Drunken Driving

Authorities say she was driving Sunday about 2:30 a.m. in Red Wing, Minnesota. A police officer stopped her because her tail lights were off.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Milwaukee County sheriff's captain arrested; drunken driving alleged

A Milwaukee County sheriff's captain was arrested in Minnesota over the weekend on allegations of drunken driving, according to a statement released Tuesday by the Sheriff's Office.

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Fox News

Company accuses labor union of forging signatures for political gain

A home health-care company contracted with the Milwaukee County Department of Family Care is accusing a local labor union of forging workers' signatures to collect more money for political activity.

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WDJT

Authorities responding to "shots fired" call near Stadium Interchange

Milwaukee County Sheriff's deputies are investigating reports of shots fired on US 41 southbound near the Stadium Interchange during a busy morning commute.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WAOW

Ex-Milwaukee County official charged with bribery

A 34-year-old Plover man accused of hitting his girlfriend with a baseball bat and tying her to a towel rack during a domestic dispute stood mute before a judge Monday when he was asked to enter pleas to six felonies, according to online Portage County court records.

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Related Topix: Plover, WI, Portage County, WI, Violent Crime

AmmoLand

Voters Issue Another Rebuke to Bloomberg's Election Rigging

Why? Because one of America's most outspoken, pro-gun sheriffs defeated attempts by an anti-gun liberal Mayor who tried to take him out.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Former Milwaukee County official charged with misconduct, accepting bribes, lying

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

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WISN-TV

Sheriff Clarke: Motorcycle operator fire at another vehicle

A motorcyclist fired at another vehicle Monday morning on U.S. 41 southbound, according to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office.

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WISN-TV

Motorcyclist opens fire on Miller Park Way

IT'S JUST BEFORE NOON. GUNFIRE ON THE ROADS. THE MILWAUKEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS A MOTORCYCLIST OPENED FIRE ON A VEHICLE THIS MORNING..

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Motorcyclist accused in highway shooting

Sheriff's officials say a motorcyclist shot at a vehicle on a busy Milwaukee County freeway, injuring the driver with flying glass.

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