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3 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

West Allis

Homeward Bound Adoption Event

MADACC will be hosting their "Homeward Bound" dog adoption events each Saturday, June through September, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each year MADACC takes in thousands of stray and abandoned dogs, and in 2013, 45% of those dogs were pit bull terriers or pit bull mixes. In honor of those 45%, MADACC will offer a discounted adoption fee of $45 for pit bull terriers and mixes adopted June through October.

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Milwaukee Courier Online

County Executive Abele Unveils New Transit Website

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has unveiled a new website to update the community on the Milwaukee County transit system and what you need to know. The website includes a letter from County Executive Abele explaining why he thinks transit is such a critical resource to help people get to work, school and run errands.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, South Milwaukee, WI

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Hales Corners

Golf & Save $ in Milwaukee County Parks

Golf at the following Milwaukee County courses - Dretzka, Oakwood, Whitnall, Currie, Grant, Greenfield and Lincoln - and play at the following special rates: Mon.-Fri. after 1pm, weekends & holidays after 2pm, 18-holes with a cart for $100...... play 9 holes with a cart for $60 .

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Related Topix: Greenfield, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Man charged in wrong-way crash near Miller Park that injured 3

Jorge Santiago Ramirez, 23, was charged Wednesday with second-degree recklessly endangering safety, causing injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle, driving without a license and second-offense drunken driving. His bail was set at $7,500 on Thursday and is due back in court Sept.

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Business Journal

Hammes eyes three office buildings, potential HQ move, in Park East

Brookfield-based Hammes Co. is pitching a riverside office development with three buildings in the Park East in downtown Milwaukee that could potentially house the company's headquarters.

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WLUK-TV Green Bay

Things to know: Emails in Walker-related probe

Thousands of emails collected during the first secret investigation into former aides and associates of Gov. Scott Walker when he was Milwaukee County executive were released Thursday. Here are a few things to know about the latest document dump in the long-running John Doe case: Plenty.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

New Berlin

Gov. (Divide & Conquer) Scott Walker Gave Speech Thursday Calling for Unity

At the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center on the 13th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, Gov. Scott Walker called for unity, reports the Journal Sentinel. "I hope you remember not just what happened on that day on September 11, but what happened on days like that Friday where, as a country and as freedom-loving people around the world, we stood united," he said.

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

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Executive behind voter fraud billboards sought Walker advice

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

WSAW

More Emails Released in First Walker-related Probe

Thousands of more documents collected during the first John Doe investigation into former aides and associates of Gov. Scott Walker when he was Milwaukee County executive have been released. The 7 gigabytes of documents were released Thursday by Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

WNFL-AM Green Bay

"John Doe" prosecutor denies political vendetta

John Doe Investigation UNDATED A top state prosecutor in two Walker John Doe probes is denying a report that he's motivated by a political vendetta, spurred by his wife's job as a teacher. The allegation is posted on Legal Newsline, an online service run by an affiliate of the U-S Chamber of Commerce.

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WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Mukwonago man faces 5th DUI

According to the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Steven Schneider, 48, of Mukwonago rear-ended a car on I-43 southbound at Silver Spring Drive and did not stop at the scene. Schneider was arrested for felony DUI-5th, DUI causing injury and hit and run of an occupied vehicle.

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Related Topix: Mukwonago, WI

WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Remembering 9/11: Local officials to gather at War Memorial

Hundreds of people, along with Governor Scott Walker, Mayor Tom Barrett and County Executive Chris Abele, are expected to gather at the Milwaukee County War Memorial for a ceremony and remembrance at 7:30 a.m. After the program, everyone is invited to ring the bell of the U.S.S. Milwaukee in memory of the victims.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Alderman wants changes in how officer-involved shootings are handled

Are politics and personalities getting in the way when it comes to investigating officer involved shootings in Milwaukee? One city leader wants changes after the Dontre Hamilton case was delayed for another month. Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm now wants to bring in a national expert to help out with the Hamilton case, four months after the shooting.

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

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Distinguished attorney fights to keep law license

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors, Life, Veteran Affairs

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

County to replace well to keep fish hatchery open

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WISN-TV

Rain spreading across southern Wisconsin

IT IS 5:59 ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10. I AM PATRICK PAOLANTONIO. I AM MARIANNE LYLES.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Weather, Waukesha, WI, Jefferson County, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Residents on Milwaukee River argue for keeping Estabrook Dam

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Related Topix: Glendale, WI

Tue Sep 09, 2014

WDJT

More Milwaukee County Park Cameras Will Have to Wait

The Milwaukee County Parks Energy and Environment Committee tabled a resolution proposed by 10Th district County Supervisor David Bowen Tuesday afternoon. T he resolution asks for the installation and operation of surveillance cameras in Milwaukee county parks, and is a tool, says Bowen, to help deter crime in the area, specifically in parks.

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OakCreek

Oak Creek's history flows onward in milestone celebration

Oak Creek's population was less than 10,000 when a group of passionate residents rallied to save the town hall from demolition on Howell Avenue and Puetz Road. That was 1963.

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Related Topix: Oak Creek, WI, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

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