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5 hrs ago | WUWM

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Race Features Hard-Fought Primary

Milwaukee County voters are in for a rerun next month. The primary for sheriff will again feature incumbent David Clarke and Milwaukee Police Lieutenant Chris Moews.

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Related Topix: Whitefish Bay, WI, River Hills, WI

Sun Jul 13, 2014

St. Francis

Labor Day "Doggie Dip" at Cool Waters

Residents for Off-leash Milwaukee Parks and the Milwaukee County Park System are pleased to announce the season's final "Doggie Dip" at Cool Waters Aquatic Park after the pool is closed to the public for the swimming season.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

St. Francis

Sales tax a Good Option for Parks

The Milwaukee County Park Department was once regarded as the best urban park system in America and was the envy of other large metropolitan areas.

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Shorewood

News & Notes: May 4

The effort, held in cooperation with the Blood Bank of Wisconsin and the National Bone Marrow Registry, will benefit Fox Point resident Anne Schumaker, who is in need of a bone marrow transplant.

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Related Topix: Fox Point, WI, Thiensville, WI, Wauwatosa, WI, Glendale, WI, River Hills, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

10-year-old playground shooting victim Sierra Guyton dies

Ten-year-old Sierra Guyton has died, nearly two months after being caught in cross-fire on a Milwaukee playground.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Courier Online

Overview of Milwaukee Water Works

Hundreds of thousands of Southeastern Wisconsin water utility clients will notice a 3% increase in their water bills starting the first of this month.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Wisconsin, Waukesha, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Letters on sex offenders go out to Van Hollen, Wall

As expected, letters were sent out Friday to Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen and Corrections Secretary Edward Wall in connection with the city's effort to force the state to do something about the disproportionate number of sex offenders who are being placed in the city.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Flood advisory issued for Milwaukee, Waukesha counties

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

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Weather, Waukesha County, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Seligs donate $2.5 million to create child advocacy center

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

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Family, Kids

WDJT

Sheriff deputy hospitalized after being hit by suspected drunk driver

A Milwaukee County Sheriff Deputy was taken to the hospital early Saturday morning after being hit by a suspected drunk driver.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Another road to justice

Restorative justice seminars such as those at the Green Bay Correctional Institution bring victims and criminals face to face.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, State Prisons, Green Bay Correctional Institution, Dane County, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

County weighs razing Milwaukee County Research Park's incubator

Recent Wauwatosa East High School graduates Joe Rebholz , 18, and Jack Mouradian, 18, plant bacteria in the Argo Bio Science room at the Research Park Innovation Center as part of an internship with the company.

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Related Topix: Wauwatosa, WI, Milwaukee, WI

St. Francis

It's South Shore Frolic Time

What time is it? It is South Shore Frolic time as the 65th South Shore Frolic takes place July 11-13 in South Shore Park in Bay View.

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Wisconsin Gazette

Wisconsin AG files appeal in marriage equality case

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen filed his appeal of the federal ruling striking down the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wedding, ACLU, Dane County, WI, US News, US Supreme Court

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

New DNA technique leads to serial raper, charges say

A Milwaukee man suspected in a series of increasingly violent random sexual assaults over the past decade was charged Friday after the state crime lab's first use of so-called "familial DNA" analysis, identifying a suspect through his relatives.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Channel3000

Governor names new elections board member

John Franke replaces Michael Brennan, whose six-year term expired on May 1. Franke will serve on the board until May 1, 2020.

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WISN-TV

Fatal Burleigh crash may lead to changes

City leaders were already discussing changes to Sherman Boulevard.. but a double-fatal crash Thursday may prove to be a catalyst for change at the busy intersection.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Records detail hiring of former Walker aide

Newly released records show a longtime aide to Gov. Scott Walker helped interview the two finalists for the $113,000 job at the state public defender's office she landed, two newspapers reported Friday.

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

Daily Kos

Scott Walker Spending Tax Dollars Lavishly on Himself While Squeezing Everyone Else

We now know how much Scott Walkers security detail is costing "the hardworking taxpayers of Wisconsin" .

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Scott Walker, US Governors, Jim Doyle, US News

OnMilwaukee

5 views of the tiles of Vliet Street

Some streets in Milwaukee seem to specialize in different features, though it's often subtle and surely not even really true.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Brookfield, WI, Glendale, WI

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