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  1. Fire and Police Commission Re-Votes to Keep Milwaukee Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | WUWM

    Milwaukee's Fire and Police Commission has voted a second time to name Alfonso Morales chief of police until early 2020. This past February, when Edward Flynn retired, the citizen panel promoted Morales from the position of captain to that of interim chief.

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  2. Grant Aims to Help Milwaukee Bring Down Eviction NumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | WUWM

    Community leaders are hoping a $10,000 grant will help Milwaukee get its arms around the ongoing issue of eviction. The money will go toward developing a long term plan to keep people in their homes.

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  3. 'A Day Without Latinxs' Draws Thousands in WaukeshaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | WUWM

    People from across the state participated in support of immigrants' rights, but also in opposition to 287 . The latter is a program that would allow local law enforcement to act as Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.

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  4. Pence Touts Tax Cuts, Walker in Appearance in Milwaukee WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | WUWM

    With just over six months until the mid-term elections, Vice President Mike Pence fired up a crowd of Republican voters in downtown Milwaukee Wednesday. He focused on the GOP tax cuts in particular, in a speech at the Wisconsin Center.

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  5. Foxconn Sets Goals for Contracting With Minority-Run BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | WUWM

    As planning progresses, the Taiwanese company is conducting information sessions around the state to explain to businesses how to bid for construction-related contracts. Gilbane Building Company and M+W Group are the lead contractors spearheading Foxconn's effort to reach out to businesses that could earn construction-phase contracts.

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  6. Kenosha Hopes New Financial Formula Will Speed Up Replacement of Lead PipesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | WUWM

    Water utility manager Ed St. Peter has been working on the idea for a while, saying he wants to expeditiously replace every inch of the city's 8800 lead lines that connect homes to water mains. The city owns the pipe from the water main to the property line; while the homeowner is responsible from the property line to the building.

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  7. Wauwatosa: One Of Many Wisconsin Communities Grappling With Lead In WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | WUWM

    Filtering water to remove lead is a temporary measures. One Wauwatosa resident asks when the city is going to come up wit solutions.

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  8. Friday on Lake Effect: Foxconn Eminent Domain Claims, Climate Change in Tropics, Bubbler TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | WUWM

    A look at why some Racine County homeowners will likely be displaced as the plans for Foxconn move forward and how municipalities are trying to utilize eminent domain to acquire the necessary land for the project. Later, a Marquette University researcher explains their study on how climate change is affecting an environment people thought would be immune.

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  9. Honoring the Memory of Vel Phillips; A 'Giant' in the Civil Rights MovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | WUWM

    Milwaukee Alderwoman Vel R. Phillips, the only black alderperson in Milwaukee in 1967 visits St. Boniface Church. Phillips was a proponent for open housing and kept proposing ordinances in the common council despite being defeated every time.

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  10. Former Wisconsin DOA Secretary Talks up Foxconn in MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | WUWM

    One of Gov. Walker's erstwhile top lieutenants defended the Foxconn deal at a luncheon Tuesday in downtown Milwaukee. Former Department of Administration Secretary Scott Neitzel spoke to a couple hundred people at the Rotary Club.

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  11. As Funding Wanes, Bus Routes Connecting Milwaukeeans With Suburan Jobs May DisappearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | WUWM

    Advocacy groups and some Milwaukee residents who work in the suburbs are trying to save two Milwaukee County Transit System bus routes, known as the JobLines . Routes 61 and 6 were created four years ago to take workers from nine urban zip codes to jobs in suburbs and industrial parks.

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  12. 'Regional Cooperation' May Be Way to Provide Routes for JobLines Bus Riders As Funding WanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | WUWM

    Advocacy groups, and some Milwaukee residents who work in the suburbs, are trying to save two county bus system routes. The routes, 61 and 6, known as the "JobLines," were created four years ago.

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  13. $3 Million Grant Awarded To Help Restore Milwaukee WetlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | WUWM

    The EPA awarded the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee a $3 million grant to help restore the Grand Trunk wetland in the city's Harbor District. "Milwaukee's landscape has changed significantly over the past 200 years, and the wetland marshes that dominated the center of the City have all but vanished," Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said in a news release Tuesday.

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  14. Lake Effect Weekend: Cartoonist Paul Noth, 'Antarctica, WI,' Milwaukee Zoo Library, Ex FabulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | WUWM

    Cartoonist Paul Noth explains why Charles Schulz's Peanuts comic was like a gateway drug for him and others in his generation. Then, we learn about a new play at First Stage Theatre, that uses stories from Milwaukee communities as the basis for the characters and story.

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  15. If You Like Listening to WUWM, You Just Might Appreciate This Huge Metal TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | WUWM

    Our latest Bubbler Talk report involves the large metal tower at the entrance to Estabrook Park, near the border of Milwaukee and Shorewood. The listener asked: "What is the giant ugly metal tower used for?" He might be surprised to learn that the tower houses WUWM's antenna, along with that of WITI Channel 6, and a couple other radio stations.

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  16. Two Takes On Milwaukee's Lead In Water ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | WUWM

    Like many people Hayes' awareness of the risks associated with lead in water date back the crisis in Flint, Michigan. She was quite sure her duplex - built in 1924 - had lead service lines, but had trouble sorting out how best to filter her water and that of her upstairs tenants.

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  17. Manager of Milwaukee's Embattled Childhood Lead Program SuspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | WUWM

    Mayor Tom Barrett and health department medical director Goeffrey Swain during Monday press conference. Barrett did not mention Lisa Lien's status.

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  18. Marquette University Scientist Proves Rice Will Grow In WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | WUWM

    The rice harvest happened on a sun-drenched, but cold, morning late last October. The one-acre paddy used to be family-farmed.

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  19. Rice Growing ExperimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | WUWM

    The rice harvest happened on a sun-drenched, but cold, morning late last October. The one-acre paddy used to be family-farmed.

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  20. 'Risk of a Blue Wave': Unpacking Walker's Election Night TweetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | WUWM

    Some Wisconsin Republicans are reeling after this week's victory by Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet in the State Supreme Court election. Dallet easily defeated the conservative candidate, who had received the backing of Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

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