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  1. Mother of slain toddler donates organs to other ch...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The mother of a 20-month-old murder victim in Milwaukee says her toddler's organs have been donated to three other children. She told WISN-TV she arrived home last Friday night to see paramedics trying to revive her young son, Laderreo Tolliver-Burkett.

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  2. 3-way primary to replace Wisconsin Senator Glenn G...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A three-way primary will be held on February 17th for a state Senate seat given up by Republican Glenn Grothman. It will be the de-facto general election, since no Democrats have filed in a heavily-conservative suburban Milwaukee district.

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  3. Media campaign aims to quell Milwaukee's gun viole...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Organizers say they want to discourage potential shooters, by more graphically demonstrating how gun crimes affect the victims. The 5 to 7 minute stories will be broadcast weekly on two Milwaukee radio stations.

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  4. Cudahy man sentenced to 5 years prison for hiding ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A suburban Milwaukee man was sentenced Monday to five years in prison, for hiding the body of his ex-girlfriend. 41-year-old Gregory Prey of Cudahy pleaded guilty in Milwaukee County to a charge of hiding a corpse.

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  5. Phoenix rock PenguinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The Green Bay Phoenix bolted away from visiting Youngstown State to start the second half Sunday night at the Resch Center and won their fifth in a row comfortably 82-67. Leading by just five at the break, the Phoenix outscored the Penguins 23-7 over the first 7 minutes of the second half to capture their 8th straight victory at home without a loss and improve to 3-0 in Horizon League play.

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  6. Deal tied to proposed Kenosha casino rejected by federal officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs has rejected an agreement which called for the Forest County Potawatomi to be reimbursed by the state for any losses at its Milwaukee casino should another casino open in Kenosha. Governor Scott Walker still has until February 19 to approve or deny the proposed off-reservation casino the Menominee Nation wants to open.

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  7. Milwaukee hosting rally supporting police involving in recent killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Rallies are being held in Milwaukee and other U.S. cities to show support for police officers involved in killing those in custody. The Wisconsin chapter of "Concerns of Police Survivors," or COPS, is holding a two-hour rally Friday evening at the city's fire union hall.

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  8. Extreme cold, slick roads will continue through part of SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The National Weather Service says a fresh blast of Arctic air will blow northwest winds of up to 30 miles an hour through the Badger State at least until late Saturday morning. That's when the week-long cold spell will finally begin to break.

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  9. Copps cleaning crew reports floor buffer theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Authorities in Brown County say the theft of a floor buffer from a Bellevue grocery store cleaning crews may be tied to similar crimes statewide. The Sheriff's Department says someone walked away with the machine, valued at $2,000, from the Copps store, 2064 Lime Kiln Road, on December 11. The floor buffer's owner says it's the 7th machine stolen from him in the previous year.

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  10. Cold Weather Graphic (Photo Copyright Midwest Communications, Inc.).Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The Milwaukee Public Schools often stay open when bad weather causes others in the area to close. Thursday, however, Milwaukee faces a triple whammy of sub-zero temperatures followed by an approaching snowstorm, and a return of below-zero wind chills Thursday night.

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  11. Man pleads guilty to violating safety regs in Mitc...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A former pipeline monitor has pleaded guilty to federal safety violations connected with a jet fuel leak three years ago at Milwaukee's Mitchell Airport. 44-year-old Randy Jones of Houma Louisiana admitted that he did not order an annual survey and regular voltage readings for a pipeline that transports jet fuel at Wisconsin's largest airport.

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  12. Walker hires consultant for possible White House runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    UNDATED Governor Scott Walker has taken another step toward a possible run for the White House, by hiring national G-O-P consultant Rick Wiley. C-N-N first reported the move yesterday.

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  13. Search begins for new president of Milwaukee Schoo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Hermann Viets first told the school's Board of Regents last summer that he'll be calling it a career. Now, MSOE has announced a national search committee to find a new president.

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  14. Former exec charged with embezzling $168,000 from ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A former business executive in suburban Milwaukee is due in court next Monday, for allegedly stealing over $168,000 from his employer. 55-year-old Jerry Guidice, who now lives in Windermere Florida, is charged with six felony counts in Waukesha County -- 3 charges of embezzlement, 2 counts of false writings, and one charge of identity theft.

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  15. DNR reports another record number of snowy owl app...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The state DNR counted 226 snowy owls flying down from Canada as of last Friday -- a large increase over the previous year's record of 173 at this time. The white spotted owls are said to be the heaviest in North America, which helps make them popular with bird lovers.

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  16. Democrats request federal review of school voucher...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    UNDATED Two Wisconsin House Democrats have asked for a second federal review of Milwaukee's 25-year-old private school voucher program. Madison Democrat Mark Pocan took the lead in asking the U-S Government Accountability Office to grade the program on things like student achievement and special-ed services -- and compare them to the Milwaukee Public Schools.

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  17. Wisconsin police find wedding ring on their Christ...Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Police in a town near Milwaukee got a surprise when they took down the department's Christmas tree and found a diamond wedding ring placed on a branch as an ornament The police chief for Germantown, Wisconsin, Peter Hoell, said on a posting on the department's Facebook page on Saturday that the ring appeared to have been put on the tree deliberately. Police had the ring examined and the diamonds are real, he said.

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  18. Milwaukee Mayor Barrett meets with Jesse Jackson ahead of rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Barrett spokesman Jeff Fleming said the mayor discussed violence and unemployment in Wisconsin's largest city. Fleming called it a "constructive discussion."

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  19. Court martial set for officer accused of sexual co...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A special court martial is scheduled Monday for a Coast Guard officer accused of having sexual contact with a female staffer while working in Milwaukee. Petty Officer Third Class Joshua Raymond is charged with several military law violations -- including attempted sexual assault, and abusive sex contact with a fellow service member.

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  20. People taking part in Jacksonport's annual polar plunge. (Photo from: FOX 11/YouTube).Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    This week's sub-zero weather ended just in time for more comfortable plunges into Lake Michigan at Milwaukee and the Door County community of Jacksonport. More than two dozen people plunged into Lake Petenwell in the Adams County town of Rome, in the 18th annual benefit for the Children's Miracle Network.

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