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  1. Police investigating fatal shooting in MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WKBT

    Police say the shooting was reported shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the victim was pronounced dead at a Wauwatosa hospital.

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  2. Unemployment up in all Wisconsin counties, major citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WKBT

    The show unemployment increases across the board for the month. The figures are preliminary and subject to significant revision month-to-month.

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  3. Union workers stay positive after right-to-work bill becomes lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WKBT

    With the stroke of a pen, Gov. Scott Walker makes Wisconsin the 25th right-to-work state in the nation. Walker signed the right-to-work bill into law on Monday morning.

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  4. Gov. Walker signs right-to-work billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | WKBT

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed a right-to-work bill into law, striking another blow against organized labor after four years ago effectively ending collective bargaining for public-sector workers. Walker signed the bill at an invitation-only ceremony Monday morning at Badger Meter north of Milwaukee.

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  5. Supreme Court upholds conviction in ice pick slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WKBT

    The evidence against a Milwaukee man convicted of killing his girlfriend with an ice pick was overwhelming, the Wisconsin Supreme Court said Tuesday, rejecting his argument that he deserves a new trial because he wasn't allowed to testify. In a 6-1 ruling, the court affirmed the 2010 conviction of Eddie Lee Anthony in the stabbing death of Sabrina R. Junior.

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  6. Gov. Walker throws support to bill dropping handgun wait periodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WKBT

    Gov. Scott Walker says he supports a bill that would eliminate Wisconsin's 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases. Walker said he wants the state to be a leader on the issue.

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  7. Wisconsin Assembly committee takes up right-to-work billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WKBT

    Surrounded by a gallery full of people, speakers testifying Monday on Wisconsin's right-to-work bill represented views for and against the measure that rapidly passed the Senate last week. The state Assembly labor committee's hearing on the bill - which would prohibit businesses and unions from reaching agreements requiring all workers, not just union members, to pay union dues - was set to last 10 hours.

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  8. Legislators looking for specific cost of Bucks' arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WKBT

    The co-chairmen of the state Legislature's Joint Finance Committee are pressing the Milwaukee Bucks owners to be specific about how much a new arena would cost. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Rep. John Nygren met separately with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in Madison this week and agreed that legislators and elected officials need to know exactly what the Bucks have in mind for the project to move forward.

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  9. Gov. Walker says timing was right for right-to-work billRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WKBT

    The Legislature's timing on taking up the right-to-work bill was "just right," Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday, adding that he believes the public has been given plenty of opportunities to express themselves on the fast-tracked proposal. Following a speech to the state's manufacturers in Milwaukee, Walker touted the value of right-to-work laws, which forbid unions from striking deals with businesses where union dues are required to be paid by workers.

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  10. Milwaukee man sought in connection with 7 bank robberies since Oct.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WKBT

    The FBI asked for the public's help in locating a Milwaukee man wanted in connection with seven bank robberies over the last four months. The FBI Milwaukee Division said Wednesday that agents are looking for 29-year-old Richard Gray, who the Milwaukee Area Violent Crime Task Force believes was involved in bank robberies between Oct. 30 and last Friday.

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  11. Wisconsin Assembly Democrats call right-to-work distractingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WKBT

    Minority Democrats are bashing a Republican right-to-work bill hours before the state Senate was set to vote on the measure. Senate Democrats held a news conference Wednesday to warn the bill will result in lower wages and will hurt the middle class.

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  12. Wisconsin home sales slip in January but prices riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WKBT

    According to a housing market analysis by the Wisconsin Realtors Association, home sales in Wisconsin dropped 3.7 percent last month compared with the same time last year. But the organization's chairman, Dan Kruse, notes that January is typically the group's slowest month for home sales.

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  13. Second fight over union rights comes to WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | WKBT

    The fight over union rights returns to Wisconsin this week, four years after a debate that sparked massive protests and catapulted Gov. Scott Walker onto the national political stage, setting up his likely presidential run. In 2011, the battle was over Walker's plan to curtail collective bargaining for public workers.

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  14. Woman who died after SUV went into icy Milwaukee river IDedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | WKBT

    Authorities have identified a 25-year-old woman who died after her SUV went off a viaduct and crashed into an icy river in Milwaukee. Jessenia Dhanjal was pulled from her submerged SUV after it plunged into the Menomonee River on Wednesday evening.

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  15. Woman dies after being rescued from icy river in MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | WKBT

    Authorities say a 25-year-old woman has died following a rescue effort to pull her from a vehicle that fell into an icy river in Milwaukee. She was rescued from her submerged SUV after it plunged into the Menomonee River on Wednesday evening.

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  16. State penalizes dairy for Durand raw milk sicknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | WKBT

    Wisconsin officials have penalized a dairy farm blamed for a raw-milk illness that sickened players and coaches from the Durand High School football team last fall. State Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection officials said Thursday the farm owners, Roland and Diana Reed of Arkansaw, have agreed to the penalties.

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  17. Women rescued after SUV falls into icy riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WKBT

    Authorities said a woman was drag racing on a Milwaukee street when she lost control of her vehicle and it fell 70 feet into the icy Menomonee River. According to the Milwaukee Police Department, the SUV went over a concrete barrier and landed in the canal on Wednesday evening.

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  18. Doctor: Girl thought horror character would hurt her familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WKBT

    An attorney for one of two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing their classmate to please horror character Slender Man tried to convince a judge Tuesday to move her case into juvenile court, arguing that his client is mentally disturbed and believed she had to kill to protect herself and her family from the creature. Taking the stand during the second day of a preliminary hearing, psychologist Deborah Collins testified that she has interviewed the girl several times and concluded she honestly believes Slender Man exists.

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  19. Budget provision shifts some property tax assessment dutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WKBT

    Wisconsin's counties would take over assessment of property taxes from smaller communities under a provision included in Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposal. The state's 72 counties would take over assessments for municipalities with populations under 39,000.

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  20. New analysis shows effect of Walker school aid proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WKBT

    A new analysis by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction estimates how much money schools across the state could lose under Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget. Walker is proposing that K-12 public school spending be held flat.

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