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  1. Walker beats Burke by nearly 6 pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | WKBT

    Republican Gov. Scott Walker's margin of victory over Democrat Mary Burke is nearly identical to how much he won when first elected in 2010. Based on unofficial totals, with nearly all precincts reporting Wednesday, Walker beat Burke by just over 5.7 points.

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  2. Mary Burke campaigns throughout WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | WKBT

    She's been working to hit every corner of the state over the past few days. Yesterday in Milwaukee she made a final pitch to all potential voters.

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  3. Brewers catcher accompanies vets on honor flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | WKBT

    World War II and Korean War veterans not only got a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit war memorials erected in their honor, they also got a surprise. Brewers all-star catcher Jonathan Lucroy was among the dozens of volunteers traveling Saturday morning with the 88 veterans from Milwaukee for the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel .

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  4. Mayo scores 25, Bucks beat Sixers 93-81Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | WKBT

    O.J Mayo scored 10 of his game-high 25 points in the fourth quarter, and rookie Jabari Parker had 11 points and 10 rebounds in his Milwaukee debut to lead the Bucks to a 93-81 win Friday night over the Philadelphia 76ers in their home opener. Under new ownership, the new-look Bucks got off to a good start in coach Jason Kidd's sideline debut at the Bradley Center.

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  5. 7th Circuit hears appeal in poisoning deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | WKBT

    The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has heard arguments in the case of a Wisconsin man whose conviction for poisoning his wife was overturned. The state appealed the case to the 7th Circuit after a federal district judge in Milwaukee overturned Mark Jensen's 2008 conviction in the 1998 death of his wife, Julie Jensen, at their Pleasant Prairie home.

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  6. Burke rejects allegations of firing from TrekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WKBT

    Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke is refuting a claim by two former executives of Trek Bicycle that she was fired from the company in 1993. The allegations surfaced online from the conservative website the Wisconsin Reporter .

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  7. 12 legislators ask for child welfare auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | WKBT

    Twelve Democratic state legislators are asking for an audit of the Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare because of a large backlog of unresolved child abuse and neglect cases. Rep. LaTonya Johnson is among the Milwaukee area lawmakers who say the backlog is putting thousands of children at risk.

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  8. Milwaukee Bucks add employees, plan office moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | WKBT

    Milwaukee Bucks owners have added staff to its front office operations and plan to move to a larger administrative space in the city. The Bucks have hired 40 new sales people, bringing its administrative employees to more than 130.

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  9. Obama kicks off campaign swing with Wisconsin stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | WKBT

    President Barack Obama launched a final, weeklong campaign push for Democrats on Tuesday with a visit to Wisconsin, where Democrats were hoping a presidential visit would help put them over the edge in their bid to oust GOP Gov. Scott Walker. Republicans said Obama's visit would have just the opposite effect.

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  10. Health officials set up Ebola transfer planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | WKBT

    Wisconsin health officials have set up a plan for moving Ebola patients in the state to one of four hospitals. The state Department of Health Services issued a news release Tuesday saying the agency will work with doctors caring for Ebola patients to move the patients to the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison or Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee.

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  11. Governor Walker, Burke campaign in MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | WKBT

    One of the big topics in this year's race is the state's economy. It's something both candidates say has a huge upside moving forward.

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  12. Doctors differ on preteen suspect's mental stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | WKBT

    Doctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial, a judge and attorneys said Wednesday. A state psychiatrist filed a report saying he found the girl mentally capable of helping with her defense, but defense attorney Joseph Smith Jr. questioned the state doctor's qualifications and said he had a report from another doctor who disagreed.

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  13. OPINION: Cardinal Burke challenges the pope, losesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | WKBT

    By now, we've all heard about the Roman Catholic Synod of Bishops, which seemingly was about to say good things about gays and lesbians, but then the group thought better of it. We've read almost nothing of the most dramatic fight going on in the church: the fight between Cardinal Raymond Burke, head of the Vatican Supreme Court and former bishop of LaCrosse, and Pope Francis.

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  14. Bucks add 7 business leaders to franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | WKBT

    The Milwaukee Bucks have added seven business leaders to its ownership group as it works to rebuild the team and develops plans to replace an aging arena. The Bucks said Friday the additional members include five prominent African-American executives who have been involved in major civic initiatives The five formed Partners for Community Impact this summer to explore economic development opportunities, including the Bucks, according to one of its members, Valerie Daniels-Carter, president and CEO of V&J Holdings Cos., a fast-food company with 4,000 employees in five states.

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  15. No new ground broken in final Wisconsin governor's debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | WKBT

    Walker and Burke largely played it safe in Friday's debate in Milwaukee, sticking to their well-worn talking points honed over months on the campaign trail. The debate comes just 18 days before the Nov. 4 election.

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  16. Second gubernatorial debate will be live on News8000.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | WKBT

    The second gubernatorial debate between Governor Scott Walker and Democratic Challenger Mary Burke will live streamed on News8000.com on Friday, October 17 from 7-8 p.m. The WBA Foundation will sponsor the debate in Milwaukee. It will also air on WKBT on Sunday, October 19 from 1-2 p.m. Erin Toner will be the debate moderator.

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  17. About half of school districts will get more aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | WKBT

    Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction figures show about half of public school districts will get more state aid this year than the previous school year. The state will provide nearly $4.5 billion in general aid to schools for the 2014-2015 school year, an increase of about 2 percent.

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  18. Wisconsin man gets life in ex-classmate's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | WKBT

    A judge on Tuesday sentenced a 20-year-old Wisconsin man to life in prison with no chance of parole for the 2013 strangulation of a former high school classmate in her bedroom. Daniel Bartelt of Richfield was given the mandatory life sentence after being convicted of killing 19-year-old Jessie Blodgett, an aspiring actress and musician.

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  19. Latest Marquette University poll to be releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | WKBT

    The latest Marquette University Law School poll showing voters' thoughts on the races for governor and attorney general is slated to be released. Also Wednesday, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke was to field questions before the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's editorial board in a live one-hour exchange broadcast on the newspaper's website.

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  20. Wisconsin officials paying more for road saltRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WKBT

    Wisconsin officials say they are paying about 14 percent more for road salt this year due to increased demand driven by last year's record snowfall and chilly temperatures. Although Wisconsin has secured salt for all 72 of its counties, other states haven't been so fortunate, HTR Media reported .

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