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  1. Milwaukee family protests Christmas tree lighting in park where officer fatally shot manRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Supporters and family members of a black man fatally shot by a white Milwaukee officer have protested a tree lighting ceremony in the downtown park where he was killed. WITI-TV reports about 20 people held signs calling for justice for 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton on Thursday evening as city leaders gathered to light the city and county Christmas tree in Red Arrow Park.

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  2. UW System names Milwaukee chancellor finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Star Tribune

    The finalists are Gail Hackett, provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Missouri-Kansas City; Mark Mone, UW-Milwaukee's interim chancellor; and William "Mike" Sherman, senior vice president and provost and chief operating officer at the University of Akron. System officials say the finalists will participate in an as yet-to-be-scheduled series of public forums with faculty, students and staff.

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  3. Assembly Republican leaders say public funding for new Bucks stadium could be tough sellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Star Tribune

    Republican leaders in the state Assembly say it won't be easy to find the public money that the Milwaukee Bucks are seeking to help build a new arena. The NBA team wants to replace the aging BMO Harris Bradley Center with a new downtown arena that could cost up to $500 million.

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  4. Hundreds mourn slain 5-year-old Milwaukee girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Star Tribune

    More than 1,000 mourners gathered Wednesday to pay tribute to a 5-year-old girl who was shot to death when bullets were fired into her grandparents' Milwaukee home. One woman brought 700 buttons to Laylah Petersen's funeral that read "Stop the violence."

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  5. Kenosha soldier who died in captivity in Vietnam War is buried in hometown on Veterans DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Star Tribune

    Nearly 50 years after he died in captivity during the Vietnam war, a Kenosha soldier was laid to rest in his hometown on Veterans Day. Hundreds turned out Tuesday to pay their respects to Army Staff Sgt.

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  6. Family of slain girl seeks help finding suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Star Tribune

    The family of a 5-year-old girl shot to death in Milwaukee is appealing to the public for help finding the suspect. A spokesman for the family of Laylah Petersen on Tuesday again called for anyone with information about the fatal shooting to come forward.

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  7. Larson bows out as Senate Democratic leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Star Tribune

    In the wake of last week's election, in which Wisconsin Democrats lost a state Senate seat to put them even deeper in the minority, state Sen. Chris Larson said Tuesday that he would not seek a second term as leader of Senate Democrats. Larson said he was backing Sen. Jennifer Shilling, of La Crosse, who was challenging him for the position in a vote scheduled for Wednesday.

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  8. Longest-serving woman in Wisconsin Legislature, former Rep. Annette Polly Williams dies at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Star Tribune

    Former Rep. Annette Polly Williams, a Democrat from Milwaukee, is credited with helping create Wisconsin's school choice program and establishing the African American Education Council. State officials took to social media to pay tribute to the woman who served in the Assembly for three decades, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.

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  9. Black Labrador recovers after being mauled by buck while on walk in South Milwaukee parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Star Tribune

    Ted Moss tells WISN-TV he was walking his dogs in Grant Park when he saw a buck and a doe. He says the doe ran away but the buck came out of the woods and attacked his black Labrador named Rowdy.

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  10. Walker win boosts '16 speculationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Star Tribune

    Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker's victory has prompted a lot of buzz about whether he should run for president in 2016. After taming the public sector unions in 2011, surviving a recall in 2012 and defeating Democrat Mary Burke on Tuesday, Walker has the look of a potential presidential candidate.

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

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Star Tribune

    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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  12. Wisconsin election includes gubernatorial, attorney general races likely to hinge on turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Star Tribune

    Wisconsin voters on Tuesday will decide close gubernatorial and attorney general races, fill an open congressional seat and tell legislators whether money collected for state roads should be dedicated exclusively to that purpose. Here's a look at Election Day in Wisconsin: The top of the ticket is the most competitive.

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  13. 12 Democratic state legislators ask for audit of Bureau of Milwaukee Child WelfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Star Tribune

    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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  14. Final Marquette University poll on Wisconsin governor's race dueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Star Tribune

    One last Marquette University Law School poll on Wisconsin's governor's race is coming out with less than a week before Election Day. The poll due to be released Wednesday comes two weeks after one showed Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke tied with 47 percent support each.

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  15. Retail skirmish blocks Apple Pay at checkout lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Star Tribune

    Retailer resistance to Apple Pay had been expected because Apple hasn't offered incentives to install pricey point-of-sale terminals and train staff on its new mobile payment system. But the decision to not accept Apple Pay by retailers that already have contactless terminals in the checkout line is a "skirmish" rooted in competition.

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  16. Obama aims to help Burke in close governor's race by boosting Democratic turnout in MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Star Tribune

    President Barack Obama is coming to Milwaukee to lend some star power to Democrat Mary Burke's campaign for governor. Obama will speak Tuesday evening at a high school in Milwaukee, the state's largest city and a Democratic stronghold.

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  17. In Wisconsin, gangster politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Star Tribune

    Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker, right, shakes hands with Democratic challenger Mary Burke before a televised debate Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at the WMVS-TV studio in Milwaukee. The early morning paramilitary-style raids on citizens' homes were conducted by law enforcement officers, sometimes wearing bulletproof vests and lugging battering rams, pounding on doors and issuing threats.

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  18. 12 races for governor worth watchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Star Tribune

    Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker, right, shakes hands with Democratic challenger Mary Burke before a televised debate Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at the WMVS-TV studio in Milwaukee. While discontent with the status quo has shifted support toward Republicans running for the U.S. Senate, local issues have endangered governors from both parties.

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  19. Prosecutors square off in close, hard-fought race to be Wisconsin's next attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Star Tribune

    This year's race for attorney general is one of the closest and fiercest in years, with Democrat Susan Happ and Republican Brad Schimel both accusing each other of being soft on crime and sex offenders as they try to replace outgoing GOP incumbent J.B. Van Hollen. Both candidates are prosecutors, with Happ serving as district attorney in rural Jefferson County and Schimel holding the same post in Waukesha County, just outside Milwaukee.

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  20. Milwaukee DA won't ask judge to appoint investigator to look into John Doe motivationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Star Tribune

    Milwaukee County's top prosecutor won't ask a judge to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate his rationale for launching a probe into whether conservative groups illegally coordinated with Republican Gov. Scott Walker's campaign. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Friday that John Chisholm sent Milwaukee County Chief Judge Jeffrey Kremers a letter on Oct. 8 saying he would not ask for such a special prosecutor.

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