New Trek source: Mary Burke ‘was tossed out’

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Another high-ranking Trek Bicycle Corp. executive on Thursday bolstered claims that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke was fired by the global bicycle firm launched by her father nearly 40 years ago.

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Milwaukee schools head to newspaper: Give us a union-friendly reporter – or else

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  Education, First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Milwaukee Board of School Directors President Michael Bonds doesn’t like what he calls “biased” coverage by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel education reporter Erin Richards.

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Burke now says she was downsized by her family-owned Trek Bicycle Corp.

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Responding Wednesday to allegations she was fired from her family’s firm in the 1990s, Mary Burke now says she was a victim of downsizing at Trek Bicycle Corp.

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Why won’t you talk to us, Mary Burke?

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Hello? Is there anybody in there?

Just nod if you can hear me, Mary Burke. Is there anyone at home?

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Trek sources: Mary Burke’s family fired her for incompetence

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – In attempting to explain her two-year work hiatus in the early to mid-1990s, Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke has said that she was just burnt out after an intense period of leading European operations for Trek Bicycle Corp., her family’s Waterloo-based company.

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Wisconsin Reporter good enough for Obama, but not for Mary Burke

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  Elections, National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — Let’s get this straight.
Wisconsin Reporter, in the eyes of the White House, is good enough for President Obama, but it isn’t worthy to cover a rally in Milwaukee on Tuesday for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke.
Yep, makes total sense.
Again, Burke’s campaign blocked Wisconsin Reporter from covering a local event featuring [...]

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