Prevailing wage backers attack with robocalls

By   /  May 22, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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First the “misleading” issue ads, and now the robocalls.

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Survey: Federal employees commemorate Memorial Day by watching porn

By   /  May 22, 2015  /  National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nothing says honoring our nation’s fallen service members like downloading some porn on Memorial Day.

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Sources: MPD missed warning signs of coming video system crash

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – Human error did play a substantial role in the catastrophic crash in January of a Milwaukee Police Department’s video system used to record interrogations and confessions of criminal suspects, multiple sources inside and connected to the police department tell Wisconsin Watchdog.

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Marquette cuts ties with director of center that hosted cop killer mural

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – In the wake of a public relations nightmare over a campus mural glorifying a cop killer, Marquette University has cut ties with director of its Gender and Sexuality Resource Center.

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Picture forms of Tom Barrett’s early handling of MPD’s cyber crisis

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MILWAUKEE — Two days after Christmas, 13-month-old Bill Thao was shot while playing with toys in the living room of his family’s Milwaukee home. He died a little later at Children’s Hospital of Milwaukee.

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Flynn, Barrett, take a pass on legislative hearing into MPD video system failure

By   /  May 19, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – Milwaukee officials are apparently blowing off a legislative hearing into the January crash of a Milwaukee Police Department video system used to record criminal suspect interviews and confessions.

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