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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Happ not the heroin-fighting heroine she paints herself to be, sources say

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

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Jefferson County District Attorney Susan Happ likes to tout her record as an aggressive prosecutor in Wisconsin’s war on heroin.

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Milwaukee election officials demean, intimidate observers, monitors claim

By   /  October 24, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Republican Party election observers monitoring in-person absentee voting at Milwaukee’s largest polling place say they are being shut out by partisan election officials.

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