Ron Johnson has backing of powerful free-market Club in battle with Russ Feingold

By   /  July 30, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Russ Feingold has been out of the state and people haven’t focused on what he’s been doing. They’ve forgotten why they fired him six years ago. We’re going to remind them of that,”

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Milwaukee County supervisor again pushing Dontre Hamilton memorial in Red Arrow Park

By   /  July 29, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“…we may get a $500,000 bronze statue of a homeless man sleeping on a park bench in the park,” said Supervisor Deanna Alexander. “Not to mention the history of our military armed forces and the significance of what this park means to veterans and to our community.

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No honor guard for highly decorated former Milwaukee police officer?

By   /  July 29, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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A highly decorated former Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot himself early Sunday morning before law enforcement officials may not receive the standard Milwaukee Police Department Honor Guard service at his burial this weekend.

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A new teacher learns the importance of careful planning

By   /  July 28, 2015  /  Education, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Ashalah Taylor says there’s something she wants to do now that summer school is over.

“Sleep,” said Taylor, who just finished four weeks of teaching sixth graders at Atonement Lutheran School.

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Justice delayed by MPD video crash in toddler Bill Thao homicide case

By   /  July 28, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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it appears that justice delayed in this homicide case has much to do with the catastrophic failure of the Milwaukee Police Department’s video-recording system in January – a malfunction that cost prosecutors untold recordings of suspect interviews and confessions.

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A tragic end for a John Doe whistleblower

By   /  July 27, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“We tried everything we could do to prevent it, but he eventually committed suicide in our presence,” Waters told Wisconsin Watchdog.

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