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Economy & Business
1:18 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Oshkosh Qualifies for Federal Aid Because of Military Cutbacks

Military orders for vehicles, drop 30 percent

The Oshkosh Corp. has laid off at least 950 workers this year, because the U.S. military has purchased fewer company-made vehicles.

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Politics & Government
8:57 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Hearing This Week on New Drunk Driving Laws

A public hearing will be held later this week in Madison regarding drunk driving penalties.

A state Assembly committee will take public testimony Thursday on a new legislation that would toughen the state's drunk driving laws.

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Education
1:00 am
Mon August 12, 2013

More than 300 Teachers Get Ready for New Careers in MPS

Most MPS students return to school in September. Teachers will be there earlier, to set up classrooms

MPS is preparing for the new school year, after a huge turnover in personnel.

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Arts & Culture
1:00 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Milwaukee's Tattoo History on Display at Art Museum

Dietzel, early and late

The Milwaukee Art Museum planned an exhibit – with Harley-Davidson in mind. When thousands of riders celebrate its 110th anniversary this month, they can see the museum’s first-ever display of tattoo art.

Two Milwaukee men made it possible - both tattoo artists.  One arrived a long time ago – in 1913, Amund Dietzel. It’s his story, the museum chronicles. There are photographs of him, tattooed from neck to ankle.

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Regional
5:31 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Iraq War Veteran Sentenced for Killing His Wife

A judge on Friday handed Benjamin Sebena a life sentence, with no parole for 35 years. He pleaded guilty to killing 30-year-old Jennifer Sebena, a Wauwatosa police officer.

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