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8:52 am
Tue July 30, 2013

"Jetman" Plans Public Flight Today in Oshkosh

Yves "Jetman" Rossy will make his first U.S. public flight at EAA's AirVenture 2013 in Oshkosh.
Credit André Bernet

A European adventurer plans his first U.S. flight while outfitted in a custom jet suit today at the EAA's "Airventure."

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Politics & Government
8:32 am
Tue July 30, 2013

State Group Seeks Access to Federal Health Funds

Citizen Action of Wisconsin wants federal health care funds for 20 counties.

Twenty Wisconsin counties are using Ohio as a model as they seek federal health care funding.

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Politics & Government
5:58 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Walker Says Collective Bargaining Limits Could Solve Other States’ Problems

Gov. Walker summarized his major initiatives Monday in Milwaukee
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Gov. Scott Walker says other states should consider emulating Wisconsin in curbing the power of public unions. He also hinted he's open to doing the same to police and firefighter unions.

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Politics & Government
5:31 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Barrett Signs Pay Raise Ordinance for City Workers Residing in Milwaukee

Mayor Barrett signed an ordinance to give pay raises to city employees who reside here

The City of Milwaukee is looking for ways to reward its workers – and keep them living in the city. Mayor Tom Barrett on Monday signed an ordinance into law that will provide two pay bumps – each 1.5 percent.

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Environment
1:06 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Milwaukee Public Museum to Add 234 Solar Panels

Solar panels will replace the marble.
Milwaukee Public Museum

The Milwaukee Public Museum should begin generating electricity, by year's end. The museum is replacing its decaying marble facade with solar panels.

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