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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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Regional
12:44 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Mayor Says Shootings Could be the Result of Turf War

Four people were shot near 12th and Locust, including a 14-year-old boy, who died.

There have been more than a dozen shootings in Milwaukee, in the past week-and-a-half. The age of three victims: 14.

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Regional
11:59 am
Mon July 29, 2013

FBI Sweep Recovers 10 Young Milwaukee Women Forced into Prostitution

The FBI's four-day sweep, searching for pimps and women or girls forced into prostitution, recovered 10 victims 100 suspects.

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