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11:44 am
Wed July 16, 2014

WI Supreme Court Rules on Restraining Order Against UW System Protester

The state’s highest court says it was appropriate for a Madison judge to approve a UW Board of Regents request for a restraining order.

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Regional
4:37 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Aldermen Demand More Attention to Milwaukee's Vacant Lot Problem

Milwaukee has been demolishing foreclosed homes, leaving vacant lots scattered throughout the inner city.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Some members of the Milwaukee Common Council want the city to take a more aggressive approach to dealing with nearly 2,500 vacant lots.

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Regional
11:20 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Hundreds Attend Vigil in Memory of 10-Year-Old Sierra Guyton

Prayer preceded the balloon launch to celebrate Sierra Guyton's life
Credit Bob Bach

The Milwaukee girl was shot in May, while playing with her sister outside Clarke Street School. Men were engaged in a gunfight across the playground.

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Groups Launch Ideas Contest to Address Segregation in Milwaukee

There's a new approach to deal with racial segregation in Milwaukee - a contest.

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Regional
2:12 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Monday Night Vigil Planned for 10-Year-Old Sierra Guyton

The third grade Milwaukee girl died early Sunday. A bullet struck her in May, while she was playing outside Clarke Street School.

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Environment
6:00 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Jobs Central to New Orchard in Milwaukee's Harambee Neighborhood

Sabrina Louise Davis leads a work team at All People's garden.
Credit S Bence

As an orchard comes to life on 1st and Locust Street in Milwaukee, community and city partners focus on jobs for adults.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Race Features Hard-Fought Primary

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke faces a challenge again this year, from Milwaukee Police Lieutenant Chris Moews

Milwaukee County voters are in for a rerun next month. The primary for sheriff will, again, feature incumbent David Clarke and Milwaukee Police Lieutenant Chris Moews. They faced off in 2010. 

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Politics & Government
6:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Milwaukee May Restrict Where Sex Offenders Can Live

City restrictions could make it much more difficult for state to find places ex-offenders can live

The city may limit where ex-offenders can live, because many surrounding communities have done so, resulting in a high rate of placement in the city.

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UWM Today
3:08 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Growing Power & Freshwater School Work Together To Fit Aquaculture Into Urban Environments

Tom Luljak, Fred Binkowski and Will Allen
Credit Jon Strelecki

One of the benefits of UW-Milwaukee having the only school of freshwater sciences in the United States is the great expertise that exists in the school.

This edition of UWM Today focuses on one of the signature programs within the school - the developing field of aquaculture and aquaponics and doing so in an urban environment.

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Politics & Government
2:20 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Milwaukee County Might Sell O'Donnell Parking Structure to NML

Under the plan county leaders and Northwestern Mutual have discussed, the company would pay $12.7 million for the lakefront garage.

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