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Milwaukee Police Department
10:26 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Duplicate Data Entries Show Some Crime Stats Higher

If you were thinking of moving to a particular neighborhood in Milwaukee, you’d likely want to know a number of things: how is public transportation, say, and are there parks and libraries nearby? But perhaps most important would be the crime rates – what are they and are they going down, or up?

The Milwaukee Police Department maintains a public website for just such searches, but it turns out their data contained many duplicate records – which would obviously skew search results.

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Health & Science
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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