WUWM News

Economy & Business
11:12 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Wisconsin Added 28,000 Jobs in 2013; Ranked 37th Nationally

Wisconsin created private sector jobs at a rate of 1.2 percent, about half the national rate, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Regional
6:00 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Municipalities Continue Improvements to Prevent Flooding

Severe weather has been pummeling southern Wisconsin this week.

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Environment
6:00 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Global Water Center Helped Bring Women of Water Together in Milwaukee

Carrie Bristol-Groll, Laurie Parons, Tess Massaroni, Carol Strackbein, Linda Reid, Denise Schmidt, Elizabeth Thelen, Nadia Bogue, Marian Singer, Rosheen Styczinski, Lilly Goren
Credit S Bence

During the opening of the Global Water Center last September, a conversation among women whose professions involve water, evolved from casual to inspired.

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Environment
9:21 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Heavy Rains Slam Milwaukee Area, More Coming

The view out of a window at WUWM at 9:35 a.m.
Credit Michelle Maternowski

Sudden, hard-hitting storms dumped nearly four inches of rain on some parts of the metro area overnight.

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Regional
1:00 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Area Veterans Sad, Angry Over Rising Insurgency in Iraq

Capt. Dan Buttery served in Iraq in 2003-2004. Part of his mission was to win the "hearts and minds" of local Iraqis.
Credit Photo courtesy of Dan Buttery

Some Milwaukee-area veterans are watching with heavy hearts as sectarian violence spreads throughout Iraq.

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Regional
1:00 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Update: Full Common Council to Vote on Regulating "Rideshare" Drivers

Peter Burgelis says he makes several hundred dollars a week, driving part-time for Lyft
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

The Milwaukee Public Works Committee approved an ordinance Wednesday, which would make drivers for Lyft and Uber follow the same licensing rules as taxis.

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Regional
12:56 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Tornadoes, Storms in Wisconsin Injure Five, Damage Scores of Homes

Powerful winds and heavy rain rattled southern Wisconsin overnight. Storm experts concluded Tuesday afternoon that three tornadoes also touched down.

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Regional
12:37 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Early Morning Raid in Milwaukee Targets Violent Street Gang

Early morning raid on Milwaukee's north side
Credit Milwaukee Police/Riemann

Teams of Milwaukee police and FBI agents swarmed into the city’s Amani neighborhood early Tuesday and arrested at least 17 people.

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Regional
5:22 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

After Violent Weekend, Mayor Barrett Says Young Black Men Must Make Better Choices

Fourteen people were shot in Milwaukee between Friday and early Monday morning
Credit Photos.com

This past weekend, 14 people were shot in Milwaukee. Mayor Tom Barrett calls the situation insane.

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Politics & Government
2:48 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Four Members of Congress Urge Feds to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages Performed in Wisconsin

Democrats, Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Reps. Gwen Moore, Mark Pocan and Ron Kind, want the Justice Dept. to recognize the marriages for federal purposes.

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