WUWM News

Environment
8:47 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Spring Clean Up in Milwaukee Targets Rats

City inspector Ken Kenitz checks what may be an abandoned rat colony dug into a small mound on a vacant lot.
Credit Bob Bach

Milwaukee's Dept. of Neighborhood Services makes a special effort this time of year to combat rats energized by warmer temperatures.

The city of Milwaukee has started its annual spring-cleaning and is urging residents to pick up trash, excess bird feed and pet waste.

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Regional
1:00 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Greenest Thing in Milwaukee? Miller Park's Grass

New lighting system enables ballpark grass to grow while Milwaukee waits for spring
Credit John Holman

While the local landscape remains colorless, the grounds crew at Miller Park has been growing grass for the start of the Milwaukee Brewers' season.

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Politics & Government
1:57 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Walker Signs Dozens of Bills, Including Limits to Early Voting

Governor's veto will allow early voting for 55 rather than 45 hours during the two work weeks leading up to election days

Before heading to Las Vegas where he hopes to raise campaign money, Gov. Walker made a couple changes to an absentee voting bill for Wisconsin.

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Regional
12:25 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Brewers Announce Hank Bobblehead Game

Hank among his "bobble" buddies.
Credit Milwaukee Brewers

BobbleHank? The Milwaukee Brewers have added a ninth Bobblehead giveaway to their 2014 schedule and it is none other than Hank the "Ballpark Pup."

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Many Milwaukee Voters Finally Hearing about April 1 Referendum

Spring ballot in Milwaukee County contains question

The question that will be on all ballots in Milwaukee County, asks voters whether or not to cut county supervisors' salaries.

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