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Demonstrators and Police Stand Resolved about Dontre...12/22/14
Protesters say they will continue, until the family of Dontre Hamilton gets justice. Police say they will continue arresting lawbreakers.
New Chancellor’s Goals Include Supporting Predecessors’ Projects
Mark Mone became UW-Milwaukee’s new chancellor this week.
Milwaukee County Supervisors Stand in Solidarity, Wear 'I Can't...
Milwaukee County's five African American supervisors revealed shirts reading “I Can’t Breathe” at Thursday's meeting.
MPS Superintendent Darienne Driver Says Her Focus is Successful Students
It’s been about three months since the Milwaukee Public School System named 36-year-old Darienne Driver as its Superintendent.
Milwaukee Attorney Calls New Cuba-U.S. Ties, a Win for People in Both...
While some Cuban-Americans will not recognize the Cuban government because of human rights violations, others predict life there will now improve.
As Co-Sleeping Deaths Mount in Milwaukee, Officials Want Attention on...
Milwaukee’s medical examiner this week is investigating another suspected co-sleeping death, though officials want more attention paid to a bigger...
Hundreds Expected at Kenosha Casino Rally
About 500 people are expected to attend a rally Wednesday night in Kenosha to support the construction of a tribal casino.
Milwaukee Officials Report Suspected Redlining
Milwaukee officials say some homeowners are facing a new form of redlining - the practice by insurance companies of charging more to people in low...
Update: Milwaukee Common Council Delays Vote on Streetcar Plan
The council put off a decision on a downtown streetcar line, at least until the next meeting, to take more time to vet the refined plan.
Milwaukee Native Fights for Human Rights in Afghanistan
Attorney Kimberley Motley returned to her hometown last weekend to speak at MATC’s graduation.
Immigration Advocates Ramping up Protest in Response to Lawsuit Aimed...
In just a few weeks, President Obama will tell five million undocumented immigrants what they must do to avoid deportation.
Walker's Wisconsin: How Does He Want the Nation to View the State?
Wisconsin’s governor has been comparing the state to the federal government, saying Wisconsin is more efficient and innovative.
Black Young Men in Milwaukee Ditch Sneakers and Jeans for Tuxedos
A grassroots movement is underway in Milwaukee’s 53206 zip code to improve the lives of young African American men who live there.
Woman Challenges Wisconsin's 'Cocaine Mom' Law
Wisconsin experienced heated debates in the late 1990s when state leaders considered a fetal protection bill.
Talk in Milwaukee of Creating a 'Children's Zone' to Surround Kids with...
There's talk in Milwaukee to create a "children's zone." It would be a designated area to surround kids with services to improve their lives.
Milwaukee Kids Voice Fears About Gun Violence
Dozens of school children from across Milwaukee talked about gun violence Wednesday, and ways to reduce it.
After-School Programs in Milwaukee Lose 2015 Grant Funding
Children in Milwaukee may have fewer after-school options next year after an organization cut funding for the programs.
Dozens of Milwaukeeans Sign Up for Affordable Care Act in Second Year
Some Milwaukee residents are signing up for health care coverage as the federal Affordable Care Act enters its second year.
Positive Job Growth Expected to Continue, Some in Milwaukee Question...
Business owners are optimistic about the future, according to a new survey by Milwaukee-based Manpower.
Decision on Charges in Dontre Hamilton Case Expected Soon
The Milwaukee County District Attorney says he’ll issue a decision soon in the Dontre Hamilton case.
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