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Chicago, Milwaukee metro areas at risk for damaging derecho

AccuWeather meteorologists warn that atmospheric conditions may allow for fast-moving, high wind event that could impact metro areas from Chicago to Milwaukee Tuesday and Wednesday. The repetitive pattern of severe weather forecast for portions of the north-central United States this week includes the risk of a long-lived complex of severe...
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Milwaukee Robbery Suspect Arrested in Marshfield

MARSHFIELD, WI (WSAU) — Police in Marshfield and Milwaukee worked together to return a stolen vehicle to its rightful owner and arrest an armed robbery suspect on Monday. Officers located the vehicle in a residential driveway in Marshfield. The owner confirmed the vehicle was hers and alerted officers that the suspect may be inside the home with her children.
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City approves $627K settlement with former MPD Chief Alfonso Morales

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Common Council has approved a settlement between the city and former Milwaukee Police Department Chief Alfonso Morales. The settlement is worth $627,000 plus $1,575 toward mediation costs. In return, Morales will drop state and federal lawsuits. The Milwaukee Police Department is still without a...
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What They’re Saying: Wisconsin Businesses Beg for Help as Assembly Considers Veto Override

[Madison, WI] – Today, the State Assembly will vote on whether to override Tony Evers’ veto of Assembly Bill 336, which would help get Wisconsinites back to work as the state labor shortage has reached crisis level. Despite providing higher wages and additional benefits, Wisconsin small business owners are struggling to find workers. Evers’ claims that he lacks the “data” or “proof” to help are misleading at best as the data shows that Americans are returning to the workforce more quickly in states that have gotten government out of the way.
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Transportation: Streetcar Study Draws Controversy

A proposal to spend $250,000 on an engineering study of how the streetcar could be extended south into Walker’s Point drew surprise opposition on Tuesday when the full Common Council reviewed the proposal. “Was this discussed at committee as far as feasibility, affordability and the future?” asked Alderman Russell W....
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The Daily Bird Opens Second Cafe

A new Milwaukee coffee shop has already opened a second location. The Daily Bird opened a cafe inside the Dubbel Dutch hotel, 817 N. Marshall St., last week. Co-owned by Dylan Compton, Cole Compton and Dan Zwart, the new cafe joins the first Daily Bird that opened in 2020 in Riverwest. The first cafe is a pop-up shop located in Centro Cafe, 808 E. Center St.
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Black is beautiful: Writer Shandle Chapman

Shandle Chapman, a longtime Milwaukee who now resides in Florida, began writing when she was 14 years old to process and address strong feelings. Her first poem was about a young man – a crush – who was in a car accident and later passed away from the injuries. "I...
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USA Triathlon set for Aug. 7-8 on Milwaukee’s lakefront

On the heels of the NBA Finals, which brought enormous crowds to downtown Milwaukee, the city is getting ready to host another large-scale sporting event: the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships, set for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 7 and 8. USA Triathlon‘s largest annual event is expected to draw...