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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Opioid crisis task force seeks input to fight addiction: “This is a public health epidemic”MILWAUKEE -- It's a record Milwaukee County does not want to break: the number
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 8 hours ago
MILWAUKEE -- It's a record Milwaukee County does not want to break: the number of overdose deaths in a year. Sadly, Milwaukee is on target with 277 overdose deaths so far this year. Now, local officials are trying to put an end to that rising... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Danica Roem: Policy wonk in a rainbow headscarfher rake in nearly $500,000 so far, mostly from outside Virginia, with a big ch
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 hours ago
her rake in nearly $500,000 so far, mostly from outside Virginia, with a big chunk coming from millionaire Chris Abele - a Milwaukee County executive who also chairs the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund. Marshall balks at the attention his opponent has... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Milwaukee man convicted of first-degree murder after leaving trial, may have travel companionService at 414-297-3707. Electronic monitoring allows someone to move about fr
WAOW Wausau / Posted yesterday
Service at 414-297-3707. Electronic monitoring allows someone to move about freely but under certain conditions. The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office does not monitor out-of-custody subjects on electronic monitoring. Chaney was being... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Crane operator fatally crushed by falling metal in Milwaukeesay a crane operator was killed at a metal business in Milwaukee when he was cr
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
say a crane operator was killed at a metal business in Milwaukee when he was crushed by a 5,000-pound piece of metal. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office identifies the victim as 42-year-old Kelvis Price of Milwaukee. Price was lifting... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Lawmakers try to stop Milwaukee jail from shackling women giving birthA bill in committee in the Wisconsin state legislature would prohibit Milwaukee
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
A bill in committee in the Wisconsin state legislature would prohibit Milwaukee County Jail from continuing its practice of keeping pregnant women shackled while they give birth. Opponents of the practice call it barbaric. "Any woman has a right to... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Officials: 277 drug-related overdose deaths in Milwaukee County in 2017MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner tweeted out on Friday morning
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner tweeted out on Friday morning, October 20th that there have been 277 drug-related overdose deaths in Milwaukee County in 2017. The tweet indicates that number was not reached until December in... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Oak Creek teacher accused of sexually assaulting student is out of jail58) -- The Oak Creek teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student is out of
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
58) -- The Oak Creek teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student is out of jail. Michael Jossie was being held in the Milwaukee County Jail. He's facing several sexual assault charges after admitting he had a sexual relationship with a... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
MCTS bus driver rescues lost 5-old, found cold and barefootMILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee County Transit System bus driver is being praised for
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee County Transit System bus driver is being praised for her great work in finding and helping a lost child. Karen Martinez was driving her bus route early Monday morning, October 9th, when she found a lost 5-year-old boy near... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Charges to be filed against man accused of abducting daughter, 3-state chaseSOUTH MILWAUKEE -- South Milwaukee police said Thursday, October 19th they've r
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
SOUTH MILWAUKEE -- South Milwaukee police said Thursday, October 19th they've referred charges to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office against 30-year-old Kenneth Brown, who remains in custody in Indiana. The below charges have been... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Police say calls regarding domestic disputes happen more often than you thinkHouse. As of the end of September, the organization says they’ve helped proces
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
House. As of the end of September, the organization says they’ve helped process more than 3900 restraining orders in Milwaukee County so far this year. The South Milwaukee Police Department shared body camera video from the August incident... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“They deserve justice:” Loved ones hold onto hope on 10-year anniversary of unsolved double murderable to rest in peace," Chambers said. Milwaukee police say a charging decisio
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
able to rest in peace," Chambers said. Milwaukee police say a charging decision for the two suspects is pending with the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office. The family has announced a $10,000 reward for anyone with information that leads... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Milwaukee boxer killed in crane accident remembered as role modelthe place just doesn’t feel right without Price. “It's just not same. I mean e
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
the place just doesn’t feel right without Price. “It's just not same. I mean everybody loved him,” Sal Williams said. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner is investigating the death of Price. He was crushed while operating a crane at Russel... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
HeartSaver Heroes: 1st responders honored after using AED to save airport worker’s lifeMILWAUKEE — Three Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputies and the captain of the Ai
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
MILWAUKEE — Three Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputies and the captain of the Airport Division were recognized as “HeartSaver Heroes” by the American Heart Association Thursday, October 19th during a special ceremony at General Mitchell International... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Kenneth Brown charged, accused of abducting daughter, 3-state chaseSOUTH MILWAUKEE — South Milwaukee police said Thursday, October 19th the Milwau
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
SOUTH MILWAUKEE — South Milwaukee police said Thursday, October 19th the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office has issued formal charges against a kidnapping suspect accused of abducting his two-year-old. 30-year-old Kenneth Brown was charged... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
'It can immediately be lights out:' DEA says deadly fentanyl is showing up in marijuananow the effects of fentanyl in the Milwaukee area and the state of Wisconsin ar
WAOW Wausau / Posted 2 days ago
now the effects of fentanyl in the Milwaukee area and the state of Wisconsin are devastating,” Bell said. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner said they can't directly correlate fentanyl being in marijuana in the county. They do... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Medical Examiner called out to scene of fire near 84th and Lisbon in MilwaukeeMILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office tells FOX6 News the
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office tells FOX6 News they have been called out to the scene of a fire on Milwaukee's northwest side. Firefighters were called out to the area of 84th and Lisbon around 7:30 a.m. No additional... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
What Trump's health care actions mean for Wisconsinwill be faced with increases as high as 105 percent under one Obamacare plan, a
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
will be faced with increases as high as 105 percent under one Obamacare plan, and a 55-year-old single woman living in Milwaukee County, making little more than $30,000 a year, faces monthly premiums of $990 next year under one plan. These... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Milwaukee’s new airport director met with tough questions on proposed expansionAirport. "The last thing I want is my constituents to pay a facility charge to
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
Airport. "The last thing I want is my constituents to pay a facility charge to have an empty international building," said Milwaukee County Supervisor John Weishan, Jr., Transportation, Public Works and Transit Committee. Milwaukee County's new... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Traffic slows on I-41 NB near Capitol Drive due to vehicle firesay the incident started around 4:00 p.m. A FOX6 viewer sent in video of the s
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
say the incident started around 4:00 p.m. A FOX6 viewer sent in video of the scene, which shows a charred van on the freeway. The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office is handling the scene. Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6No... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Moana, sea lion rescued from CA storm sewer, meets new friends at Milw. Co. Zoo!to Moana, an abandoned sea lion found in a storm sewer in California, who is no
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
to Moana, an abandoned sea lion found in a storm sewer in California, who is now being cared for at Oceans of Fun at the Milwaukee County Zoo! We checked in with Moana on Wednesday, October 18th, and it was a big day for the little girl, as she... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
VISIT Milwaukee launches new signs at Mitchell Airportcapability is much more reflective of area attractions and the warm hospitality
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
capability is much more reflective of area attractions and the warm hospitality visitors will experience in Milwaukee.” Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele added, "Great partners like VISIT Milwaukee and Clear Channel are one of the reasons... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
41-old Milwaukee man dies after being crushed while operating craneMILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner is investigating th
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner is investigating the death of a 41-year-old Milwaukee man who was crushed while operating a crane at Russel Metals located at 999 W. Armour on Monday, October 16 at approximately 3:00... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Authorities investigating workplace death in MilwaukeeMILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a worker at a metal
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a worker at a metal business in Milwaukee. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office says the 41-year-old Milwaukee man suffered crushing injuries while operating a crane at Russel... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Man dies at hospital after sustaining crushing injuries while operating crane at Russel MetalsMILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating the
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating the death of a 41-year-old man from Milwaukee who sustained crushing injuries while operating a crane at Russel Metals — located near 6th and Armour. It happened on Monday,... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
$25K cash bond set for Oak Creek teacher accused of repeated sexual assault of studentMILWAUKEE COUNTY — An Oak Creek teacher, accused of repeatedly sexually assault
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
MILWAUKEE COUNTY — An Oak Creek teacher, accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a student, made his initial court appearance Tuesday, October 17th. During Michael Jossie’s court appearance, probable cause was found for further proceedings, and a... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
County Board considering lawsuit against opioid drug makers, asking for public opinionMILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors is considering
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors is considering a proposal that would allow the county's lawyers to hire outside counsel and decide whether to sue pharmaceutical companies whose practices are believed to contribute to... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Medical Examiner's Office: Every 16 hours in October someone has died of probable overdoseMILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office says about
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 4 days ago
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office says about every 16 hours in October, someone has died of a probable overdose. On Friday, October 13 the office said year-to-date there have been 122 heroin deaths so far in... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“Traffic Enforcement Surge:” Chief Flynn vows to hold reckless drivers accountableharm, and operating an auto without owner’s consent. He remains in MPD custody
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
harm, and operating an auto without owner’s consent. He remains in MPD custody and the case will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days. “We have 52 people killed in car accidents this year, which... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
3 seriously injured, 1 in critical condition after crash involving stolen vehiclegreat bodily harm, operating after revocation causing great bodily harm, and op
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
great bodily harm, operating after revocation causing great bodily harm, and operating an auto without owner’s consent. He remains in MPD custody and the case will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
WI: Chris Abele Appoints Brian Dranzik as New Mitchell International Airport DirectorOct. 13--Milwaukee County Transportation Director Brian Dranzik will be the new
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 6 days ago
Oct. 13--Milwaukee County Transportation Director Brian Dranzik will be the new Mitchell International Airport director beginning Oct. 16, County Executive Chris Abele said Friday. Dranzik has served as interim airport director since the Sept. 14... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Over four dozen crashes on Milwaukee freeways Saturday including crash that injured Sheriff's DeputyMILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Saturday morning around 10:55 a.m. a Milwaukee County She
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 7 days ago
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Saturday morning around 10:55 a.m. a Milwaukee County Sheriff's Deputy's squad car was hit on the freeway as it was slowing traffic to protect the scene of another crash from the west to the south in the Mitchell interchange.... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
New Airport Director at General Mitchell International Airport to start this weekMILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee County Transportation Director Brian Dranzik w
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 7 days ago
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee County Transportation Director Brian Dranzik will be the new permanent director of the General Mitchell International Airport beginning on October 16th. Dranzik has been serving as the interim director of the airport... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Milwaukee Co. Sheriff’s Office responds to 37 weather-related crashes in 12 hoursMILWAUKEE — The rainy weekend has the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office urging
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 7 days ago
MILWAUKEE — The rainy weekend has the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office urging drivers to slow down. This, after they’ve responded to a total of 37 crashes in 12 hours. From 4:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, October 14th, sheriff’s deputies responded... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
"I'm pretty shocked right now:" Oak Creek student, parent react after teacher charged with sexual assaultsays she talked to Gavin's teachers about who will work with her son. As for J
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
says she talked to Gavin's teachers about who will work with her son. As for Jossie, in addition to the charges filed in Milwaukee County, police say he had sex with the student in Waukesha County so charges there are likely coming. Stay with... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Man armed with rifle arrested after attempting to rob On the Border Gentleman's Clubsuspect received minor injuries during the struggle. He was treated at a local
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
suspect received minor injuries during the struggle. He was treated at a local hospital and then transported to Milwaukee County Jail pending charges. There were approximately 45 patrons and employees in the business at the time of this... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Franklin police: Man attempts to rob On the Border gentlemen’s club with riflesuspect, who received minor injuries during the struggle. He was treated at a l
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
suspect, who received minor injuries during the struggle. He was treated at a local hospital and then transported to the Milwaukee County Jail pending charges. Authorities say approximately 45 people were inside the business at the time of the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“Double the citations:” Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office cracks down on reckless drivingMILWAUKEE -- If you’ve noticed more and more sheriff's deputies patrolling the
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
MILWAUKEE -- If you’ve noticed more and more sheriff's deputies patrolling the highways around Milwaukee County lately, that’s entirely by design. “We are out there in force," Acting Sheriff Richard Schmidt said at a press conference on Friday.... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
MCSO gets more money to continue crackdown on speedersMILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – A crackdown on speeding and reckless driving that began si
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – A crackdown on speeding and reckless driving that began six weeks ago on Milwaukee County freeways will continue. Milwaukee County Acting Sheriff Richard Schmidt said Friday his office will be getting $20,000 from the Department... Read more
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News 8000
'Dangerous,' escaped Dodge County inmate caught in Wauwatosa, sheriff saysWAUWATOSA, Wis. - An inmate who escaped from the Dodge County Jail early Friday
News 8000 / Posted 8 days ago
WAUWATOSA, Wis. - An inmate who escaped from the Dodge County Jail early Friday was captured in Milwaukee County hours later, an official said. Dodge County Sheriff Dale Schmidt said Dylan J. Farber, who escaped from the jail at about 2 a.m., was... Read more
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Breitbart
Sheriff David Clarke on National Anthem Protests: ‘They Get Paid to Play Football, Not to Protest’Former Milwaukee County, WI Sheriff David Clarke said Thursday on Fox News Chan
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
Former Milwaukee County, WI Sheriff David Clarke said Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity” that NFL players kneeling for the national anthem are being “paid to play football, not to protest.” “It takes approximately two minutes and 12 seconds to... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Oak Creek teacher under investigation to be charged with sexual assault in Waukesha CountyWAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) – The Oak Creek High School teacher arrested in
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) – The Oak Creek High School teacher arrested in connection to an investigation in Milwaukee County involving inappropriate contact with a student is expected to be in court in Waukesha County. He is expected to appear... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Allegiant Launches New Milwaukee to Florida Servicefound only at Allegiant.com. “We are pleased to welcome Allegiant to Milwaukee
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 8 days ago
found only at Allegiant.com. “We are pleased to welcome Allegiant to Milwaukee and all the great things happening at MKE,” Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele said. “Customers win when there are more competitors in the marketplace, and MKE will... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Woman who won $6.7M settlement for jail rape has witness disputing her storyMILWAUKEE -- A jury ruled a female inmate at the Milwaukee County Jail was rape
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 9 days ago
MILWAUKEE -- A jury ruled a female inmate at the Milwaukee County Jail was raped behind bars and forced to give birth in shackles. The former inmate was awarded nearly $7 million. Thursday, October 12th, lawyers for the county say they have a new... Read more
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Connecticut Post
DOJ says Conn. compliant with immigration lawsin fact cooperating with federal law enforcement on criminal suspects and convi
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
in fact cooperating with federal law enforcement on criminal suspects and convicts who are undocumented. Connecticut and Milwaukee County, Wis., received Justice Department notification of compliance, while New York City, Philadelphia, New... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sessions: Sanctuary cities including New York could be breaking lawduties have been guarding Trump Tower The Justice Department said it had found
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
duties have been guarding Trump Tower The Justice Department said it had found no evidence that four other jurisdictions - Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, Clark County, Nevada, Miami-Dade County, Florida and the State of Connecticut - were in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dr. Frank Lavin, active in fight against polio, diesLoyola University, where he earned both a bachelor’s and medical degree. After
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Loyola University, where he earned both a bachelor’s and medical degree. After completing a medical internship at Milwaukee County Hospital, he was a partner in a practice in Bensenville before opening an office and starting his own family... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Why ‘Backpack Buddies’ are so important: “Don’t nourish the body? Can’t nourish the brain”in need at one particularly critical school. “We understand that there’s a gre
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 9 days ago
in need at one particularly critical school. “We understand that there’s a great need, with one-in-four children in Milwaukee County that go to bed without having enough food to eat," said Rayna Andrews, senior director of community... Read more
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Boston Globe
Opponents flood Wisconsin ‘sanctuary cities’ hearingthat decline to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. And earlier thi
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
that decline to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. And earlier this year, the US Justice Department listed Milwaukee County among 10 locations it was scrutinizing to determine if they should lose some federal grant money for failing... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Obamacare premium increases: 36% average jump for Wisconsin buyerswill be faced with increases as high as 105 percent under one Obamacare plan, a
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 9 days ago
will be faced with increases as high as 105 percent under one Obamacare plan, and a 55-year-old single woman living in Milwaukee County, making little more than $30,000 a year, faces monthly premiums of $990 next year under one plan. These... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Oak Creek police: Charges referred against teacher accused of inappropriate contact with studentOAK CREEK — Oak Creek police said Thursday, October 12th charges have been refe
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 9 days ago
OAK CREEK — Oak Creek police said Thursday, October 12th charges have been referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office against a teacher accused of inappropriate contact with a student at Oak Creek High School. The teacher has not... Read more
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