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County Spending $10 Million to Prevent Evictions

County Spending $10 Million to Prevent Evictions

乱操Evictions up 44% since May. Both Milwaukee and Dane counties using federal funds to fight this.

What Happened at Madison’s Protests

What Happened at Madison’s Protests

State Sen. Tim Carpenter assaulted, two Capitol statues toppled, windows broken, Evers condemns violence.

MKE County: Courts Reopening With Backlog of Cases
MKE County

Courts Reopening With Backlog of Cases

Backlog of 200 cases await a speedy trial. Courtrooms with social distancing will be used.

Suspected Sex Trafficking House Burned

Suspected Sex Trafficking House Burned

Crowd surrounds house at 40th and Lloyd believed to be connected to missing children.

Theater: Regional Companies Want to Stay In Touch
Theater

Regional Companies Want to Stay In Touch

American Players and Milwaukee Rep seek ways to perform in a pandemic.

Oriental Theatre Closed for Summer, Plans Renovations

Oriental Theatre Closed for Summer, Plans Renovations

Milwaukee Film continuing plan to fully restore 1927 movie palace.

Daily: Positive COVID-19 Case Rate Drops To Two-Week Low, But Trend Still Increasing
Daily

Positive COVID-19 Case Rate Drops To Two-Week Low, But Trend Still Increasing

Testing volume is declining in Wisconsin.

Back in the News: Journal Sentinel Website Goes Generic
Back in the News

Journal Sentinel Website Goes Generic

New site even more USA Today-like, a cookie cutter version of other Gannett papers.

Op Ed: If Not Now, When?
Op Ed

If Not Now, When?

Never has America been more poised for change. Do more. Say more. Keep the pressure on.

New Tool Tracks COVID-19 Changes By County

New Tool Tracks COVID-19 Changes By County

State DHS dashboard tracks active spread in last two weeks to guide decision makers.

City’s Protesters Under Police Surveillance?

City’s Protesters Under Police Surveillance?

Cops using Stingrays to intercept marchers’ cell phones? Ald. Kovac says city should “investigate the investigators.”

Murphy’s Law: Wisconsin Has a Speeding Problem
Murphy’s Law

Wisconsin Has a Speeding Problem

More speeding related fatalities than 32 states. And Milwaukee is 10th worst county in US.

MPS Didn’t End Every Police Program

MPS Didn’t End Every Police Program

Three things to know about decision by Milwaukee School Board.

Dining: Crazy Nachos Is About More Than Food
Dining

Crazy Nachos Is About More Than Food

Two-story-tall food truck next to other food and drink purveyors creates a carnival of flavors

State Trails Midwest in Spending on Universities

State Trails Midwest in Spending on Universities

Report: Wisconsin’s public university funding below five neighboring states, down 42% since 2006.

41% of State’s Grocery Shoppers Wear Masks

41% of State’s Grocery Shoppers Wear Masks

Researchers checked 26 grocery stores around state, women more likely to wear a mask.

Daily: 14-Day Positive COVID-19 Case Rate Continues Upward Trend
Daily

14-Day Positive COVID-19 Case Rate Continues Upward Trend

Percentage of tests coming back positive is growing.

Transportation: Riverwest Bike Boulevard Construction Will Begin
Transportation

Riverwest Bike Boulevard Construction Will Begin

Work on two miles of bike boulevards will start Wednesday for completion by October.

State’s Home Sales Down 26% in May

State’s Home Sales Down 26% in May

Expert cites pandemic’s impact, which could continue affecting sales.

The Benefits of Being an Urban Milwaukee Member

The Benefits of Being an Urban Milwaukee Member

Why are so many people joining? The answers are many.

Back in the News: Spending on Police Up 30% Since 1986
Back in the News

Spending on Police Up 30% Since 1986

Study shows municipal governments in state spending far more on policing today.

Op Ed: The Banality of State Sen. Luther Olsen
Op Ed

The Banality of State Sen. Luther Olsen

Retiring Republican moderate has rolled over repeatedly for the most extreme GOP ideas and politicians.

State Tribes Are Reopening Casinos

State Tribes Are Reopening Casinos

After big losses in revenue, many reopening with emphasis on social distancing, requiring masks.

The State of Politics: County’s Sales Tax Revenue Plummets
The State of Politics

County’s Sales Tax Revenue Plummets

A 16% one-year drop, as urban counties saw biggest declines due to pandemic.

State’s DACA Recipients Vow to ‘Push On’

State’s DACA Recipients Vow to ‘Push On’

Saved by Supreme Court decision, some say they will fight for more immigration reform.

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