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Strauss Brands, LLC had planned to build their facility in Milwaukee's Century City. Read more

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Plans for the proposed facility were sent back to committee Tuesday. Read more

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The audit is being done by a non-profit from Washington D.C. Read more

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Landlords will now be punished for evicting tenants who express concerns about lead in their home. Read more

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Those electric scooters everyone is talking about are coming soon. Read more

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JoCasta Zamarripa and Peter Burgelis, two openly LGBTQ politicians, are running for the Common Council. Read more

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New ordinance seeks to address Milwaukee’s unwanted status as a sex-trafficking hub. Read more

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The Milwaukee Common Council is making some changes, and they're a mixed bag. Read more

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Milwaukee inches ever closer to its doomsday flag scenario: a third flag. Read more

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Under this policy, bicyclists and pedestrians will be considered equally to motorists in all future city-funded roadway reconstruction projects. Read more

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The city finally has a new health commissioner as Milwaukee native Jeanette Kowalik was sworn in Wednesday. Read more

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A health department that has been riddled with deficiencies and turmoil following the resignation of former commissioner Bevan Baker last January will likely be getting a new leader Wednesday. Read more

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The People's Flag does not have the support of all demographics of the city, several Common Council members argued at sometimes a testy meeting Thursday. Read more

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Justin Bielinski wants to replace Bob Donovan as the Eighth District’s representative on the Common Council. Yes, Donovan is running for both mayor and alderman, although he can only serve in one position, not both, if he’s successful on Tu... Read more

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Last night MilwaukeeAlderman Joe Dudzik was killed in a motorcycle accident. Dudzik had workedfor the city’s Department of Public Works before being elected to the MilwaukeeCommon Council in 2002. Dudzik was very active in his community and als.. Read more

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A Milwaukee anti-poverty plan crafted by Republican state Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) and state Rep. Dale Kooyenga (R-Brookfield) may be short on details, but it could make sweeping changes to the Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS), zo... Read more

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The residents of the near North Side of Milwaukee have the opportunity to support an energetic, progressive candidate to the Milwaukee Common Council—Eyon Biddle. This special election will Read more

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Voters on the near North Side of Milwaukee will head to the polls on Tuesday, April 29, in a special election to elect their next representative on the Milwaukee Common Read more

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Well,this came as a surprise. To me, at least. Oneof the most powerful men in city government is leaving his position tomorrow. And he already has a job lined up. Yup.Common Council President Willie Hines is stepping down from his seat effe.. Read more

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Now that the city’s strict cap on taxicab permits has been declared unconstitutional, the Milwaukee Common Council has an opportunity to develop new taxicab permitting Read more

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