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Missing paperwork, including emails and correspondence, has been missing from the office since February—an enigma that the city has yet to solve. more

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It’s now nearly one year to the day of Antwon Springer's shooting by a Milwaukee Police Department officer, and the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s investigation into the incident is still ongoing. more

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Witnesses said the men were followed and arrested following a similar pattern taken by ICE agents when detaining community activist Ricardo Fierro just weeks earlier. more

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Civil Rights leader Velvalea “Vel” Phillips spent years fighting for equal rights across Milwaukee, marching across many of its streets, so it only makes sense that a street would be renamed in her honor. more

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Off the Cuff with John McGivern, celebrated Milwaukee-born actor and host of the beloved PBS program “Around the Corner with John McGivern.” more

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Over 300 individuals, including politicians, community activists and organizers, came together last Saturday to call attention to an upcoming election in Wisconsin with the goals of increasing voter registration and education. more

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A new survey found that nearly 60% of nonprofits surveyed in Milwaukee are not participating in lobbying or voter registration efforts across the community. more

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High heat and extreme conditions could be to blame for the two failed suicide attempts at the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility (MSDF) earlier in July. more

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The U.S.-Mexico border lies more than 1,800 miles from Milwaukee, but for some local families who have had loved ones detained by ICE, it feels as though it’s right down the street. more

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The Milwaukee straightedge hardcore band Verdict asks the big questions on their volcanic new EP. more

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The heat didn’t silence angered citizens Saturday afternoon, as hundreds gathered in downtown Milwaukee to protest actions taken by President Trump’s administration regarding families detained at the U.S./Mexico border. more

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President Donald Trump broke ground on Foxconn’s new manufacturing campus in Mount Pleasant Thursday. Simultaneously, protesters called for transparency and honesty concerning the state’s and village’s handling of the $10 billion factory. more

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Jay Anderson, was fatally shot and killed by a Wauwatosa police officer on June 23, 2016. Last Saturday, two years to the day of his fatal death, his family and friends gathered to release balloons in celebration of his life. more

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Hundreds gathered outside of the ICE headquarters in downtown Milwaukee on Thursday, June 21 for an event organized by the New Sanctuary Movement of Milwaukee and Voces de la Frontera. more

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Environmentalists are worried that the 7 million gallon per day water diversion will harm the Great Lakes and set a dangerous precedent. more

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Even after the declaration of a nationwide Public Health Emergency and the creation of a new task force designed to reduce the number of opioid related deaths here in Milwaukee, the opioid crisis is ever-present right in our own backyard. more

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A Milwaukee community advocacy group is calling for a formal investigation into Milwaukee’s lead prevention program after a recent state report found that the program had massive “program deficiencies.” more

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CloseMSDF organized a protest in front of the Milwaukee State Office Building Tuesday morning, where many Department of Corrections community supervision officials work. more

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A three-week-long hunger strike to provide better healthcare for MPS substitute teachers ended after the MPS board passed a preliminary budget last month that gave healthcare provisions to some substitute teachers. more

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The Mount Pleasant Village Board voted Monday to declare the area where the new Foxconn Technology Campus will be located to be blighted in order to acquire land from holdouts in the area. more

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