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(AP Photo/David banks). A tarp covers the field during a rain delay in the sixth inning of a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers, Friday, May, 19, 2017, in Chicago.
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Milwaukee (AP) - A Wisconsin man who crashed into an Uber car, killing three Chicago women who were passengers and injuring the driver, has been sentenced to 39 years in prison.
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The group is "quietly using its vast resources to construct state-by-state networks of activist groups to win support for its conservative agenda from coast to coast," according to a special investigation by The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Smack ...
Milwaukee -- Some Milwaukee public schools parents are saying enough is enough. They came together ... Community activist, Tory Lowe, brought together the MPS parents who said they're troubled by the alleged actions in the schools. "What can we do ...

A 22-year-old immigration activist and college student has been detained by Border Patrol agents, sparking claims that she was targeted in retaliation for protesting the arrest of her mother, who was swept up by federal agents during a massive cocaine ...
As violence roiled Milwaukee in August, Clarke took to twitter chiding the left and black activists, whom he derided as "Black Lies Matter.
David Clarke, the controversial sheriff of Wisconsin's Milwaukee County and a conservative media darling, is joining the Trump administration as an Assistant Secretary in the Department of Homeland Security.
David A. Clarke, the Milwaukee County sheriff who once claimed that ISIS and Black Lives Matter activists were forming an alliance to destroy America, said on a radio show Wednesday that he would accept a senior position at the Homeland Security ...
One union activist might get the conversation rolling, and another might follow up to seal the deal. Recently a rank-and-file organizer signed up "a guy that we've been trying to sign up for four years," Mizialko said.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist Dan Bice has written extensively about what the documents tells us about the foundation's strategy to "construct state-by-state networks of activist groups to win support for its conservative agenda from coast to ...
To make plain the impact of a segregated Milwaukee, civil rights activists 53 years ago this week took the city to school - by taking students out of school.
The 2017 Headliners awards, given to local leaders who make a difference, was given to Howard Fuller, civil rights activist, and education reform advocate, and Carmen Pitre, president and Chief Executive Officer of Sojourner Family peace Center.
At least six candidates, including Nicholson, are considering bids. "When you've got a long list of candidates and people are trying to make up their minds, any little thing can be a disqualifier," said Mordecai Lee, a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ...
That means that, in addition to assisting in preventive measures, and in addition to addressing climate change, immigration policies must be changed, so that space is created for these climate refugees.
Family and friends of two men killed in a motorcycle crash last summer are calling for justice, and peace. De'Angelo Maxwell and James Morris, Jr.

The Spectrum Series is a program through Greater Together that focuses on bringing innovative, social activists from the creative industries to Milwaukee to talk about and demonstrate the power of design to change our world. Spectrum is a collision of ...
Water contamination has become an increasingly controversial issue in rural areas of the state, and activists have pointed to livestock, especially large-scale farms, as prime culprits.
It is not an option," he says. The event unveiled a song that brought a number of Milwaukee artists together to encourage people to think before they act.
The People's Climate March, which attracted nearly five times as many people as the previous week's March for science, brought together a broad coalition of activists on issues ranging from Indigenous rights, political reform, corporate accountability ...
Tensions over gentrification and the rising costs of living in the Logan Square area reached a boiling point recently as activists vandalized the office of 1st Ward Alderman Proco Joe Moreno. A week ago, the glass entrance to the aldermanic office at ...
Milwaukee -- "Get with the times!" -- that was the message from activists to state lawmakers at the seventh annual Milwaukee marijuana March Saturday, May 6th. The group wants pot legalized. It was actually an entirely different drug that became the ...
Long a player on the national stage, the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in Milwaukee has been quietly using its vast resources to construct state-by-state networks of activist groups to win support for its conservative agenda from coast to coast.
Milwaukee is joining cities across the United States and throughout the world this weekend by participating in Jane's Walk, an initiative inspired by activist Jane Jacobs that aims to spread citizens' awareness of their city's history, current fiscal ...
End the wars Committee of peace Action Wisconsin will hold a peace vigil May 2 from noon to 6 p.m. in downtown Milwaukee. The group says the event is to "raise awareness of the famine and wars now occurring in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and ...
Milwaukee -- students at North Division high school rallied outside the school on Wednesday, May 3rd. They say there's lead in their drinking water, and students and staff aren't being treated the same way.
Besides curbing federal immigration officials' activities at schools, the resolution - modeled on rules drafted by a California-based national immigrant rights group and similar to a resolution adopted this year by Milwaukee public schools - also ...
In doing so, they've made it clear to students, faculty and staff, parents, alumni, citizens of Milwaukee and the country, that this campus is an environment of tolerance and respect, a place where future leaders can grow.
The Milwaukee Press Club also will honor its 2017 Headliners, Howard Fuller, PhD, civil rights activist, and education reform advocate; and Carmen Pitre, president and Chief Executive Officer of Sojourner Family peace Center.
Although current efforts are focused on Congressional district conventions, members of the caucus have been working on the effort since the end of last year's party convention in Milwaukee, said Erik Paulson, caucus secretary and treasurer. In the ...
The shots that rang out at Kent State University on May 4, 1970, reverberated on Milwaukee campuses, resulting in two weeks of protests - and even a couple ...
There are significant questions for the Milwaukee County Jail and its Sherriff's Department about the death of Terrill Thomas, 38, an inmate found in his cell a year ago.
It was back in October that O'Keefe released video he shot of a Democratic activist Scott Foval which supposedly proved illegal activity.
End the wars Committee of peace Action Wisconsin will hold a peace vigil May 2 from noon to 6 p.m. in downtown Milwaukee. The group says the event is to "raise awareness of the famine and wars now occurring in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and ...
But members of the activist group youth Rising Up student Union assembled anyway, across the street from the school, where MPS Superintendent Darienne Driver and principals from around the district were scheduled to gather for a training session.
Thousands are expected in Milwaukee, reports Chuck Quirmbach of Wisconsin Public Radio, where protesters are expected to target not just federal policy, but local Sheriff David Clarke.
activists from labor groups, anti-police brutality organizations and groups seeking a higher minimum wage rallied Monday before a march downtown.
Milwaukee prosecutors say the county sheriff's office continued using water deprivation as punishment at its jail even after an inmate died of dehydration.
Rust cut her investigative eye teeth in a 7-year stint with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that resulted in numerous journalism awards, yet she also earned a reputation for working the edges of ethical science journalism, playing loose with the data to ...
(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). A gay rights activist holding a rainbow umbrella is detained by police during a rally marking May Day in downtown St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, May 1, 2017.
Milwaukee, Wis. (AP)---workers and activists are marking May Day around the world with marches and rallies for better pay and working conditions.
Milwaukee (AP) - workers and activists are marking May Day around the world with marches and rallies for better pay and working conditions.
Jane's Walk honors Jane Jacobs, a community engagement activist and author who lived in New York City and Toronto. Jacobs wrote the influential The Death and Life of Great American Cities, which eventually sold over a quarter-million copies and became ...
Slate reported that celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and activist/politicians like Al Gore participated in the climate march.
... International workers Day, to protest the Trump agenda. One of the most active organizations, Milwaukee-based Voces de la Frontera (Voices from the Border), is coordinating a statewide mobilization in Wisconsin that will include a march between ...
Erica Canaut, center, cheers as she and other Anti-Abortion activists rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol to condemn the use in medical research of tissue samples obtained from aborted fetuses, Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Austin, Texas.
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel contradicted his staff and said an investigation into voter fraud is open.
... art Yellow Rose Gallery at 122 State St. International workers' Day Teach-In: International Socialist Organization-Madison is offering a time to learn about the history of May Day and plan for the future with a panel of activists at 7 p.m. in the ...
In his speech Friday, Clarke told the gun-rights activists: "You see, our fight for freedom continues in earnest," according to a report on The Washington Times website.


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