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Milwaukee police support no confidence vote in Chief Flynn
Members of the union representing Milwaukee Police officers overwhelming supported a no confidence vote in Police Chief Edward Flynn. The Milwaukee Police Association announced Friday that 99-percent of its members voted against Flynn. The vote comes after Flynn fired Officer Christopher Manney earlier this month for not following proper department procedure when he confronted a […]
10/31/2014 04:55:33pm
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Mary Burke pushes back on Trek firing claims
Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke pushes back on claims she was fired from her family’s business. As Burke and Governor Scott Walker crisscross the state in the final days leading up to the election, both are asked about claims that Burke was fired from her family’s Trek Bicycle in the early 1990s. In Appleton […]
10/31/2014 01:51:30pm
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Early voting surpasses 2012 recall election numbers
More than 240,300 absentee ballots have been cast so far, according to the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board. Today is the last day of early voting for the November 4th general election. The state elections agency says, of the 240,308 ballots cast through Friday morning, 173,361 of them were cast in clerks’ offices. Nearly 67,000 were […]
10/31/2014 01:47:49pm
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State appeals order to release Schimel training videos
The state Department of Justice isĀ appealing a judge’s order to release a pair of training videos to Democrats. The videos were taken during training sessions led by Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel, the Republican candidate for attorney general. The state Democratic Party sought the tapes under an open records request, saying it believed the […]
10/31/2014 01:12:32pm
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Rambo sentenced to life for murder of estranged wife
A Park Falls man convicted of killing his estranged wife will likely spend likely the rest of his life in prison. William Rambo faced sentencing in the case on Thursday. He entered an Alford plea to murder charges in August, admitting there was enough evidence to convict him without admitting guilt. Police say, Rambo, 47, […]
10/31/2014 08:44:24am
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