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Four candidates for Milwaukee county executive debate ahead of spring primary

MILWAUKEE COUNTY — Candidates for Milwaukee county executive took part in a debate on Thursday, February 4th ahead of the spring primary election.

Incumbent Chris Abele, Senator Chris Larson, Steve Hogan and Joe Klein participated in the debate, held at the Washington Park Senior Center. 129 more words

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County Executive race: Chris Larson accuses Chris Abele of endangering county parks

MILWAUKEE COUNTY — Senator Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee) and candidate for Milwaukee County Executive is accusing County Executive Chris Abele of endangering public parks.

Larson held a press conference on Monday, February 1st to announce legislation aimed at rolling back changes made by Abele. 141 more words

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Chris Larson campaign aide quits amid criminal investigation, but he will NOT be charged

MILWAUKEE — A top aide to Wisconsin Senator Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee) has quit the campaign for Milwaukee County executive while facing a criminal investigation. But FOX6 News learned on Thursday evening, January 28th he will NOT be criminally charged. 246 more words

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Internal poll: Chris Abele leads Chris Larson in Milwaukee County executive race

MILWAUKEE – A poll conducted for Milwaukee County Executive candidate Chris Larson shows he’s trailing incumbent Chris Abele by double-digits in the race, although Larson’s team pointed to potential opportunities in the results. 393 more words

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Chris Larson campaign manager quits

Last week, Rick Coelho — a veteran campaign hand — left his post running Chris Larson’s bid for the county’s top job. This news comes as Larson struggles to counter the massive and expensive re-election effort mounted by his opponent, County Executive Chris Abele. 28 more words

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Tyson Foods closure: State lawmakers weigh in on the job losses in Jefferson

JEFFERSON — Democrats and Republicans are reacting to news that Tyson Foods plans to close its plant in Jefferson. The move affects about 400 workers. 362 more words

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"I seek to serve once again:" Chris Larson announces he's running for Milwaukee Co. Executive

GREENFIELD — State Sen. Chris Larson announced his candidacy for Milwaukee County Executive on Monday, marking a rift among local Democrats.

Larson made the announcement in front of his childhood home in Greenfield, seeking to show that he would represent the suburbs and the city. 578 more words

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