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CCW confrontation at waste disposal center: "City is not allowed to ban concealed carry on this property"

MILWAUKEE — The police showed up to deal with a group of people armed with guns at a public facility — and concealed carry advocates say what happened next is against the law. 483 more words


Bucks arena funding plan passes in Madison, and now, it's up to the city and county to approve their portions

MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin Assembly on Tuesday, July 28th passed a bill to have taxpayers pay $250 million to help pay for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena in downtown Milwaukee.  1,017 more words


Damned By Faint Praise

The neighborhood is in flux with people frequently moving in and out. Most of these tired old houses are now rental units. We just got some new neighbors. 44 more words


"Ending chronic homelessness:" Abele, Barrett to announce Tuesday how they'll do it

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will unveil a new plan to end chronic homelessness in Milwaukee County with Mayor Tom Barrett at the site of the new Thurgood Marshall Apartments on Tuesday, June 9th. 700 more words


find a way: an open letter to milwaukee and wisconsin on the milwaukee bucks arena

On Thursday, 4 June, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker held a presentation in Madison. Flanked by fellow politicians and Milwaukee leaders, Walker stated the case in partnering to get a deal done with the Milwaukee Bucks to… 714 more words


They're eyesores, and can be problematic: City treasurer proposes new plan to deal with vacant homes

MILWAUKEE — Vacant properties are not only eyesores, they can also be a nuisance and cause problems for Milwaukee’s neighborhoods. Spencer Coggs, treasurer of the city of Milwaukee has proposed a plan to allow the city to obtain these properties more quickly — perhaps before they become a problem. 317 more words


"This is not our gig:" County Board committee votes against funding, operating streetcars in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee County officials say they don’t want to get into the streetcar business with the city of Milwaukee.

City officials haven’t selected an organization to operate its streetcar system, but they have mentioned the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) — which runs Milwaukee County buses as an option. 93 more words