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"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

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Spring is here, and it's time to clean up! Project Clean & Green runs through June 1st

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Winter is over, and it’s time to make Milwaukee beautiful again! The city of Milwaukee’s “Project Clean & Green” is in effect — running through June 1st. 309 more words

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Alderman comes up with plan to fund Milwaukee Bucks arena, and it involves sales tax

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee Alderman Bob Bauman has come out with a plan to help fund a new Milwaukee Bucks arena in downtown Milwaukee — and it involves a sales tax. 1,401 more words

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"Bombs on the railway:" Issue of crude oil trains traveling through Milwaukee makes its way to City Hall

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It’s an issue FOX6 News first exposed last fall, and it has now made its way to Milwaukee’s City Hall.

In November 2014, FOX6’s Brad Hicks warned about the growing number of trains moving through southeastern Wisconsin loaded with highly-volatile crude oil from North Dakota. 190 more words

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Funding a new Bucks arena: Barrett says "city and county together" will pitch in $50M

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Who is going to pay for a proposed downtown Milwaukee Bucks arena, and how? Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett quoted Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers Thursday, April 2nd when asked about a funding proposal for a downtown Milwaukee Bucks arena — saying “just relax.” 489 more words

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In-person absentee voting underway in city of Milwaukee: Election Day Tuesday, April 7th

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Next Tuesday, April 7th is Election Day, and Milwaukee County Clerk Joseph Czarnezki wants to let Milwaukee residents know they can vote now by casting an in-person absentee ballot. 115 more words

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City of Milwaukee is hiring! Career fair helps folks get signed up to apply for jobs online

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The city of Milwaukee is hiring! A career fair was held Thursday, March 12th at City Hall.

The goal was to help people with the application process. 150 more words

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