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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Metro Top Stories

Father accused of drowning 3-month-old son after argument 8/1/2016 3:11 am UTC
Police say the father grabbed the child and walked into a nearby pond after a dispute with his mother.
Nonprofit literacy program educates Ozaukee inmates on job readiness 8/1/2016 2:32 am UTC
The only private jail literacy program in the state aims to get inmates their degree and give them the tools to get a job
Four face off in GOP primary for 83rd Assembly District 8/1/2016 2:25 am UTC
Four Republicans are running to replace Rep. David Craig (R-Big Bend) in the 83rd Assembly District.
Three of Wisconsin's billionaires sometimes pay zero state income tax 8/1/2016 1:57 am UTC
Some Wisconsin billionaires don’t always have to pay Wisconsin income tax. Beloit’s Diane Hendricks and two members of the S.C. Johnson & Son clan have had years with no state tax bite.
Chris Abele hasn't owed state income taxes for 14 years 8/1/2016 1:23 am UTC
The Milwaukee County executive, a Democrat and multimillionaire, is among a group of well-known and wealthy people with zero-dollar tax returns.
Retailers look to high tech to engage visitors to their store 7/31/2016 4:45 am UTC
All sorts of things are bubbling up — from exotica such as holograms and virtual reality to more-prosaic but potentially more-useful technology — as legacy retailers seek to merge their physical ou
At Olympics, women athletes on equal footing with men 7/31/2016 4:07 am UTC
The Olympic Games is far and away the world’s biggest stage for female athletes and helps inspire future generations.
International herpes meeting draws researchers to Madison 7/31/2016 3:54 am UTC
The conference, which was last held in Madison in 2003, attracted 541 attendees from 36 states and 19 countries, including researchers from Wisconsin, at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention
Entrepreneur Berggren's real business was 'the everday person' 7/31/2016 3:44 am UTC
Floyd Berggren sold a family foundry to take on the grocery shopping business in Milwaukee by operating several Pick ‘n Save stores.
Pull of neighborhood schools remains weak in Milwaukee 7/31/2016 3:38 am UTC
The large majority of students in Milwaukee Public Schools are not going to the schools nearest to their homes or to significantly integrated schools.
Russ Feingold faces primary in newcomer Scott Harbach 7/31/2016 3:34 am UTC
For more than a year, Feingold has aggressively campaigned against Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson in a pivotal contest. But before the formal rematch, he must win an Aug. 9 primary.
Digital, print updates at Journal Sentinel begin this week 7/31/2016 3:32 am UTC
This week will bring big print and digital updates to the Journal Sentinel.
Journal Sentinel reporter wins First Amendment Award 7/31/2016 3:29 am UTC
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Ellen Gabler has won the Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for her work holding regulators accountable for fla
Summer's hot topics: The white pages, religious sighting 7/31/2016 1:42 am UTC
It’s not every day you see property described as: “The front windows have what appears to be the image of the Virgin Mary on them.”
Scott Walker wants to green-light east-west I-94 project 7/31/2016 1:23 am UTC
In a May 13 letter, the GOP governor told the Federal Highway Administration that he wants to proceed with a $850 million project to widen the stretch from six to eight lanes.
John Chisholm faces off with Democratic challenger Verona Swanigan 7/30/2016 10:18 pm UTC
Some argue it’s really a contest between the DA and Eric O’Keefe, who has led attacks against Chisholm for the now-derailed John Doe probe into Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign.
Children, young adults rally for peace in Milwaukee 7/29/2016 11:46 pm UTC
The city’s 14th annual Summer of Peace rally brought Milwaukee’s youth together for a day of entertainment and positivity.
Opposition stalls hearing on military-style voucher school 7/29/2016 11:45 pm UTC
The Board of Zoning Appeals hearing over a military-style voucher school was postponed to September after a large number of critics turned out insisting they be heard.
Driver gets 10 years in crash that killed 3-year-old 7/29/2016 11:27 pm UTC
Marcus Lee was drunk and high when he picked up his girlfriend’s children in an unsafe car, failed to put them in seat belts, then crashed while talking on the phone and speeding.
Three Republicans vie to succeed Reid Ribble in House 7/29/2016 11:26 pm UTC
The GOP candidates seeking to represent northeastern Wisconsin in Congress are jockeying for the title of being most outside the Washington, D.C., establishment.



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