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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Metro Top Stories

Obama's order could affect 24,000 undocumented immigrants in state 11/21/2014 7:06 pm UTC
As many as 24,000 undocumented immigrants in Wisconsin could be eligible for work permits, say Latinos heralding Obama’s order.
UW-Stout administrator killed in traffic accident 11/21/2014 1:50 pm UTC
Kay Schnur, the director of enterprise information systems at the University of Wisconsin Stout, died in a traffic accident on I-94 Wednesday night.
Freezing rain advisory issued for southeast Wisconsin early Saturday 11/21/2014 1:19 pm UTC
The freezing rain early Saturday will be the beginning of what is expected to be a warmer but very wet weekend.
Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders 11/21/2014 4:23 am UTC
Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and r
U.S. Senate confirms Pamela Pepper as U.S. district judge 11/21/2014 4:23 am UTC
Pepper will be the first woman to serve as U.S. district judge in the Eastern District, which is based in Milwaukee and has a satellite courthouse in Green Bay.
'There's a dude in there!' — home showing takes troubling turn 11/21/2014 12:16 am UTC
Shorewest real estate agent Jack Alves and two prospective buyers found the body of a homeless man in a closet as they looked at a house on the corner of N. 25th and W. Michigan streets.
State revenue for next budget $2.2 billion short of spending requests 11/21/2014 12:00 am UTC
A memo from Gov. Scott Walker’s administration revealed the challenge lying ahead for Republicans in the 2013-’15 budget, since the numbers don’t even account yet for the property tax cut that Walk
More Wisconsin consumers on federal do-not-call list; few complaints 11/20/2014 11:50 pm UTC
Wisconsin had the largest increase in active registrations on the federal do-not-call list from 2013 to 2014 of any state, and few are filing complaints about violations.
In Wisconsin, Obama's immigration order seen as historic, divisive 11/20/2014 10:17 pm UTC
Supporters herald President Barack Obama’s immigration plan as a first step toward comprehensive reform while critics call it unconstitutional and divisive.
Fredricka Hodges' family devastated as charges dropped against suspect 11/20/2014 5:16 pm UTC
Fredricka Hodges, the 29-year-old mother of two young daughters, was shot to death in April as she was driving through an intersection on Milwaukee’s north side.
No talks yet between Bucks and the Wisconsin Center District 11/20/2014 5:06 pm UTC
The Bucks’ preferred site for a new arena includes the block owned by Journal Communications and the property occupied by the district’s UWM Arena and Milwaukee Theatre.
Two weeks after election, Walker preparing for presidential run 11/20/2014 5:03 pm UTC
The GOP governor is acknowledging to out-of-state media what he has downplayed in Wisconsin over the past two weeks and, in some sense, the past two years: He’s actively exploring whether he can ru
Wisconsin school leaders release policy wish list at odds with GOP agenda 11/20/2014 4:58 am UTC
The next legislative session doesn’t start until Jan. 5, but lines are already being drawn around education policy initiatives.
Kenosha 'monster' arrested in killing of baby daughter 11/20/2014 3:33 am UTC
Police Chief John Morrissey said 11-month-old Serenity Rose died at the hands of her father, Russell L. Rose, in what the chief said was the most violent child death he had seen.
Buffalo who? For Wisconsin's Gile, 6 feet of snow is just the start 11/20/2014 3:29 am UTC
With the latest snowfall this week, the Iron County community of Gile is up to about a third of its normal annual snowfall, and we’re not even to Thanksgiving.
New Ways and Means chair Paul Ryan says Obama immigration move would 'poison the well' 11/20/2014 3:28 am UTC
The new House Ways and Means Committee chairman had harsh words for Obama’s expected move to give some form of legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants.
Promoter of fight where kickboxer died defends actions 11/20/2014 1:43 am UTC
“Duke” Roufus said Wednesday that officials working the night kickboxer Dennis Munson Jr. died handled the situation properly.
MMAC floats idea of sales tax referendum for culture, arts 11/19/2014 10:31 pm UTC
Revenue from a sales tax increase would pay for improvements at the zoo, museums, parks and the Marcus Center.
Waukesha concedes it can't meet deadline for radium-free water 11/19/2014 10:18 pm UTC
Under orders to provide radium-safe drinking water by 2018, Waukesha is conceding it will require an extension until at least 2020.
Streetcar plan cost would double to cover utility costs, line extension 11/19/2014 2:12 pm UTC
The mayor will ask the Milwaukee council to create two tax incremental financing districts to provide an estimated $49.3 million in additional public funding for the project.



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