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08.19.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Mayor Tom Barrett looked and sounded a lot better than I expected in his first public appearance since being attacked Saturday night, considering the extent of his injuries. Speaking to reporters on his front lawn, the mayor sported a gash from the corner of his nose to his lip and a big bandage on his right hand, which is fractured. He�s also missing a few teeth and has stitches in the back of hi...
08.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
The snarky celebrity-and-media gossip site Gawker.com is hailing Tom Barrett, post attack, as a �toothless hero mayor.� They kinda-sorta got the story right. Kinda. Sorta. ...
08.16.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
I�m trying to gather some fresh information being reported about the horrible attack on Mayor Tom Barrett after he left State Fair last night. WTMJ and the Journal Sentinel are reporting that the suspect is in custody. Barrett is still in the hospital and in stable condition. He�s scheduled to have surgery today on broken bones on his right hand. It looks like he�ll l...
08.16.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Mayor Tom Barrett is stable, his visibly shaken brother John told the press this afternoon, although “he did sustain some pretty significant injuries” from being attacked last night. He said the mayor’s “good sense of humor” was still intact. That said, the details of the attack on Barrett are pretty horrific. Police are questioning 20-year-old Anthony Peters, who was found at a re...

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