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Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

County board chair will focus on green jobs and education

 Milwaukee County Board Chair Marina Dimitrijevic will run for the East Side state Assembly seat being vacated by longtime Democratic state Rep. Jon Richards as he runs for state attorney
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Most trusted politician, favorite landmark and more

 Personal injury lawyer Michael Hupy (Hupy and Abraham) doesn’t ride, but he has fought for protections for bikers since the ’80s, when he realized that “bikers had no good lawyers.” They do now. In addition to his legal advocacy, Hupy’s influential “Watch for Motorcycles” campaign
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

Mayor Barrett presents founders with a proclamation on its 10th anniversary

 Mayor Tom Barrett presented a proclamation to the Shepherd Express’ publisher/editor Louis Fortis and Arts and Entertainment editor David Luhrssen on the 10th anniversary of their founding the Milwaukee International Film Festival, which ran Nov. 6 through Nov. 16, 2003
10.01.2013 | | Posted at 04:34 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Milwaukee's amazing stretch of mild, beautiful fall weather looks to stretch into this weekend, which is welcome news for those attending Milwaukee's Oktoberfest celebration at Pere Marquette this weekend.The event—which will feature a beer garden with music and food including baked pretzels, bratwurst, wieners and pork sandwiches—runs noon - 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5. It ...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Milwaukee could create jobs by boosting recycling

 Milwaukee could create jobs and help the environment by viewing the city’s trash as a valuable resource and a new recycling facility as a way to spur economic
07.11.2013 | | Posted at 05:07 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
The city’s Fire and Police Commission has come under heavy fire for making some questionable calls in the past year.  It didn’t discipline an officer for punching handcuffed woman in the face, then, after much outcry, reversed its decision. It didn’t discipline the officers involved in the in-custody death of Derek Williams, either. The mayor’s previous appointee, Ann Wilson, had...

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