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2009-05-13 14:31:00

ABATE of Wisconsin continues call-to-action for motorcycle safety MILWAUKEE, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Kathleen Boland, a drunken driver who struck and killed a motorcyclist in Milwaukee last summer during the Harley-Davidson 105th Anniversary Celebration, was sentenced on Monday, May 11 to spend the next decade of her life in prison.

2009-04-27 12:19:52

Lake Michigan water levels, which dropped to near-record lows in 2008, are up this year because of wetter weather, the U.S.

2009-04-08 18:30:00

MILWAUKEE, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SSP America, the Food Travel Experts, joined officials from Milwaukee County's General Mitchell International Airport, The Bartolotta Restaurant Group, and Alterra Coffee in celebrating the arrival of the Nonna Bartolotta's restaurant and Alterra coffee shops earlier today.

2009-04-07 12:58:00

Hupy & Abraham, S.C. Honors Dave Zien's World Record with $5,000 Donation to Wisconsin Department of Veteran's Affairs MILWAUKEE, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 individuals attended Hupy & Abraham, S.C.'s landing party on April 4, 2009 in New Berlin, Wis.

2009-04-04 12:58:33

Officials in Milwaukee say a 5-foot crocodile and a 14-foot python were among the animals found inside a south side home. Officials said the home's unidentified owner had been keeping the large reptiles along with two monitor lizards, four snapping turtles and five additional snakes, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Friday. The animals were found inside the home Friday by police officers, who were at the home for unspecified reasons. Milwaukee police spokeswoman Anne E.

2009-03-20 14:57:01

Police in Milwaukee say they have arrested two teens who were wearing stolen shoes when they were caught by the man from whom they stole the footwear. Milwaukee police said the unidentified 29-year-old man reported having several pairs of shoes, along with some electronics, stolen from his north side

2009-03-19 10:01:00

Keynote speaker to discuss the future of the newspaper industry PITTSBURGH, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth (Betsy) Brenner, a 31-year veteran of the newspaper industry and publisher of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, will give the keynote speech on April 4 at the Women's Press Club of Pittsburgh's 118th Anniversary Dinner and Journalism Awards. The event - titled "Tomorrow's Paper" and sponsored by Trib Total Media - is open to the public and will be held at 6 p.m.

2009-03-04 11:31:00

MILWAUKEE, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Electric Supply Co. understands that today many companies' resources are scarce and time is limited.

2009-02-01 16:20:26

Young thieves who stole a Milwaukee family's car took pictures of themselves during the crime and left the camera in the car, officials say. The disposable camera was still in the car after police found the vehicle with a 15-year-old boy driving it.

2008-11-29 14:51:33

Travon Hughes' 16 points led Saturday's 67-46 win by 19th-ranked Wisconsin over Milwaukee. The Panthers started quickly and held a 8-3 advantage when Tone Boyle sank a three-pointer with 17:25 left in the first half. Wisconsin responded by grabbing a 37-27 lead at the break. Hughes' three-pointer made


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