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Campaigning for Democrat Mary Burke in Milwaukee this week, President Barack Obama said the state GOP "repealed a statewide fair-pay law" that made "sure women are treated fairly on the job."

Summerwind exists only in spirit and in the two tall chimneys that rise from a stone foundation. Its haunted reputation lives on.

Two waterways have been removed from a list of highly contaminated sites around the Great Lakes, progress in the effort to restore toxic hot spots left over from the region’s early manufacturing era.

The Friday morning commute in Milwaukee could be nasty, with scattered snow showers and a north wind up to 45 mph.

A 9-year-old boy with a toy gun caused the lockdown of an elementary school on Madison.

More than anything else, the culture that head coach Steve Wojciechowski is trying to create is centered on attention to detail and effort. Those two things are the prime focus of nearly everything that happens during practice.

Scott Panetti, whose case has drawn national attention about the rights of mentally ill defendants, is scheduled to die Dec. 3.

The Comets beat Rice Lake, 6-2, in the semifinals at Uihlein Park to move on to the title game Saturday against Mount Horeb.

Authorities on Thursday were still attempting to confirm the identity of a man struck and killed by a train in Wauwatosa.

A Wisconsin lawmaker wants to grant regulators new authority to discipline local property assessors who run afoul of state laws.

A man who said he found two dogs abandoned in a Dumpster in Beaver Dam was actually the owner of the animals.

A 55-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man has been sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison after a jury convicted him of killing his daughter’s ex-boyfriend.

LORDS VALLEY, Pa. (AP) - A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals near an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the nerves of area residents.

A Brooklyn, N.Y.-based real estate investor is apparently the high bidder on downtown Milwaukee’s Shops of Grand Avenue mall.

Some of Hans Schneider’s work on matrix theory helped lead to the development of Google, the Internet’s most-used search engine.

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