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Milwaukee: Largest city in Wisconsin, United States
Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. The seat of Milwaukee County, it is on Lake Michigan's western shore. Ranked by its estimated 2018 population, Milwaukee was the 31st largest city in the United States. The city's estimated population in 2019 was 590,157. Milwaukee is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee metropolitan area which had a population of 2,043,904 in the 2014 census estimate. It is the fourth-most densely populated metropolitan area in the Midwest, surpassed only by Chicago, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Detroit, respectively. Milwaukee is considered a "Gamma -"global city as categorized by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network with a regional GDP of over $105 billion.

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Early voting gets underway in Wisconsin [Video]

Early voting gets underway in Wisconsin

Voters lined up to cast their ballots in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Tuesday as early in-person voting began in the state.

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Biden shakes hands with staffer in Wisconsin [Video]

Biden shakes hands with staffer in Wisconsin

Despite regularly taking strict social distancing measures, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden slipped into pre-pandemic campaign mode as he shook the hand of a staffer on the tarmac in..

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NBA postpones Wednesday games after boycott [Video]

NBA postpones Wednesday games after boycott

[NFA] The U.S. National Basketball Association has postponed three playoff games scheduled for Wednesday after the Milwaukee Bucks boycotted Game 5 of their playoff series against Orlando Magic in..

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The NBA reacts to Wisconsin shooting [Video]

The NBA reacts to Wisconsin shooting

[NFA] Both players and coaches in the National Basketball Association speak out in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Freddie Joyner has more.

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