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Milwaukee: Largest city in Wisconsin
Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. The seat of the eponymous 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 2018 was 594,511. 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 third-most densely populated metropolitan area in The Midwest, surpassed only by Chicago 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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Airport worker stays positive in Midwest cold snap

Midwest airport worker says layers and being mentally prepared helps him deal with the bitter cold. Wind chills were around minus 20 degrees in Milwaukee Friday morning. (Feb. 14)  
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Milwaukee airport lets travelers check their coats before leaving for warm destinations

Milwaukee's airport has come up with an ingenious alternative to lugging a heavy winter coat to warm-weather destinations.
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Videos for Milwaukee


Antetokounmpo's advice to Zion is "don't rush the process" [Video]Antetokounmpo's advice to Zion is "don't rush the process"

Giannis Antetokounmpo says his advice to new NBA superstar Zion Williamson is to not "rush the process".

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Trump celebrates Soleimani's death at rally [Video]Trump celebrates Soleimani's death at rally

President Donald Trump took to the stage at Milwaukee in Wisconsin for his campaign rally on Tuesday (January 14) night and jumped straight to the topic of killing Iran's top general Qassem Soleimani.

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Post Impeachment, a Key Republican Suburban Area Rallies Around Trump

Voters in the populous, heavily Republican suburbs west of Milwaukee did not entirely embrace Donald Trump in 2016. They do now.
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Milwaukee teacher put on leave after tweeting that Rush Limbaugh's cancer is 'awesome'

A Milwaukee Public Schools teacher came under fire for a tweet celebrating Rush Limbaugh's cancer diagnosis.
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Amid toxic work culture allegations, two Milwaukee 2020 Democratic Host Committee leaders fired

The two leaders of Milwaukee's host committee for the 2020 Democratic National Convention have been fired amid "toxic workplace" allegations.
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Pregnant woman killed after shots fired from sunroof of passing car. Her baby survived.

Annie Sandifer, 35, was struck during a drive-by shooting at a Milwaukee supper club. She was a passenger in a party bus. Her baby survived.  
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There's a nationwide shortage of poll workers for elections. How some cities use teens to help

Teens are more diverse and tech-savvy, which can help on election day, officials say. In cities like Milwaukee, they make up less than 1% of workers.  
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AP Top Stories January 15 A

Here's the latest for Wednesday January 15th: Democratic presidential debate in Iowa; Trump holds rally in Milwaukee; House expected to vote on sending articles of impeachment to Senate; New Space..
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Trump rallies supporters as Dems debate in Iowa

President Donald Trump defended his decision to kill a top Iranian general and slammed Democrats as weak on national security. The president held a rally in Milwaukee as Democratic presidential..
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Trump tells supporters in Wisconsin that Democrats 'cannot protect your family'

President Donald Trump defended his actions on Iran, promoted his anti-immigration policies and argued the Democrats who want to replace him don't have what it takes to keep America safe during a..
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Bus driver quickly helps woman in wheelchair cross busy intersection

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin bus driver was stopped at a red light when he saw a wheelchair user slowly pushing herself across the street with a cane.
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Two Milwaukee Children Shot After Throwing Snowballs at Cars, Police Say

The police were searching for a suspect, while an alderman called the violence “completely senseless.”
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Sixers bounce Bucks with barrage of three-pointers, grab big Christmas win

Philadelphia torched Milwaukee's defense with 21 three-pointers – the team's season-high – as the Sixers slammed the Bucks 121-109 on Christmas Day.
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Bus driver found 2 lost dogs in 20-degree weather. She helped bring them home for holidays

A bus driver found two dogs that were wandering around Milwaukee and reunited them with their family in time for the holidays.  
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Wisconsin activists protest ruling to cut voters

Activists gather at City Hall in Milwaukee to protest Wisconsin judge's ruling to purge the registration of up to 234,000 votes (Dec. 16)  
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Officer shoots armed student at Wisconsin school

A Wisconsin police chief says an officer shot an armed male student at a suburban Milwaukee high school after the suspect pointed his gun at officers. (Dec. 2)  
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City buses caught 'huge fireball' on camera as meteor shot across Milwaukee sky

Multiple Milwaukee County Transit System buses captured a "huge fireball" on camera.
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Dancing Southwest employee entertains delayed passengers by dancing in crane

A Southwest Airlines employee was caught on camera busting a move while he de-iced a plane that was flying out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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Man charged in acid attack hate crime on Latino man ordered for mental evaluation

A competency evaluation was ordered Friday for Clifton Blackwell, 61, the man charged in a hate crime acid attack in Milwaukee.
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Man charged with hate crime in acid attack

Milwaukee prosecutors have charged a 61-year-old man with a hate crime for allegedly throwing battery acid on a Hispanic man's face. That means Clifton Blackwell could face an enhanced sentence if..
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Milwaukee man who attacked a Hispanic man with acid charged with hate crime

Mahud Villalaz, 42, suffered second-degree burns to his face after a Milwaukee man splashed some kind of acid at the victim, police said.
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Victim of Milwaukee Acid Attack Says He Was Told to ‘Go Back to Your Country’

Mahud Villalaz, a U.S. citizen who received second-degree burns to his face, recalled his attacker saying, “You came here to invade.”
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Police say Milwaukee acid attack was a hate crime

Milwaukee police arrested a man suspected of throwing battery acid on a Hispanic man who says his attacker asked him, "Why did you come here and invade my country?" (Nov. 4)  
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Community reacts to acid attack against Latino man

Milwaukee mayor, community activist blame President Trump for fueling racism, including man who threw battery accident on local Hispanic man (Nov. 4)  
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The Disappearance of Kelly Dwyer

A young woman vanished after a night out in Milwaukee in October 2013. Did a meeting set up on a dating app lead to the disappearance or was it someone she knew? Correspondent Peter Van Sant reports.
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Detective: Killer picked the “perfect spot” to get rid of Milwaukee woman’s body

When Kelly Dwyer vanished in October 2013 from the Milwaukee apartment building of her boyfriend, Kris Zocco, there were no clues about her whereabouts. Days turned into months and the case went cold...
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Calm and cool or overzealous? Listen to Kris Zocco’s interrogation with detectives

Nearly a month after Kelly Dwyer went missing in October 2013, investigators caught a break in the case. Their main suspect Kris Zocco was arrested on drug charges. Watch Kris Zocco’s demeanor as he..
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New details unravel the case of a missing Wisconsin woman

27-year-old Kelly Dwyer seemingly vanished without a trace in October 2013. She was last seen alive at a condo on the east side of Milwaukee while on a date. "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant..
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Woman's death draws attention to controversy over ambulance diversions

A Milwaukee woman's death is drawing attention to the controversy surrounding what's known as ambulance diversions. Investigative reporter John Diedrich from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel joins CBSN..
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Researcher proposes how to solve the U.S. affordable housing crisis

Matthew Desmond, a sociology professor at Princeton University, spent months embedded in a Milwaukee trailer park to learn what factors drive homelessness. Desmond joins CBSN to discuss his research..
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36 Hours in Milwaukee

Welcome to this small town in big-city clothing, where bobbleheads, ice-cream cocktails and Frank Lloyd Wright are on your weekend itinerary.
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AP Top Stories

Here's the latest for Friday, September 20th: Climate change protests held across the globe; 23 states sue to keep California's stricter emissions standards; New York mayor leaves Democratic..
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Milwaukee man charged with vandalizing the statue of pro wrestling legend Da Crusher

A Milwaukee area man has been charged with causing $1,200 in damage to the statue of pro wrestling legend Reggie "Da Crusher" Lisowski.
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Harley Davidson to lay off 40 employees in Wisconsin

Harley-Davidson Inc has laid off 40 employees at its general merchandise division in Milwaukee as part of a restructuring exercise, according to a company official with knowledge of the matter.
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Harley-Davidson unveils new bikes – as in bicycles

Milwaukee motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson appears to be thinking of venturing into the rapidly growing electric bicycle niche.
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Mom who was teaching son to drive killed in Milwaukee road rage shooting

A road rage incident took the life of a mother who was teaching her son to drive in Milwaukee. Matthew Lee Wilks was charged in the shooting.
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Milwaukee urges residents to stop vaping

A rising number of people are suffering lung damage, apparently from e-cigarettes. At least 193 cases have been reported in 22 states. Now officials in one city are taking action. Dean Reynolds..
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Milwaukee health officials urge residents to stop smoking e-cigarettes

Amid a nationwide spike in severe lung illnesses, Milwaukee's health department issued an alert telling people to stop using e-cigarettes immediately. There are 16 confirmed cases of chemical pneumonia..
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Eye Opener: Florida declares a state of emergency

Florida braces as Hurricane Dorian approaches. Also, Milwaukee health officials urge people to stop vaping. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
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Milwaukee issues health alert urging people to stop vaping amid outbreak of lung cases

Milwaukee's alert comes as federal officials say there are some 200 potential cases of lung disease linked to e-cigarettes reported by 22 states.
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These 3 Cities Are Destinations for Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa.

Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020.
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Two hero bus drivers in Milwaukee save two toddlers on same day

The Milwaukee County Transit System is recognizing two heroic bus drivers who both saved children the same day, just hours apart.
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Milwaukee couple works to improve community one block at a time

Hundreds of homes have been revitalized in Milwaukee because of a chance encounter between two people more than two decades ago. Sharon and Larry Adams are a couple who set out to end the housing..
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Saturday Sessions: The Killers perform "Mr. Brightside"

The Killers’ debut album went multi-platinum and earned five Grammy nominations -- and band kept topping the charts in the years that followed. This summer, The Killers took to the stage at..
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