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Featured Photo Principal's racial comment to Wauwatosa West student sparks protest at school
A group of students at Wauwatosa West High School held a protest in response to principal Frank Calarco allegedly saying to a black student: "Hey, can somebody tell this kid it's not 1960, and he doesn't have to sit in the back of the class? What, nobody thinks that's funny?"
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Featured Photo City of Brookfield on fast pace toward reaching consultant's apartment projection
The number of apartment complexes being built in the city of Brookfield is expected to continue to rise.
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Featured Photo West Allis contemplating $80 million referendum to build a new Central High School
West Allis — An estimated $80 million referendum to build a new West Allis Central High School and possibly do other school improvements may be in the not-too-distant future for West Allis-West Milwaukee School District voters.
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Featured Photo West Bend city administrator free after being charged with enticing Muskego girl
Muskego — West Bend officials said Monday its city administrator, Thomas Justice, is suspended with pay while he faces criminal charges of soliciting a child for prostitution and child enticement of a 17-year-old Muskego girl.
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Featured Photo Second New Berlin 'soccer mom' sentenced to four months in jail for embezzling money from club
New Berlin — The second so-called "soccer mom," Melanie Gretzon, was sentenced to four months in the Waukesha County Jail and five years of probation after pleading guilty to embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from the New Berlin Kickers.
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Featured Photo Whitefish Bay restaurant Moxie to open in late summer
Whitefish Bay — It's only appropriate that Tamela Greene and Anne Marie Arroyo named their restaurant Moxie.
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Featured Photo Wauwatosa East senior marches forward after tragic car crash
Anna Horejs was returning home from a routine college visit in Stevens Point last fall when her life was drastically altered.
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Featured Photo WIAA realignment plan a headache, but athletic directors will live with it
The new conference layout in southeast Wisconsin will be accompanied by some headaches, including some additional travel and an odd number of teams in some leagues. Athletic directors aren’t thrilled with it, and it has more to do with process than the outcome.
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Featured Photo Menomonee Falls has record year for residential, commercial development in 2015
Menomonee Falls — From the prominent commercial development on the village's north side to a surge in residential development on the village's south side, there was a lot of change to the landscape of Menomonee Falls in 2015.
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April 30, 2016


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Wheels for a cause

The Milwaukee Wheelchair Bucks played an exhibition wheelchair basketball game as part of several fundraisers held to build an adaptive playground for Shady Lane Elementary School in Menomonee Falls High School on April 22.


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