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3 years 11 months ago

President Obama politicking, raising money

President Barack Obama is touching nearly every region of the country to stir up cash and attention for Democrats, launching a three-day trip. Obama will spend the heart of his Monday in Wisconsin, raising money for gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett and other Wisconsin Democrats. He will cap his...

4 years 1 week ago

Flooding shuts down airport, closes roads in Wis.

Powerful thunderstorms are causing widespread flooding in southern Wisconsin, closing down Milwaukee's airport and blocking roads, and two people have been struck by lightning. Heavy rains pounded the region Thursday, with parts of Milwaukee seeing up to 7.5 inches of rain in just two hours. The National Weather Service...

4 years 2 months ago

Toy dart guns recalled after 2 deaths

The government is recalling 1.8 million toy dart gun sets after two boys choked to death on the darts. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says a 9-year-old boy in Chicago and a 10-year-old boy in Milwaukee died after they chewed on the one-inch, soft-plastic darts, which slipped into their...

4 years 4 months ago

Goodwill opens pricey boutique stores

Goodwill is opening up a high dollar boutique in Texas, it's 6th boutique. The "GW Boutique" is a far cry from the traditional Goodwill retail store. The idea behind the boutique is to attract customers looking for designer clothes at discount prices. Goodwill says the prices will be...

4 years 6 months ago

Infant dies on Colorado-bound plane

A 2-month-old boy has died after he stopped breathing on a United Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Milwaukee. Milwaukee County sheriff's Sgt. Philip Wentzel said Thursday the infant was with his parents on a flight from Detroit to Denver Wednesday afternoon when he stopped breathing. Wentzel...

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