Milwaukee

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    December 22, 2014  

    In our news wrap Monday, a white police officer will not be charged in the shooting death of a black mentally ill man in Milwaukee. The victim’s family has asked the U.S. attorney to conduct a federal investigation. Also, a French firm will pay a record $772 million for violating U.S. laws against overseas bribery. Continue reading

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    July 18, 2014  

    The residents of metropolitan Milwaukee, Wisconsin are increasingly split by race, political party and geography. A major fight over Gov. Scott Walker in 2012 helped widen the divide. Gwen Ifill talks to residents and local politicians about the fractured political landscape and what the polarization means on a national level, and Mark Shields and David Brooks weigh in with analysis. Continue reading

  • July 2, 2013  

    Newly released documents reveal how the Milwaukee archdiocese dealt with dozens of priests accused of sexually abusing children. Pedophile priests were moved from parish to parish, often protected from criminal complaints. Ray Suarez talks to Laurie Goodstein, who covers these issues for The New York Times. Continue reading

  • November 17, 2010   BY Lauren Knapp and Tom LeGro  

    Here are some of this week’s arts and culture stories from public broadcasting stations around the nation.
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