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  1. vision 2020
    The Disappearing National Political ConventionWhether they are gone for good or make a comeback down the road, the old-school national political conventions are over for now.
  2. vision 2020
    Democrats Planning Convention That Looks Like America: Hunkered DownDemocrats are being careful and limiting the main stage in Milwaukee to the bare minimum of events.
  3. vision 2020
    Democrats Pull Trigger on a (Mostly) Virtual ConventionBiden will speak in Milwaukee, but without delegates. Neither, Democrats hope, will a coronavirus outbreak be present, which Republicans can’t assure.
  4. coronavirus
    Black Americans May Be Disproportionately Dying of CoronavirusThe data is limited, but it is so far damning.
  5. covid-19
    The Novel Coronavirus Is Devastating Black Communities. This Was Predictable.Wisconsin is an object lesson in how racist policies have created an environment that leaves black Americans vulnerable.
  6. vision 2020
    Why Democrats Kicked the Convention Can Down the RoadThey may yet hold a curtailed or virtual convention thanks to COVID-19, but there’s no reason to commit to that now.
  7. mass shooting
    Everything We Know About the Shooting in Milwaukee at the Molson Coors CampusAccording to reports, a Molson Coors employee fired on Wednesday returned to the Milwaukee campus, killing five. The shooter also died in the attack.
  8. vision 2020
    Democrats Aim at Midwest With Choice of Milwaukee for 2020 ConventionDemocrats hope to tilt Wisconsin, and perhaps the entire region, but parties don’t always get a bump in the state where they hold their convention.
  9. Trump’s Trip to Milwaukee Canceled Over Planned Protest: ReportAn administration official said Harley-Davidson didn’t want to deal with demonstrators, but the company denied that.
  10. Milwaukee
    One Shot, Officers Injured in Second Night of Milwaukee Police Shooting ProtestThe unrest came after police shot and killed an armed black man on Saturday afternoon.
  11. dumb criminals
    World’s Angriest Customer Shoots Taco Bell for Forgetting His Sour CreamLuckily, no one was hurt because he hit bulletproof glass.
  12. Crime Scenese
    Man Accidentally Shoots Himself at Restaurant“Some idiot felt the need to bring a gun into my restaurant, and shot himself.”
  13. Marketing Gimmicks
    PBR Won’t Give Up Its Hipster-Beer Crown Without a FightIn an effort to stay relevant, the brand will open a microbrewery in Milwaukee.
  14. Openings
    Is Milwaukee’s Best Burger (Self-Proclaimed) Coming To Chicago?Milwaukee’s Sobelman’s could be headed to Chicago.
  15. Obituaries
    Remembering a Woman Who Loved History, Sausage and ElvesGuardian of family sausage legacy passes.
  16. flotus
    Michelle Obama Hits the TrailShe will make her 2010 campaign debut in Milwaukee today by hosting three fund-raisers.
  17. obit
    George Carlin Dies at 71What was the real story of Carlin’s infamous 1972 arrest in Milwaukee?
  18. the industry
    Miramax, Rudin Living the ‘Lush Life’ With Richard PricePlus industry news on Sam Raimi’s new TV show.
  19. vulture picture palace
    Slack AddictsA hilariously deadpan flick about two Milwaukee roommates who can’t pay their rent or get much of anything done because they can’t stop competing with one another in a series of pointless contests.