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Medical College Of Wisconsin President Offers Three Criteria For Opening Up The Economy
A prominent Milwaukee-area doctor has given a business and civic group his estimate on when the local economy can fully reopen after suffering through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Limited Tailgating Allowed, Mask Requirement Remains As Milwaukee Brewers Begin Second Homestand
Beginning Monday night, the Brewers will play six games at home over the next week. Despite rising COVID-19 cases, some changes are in store since the team's first home games of the season, including a limited return of tailgating in the parking lots at American Family Field.
Hesitant About The Vaccine? New Milwaukee Ad Campaign Wants To Convince You Otherwise
A new multi-media ad campaign in Milwaukee County aims to convince hesitant people to get their COVID-19 vaccine.
Milwaukee Officials Report COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Plentiful, Case Increase Worrisome
The COVID-19 vaccine supply in Milwaukee has improved to the point where Mayor Tom Barrett is urging eligible people to get a shot.
Amid Talk Of I-94 'Modernization,' Story Hill And Other Freeway Neighbors Raise Concerns
The Wisconsin Legislature's budget committee will hold its first public hearing Friday in Whitewater on Gov. Tony Evers' two-year state budget proposal. It includes a plan by Evers to have the state borrow $40 million, to begin major work on a few miles of East-West I-94 on Milwaukee's near west side.
In Conservative Dodge County, Skepticism And Some Support Of The COVID-19 Vaccine
Dodge County has the lowest percentage of COVID-19 vaccinations in the southeast quarter of Wisconsin. As of April 7, state figures indicated that just 27% of county residents have had at least one vaccination shot. WUWM's Chuck Quirmbach toured Dodge County to hear what some people in the conservative area are saying about the vaccine.
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