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Commentary: State's GOP politicians should help Milwaukee all they can

3:00 PM, Aug. 20, 2013
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For many Wisconsin residents, the biggest summer story coming from Milwaukee was the drug-related suspension of baseball hero Ryan Braun.

Drawing less statewide attention was an increase in shootings, and Milwaukee leaders were ready to ask state government to help pay for overtime for police to stem the gun-related violence. Much of the violence seemed to be located in areas with large minority populations. For some time, Milwaukee has been considered among the most segregated American cities.

Unspoken was the fear that Milwaukee will become another Chicago where shootings, murder ...

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