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Streetcar scoots through Milwaukee council vote (UPDATE)

By James Briggs The Milwaukee Common Council on Tuesday capped two decades of public transit debate by approving construction of a $64.6 million, 2.1-mile streetcar line. It remains to be seen, though, whether the rail line can develop into a ...

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Milwaukee’s North End developer gets pay for prevailing wage

By James Briggs A Milwaukee panel on Tuesday circumvented a new state law that bans local prevailing wage ordinances. But, city officials said, it’s too soon to tell whether Milwaukee can cling to its prevailing wage preference on future projects. ...

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Milwaukee streetcar desire debated

(Maps courtesy of themilwaukeestreetcar.com)

By James Briggs A Milwaukee alderman on Monday called for a referendum to let voters advise Common Council members on whether the city should build a $64.6 million streetcar line. Calling financial projections for the project “rosy,” Alderman Bob Donovan ...

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Milwaukee Marriott victory worries preservationists

By Marie Rohde The National Trust for Historic Preservation is so enthralled with Milwaukee that the organization has listed the city as one of the top travel destinations in the country. “Isn’t it ironic that you’re tearing down some of ...

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