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Meet Adam Fischer, the Republican gubernatorial candidate who wasn't on the debate stage Sunday

There was one Republican gubernatorial candidate who didn't meet TMJ4's criteria to join the live debate on Sunday. We caught up with him before the debate. → Read More

Wife identifies her husband as man killed in Walworth County boat explosion

Teresita Perry identified her husband Jesse Perry as the man killed in a Walworth County boat explosion on Friday. A second man, John Leece, is awaiting surgery for severe injuries. → Read More

Mother booked on 2 attempted homicide counts, son still in critical condition: Sheboygan Falls police

Sheboygan Falls police say they have booked a mother on two counts of attempted intentional homicide for allegedly assaulting her 8-year-old boy on Thursday. Police confirmed Friday that the boy is still in "critical condition" in Children's Hospital. → Read More

25 Wisconsin inmates graduate with college degrees

Inmates who participate in "correctional education programs" are 43% less likely to end up back behind bars than those who do not, according to research done by the RAND Corp. → Read More

Courage MKE residents collect and deliver gifts for Milwaukee children

Courage MKE, which serves as a resource center and home for Milwaukee's displaced LGBTQ+ youth, collected enough gifts for more than 130 kids in their neighborhood. Then they delivered the presents door-to-door. → Read More

USPS looks to hire hundreds of rural mail carriers across Wisconsin

Across Wisconsin, USPS is looking to hire rural mail carriers. Those jobs have a starting pay of more than $19 per hour and offer benefits including health insurance. They also serve a part of the state that disproportionately still relies on traditional mail services. → Read More

Fond Du Lac County looks to solve rural broadband 'crisis'

A 2021 survey by Envision Greater Fond du Lac and the Fond du Lac County Broadband Task Force found that 66% of residents report having unreliable internet. 10% don't have internet at all. → Read More

Power outages and storm damage rock Milwaukee's Rufus King neighborhood

For many residents, the lack of electricity and the storm damage was more than a simple inconvenience → Read More

360: The efforts to help Wisconsin's workforce recover

"We're hiring" signs are everywhere right now. But, there's growing debate over why. Some people say there is a workforce shortage. Others say workers are simply in a position to demand better wages right now. → Read More

Common Council to take up final vote on Milwaukee Tool proposal Tuesday

Plans to renovate a vacant office building and bring additional office space for Brookfield-based Milwaukee Tool to downtown Milwaukee will receive a final vote at the city's common council meeting on Tuesday. → Read More

360: The potential impacts of the extended eviction moratorium

The CDC has extended the eviction moratorium through June 30, 2021. The move is buying millions of Americans who are behind on rent time to figure out next steps. But are there consequences to this extension? We go 360 to gain local, in-depth perspectives on all sides of the issue. → Read More

360: The return to live in-person events

The number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are dropping while the number of people being vaccinated quickly climbs. But, is it truly safe to return to live in-person events? → Read More

More details about Milwaukee County proposal to reduce marijuana possession fines expected Tuesday

City officials are expected to share more details Tuesday about an effort to reduce the fines for marijuana possession in Milwaukee County. → Read More

City of Milwaukee opens more vaccination appointments for residents 65+ on new website

The City of Milwaukee Health Department has added more vaccination appointments for residents 65 years of age and older to a new website it launched earlier this week. → Read More

360: Should students go back to school?

As we reach the end of January, with the holidays in the past and the number of COVID-19 cases trending in a promising direction statewide, the conversations about how to proceed with educations are heating up. → Read More

Local restaurant group donates meals to healthcare workers on Christmas Eve

1,000 meals were given away to healthcare workers for free as a way to say "thank you." → Read More

Black Friday draws long lines in Racine, even as health officials tighten COVID-19 orders

Multiple shoppers say they claimed their spots in line on Wednesday night. Meanwhile, tightened restrictions on retail establishments went into effect for Racine retail establishments at 12:01 a.m. Friday. → Read More

Wis. DHS doctors meet to begin forming guidance on how to distribute COVID-19 vaccines once available

Health officials in Wisconsin are already working to issue guidance on what to do once a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available. → Read More

Rapid result COVID-19 testing is now available for free at UW-Milwaukee

The tests can produce results within 15 minutes. → Read More

Voters react to President Trump's planned final push for support in Kenosha County

President Donald Trump will visit Kenosha Monday as part of a strategic last minute push for voters in key battleground states. → Read More