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Past articles by Charles:

@TheTable: Milwaukee momentum in new downtown developments

Commercial Association of Realtors Wisconsin CEO Johnson talks about the city's development progress. → Read More

Former Wisconsin Gov. Tony Earl remembered as 'first environmental governor'

Former Assembly Speaker Tom Loftus talks about his friend Gov. Earl who passed away Thursday at the age of 86. → Read More

@TheTable: Milwaukee County Director of DHHS talks building houses, healthier lives

Building homes and helping families build healthier lives. The two actually go hand-in-hand for our guest Monday night. → Read More

NBC's Chuck Todd talks US-China relations, Nikki Haley jumping into 2024 GOP race

TMJ4's Chief Political Reporter Charles Benson talked about the big stories this week with Chuck Todd, NBC's moderator of Meet the Press. → Read More

We interviewed the Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates. Here's how they would shape the state

Here's what you need to know about Wisconsin's Supreme Court race. The nonpartisan primary is scheduled for Feb. 21, and the two top vote-getters will advance to the general election on April 4. → Read More

Marquette's new business school building opens for students

Tuesday was the first day for students in the new Marquette University business school building, O'Brien Hall. → Read More

NBC'S Chuck Todd on Speaker stalemate with House Republicans: 'It's personal'

TMJ4's Chief Political Reporter Charles Benson asked NBC's moderator of Meet the Press Chuck Todd about the chaos on Capitol Hill. → Read More

Decision 2023: Will Judge Dorow shake up an already high-stakes Wisconsin Supreme Court race?

Judge Jennifer Dorow, who recently gained national praise for presiding over the Darrell Brooks trial, will officially join the race Wednesday for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. → Read More

Judge Jennifer Dorow says she'll decide on run for Wisconsin Supreme Court in the 'next couple days'

Judge Jennifer Dorow, who presided over the Darrell Brooks trial, says she will make a decision about running for Wisconsin Supreme Court "in the coming days." → Read More

Truck driver to honor victims on snowplow in Waukesha Christmas Parade

Terry Rutledge will be driving a Waukesha County snowplow truck in the Christmas parade this year, painted by 11 students at Waukesha South High School. → Read More

2022 jobs report: Economy adds 260K jobs, 'very solid jobs market'

The final jobs report is out before the midterm elections, giving voters a look at what direction the economy is going and if efforts to fight inflation are working. → Read More

City of Milwaukee in need of poll workers for upcoming November general election

City of Milwaukee election officials are trying to recruit election workers ahead of the November general election. Officials hope to staff roughly 2,000 poll workers on Tuesday, Nov. 8. → Read More

Why is Wisconsin so divided? NBC'S Chuck Todd looks at the polarization in politics

As voters decide what direction to go in November, NBC'S Chuck Todd's deeper search for where we are on the polarization spectrum may take longer to find. → Read More

PolitiFact Wisconsin: Who gets audited more by the IRS?

You're probably hearing a lot this election year about the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and who will be impacted by hiring more auditors to double-check your tax returns. → Read More

Decision 2020: Tim Michels meets with Milwaukee mother whose daughter was killed by gun violence

Tim Michels, the Republican nominee for Wisconsin government with a mother Friday whose daughter was killed by gun violence. → Read More

Rising tax revenues continue to push the state's estimated surplus even higher

"We still expect to have over a $5 billion dollar surplus at the end of July of 2023 to start the new fiscal year," said Department of Revenue Sec. Barca → Read More

Milwaukee celebrates grand opening of new $4.5M Burnham Playfield

Everybody in Milwaukee should, "have a safe and quality space in which to recreate outside." said Lynn Greb with Milwaukee Recreation → Read More

The Endorsement Game: Who is backing who in the Democratic Senate race in Wisconsin?

"I am deeply grateful for this endorsement," said Steven Olikara, who faces seven other challengers in the Aug. 9 primary to take on Republican Ron Johnson in the fall. → Read More

TMJ4 News' Charles Benson has 1-on-1 with MPD Chief Norman after violent weekend

What is it going to take to reverse the city's rising number of murders? For that, TMJ4's Charles Benson turned to MPD Chief Norman about who needs to step up, what is working, and how do we move forward. → Read More

Former Gov. Tommy Thompson declines to seek an unprecedented 5th term in office

Thompson is Wisconsin's longest serving governor, from 1987 to 2001. But he had been thinking about making another run for the job after leaving his post as President of the University of Wisconsin System. The decision comes after meeting with former President Donald Trump in March. → Read More