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Flight For Life celebrates 30th anniversary at Waukesha Expo Center
1:48 p.m.
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WAUKESHA — The Flight For Life-Waukesha Base held its 30th anniversary celebration Saturday at the Waukesha Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road.
Over 300 people attended the event, which featured guest speakers that included Lisa Ryan, the wife of Flight For Life Founder Jim Ryan, and Randolph Mantooth, star of the 1970s television show “Emergency!”
Read the full story in today’s Freeman.

 

 

20 Waukesha County restaurants joining United Way campaign to help the needy
1:44 a.m.
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WAUKESHA — “People who are willing to help others are becoming harder and harder to find,” said Joey Gudgeon, owner of Joey’s George Webb on Sunset Drive, about why he chose to participate in United Way of Waukesha County’s fourth annual United We Dine campaign.
Read the full story in today’s Freeman. 

 

 

 

Former Waukesha sheriff’s lieutenant pleads guilty to theft, obstructing investigation
11 p.m.
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WAUKESHA — Former Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Sarah Massa received a stayed sentence of nine months in prison Monday after pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges of theft and obstructing an investigation.
Massa had been accused of stealing pain pills from her dying grandmother last year.
Read the full story in Tuesday’s Freeman. 

 

 

 

Christie, Michelle Obama campaign in Wisconsin
10:54 p.m. 
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HUDSON (AP) — Wisconsin’s race for governor got some political star power Monday, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie urging Republicans to step up their support for a potential presidential rival, Scott Walker. First lady Michelle Obama, meanwhile, campaigned for former state commerce secretary Mary Burke.   
For more details, see Tuesday’s Freeman.


 

 

Target of John Doe probe wants Milwaukee County DA investigated
10:48 p.m.
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 MADISON (AP) — A conservative group’s director is demanding that a special prosecutor investigate the Milwaukee County district attorney to see if he abused his powers by launching a probe into whether right-leaning organizations illegally coordinated with Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign.   
Read the full story in Tuesday’s Freeman.  


 

 

‘Puppy Prance’ raising funds for pet memorial garden at Waukesha’s Prairie Home Cemetery
10:44 p.m.
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WAUKESHA — The Prairie Home Cemetery is calling all pet lovers for its first annual Puppy Prance pet walk.
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11, dogs and their owners are invited to walk along the prairie at the cemetery — away from all headstones — to raise funds for a pet memorial garden on the cemetery grounds.
For more details, see Tuesday’s Freeman.

 

 

Waukesha County corrections officer facing child pornography charges

10:40 p.m.
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WAUKESHA — A Waukesha County corrections officer was charged Monday after a search of his residence allegedly yielded computer files containing images of child pornography.
For more details, see Tuesday’s Freeman.


 

 

White House intruder gets far past front door
10:35 p.m.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, a Republican congressman said Monday. The disclosures came on the eve of a congressional oversight hearing with the director of the embattled agency assigned to protect the president’s life.   
Read the full story in Tuesday’s Freeman.