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New Waukesha mayor has busy first day
3:15 a.m.


WAUKESHA – Newly sworn-in Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly didn’t have much time to kick back and relax in his new digs at City Hall on his first day.
Read the full story in today’s Freeman.

 

Waukesha West Academic Decathlon Team competing at Nationals in Honolulu
3:15 a.m.


WAUKESHA – The Waukesha West Academic Decathlon Team is heading to Honolulu – and not for a spring break rendezvous.
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Two declare candidacy for Delafield aldermanic seat
3:15 a.m.


DELAFIELD – The same night the Delafield Common Council decided to hold a special election to fill the vacant Aldermanic District 4 seat, Laura Schult and Chris Smith took out nomination paperwork from the clerk’s office.
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Pewaukee man among 27 charged by feds
3:15 a.m.


WAUKESHA – A Pewaukee man was among 27 people charged in an indictment by federal officials Wednesday in a drug, homicide and money laundering case that spanned from Milwaukee to Atlanta, U.S. Attorney James Santelle said.
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Alioto running again for Waukesha County sheriff
3:15 a.m.


WAUKESHA – Tom Alioto, who came up short in his bid for Waukesha County sheriff in 2010, will once again run for the position.
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Waukesha County legislators spawn several bills signed by Walker Wednesday
3:15 a.m.


MADISON – Several new bills that Gov. Scott Walker signed into law on Wednesday were authored by Waukesha-area state representatives and senators, and should have county-wide effects.
Read the full story in today’s Freeman.

 

Pro-Russian insurgents seize Ukrainian armored vehicles
3:15 a.m.


SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) – Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central government’s hopes of re-establishing control over restive eastern Ukraine.
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Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team
5:02 p.m.


MILWAUKEE (AP) - Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for about $550 million.

Full story in tomorrow's Freeman.