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5 Takeaways from the GB Schools Newser on School Violence

The Green Bay Area Public School District held a news conference Wednesday to address safety concerns at Washington Middle School. Media Trackers first reported the story of former teacher Kerstin Westcott resigning June 5, saying she no longer felt safe at Washington because of violent, aggressive behavior by students that has gone unchecked. Here are […]

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More Challenges to Flynn’s CCW Claims

Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn this week argued that the state’s concealed carry law was fueling his city’s growing crime problem. But the Wisconsin Department of Justice’s 2016 annual report on the CCW law appears to challenge Flynn’s assertion. Flynn made his comments during a panel discussion on Milwaukee’s crime problem: The audience was able […]

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Sources: Schneider Decides Against Senate Run

Two sources tell Media Trackers that one of the candidates pondering a run for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin in 2018 has decided against it. The sources tell us that Nicole Schneider of the Green Bay area has decided against a run, apparently reaching her decision in the past couple of weeks. […]

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Randy Bryce is No Stranger in Wisconsin Politics

Read a national story about the announcement by Racine’s Randy Bryce to challenge House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) and you’re likely to get a tale of Bryce being an union ironworker, single father, doting son to his ill mother, and local activist. Here’s how the Associated Press covered the roll out of Bryce’s announcement: A […]

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Justice Rebecca Bradley: Anatomy of a Smear

Media Trackers Communications Director and talk show host Jerry Bader conducted an invitation only Q&A session last week with State Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley, hosted by Wisconsin Media Check Foundation. Bradley also agreed to a post-event recorded interview. Bradley spoke openly about the media attacks she faced while running for State Supreme Court in […]

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Paul Nehlen Returns for Second Challenge to Paul Ryan

Apparently losing by nearly 70 percent isn’t enough for some people. In an announcement on Friday; which doubled as a fund raising email, small business owner Paul Nehlen made clear his intention to primary Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) for a second time in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District. Ryan defeated Nehlen in August 2016 by an […]

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