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Authorities have identified two men struck and killed by suspected drunk drivers in Milwaukee as a military veteran who overcame homelessness and a Marquette University business school dean.
The men were killed Tuesday night in separate incidents about a mile apart on the city's west side.
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim of the first crash about 6:30 p.m. as 37-year-old Nathan Garski. Police believe he had been panhandling on the median of an intersection when he was hit by an SUV.
About 90 minutes later 60-year-old Joe Daniels was crossing a street on campus after a meeting when he was struck. The Journal Sentinel reports police say the 20-year-old female driver was speeding when she hit Daniels.
ANTIGO - What starts with a tumble, ends in neatly packed, ready-to-ship bundles in the Kretz Lumber warehouse. Twenty percent of it will go across the ocean to China, with tariffs tearing into the profit.
"Twenty-five percent of our sales to China was reduced and we still have the same amount of overhead that you have to cover no matter what the price is," said Troy Brown, President of Kretz Lumber.
Though China's tariffs will be gone Friday, Brown says the foreign timber market is much different now from a year and a half ago.
MADISON - Republican legislators and their fundraising committees finished 2019 with four times as much money in their campaign accounts as their Democratic rivals, according to a review government watchdog group Wisconsin Democracy Campaign released Wednesday.
The review found that GOP lawmakers and their two legislative campaign fundraising committees - one for the Senate and one for the Assembly - ended the year with more than $6.3 million combined in the bank. Democratic legislators and their two committees finished with $1.6 million on hand.
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