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  • Milwaukee’s Chronic Gun Violence Looms Over the Molson Coors Shooting February 28, 2020
    On Wednesday afternoon, a disgruntled employee armed with two handguns stormed the Molson Coors Brewing Company in Milwaukee. The man, a 51-year-old electrician, killed five coworkers before killing himself.  The shooting triggered the usual spasms of national grief: The president offered condolences, Democratic legislators promised gun reforms, and reporters descended on the Miller Valley neighborhood […]
  • Daily Bulletin: Milwaukee in Mourning February 28, 2020
    Good morning, Bulletin readers. Milwaukee is still reeling from the attack at an iconic city institution. Here’s the latest on the Molson Coors shooting, plus other developments of note. Receive this daily news briefing by email every morning. Sign up here. THE LATEST ON THE MILWAUKEE SHOOTING The victims were identified. The five people killed were […]
  • Daily Bulletin: It’s Been a Year Since the House Passed Universal Background Checks February 27, 2020
    Good morning, Bulletin readers. Today marks a year since the House of Representatives passed a universal background check bill that’s still stalled in the Senate. More on that, plus the latest on the Molson Coors shooting, in your Thursday roundup.  Receive this daily news briefing by email every morning. Sign up here. MILWAUKEE BREWERY SHOOTING […]