As Breanna Jordan, 24, rides the bus from liberal Milwaukee to her job an hour and half away, she passes through one of the most conservative areas in the state. Political leanings between the two areas may be different, but voters share some of the same frustrations. David Greene/NPR hide caption

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Along A Milwaukee Bus Line, Voters Share Frustration

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A damaged gas station after protesters set fire to several vehicles and businesses in Milwaukee. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Riots Follow Fatal Police Shooting In Milwaukee

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Sarah White (right) hugs "Mother" Martha Freeman, known as the change-maker or a violence-interrupter, in the Garden Homes Park neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wis. Michael Sears/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel hide caption

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The Milwaukee Mom Who Isn't Afraid To Step In Front Of Guns

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Pabst Blue Ribbon was founded in Milwaukee in 1844, where it remained until 1996. Now a hipster favorite, the old-timer is making its way home — back to the very same seven-block complex it left behind. LaToya Dennis for NPR hide caption

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In PBR's Big Milwaukee Homecoming, The Brewing Giant Goes Micro

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Milwaukee's Rancorous Catholic Church Abuse Case May Finally Be Settled

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Madison Mayor Paul Soglin addresses a crowd of protesters on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Madison, Wis., during a protest of the shooting death of Tony Robinson. Andy Manis/AP hide caption

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Racial Tension Draws Parallels, But Madison Is No Ferguson

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A Milwaukee prosecutor says no charges will be filed against a police officer who shot and killed Donte Hamilton in April. Here, Maria Hamilton holds posters used in rallies that vent frustrations about the death of her son. M.L. Johnson/AP hide caption

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Bob Dobrogowski and his daughter Rosie look at the collapsed basement of his parents' home during July 2010 flooding in Milwaukee. Michael Sears/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Guido the Racing Italian Sausage in action during Game Two of the National League Championship Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers in 2011. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images hide caption

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Milwaukee Finds Its Missing Link; 'Guido The Racing Italian Sausage' Turns Up

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