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Results tagged with 'tragedy'

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Tornadoes are terrifying

Published May 21, 2013

It seems like every week, sometimes more than once, we're grieving something awful.

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Milwaukeeans experienced the horrors of the marathon explosions

Published April 16, 2013

When Milwaukee's Amy O'Neill got a text from her dear friend and former Milwaukeean Deanne Wecker at 1:53 Central Time that said "Amy a bomb went off" she immediately knew something went horribly wrong at the Boston Marathon.

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Tragedies chronicled through media

Published Dec. 17, 2012

Sometimes television brings us wonder, entertainment and enlightenment. At other times, we witness events of people at their worst. The mass killings that took place last week in Newtown, Conn., were truly tragic.

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Brookfield tragedy leads to more questions

Published Oct. 22, 2012

The news is sadly familiar. This from a report a few days ago: "A gunman opened fire in a central Florida beauty salon Thursday, killing three women and wounding a fourth before killing himself at a nearby home, police said. The shooting appeared to be part of a domestic dispute." Three days later, a nearly identical story played out in Brookfield and we watched. But why do we watch?

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How will this tragedy be covered?

Published Aug. 5, 2012

There's no real way to rate tragedies. Yes, you can sort them by the number of fatalities, but that doesn't always tell the true stories. When children die, a tragedy can appear more tragic. When the victims are more relatable, unfortunately, that plays a role, too.

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