Wisconsin’s voter identification law illegally burdens the ability of minority citizens to exercise their right to vote, a federal judge ruled, as court challenges intensify ahead of midterm elections in November.
Boosters of Baltimore’s Oriole Park at Camden Yards, built at taxpayer cost of $210 million, promised the baseball stadium would lead an urban renaissance, revitalizing blighted neighborhoods and bringing jobs and tax revenue to the city’s struggling downtown.
A Wisconsin law requiring voters to present a government-issued photo ID before being allowed to cast their ballots suppresses votes, a lawyer challenging the measure told a U.S. judge at the close of a two-week trial.
The top-selling T-shirt inside Milwaukee’s Miller Park doesn’t carry the name of Prince Fielder, whose 38 home runs were second in the National League, or Ryan Braun, whose .332 batting average trailed only Jose Reyes of the New York Mets.
The Milwaukee Brewers won Game 1 of the National League Championship Series by scoring six runs in the fifth inning to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-6 and keep Zach Greinke’s perfect home record intact.