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The link between seeing ultrasounds and choosing abortion; how rare homicides used to be in Milwaukee; and Gov. Scott Walker's statement about much milk Wisconsin imports (yes, imports) were our most popular articles among online readers in July 2013.
Here's a recap of July High Five, the five stories that received the most page views.
The end of Chris Abele’s one-year term as Milwaukee County executive means it’s time for a final look at how the political newcomer did in keeping promises he made as a candidate.
In sketching out what he would do if elected Milwaukee County executive, Chris Abele drew at least one bright line.
"As county executive," he declared in a campaign video, "I will not raise taxes."
That’s a promise we can track. And we will, through the new Abele-O-Meter.
In January, as Gov. Scott Walker took office, we launched the Walk-O-Meter, which measures the status of 60-plus promises made by the governor on the campaign trail.
At the time, many readers wondered where all the other promise meters are. Now that the spring election is over, we are launching the Abele-O-Meter to monitor the promises of the new Milwaukee County executive.