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To Warn Teens, Milwaukee Officials Put A Fake Jail On The Road

In Milwaukee, an enclosure called the "cell on wheels" is making the rounds at street festivals. Teens can climb in to get a feel for what it would be like to spend time behind bars. Community leaders hope the experience will deter young people from getting involved in criminal activity.

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Marti, a Waukesha native, joined the WUWM news team in February of 1999. She is also host of WUWM's weekly political podcast, Capitol Notes.
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