Legislation approved to raise fines for those soliciting prostitutes in Milwaukee

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Common Council approved legislation to increase penalties for people who solicit prostitutes. 

Before the increase, fines started at $500. Now, fines start at $2,500. 

City officials say they hope to end prostitution by targeting "Johns."

Residents are urged to call police if they see anything suspicious. 

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