Up and walking around: Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett recovers from hip replacement surgery

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is recovering from hip replacement surgery that he had on Monday, November 14th.

The mayor's spokesperson tells FOX6 News that the mayor has already been up and walking around. He is expected to be discharged from the medical facility on Wednesday, November 16th.

Barrett has apparently already called in and held conference calls with staff members at City Hall. It's business as usual -- even while he is away from the office.

Mayor Barrett is expected to return to work on the Monday after Thanksgiving.

Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates on this developing story.