poverty http://wuwm.com en Reporter Investigates Poverty by Going into the Neighborhoods, Speaks to the People http://wuwm.com/post/reporter-investigates-poverty-going-neighborhoods-speaks-people <p></p><p></p><p>Most of the news stories we read or see that relate to poverty get to the issue through some other lens – crime, unemployment, housing issues.&nbsp; But writer Brendan O’Brien set out to cover poverty different in an ongoing series of reports for the online Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.</p><p>O’Brien’s series focuses on poverty as a way of life in neighborhoods on Milwaukee’s north side, and he joined Mitch Teich in the Lake Effect studio to share some of the backstory.</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 20:33:46 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 33112 at http://wuwm.com Reporter Investigates Poverty by Going into the Neighborhoods, Speaks to the People Report: Nearly 100K Driver's Licenses Suspended Each Year in Milwaukee http://wuwm.com/post/report-nearly-100k-drivers-licenses-suspended-each-year-milwaukee <p>Many of Milwaukee's poorest residents are dealing with a double-whammy when it comes to access to employment: poverty and suspended driving privileges.</p><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 21:24:33 +0000 Mitch Teich 20409 at http://wuwm.com Report: Nearly 100K Driver's Licenses Suspended Each Year in Milwaukee Why Many Black Men in Milwaukee Can't Get Out of Poverty http://wuwm.com/post/why-many-black-men-milwaukee-cant-get-out-poverty <p></p><p>The latest census figures paint a fairly bleak picture for Milwaukee. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 19:56:10 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & David Pate 14201 at http://wuwm.com Why Many Black Men in Milwaukee Can't Get Out of Poverty