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Health & Science
11:41 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Milwaukee Medical Director Answers Questions about Ebola

Milwaukee health leader says residents are much more at risk for influenza than Ebola
Credit Paul Kane, getty images

Dr. Geoffrey Swain says, for the most part, people here are worrying needlessly.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon October 20, 2014

What You Should Know About Early Voting in Wisconsin

The Zeidler Municipal Building in downtown Milwaukee was busy during the noon hour on Monday.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Early voting begins Monday in Wisconsin. Voters can cast absentee ballots in city clerks’ offices across the state, this week and next.

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Politics & Government
8:37 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Walker and Burke Talk about Milwaukee Problems, Solutions

Scott Walker and Mary Burke debated Friday night in Milwaukee

Gov. Scott Walker and business executive Mary Burke met for the second of two debates Friday night in Milwaukee.

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Arts & Culture
3:17 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Funeral Student by Day, Musician by Night

Sean Williamson and Kyle Feerick in WUWM's studio.
Credit Eleanor Peterson, WUWM

During the day, Kyle Feerick is a funeral student. He studies embalming, funeral arranging, and the art of the corpse.

By night, he is a musician and a band leader who likes to bring life to his music.

Kyle Feerick, the band, is releasing their first full album this week called The Sky, It Moves. The songs and album took nearly a decade to write. Feerick likes the long process because he enjoys seeing how the music evolves over time, in regards to lyrics, melody, harmony, and orchestration.

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Politics & Government
11:00 am
Fri October 17, 2014

County Worker Contributions One Key to Abele's Budget

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele
Credit Chris Abele

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele's proposed 2015 budget holds the line on taxes, but at a cost for some employees.

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Economy & Business
10:52 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Five African-American Business Leaders in Milwaukee Buy a Share of the Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 talks with head coach Jason Kidd of the Milwaukee Bucks.
Credit Jason Miller/Getty Images

The five executives have often been involved in urban economic development efforts and will now help create plans for a new basketball arena.

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Environment
6:00 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Life Begins to Sprout in Milwaukee's Century City

Next spring, construction of General Capitol's 4.5 acre manufacturing building will begin. A ribbon of trees and walkway will also run along Century City's eastern border.
City of Milwaukee

The former home of A.O Smith, on the city’s north side, stood vacant for years. Now, new construction is helping revitalize the former manufacturing hub.

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Regional
5:39 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

DEA Cracks Illegal Prescription Drug Operation in Milwaukee

Dozens of Milwaukee area residents are charged with running an illegal prescription drug operation

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says 51 people were involved in creating phony prescriptions and then selling the drugs.

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Environment
2:22 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Coalition Opposes DOT Proposal to Expand I-94 East-West Corridor

Double decker I-94 East-West Freeway corridor rendering
Credit DOT

From Hoan Bridge detours to the Zoo Interchange construction, traffic cones seem to be everywhere. Opposition is mounting for a DOT project in Milwaukee that hasn’t even been begun.

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UWM Today
2:00 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

UWM Connecting Water Quality Monitoring Research With Industries

Tom Luljak and Junhong Chen
Credit Jon Strelecki

Water is a big business in Wisconsin. The formation of the Water Council – a collection of more than 150 companies working in water related manufacturing and services is a testimony to that. 

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