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10:55 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Brother of Dontre Hamilton Says Family Needs Answers, So They Can Grieve and Move Forward

Dameion Perkins wears tributes to his brother
Credit Michelle Maternowski

The family of Dontre Hamilton continues pressing Milwaukee investigators for their conclusion.

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Politics & Government
9:25 am
Thu October 2, 2014

ACLU Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Block Wisconsin Voter ID Law

U.S. Supreme Court Building
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With fewer than five weeks until Election Day, the American Civil Liberties Union is asking the Supreme Court to let Wisconsin people vote without a photo ID.

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Regional
9:20 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Renewed Debate Over Sales of MPS Surplus Buildings

Disagreement over the future of the former Malcom X Academy led to proposed state legislation last year.

Milwaukee’s brand new school superintendent has inherited an old problem. What should MPS do, with its shuttered school buildings?

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Education
11:23 am
Wed October 1, 2014

The Role UWM's Business School Plays in Milwaukee

Dean Timothy Smunt
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Over the summer on Lake Effect, Milwaukee financier and philanthropist Sheldon Lubar talked about the importance of a strong business school in the community - in this case, the one that carries his name.  

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Arts & Culture
10:42 am
Wed October 1, 2014

New Book On Frank Lloyd Wright Goes Beyond Architecture

Architect Frank Lloyd Wright
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Frank Lloyd Wright is best known for his architectural designs. But a new book argues that it’s his thinking itself that was truly visionary.

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Arts & Culture
10:23 am
Wed October 1, 2014

A ​Filmmaker's Journey Down a Psycho Path

"Psychopath" the documentary focuses on one man's dream to open a horror theme park.
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Among the many films playing during this year’s Milwaukee Film Festival, one film stands out for the sheer unlikeliness of its true subject matter.

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Education
10:00 am
Wed October 1, 2014

MPS Announces New Superintendent

Dr. Darienne Driver

The Milwaukee School Board has named Dr. Darienne Driver to lead the state's largest district.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Abele to Deliver County Budget Address Wednesday

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will deliver his budget address Wednesday morning at the courthouse

There was a break in tradition this year; the address was delayed. 

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Politics & Government
4:28 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

WI Elections Chief: $460K Needed to Educate Voters about Photo ID Requirement

The state Government Accountability Board wants to revive a voter photo ID public service campaign.

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World
3:59 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson On Threat of ISIS & Airstrikes in Iraq

Lt. Gen. William C. Mayville Jr. speaks about the Syrian bombing campaign September 23, 2014 in Washington, DC.
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War planes from the U.S. and other allied countries are continuing to strike at targets in Syria and Iraq. They're part of the effort to turn back territorial gains made by members of the group known as ISIS.

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