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6:00 am
Tue January 27, 2015

County Supervisors Now Tackle Issue of What to Do With O'Donnell Park

The topic of what to do with O’Donnell Park bounces back to Milwaukee County supervisors Tuesday.

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Environment
5:00 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Wisconsin Pipeline Slated to Surpass Keystone XL's Proposed Capacity

Carl Whiting gets by driving taxi to allow time to fight climate change. Behind him Enbridge plans to add pumping station to help boost Line 61 to full capacity. The company is negotiating with Dane County to get the necessary permit to make that happen.
Credit S Bence

    

Keystone would convey more than 800,000 barrels of crude oil a day. Enbridge’s Line 61 already cuts through Wisconsin. Plans are to increase its flow to 1.2 million barrels a day.

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Arts & Culture
4:30 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Miles Nielsen On His Diverse Sound, Cheap Trick Pedigree

The Rusted Hearts, From Left to Right: Dave McClellan, Skicat, Daniel McMahon, Miles Nielsen

Miles Nielsen stopped by WUWM@Nite to chat with Bruce Winter about his genreless sound and being the son of Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen.

“It seemed like a pretty fun job to have,” says Nielsen, who spent much of his youth traveling alongside his father. “I thought, ‘How fun is that?’ You get to go with your best friends and travel around the county playing music.”

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Politics & Government
4:04 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Federal Investigators Will Begin Scouring VA in Tomah, This Week

The VA Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin is accused of over-prescribing opiates and retaliating against employees who objected.

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Politics & Government
2:16 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

More Criticism Aimed at Milwaukee Alderman for Inflamatory Streetcar Remarks

On Friday, 12 Common Council members signed a letter criticizing Ald. Joe Dudzik for suggesting a streetcar would be the scene of a rape or shooting.

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Politics & Government
12:21 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Analyst: Iowa GOP Audience Hears a More Conservative, Forceful Gov. Walker

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Credit Scott Olson/Getty Images

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker met potential supporters in Iowa over the weekend, where he participated in a couple high-profile political events.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Kenosha Left to Pick Up The Pieces in Wake of Casino Decision

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (at podium) spoke Friday following Gov. Walker's decision to reject a Kenosha casino
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Gov. Scott Walker sent shock waves through Kenosha late last week when he rejected a proposed $800 million tribal casino at Dairyland Greyhound Park.

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Regional
10:54 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Walker Rejects Menominee Plans for Tribal Casino in Kenosha

Supporters of the proposed Hard Rock casino in Kenosha say it would have created hundreds of jobs, and helped the Menominee tribe climb out of poverty
Credit Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Gov. Scott Walker has turned down the Menominee Nation's bid to develop a casino at the site of the former Kenosha greyhound track.

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Environment
10:20 am
Fri January 23, 2015

A Sign of Commercial Revitalization in Milwaukee's Walnut Way Neighborhood

Sharon Adams (at podium) addresses crowd during the Innovations and Wellness Commons groundbreaking event. Phase one will take place in the building shown here.
Credit S Bence

Last week, a vacant lot at 16th & North Avenue overflowed with people for a symbolic groundbreaking - signaling the birth of The Innovations and Wellness Commons.

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Environment
10:00 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Greenfield 3rd Grader Competes in National Tree Contest

The Trees Rock contest comes with financial awards. Annabelle Tornio hopes prize money could help plant trees at her school - perhaps even help purchase new playground equipment.
Credit S Bence

Edgewood Elementary student Annabelle Tornio came up with 10 reasons why “trees rock”, got her mom to set it to video.  Before she knew it, Annabelle made the finals of competition sponsored by Scotties.

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