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3:10 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Report: Stunning Level of Truancy Among MPS Students

According to the state Department of Public Instruction, more than 70 percent of MPS high school students were considered truant in the 2012-2013 school year.
Credit Seth Sawyers / Flickr

There has been a lot of effort spent in recent years to improve the dropout rate in the state’s largest school district.

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Arts & Culture
2:46 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Where To Eat in Milwaukee Once Your Thanksgiving Leftovers Are Gone

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After you spend the holiday cooking, or spending time with people who were cooking, and eating.  What are you going to eat aft​er the leftovers are gone?

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Regional
2:37 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Milwaukee NAACP Leader: We Need to Review Policing

Police arrest a demonstrator during a protest near Ferguson, Missouri.
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Fred Royal says the country needs to understand why police have violent confrontations with African American men.

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Health & Science
2:34 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

'Alice In Dairyland' Stresses The Importance Of Buying Local This Holiday Season

Zoey Brooks, a.k.a. "Alice In Dairyland"
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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and you are not alone if you have not finished the grocery shopping required to put a holiday meal on your table.

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Regional
1:00 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Record-High Milk Prices Generate Big Profits for Wisconsin Farmers

After a disastrous 2009, Wisconsin dairy producers are enjoying record-high milk prices in 2014
Credit Erin Toner

It’s been a bang up year for Wisconsin’s dairy producers. Milk prices hit record highs and feed costs were low, resulting in big profits.

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Regional
1:00 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Shopping On Thanksgiving? Some Wisconsinites Say No, Family Comes First

Some retailers have moved Black Friday to Thursday, Thanksgiving Day.
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People have all sorts of traditions for Thanksgiving weekend. 

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Health & Science
12:46 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Scientist: Cold & Snowy November Is Evidence Of Warming Climate

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With the cold weather returning, November may seem like a strong argument against the idea of a warming climate.

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Health & Science
12:17 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

What It Takes To Land On A Comet

Photo taken by Rosetta’s navigation camera.
Credit ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO

It was big news last week when the European Space Agency landed a probe on a comet. 

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Arts & Culture
11:45 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Art Outside Of Milwaukee, A Chat With Sharon Lynne Wilson Center's Executive Director

Credit Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts

Much of the region’s arts and culture is concentrated in Milwaukee.

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Next Steps for Undocumented Immigrants in Wisconsin

The immigrant rights group Voces De La Frontera in Milwaukee leads a March through Milwaukee in May 2014
Credit LaToya Dennis

Many undocumented people in Wisconsin may be wondering what steps to take now that President Obama has changed some rules on immigration.

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