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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Race Features Hard-Fought Primary

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke faces a challenge again this year, from Milwaukee Police Lieutenant Chris Moews

The August election is a repeat from 2010, featuring incumbent David Clarke and challenger Chris Moews.

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Politics & Government
6:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Milwaukee May Restrict Where Sex Offenders Can Live

City restrictions could make it much more difficult for state to find places ex-offenders can live

The city may limit where ex-offenders can live, because many surrounding communities have done so, resulting in a high rate of placement in the city.

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UWM Today
3:08 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Growing Power & Freshwater School Work Together To Fit Aquaculture Into Urban Environments

Tom Luljak, Fred Binkowski and Will Allen
Credit Jon Strelecki

One of the benefits of UW-Milwaukee having the only school of freshwater sciences in the United States is the great expertise that exists in the school.

This edition of UWM Today focuses on one of the signature programs within the school - the developing field of aquaculture and aquaponics and doing so in an urban environment.

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Politics & Government
2:20 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Milwaukee County Might Sell O'Donnell Parking Structure to NML

Under the plan county leaders and Northwestern Mutual have discussed, the company would pay $12.7 million for the lakefront garage.

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Environment
10:13 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Milwaukee Considers Using Abandoned Basements to Hold Storm Water

Rather than just filling in former basements, the city wants to create covered spaces that could hold and absorb storm water.

Planners want to funnel storm water into basements of razed houses. The spaces would be filled in, yet hold water, when the sewer system is overrun.

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Environment
6:00 am
Thu July 10, 2014

UWM's Freshwater School Shares Its Fish With Milwaukee County Zoo Animals

Alaskan Brown Bear at the Milwaukee County Zoo.
S Bence

Thanks to a partnership with UWM's School of Freshwater Sciences, bears, seals and other animals at the Milwaukee County Zoo can now go fishing and feast on their catch.

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Ex Fabula
9:00 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Ex Fabula: Stories of Comfort Food from Fondy Farmers Market

Credit Fondy Farmers Market

Ex Fabula's Leah Delaney joins Bruce Winter in the studio for Ex Fabula's weekly WUWM@Nite segment.

Milwaukee's Ex Fabula is most well known for their StorySlams, but their community outreach goes far beyond their monthly events.

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Politics & Government
5:52 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Senators Refuse to Attend Candidates Forum

State Sens. Glenn Grothman and Joe Liebham say they won't participate in a candidate forum, sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

A couple Republican candidates in Wisconsin plan to boycott a debate – because the sponsor is the League of Women Voters.

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Politics & Government
4:16 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Walker Outpaces Burke in Campaign Fundraising

Gov. Walker's cash on hand total is three times that of Mary Burke's

New figures show Gov. Scott Walker's campaign raised twice as much as Mary Burke's, during the first half of 2014.

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Economy & Business
4:06 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Coffeehouse Aimed at Veterans, Fosters Sense of Community

Dryhootch offers more than a warm cup of jo, but it's a place for veterans to connect.
Credit Courtesy Dryhootch

Back in 2010, a coffee shop opened near the corner of Brady Street and Humboldt Avenue, a shop that remains unique even amid the city’s blossoming coffee scene.

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