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1:01 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Milwaukee YMCA Submits Plan to Emerge from Bankruptcy

The reorganization plan the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee filed Sunday with U.S. Bankruptcy Court, would leave the 'Y' with a smaller footprint here.

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Economy & Business
6:00 am
Mon December 1, 2014

Security Threats Lead to Warnings About Online Shopping

Credit Marco Scisetti - Fotolia.com

Today is Cyber Monday – the day online holiday shopping is in full swing.

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Environment
4:13 pm
Fri November 28, 2014

New Documentary Warns Humans Could Be Responsible for Mass Extinction

Sean B Carroll (left) confers with scientist Alan Hildebrand a research site on the banks of the Brazos River in Texas.
Credit Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The film Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink reveals what scientists have learned about two cataclysmic events that extinguished nearly every plant and animal on earth; and rising concerns that humans could cause the next disaster.

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Environment
6:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Life's Voices: Melissa Cook

Melissa Cook at east end of Three Bridges Park.
Credit S Bence

Melissa Cook manages the Hank Aaron State Trail. The project has been many years in the making.

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Economy & Business
6:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Push to Shop Local in Full Swing

Storage shelves full of soap and other products at Jill Gilbert's home in Oak Creek
Credit LaToya Dennis

The biggest shopping day of the year means hiring extra workers, not to mention moving tons of merchandise.

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UWM Today
2:00 pm
Thu November 27, 2014

Is It Better to Refurbish An Item Or Build An Entirely New One?

Tom Luljak and Anthony Ross

Anyone involved in manufacturing knows how complicated the process of designing, building and shipping a product can be.

At UW-Milwaukee, a great deal of thought and expertise is devoted to the study of those supply chains between a customer and the manufacturer.

On this edition of UWM Today, host Tom Luljak talks with Anthony Ross, who is the Rockwell Automation Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Management in the Lubar School of Business.

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Regional
11:00 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Essay: My Favorite National Holiday is Thanksgiving

Credit Inafrenzy, Flickr

On this Thanksgiving holiday, Lake Effect essayist Kyle Cherek has been thinking about access to food.

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Regional
11:00 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Essay: We Don't Eat Peacocks - A South American Family's First Thanksgiving

Credit Sackton, Flickr

Lake Effect essayist Alexandra Rosas comes from a more recent immigrant family – having come here from Colombia in the 1960s. She remembers her family’s first Thanksgiving as assimilating Americans.

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Regional
11:00 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Wisconsin Writer Shares Austrian Recipes & Immigrant Stories

Serving Wienerschnitzel in Vienna
Credit Genevieve Davis

A Wisconsin woman’s new book of recipes is a tribute to her Austrian grandmother.

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Regional
9:11 am
Thu November 27, 2014

Life’s Voices: Taking a Stand for the Hungry

Duncan Shrout
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Duncan Shrout has been volunteering at the St. Ben’s Community Meal for more than 25 years.

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