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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Walker and Burke Trade Barbs Over Campaign Ad

Mary Burke's family has demanded that Gov. Walker pull an ad, but he refuses

A campaign ad has stirred the latest dust-up between Gov. Scott Walker and his likely Democratic opponent, Mary Burke.

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Education
1:00 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Common Core Repeal Could Create 'Chaos' in Wisconsin

Wisconsin's Common Core standards were developed by school districts, teachers, parents and citizens, according to the state Department of Public Instruction.

Gov. Walker jolted quite a few Wisconsin school districts last week when he proposed scrapping Common Core standards that have been in the works for years.

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Politics & Government
4:21 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

GAB: Wisconsin Poll Watchers Should Not be Allowed to Use Cameras

Camera use and video recording would remain banned, under the GAB's recommendation

Wisconsin should continue banning election observers from taking photos or videos of people registering to vote or signing the poll book.

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Regional
11:38 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Clean Up and Investigation Continue at Site of Slinger Train Derailment

Dozens of residents were evacuated late Sunday, when two trains collided in Slinger, causing 5,000 gallons of diesel to spill.

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Regional
1:01 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Summer Baseball Treat - Lakeshore Chinooks

The Chinooks games are just part of the attraction
Credit Scott Wise

Baseball fans pack the park at Concordia University to watch the Lakeshore Chinooks. It’s a team of college players, many hoping to make the big leagues.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Democrats in Attorney General Primary Try to Distinguish Themselves

Attorney General candidates (from left) Jon Richards, Ismael Ozanne and Susan Happ.

Wisconsin Democrats will decide in a few weeks who they want running for state Attorney General. 

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Arts & Culture
3:32 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Sample Some of Milwaukee's Characters in Mozina's "Quality Snacks"

Andy Mozina's second book, Quality Snacks, features fifteen short stories about the characters that he grew up with in the Brookfield/Milwaukee area.
Credit Boswell Books

    

Brookfield native Andy Mozina's second collection of short stories has just been published.  In Quality Snacks, Mozina, who is a professor of English at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, finds many of his characters inhabiting the Milwaukee area of his own childhood.

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Arts & Culture
3:03 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Italian Chef Looks to Da Vinci for Inspiration

Chef Maria Liberati in WUWM's kitchen
Bonnie North, WUWM

We are in full festival swing in Milwaukee. This weekend is the annual celebration of all things Italian, also known as Festa Italiana. And in between bocce games, gondola rides, and fast Ferraris, you can also find special guests like internationally renowned chef Maria Liberati. Liberati in an award winning author and blogger of The Basic Art of Italian Cooking series, and the newest one is called Da Vinci style.

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Arts & Culture
2:19 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Essay: From Greece to A Minnesota Parking Garage, My Great Outdoor Theater Odyssey

Liam Callanan at the Epidaurus Theater
Credit Liam Callanan

An essay by Liam Callanan.

Lake Effect essayist Liam Callanan essayist goes on a thematic road trip.

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Regional
11:35 am
Fri July 18, 2014

FootGolf - a Mix of Soccer and Golf, Luring Players to Milwaukee Courses

FootGolf players play the same holes as traditional golfers...
Credit Scott Wise

While the world’s top golfers compete this weekend in the British Open, Milwaukee's Lincoln Park will host a FootGolf tournament.

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