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6:00 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Racine-based Foundation Effort to Tackle U.S. Freshwater Challenges Ends

Lynn Broaddus headed the Johnson Foundation at Wingspread's environment program.
Credit S Bence

Over the last six years, The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread invested $7 million in forging partnerships to find fresh water solutions. 

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Arts & Culture
4:19 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Lake Michigan Plays A Major Role In New Film

Director of Photography Jimmy Sammarco and Director Gil Cates, Jr. on the set of the film.
The Surface Movie facebook.com

The Surface is a drama about two men, both at a desperate point in their lives, who have a chance encounter on Lake Michigan.

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Arts & Culture
3:35 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Essay: Fred and Me

Credit PumpkinWayne / Flickr

Although some towns in the area have already celebrated their Halloween, tomorrow marks the actual all hallows eve. 

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UWM Today
2:55 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

UWM Grad Helps Develop and Take Wearable Device to Market

Tom Luljak and guests
Credit Jon Strelecki

Na Jin Seo, an assistant professor of engineering, and her former student, Leah Enders, have developed a wearable device that increases touch sensitivity in the hand.

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Politics & Government
11:32 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Burke Denies Claims that Trek Fired her; Calls the Allegations “Character Assassination”

  Two former executives for Trek Bicycle, who have conservative connections, claim the company let Mary Burke go.

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Regional
6:00 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Members of Milwaukee's Police Union Vote on Whether to Support Chief Flynn

Milwaukee police take no confidence vote on whether to continue to support Chief Flynn
Credit Milwaukee Police / Riemann

The relationship between Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn and officers on the force remains tense.

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Arts & Culture
9:26 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Ex Fabula: Vote

Michael Mangan sharing a story.
Credit Art Montes

Rejoice readers, we are only days away from the end of campaign calls, political ads and the he said/she said debates that have filled our newsfeeds for the past several months. In honor on Election Day 2014, we thought we’d share a couple of our favorite ExFabula stories involving what else, politics. 

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Arts & Culture
4:20 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

New Production Explores Femininity Through Fashion, Music & Dance

Dancework's "Paleontology of a Woman" is a unique combination of dance, music and fashion.
Credit Danceworks

Fashion designer Timothy Westbrook joins forces with Danceworks Performance Company in a new show called Paleontology of a Woman.

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Regional
2:56 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Most Annoying Food Trends of 2014

Milwaukee's very own "Chicken Fried" Bloody Beast previously served at Soblemans Pub n Grill.
Credit Drew Hubbard, Ben & Lisa Waters / Flickr

When it comes to the experience of eating out, everyone has their likes and dislikes.  

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Politics & Government
12:44 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Marquette Poll: Walker Has Seven Point Lead Over Burke Among Likely Voters

Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger Mary Burke

The latest Marquette Law School poll shows Gov. Scott Walker leading his Democratic challenger Mary Burke, 50 to 43 percent among likely voters. 

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