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8:33 am
Wed October 29, 2014

How Can The President Benefit From Wisconsin's Midterm Election?

Democratic challenger for Wisconsin Governor Mary Burke is greets by U.S. President Barack Obama at a campaign rally at North Devision High School on October 28, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Credit Darren Hauck/Getty Images

It's down to the last week of campaigning for midterm elections, including the hotly contested gubernatorial race in Wisconsin. 

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Politics & Government
10:43 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Obama Stumps for Democrat Mary Burke in Milwaukee

President Obama urged Milwaukee residents to turn out on Nov. 4 for Democrat Mary Burke.
Credit Erin Toner

With less than a week to go before Wisconsin’s gubernatorial election, President Obama swung into Milwaukee Tuesday night to stump for Democratic candidate Mary Burke.

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Regional
2:57 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Milwaukee Fatherhood Summit Connects Fathers With Resources

Credit Susan Sermoneta / Flickr

Organizers of this year's Milwaukee Fatherhood Summit have lofty ambitions for reaching fathers facing challenges.

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Arts & Culture
2:26 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

'House of Coates' Novel Takes Readers to Society's Fringes

Credit Coffee House Press

The people who inhabit Minnesota writer Brad Zellar’s novel, House of Coates, are all around us, but most of us rarely notice them.

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Health & Science
2:16 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Three Hospital Systems in Wisconsin Would Handle Ebola Cases Here

Wisconsin has a plan, in the event an Ebola case surfaces

Froedtert Health, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and the UW Hospitals and Clinics are prepared to treat Ebola cases, if any surface in Wisconsin.

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Arts & Culture
12:01 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Following Milwaukee Ballet's Second Company

The Nancy Einhorn Milwaukee Ballet Two program 2013-2014 dancers.
Credit Milwaukee Ballet

If you’ve ever been to the ballet, you might have noticed the young dancers performing off to the sides of the stage, or filling out a crowd scene - the ones lined up in neat rows behind the prima ballerina. 

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Cement Shortage Delaying Construction Projects in Wisconsin

Competition for rail cars is one factor driving the cement shortage in Wisconsin.
Credit alisonhancock - Fotolia.com​

Competition for rail cars is one factor driving the cement shortage in Wisconsin.

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Education
1:00 am
Tue October 28, 2014

School Districts Increasingly Rely on Referenda to Meet Spending Needs

Some school referenda would raise money to maintain staffing levels. Others would provide funding for new or renovated buildings.

Voters in about 50 Wisconsin school districts will decide next Tuesday whether to pay more.

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Regional
2:02 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Taking on The Challenges Boys And Men of Color Face in Milwaukee

2014 Boys and Men Of Color Week hosts multiple events around the city to increase community dialogue, create opportunities, and change the narrative for the black male community in Milwaukee.
Credit bmocmilwaukee.org

The Obama Administration's My Brother’s Keeper initiative aims to address the opportunity gap boys and young men of color face. 

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Activists Urge People to Prepare for Voter ID in 2015

Community activists are urging people to prepare for Voter ID in 2015.

Next Tuesday is Election Day in Wisconsin. Voters will not have to show photo identification, but the state’s photo ID law could be in place for 2015.

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