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10:58 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Four Area Nature Centers Team Up to Bring Acclaimed Ecologist to Town

Mequon Nature Preserve's Kristin Gies (left) and Jessica Jens of the Riveredge Nature Center say the collaborative Earth Day event is the beginning of more joint ventures.

Acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton has traveled the globe and made it his mission to preserve the remaining quiet places. Tuesday evening he’ll share his experiences at the Mequon Nature Preserve.

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Environment
10:36 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Milwaukee Reengineers Streets To Soak Up Storm Water

Ghassan Korbun points out a prime spot for the City's porous pavement program.
Credit S Bence

A longer conversation with DPW Commissioner Ghassan Korbun about Milwaukee's green infrastructure strategies.

The City of Milwaukee recently received a $1 million grant from the EPA to build rainwater absorbing streets.

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Inner-City Milwaukee Teens Reflect on Life Among Crime, Poverty

WUWM and MPTV held a panel discussion in Milwaukee on the state's high rate of black male incarceration.
Credit Susan Bence

In the final phase of our Project Milwaukee series on black men in prison, we’re examining efforts to reduce the numbers.

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Politics & Government
11:52 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Hulsey Enters Wisconsin's Democratic Run for Governor

Assemblyman Brett Hulsey has become the fourth Wisconsin Democrat to declare intention to run for governor, with the primary set for August.

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Environment
7:25 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Escuela Verde Nurtures Project-Based Environmental Thinkers in Milwaukee

Student Andrea Alvarez talks with Advisor Kim Theisen on her chalk-making project.
S Bence

Recycling and repurposing are fundamental to Escuela Verde, a charter school in the Walker's Point neighborhood.

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