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Health & Science
1:50 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

ESSAY: Will What We Teach Now Be Relevant Later?

Dr. Bruce Campbell recalls assisting in one memorable surgery early in his career.
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No matter how much learning we do, there's still going to be information we don't know. Essayist Dr. Bruce Campbell can relate, as he goes about teaching the surgeons of the future:

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Arts & Culture
1:39 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Video: Irish Comedian Goes Global - and Rags on American Culture

Irish comedian Dylan Moran was in Milwaukee for a show last fall.
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If you set out to name five current stand-up comedians, the name Dylan Moran probably wouldn’t make your list.

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Arts & Culture
1:02 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

PHOTOS: Wisconsin Cast Members Bring WWI - and Horses - Alive in 'Warhorse'

The relationship between character Albert (left) and Joey, his horse who is pressed into service in WWI, is at the heart of "Warhorse."
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As we begin the centennial anniversary year of the start of WWI, the war's horrors and impact - from trench warfare to gas weapons - are being resurrected onstage in Milwaukee.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Division Over Charter School Expansion in Wisconsin

An Assembly committee Thursday held a public hearing on a bill that would expand independent charter schools statewide.
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Charters are public schools operated by private businesses or non-profits. They operate independently and have greater flexibility than traditional public schools.

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Books
4:56 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

LISTEN: Pulitzer Winner Paul Harding Reads from Latest Book, 'Enon'

Paul Harding follows up his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel with a story of a man facing the ultimate devastation.
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Writer Paul Harding gave himself a tough act to follow. His first novel, Tinkers, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2010. 

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Arts & Culture
4:47 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Art Gallery Becomes Dance Space in New Performance

Galleries become dance spaces in "Sight Readings," a new work featuring Wild Space Dance Company.
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Living up to its name, Wild Space Dance Company has been making site-specific dances that exist in both our exterior, and interior, wild places for almost three decades.

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Regional
4:45 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Regents Choose New UW System President

Ray Cross has served as chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Colleges and UW-Extension since 2011
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The Board of Regents announced Thursday that Ray Cross will head the UW System.

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World
4:35 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Catch Up on These Top Three Global News Headlines

Dennis Rodman's latest trip to North Korea has been making headlines around the world.
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It's still early January and already it's been a busy year on the international news front.

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UWM Today
3:03 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

UWM & Snap on Tools Team Up to Develop A New Wrench

Tom Luljak, Naira Campbell and Andrew Lobo
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Every day, faculty at universities across the country engage in important research that helps all of us better understand the world we live in. That research can also result in practical solutions to problems that cost businesses a lot of money.

On this edition of UWM Today, host Tom Luljak talks with UWM scientist Naira Campbell and Andrew Lobo with Snap on Tools, the Kenosha based manufacturer. They are partnering to help make a new wrench that utilities across the country can't wait to get their hands on.

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Politics & Government
2:26 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

City of Milwaukee Recovers Stolen Thumb Drive Containing Employee Information

Milwaukee police report finding the device in a home on North 6th Street, this week, while investigating other crimes.

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