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Arts & Culture
1:26 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

"Bollywood is not real cinema": Gopalakrishnan and Indian Cinema

Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Indian film writer, producer, and director.
Credit University of Wiscosnin-Milwaukee

The Peck School of the Arts at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee just established a new film archive and research fund for their nationally-known film department.

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Education
12:31 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

MPS and Teachers Collaborate on Handbook to Replace Contract

Staff handbook will be MPS employee guide, starting in July

Milwaukee Public Schools and the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association released a joint statement Friday, announcing passage of a handbook for MPS employees.

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Arts & Culture
12:12 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Supermen, Heroes, Aliens, and Monsters: This Summer's Movies

One of the great summer pastimes in America is to go cool off in the movie theater.  But is there anything good to see this year?

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Arts & Culture
11:21 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Angels v. Angel-Human Hybrids: Trussoni's Angelopolis

Angelology, Trussoni's newest book.
Credit blogspot

For those who are intrigued by Dan Brown’sAngels and Demons and Elizabeth Kostova’s The HistorianDanielle Trussoni’s trilogy,Angelology, might be a great addition to the summer reading list.

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Economy & Business
10:23 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Caterpillar and Local 1343 Reach Tentative Contract

Union leaders representing 800 workers at Caterpillar's South Milwaukee plant and company negotiators have agreed on a tentative labor contract. Union members will vote on it June 11.

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Environment
8:37 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Gogebic Taconite Gets Exploratory Permit

The DNR has granted an exploratory permit to Gogebic Taconite, the company that wants to open a giant iron mine in northern Wisconsin.

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Environment
1:00 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Kewaunee Nuclear Plant Powers Down

Cask arrives at Kewaunee nuclear plant for storage of spent, cooled fuel.
Credit Susan Bence

The Kewaunee nuclear power plant started shutting down this month. It’ll take 60 years to finish the job.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Parks Nominee Wants to Further Current Success

Parks nominee John Dargle speaks with reporters Thursday.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has decided whom he wants to head the parks system: John Dargle.

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Politics & Government
3:51 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

11 Republican Legislators Demand Changes to State Budget

If the GOP lawmakers reject the budget, it might not pass in the Assembly
Credit flickr/alumroot

A group of GOP state lawmakers sent a letter to legislative leaders on Thursday, saying they cannot support the proposed state budget, in its current form.

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Economy & Business
3:19 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

What Else Could Milwaukee Do With Its Vacant School Buildings?

The Sherman Park Senior Living Community building was once an MPS middle school.
Credit Sherman Park Senior Living

Sherman Park Senior Living Community celebrated its grand opening this week.

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