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Economy & Business
8:45 am
Wed October 16, 2013

Federal Grant Will Help Pay for "Century City" Site Improvements

The city of Milwaukee has cleared the former Tower site of mountains of debris and dilapidated buildings.

The City of Milwaukee has received  $1 million in federal matching funds to help cover infrastructure costs at the former Tower Automotive site near 35th and Capitol.

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Politics & Government
7:27 am
Wed October 16, 2013

Richards Announces Run For State AG

Milwaukee state Representative Jon Richards is the first Democrat to announce his candidacy in the 2014 state Attorney General's race.

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Regional
1:00 am
Wed October 16, 2013

In the Grip of Heroin Part 5: Painkillers Often are “Gateway” to Heroin Addiction

Vicodin is one of the prescription painkillers that some people abuse before turning to heroin
Credit Sharyn Morrow, Flickr

Experts say many heroin addicts first get hooked on opiate-based prescription painkillers.

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Arts & Culture
4:19 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

New Exhibit Offers Glimpse at 19th Century Celebrity Life

Thomas Sully's 1833 "Frances Anne Kemble as Beatrice", part of the Sully retrospective at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Credit Courtesy of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

If you thought the celebrity publicity machine was a modern-day phenomenon, think again.

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Politics & Government
2:17 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Gov. Walker's Tax Cut Plan on Legislative Fast Track

State lawmakers Tuesday are batting around a plan by Gov. Walker to cut property taxes by $100 million.

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Environment
12:11 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Kompost Kids Vie for National Prize

Jessy Servi reviews Outpost's compostable contribution with hauler Mike Collins.

Diverting organic materials from landfills consumes Kompost Kids volunteers. The group hopes to ramp up efforts and is vying for a national prize to help.

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Politics & Government
11:57 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Analyst: Tax Cut Would Please Some Homeowners While Boosting Structural Deficit

Republicans says Wisconsin's downward trajectory continues, in terms of taxes.

The Legislature's Joint Finance committee has unanimously advanced Gov. Walker's proposed $100 million property tax cut, to take effect this year.

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Environment
11:12 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Scientific Scrutiny of Wolf Conservation Continues as Wisconsin's Second Harvest Commences

Tuesday the second wolf hunt season in Wisconsin commences. In the meantime, scientists continue to probe the complexities of balancing conservation and human’s varied interest and tolerance of the animal.

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Education
8:57 am
Tue October 15, 2013

MPS Board Approves Sale of Former Malcolm X Building

The Milwaukee School Board has voted to sell a former middle school on the city's north side to a developer, not to an interested private school.

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Environment
7:41 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Knockout Sunrise on Lake Michigan

Rain may follow, but Tuesday morning began with a symphony of light and color.

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