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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue October 15, 2013

In The Grip of Heroin Part 4: Lawmakers Grapple With The Problem

State Rep. John Nygren talked about his daughter's heroin addiction as part of the Attorney General's awareness campaign.
Credit Wisconsin Department of Justice

Heroin has been taking a toll in Wisconsin – because of its highly addictive and devastating grip.

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Real Talk
5:04 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Analysts: Child Support Adds to Many Black Fathers' Debt Load

"Real Talk" contributor David Pate explains why paying child support is a struggle for many low-income black fathers in Milwaukee.
Credit Photos.com

Among the financial challenges facing many of Milwaukee's black men is the disproportionate amount of debt they carry.

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Health & Science
4:39 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Nurse-Managed Health Clinics Help Fill Primary Care Gap in Milwaukee

Nurse-managed clinics are growing in popularity across the country to address increased needs and growing costs.
Credit Photos.com

A new primary care health clinic is opening today at Milwaukee’s Northside YMCA.

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Politics & Government
4:30 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

At Least Two Democrats Could Run for Ryan Seat

Paul Ryan was reelected to the House last year. He’s up for election again in the fall of next year

Two people considering a run are Amar Kaleka and Rob Zerban. Republican Congressman Paul Ryan is expected to run for reelection next year.

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Economy & Business
4:26 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Home Sales Rise in September

The Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS predicts home sales will remain strong through the end of the year

The Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS says home sales last month were up 16.4 percent.

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Regional
4:23 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Walker asks Mexico to Open Consulate Office in Wisconsin

Gov. Walker made his request in letters he sent to the Mexican government

Gov. Scott Walker says the Mexican Consulate office in Chicago, that serves Wisconsin residents, has too long of a wait.

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Regional
3:52 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Guide Explores Milwaukee's 'Cosmo Corner'

Travel writer Tom Pilarzyk explores Milwaukee's "cosmo corner."
Credit Boswell Books

For those of you who think you know Milwaukee pretty well, Tom Pilarzyk would like to challenge that notion.

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Education
12:04 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

MPS Enrollment Ticks Upward

Districts reports enrollment up, at several high-performing schools

Milwaukee Public Schools has grown by about 40 students over last year, following nearly a decade of declining enrollment.

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Environment
11:45 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Waukesha Submits Application for Lake Michigan Water

Waukesha will need about 10 million gallons each day

The Waukesha Water Utility on Monday submitted its application to the DNR, to take and return Great Lakes water, starting by 2018.

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Environment
9:53 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Reaching for the Sky

Workers take advantage of fair weather to inspect Old North Water Tower on  east side o Milwaukee.

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