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3:14 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Milwaukee Rep Strikes Chord with "Ragtime"

Gavin Gregory plays the role of Coalhouse Walker in the Milwaukee Rep’s production of “Ragtime."
Credit Milwaukee Rep

Government shutdowns and debt ceiling debates aside, attaining the “American dream” remains a goal for people of all political stripes in this country.

Arts & Culture
2:42 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Finding the Connection Between Art, Faith

Tonen O'Connor (left) and Mohammad Isa Sadlon have both been leaders in Milwaukee's arts and faith communities.
Credit Milwaukee Zen Center/Twitter

From paintings to music and beyond, faith has inspired artists for as long as art and religion have been around.

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Politics & Government
12:45 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Walker Administration Drops Permit Requirement for Capitol Sing Alongs

Under a settlement between the ACLU and DOA, demonstrators at the state Capitol must only provide notice that they will rally. Administrators must create the notice system.

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Environment
12:02 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Concerns Voiced about Asbestos at Proposed Mine Site

Until now, the potential impacts of mining on water have dominated meetings

Two scientists claim they have found high levels of asbestos in rock samples, at one of Gogebic Taconite's testing sites in northern Wisconsin.

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Environment
10:19 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Bumps in Milwaukee's Solar Road

Riverwest resident Steve Jerbi calls his solar installation an investment in community

Milwaukee's solar landscape continues to expand and contract. Before Helios Solar Works shut down, Solar Riverwest came to life.

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Politics & Government
5:29 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Mary Burke Hopes to Become the Next Governor of Wisconsin

Mary Burke is the first Democrat to announce her 2014 bid for governor

Governor Walker now has a declared opponent in seeking another term. Mary Burke threw her hat into the ring Monday.

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Regional
2:46 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Milwaukee Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Nineteen year old Jeremiah M. Collins Jr. of Milwaukee was killed two days ago, while serving in Afghanistan. The Defense Dept. says it is investigating.

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Arts & Culture
1:44 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Nickelodeon's Creators, Actors 'Explain It All' In New Oral History

One of the many iterations of the Nickelodeon channel's logo donned the doors to Nickelodeon studios in California.
Credit Gareth Simpson/Flickr

From the Sprout Network to Nick Jr., there are a lot of options out there in kids' television programming.

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Politics & Government
10:54 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Van Hollen will not Seek a Third Term

Van Hollen satisfied serving two terms

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he will not run for re-election in 2014. He initially won the office in 2006 and was re-elected in 2010.

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Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Theater Company Embeds Itself in Wauwatosa Nursing Home

Professional actors worked with Luther Manor residents with dementia to prepare the play "Finding Penelope." A documentary captured the collaborative process.
Credit 371 Productions

For a year, members of a theater company embedded themselves at Luther Manor nursing home in Wauwatosa.

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