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Politics & Government
1:00 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

New Standards Proposed for Changing School Mascots

Republican legislators are proposing four requirements for changing a school mascot in Wisconsin. Until now, just one person had to object, on the basis of race.

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Economy & Business
10:56 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Wisconsin #34 in Private Sector Job Creation

Wisconsin added just over 24,000 private sector jobs between March, 2012 and March 2013.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Wisconsin added 24,305 private sector jobs from March 2012-March 2013. The rate of growth places it 34th among states.

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Politics & Government
6:47 am
Thu September 26, 2013

County Leaders At Odds Over Courthouse Security

Public safety funding would increase as part of County Executive Chris Abele's 2014 budget which he'll announce today.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Sheriff David Clarke Jr. have different notions about how to improve security at Milwaukee County Courthouse entrances.

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Arts & Culture
3:54 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

To Tip Or Not to Tip? How Much is the Question

When deciding how much to tip, some customers go with "not at all."
Credit passiveaggressivenotes/Flickr

Quickly – what’s 17 percent of $55.50?  Or maybe 20 percent? 

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Regional
3:42 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Major I-43 Bridge in Green Bay Sags, Closes

Three-foot dip crosses all four lanes

The Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge crossing the Fox River in Green Bay is closed, because a section is sagging.

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Health & Science
3:20 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Wisconsin Launches Campaign to Fight Heroin

The awareness campaign Att. Gen. J.B. Van Hollen kicked-off Wednesday will include media ads and videos on You Tube.

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Health & Science
3:13 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

'Scary' CT Scans Get Kid-Friendly Makeover

A coral-themed CT scanner is one of the many designs created by Doug Dietz as part of his Adventure Series of imaging machines.
GE Healthcare

Anyone whose gotten a CT scan knows how disconcerting the process can be. The machines might do excellent diagnostic work, but they also frighten many young patients.

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Health & Science
12:09 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Health Exchange Premiums will be Higher in Wisconsin than in Most States

According to the U.S. Dept. of Health Services, the mid-level health insurance plan here will cost $361 a month compared with the national average of $328.

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Economy & Business
11:26 am
Wed September 25, 2013

NML's New Downtown Office will Change Milwaukee Skyline

Rendering of Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons
Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual released sketches Wednesday of its planned high rise in downtown Milwaukee. In December, crews will demolish the office building now on the site.

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Environment
11:03 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Milwaukee Yacht Club Attains Certified Clean Marina Status

Wisconsin Clean Marina program manager Kae Donlevy joins marina manager Dan Couillard and Coastal Management's Todd Breiby to celebrate Milwaukee Yacht Club's Clean Marina celebration.

Milwaukee Yacht Club joins a handful of other marinas that are going above and beyond required environmental standards.


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