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11:28 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Essay: State Should Embrace Singer-Protestors

Singing protestors at the State Capitol in Madison have recently been arrested.
Credit Light Brigading/Flickr

Recently in Madison, singing protestors have been making themselves heard in the State Capitol building, and that has Lake Effect essayist Avi Lank thinking.

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Regional
10:55 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Labor Day Weekend Traffic Expected to be Heavier than Usual

Holiday travelers will share the road with thousands of bikers and baseball fans Thursday through Monday.

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Regional
6:00 am
Wed August 28, 2013

50 Years After the March on Washington, A Candid Conversation about Race Relations in Milwaukee

Eight community members talk about race relations in Milwaukee.
Michelle Maternowski

Community members talk about how the greater Milwaukee area is doing when it comes to reaching Martin Luther King’s goals.

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Menominee Nation Urges Walker to Approve Kenosha Casino

The Menominee Nation wants to build a casino in Kenosha
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Supporters of a tribal casino in Kenosha turned up the heat on Gov. Scott Walker Tuesday.

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Politics & Government
5:10 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Documentary Tells the Other Stories of the March on Washington

March on Washington
Credit The U.S. National Archives/Flickr

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, the march that catalyzed the changes in civil rights for African-Americans that would be fought for through the 1960's and beyond.

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Politics & Government
3:29 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Immigrant Rights Group Calls English Language Bill an “Embarrassment”

Voces de la Frontera says a bill that would make English the state’s official language would disenfranchise residents.

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Politics & Government
2:29 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

South Milwaukee Lawmaker to Resign from Assembly

Mark Honadel will give up his Assembly seat in mid-September

State Rep. Mark Honadel announced Tuesday that he’ll take a job in the private sector.

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Regional
12:52 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Heat Advisory Until 8:00 Tuesday Night

The heat index could be as high as 105 on Tuesday

The National Weather Service says winds will pump hot and humid air into southern Wisconsin on Tuesday.

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Regional
12:31 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Menominee Nation Urges Walker to Approve Kenosha Casino

The Menominee tribe hopes revenue from a casino would help reduce poverty on the tribe’s reservation in northern Wisconsin
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Leaders of the Menominee tribe held a news conference at the state Capitol on Tuesday.

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Regional
12:23 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Alderman: Parents Should Teach Children Acceptable Behavior

Ald. Joe Davis says violence in Milwaukee is the result of a poor upbringing

Milwaukee Ald. Joe Davis says the blame for violence in the city lies, in part, with residents’ upbringing.

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