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12:46 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

The Band Scythian Stops In Milwaukee To Play "Immigrant Rock"

Credit Scythian

Ukraine has been in the news quite a bit lately, but not necessarily for its music. Fortunately, the band Scythian is able to remedy that situation with their blend of Ukrainian and Celtic traditions.

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Politics & Government
11:10 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Walker Says Private Sector Unions Will Be Fine if They Provide Value

Gov. Scott Walker told a group of reporters on Thursday that it’s time private-sector unions work for their money.

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Environment
10:11 am
Thu February 26, 2015

The Couture: Why All The Ruckus Over Proposed Site Along Milwaukee Lakefront?

A rendering of The Couture skyscraper on East Michigan Street and North Lincoln Memorial Drive in Milwaukee.
Credit Rinka Chung Architecture Inc.

Milwaukee County leaders are eager to sell the Downtown Transit Center site to the developer of The Couture high-rise project. A parks advocacy group continues to argue that the land must be maintained for public use.

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Education
9:39 am
Thu February 26, 2015

UWM Researcher: Major Budget Cuts Will Set Up The University to Lose Quality

UWM
Credit Adelie Freyja Annabel, Flickr

At state university campuses around Wisconsin, department heads are going into budgeting processes contemplating cuts that could be as small as five percent or as large as 20 percent – or more.

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Politics & Government
5:42 am
Thu February 26, 2015

State Senate Passes Right-to-Work After Long Night of Debate

On Wednesday, opposition to the Right-to-Work bill gathered outside of the Senate chamber.
Credit Greg Neumann / WKOW

The Wisconsin state Senate passed a right-to-work bill Wednesday on a vote of 17-15.

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Arts & Culture
2:57 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Artist and Display Store Leaves a Colorful Mark on the Community

The historic Artist and Display sign showcased the creativity that has been housed within the store.
Claire Moseley, WUWM

Since 1936, Artist and Display has united many disparate parts of Milwaukee's art community - supplying people with paints, pens, brushes and canvasses.

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Regional
2:29 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Dr. Lester Carter: A Milwaukee Treasure

Lester Carter
Credit Barbara J. Miner

We hear a lot about how divided the Milwaukee area is – divided by politics, divided by income level, divided by race. In many ways, it’s a city of haves and have-nots.

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Politics & Government
2:05 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Right-to-Work Opponents Make Their Voices Heard in Madison

As the Wisconsin Senate opened its extraordinary session Wednesday on right-to-work legislation, police escorted two vocal opponents out of the room.

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Regional
12:17 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Video: Larry Sanders On Why He Left Basketball

Larry Sanders
Credit The Players' Tribune

Former Milwaukee Bucks forward Larry Sanders says goodbye to basketball, for now.

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Arts & Culture
11:42 am
Wed February 25, 2015

"The Train Driver" Tackles Race and Class in Modern-Day South Africa

Michael A. Torrey and David Daniel in "The Train Driver"
Credit Lila Aryan

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's current production is set in South Africa but will have people thinking about race everywhere.

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