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12:55 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

New Milwaukee Public Museum President Returns Home

Wisconsin native Dennis Kois will take on his first assignment at a natural and culture museum as the new head of the Milwaukee Public Museum.
Credit Milwaukee Public Museum

Dennis Kois spoke with Bonnie North about his plans for the Milwaukee Public Museum as he takes over as President and CEO.

A new era has begun at the Milwaukee Public Museum, with Whitefish Bay native Dennis Kois as the institution's new President and CEO.

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Environment
12:11 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Tribes Urge EPA to Review Their Concerns about Mining in Northern Wisconsin

Water moves in the Penokee Hills

Six Chippewa tribes hope the EPA agrees and either restricts or halts a mining company from extracting iron ore from the Penokee Hills.

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Arts & Culture
10:24 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Russian-Native Provides a Nesting Doll Full of Short Stories in New Book

Snow in May, by Kseniya Melnik, is a collection of short stories set in her native country, Russia.
Credit kseniyamelnik.com

If you are an American, the chances are good you know little, if anything, about the eastern Russian city of Magadan.

But if you’re a Russian of a certain age, you would think of it as a remote place where dissidents were sent to live under Stalin.

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Education
10:07 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Lovell, Marquette's First Lay Leader, Prepares for his First Day

Dr. Michael Lovell is the new chancellor of Marquette University.
Credit Marquette University

The news this Spring that Michael Lovell would leave his role as Chancellor at UW-Milwaukee to become the next President of Marquette University stunned many in the Milwaukee community.

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Regional
1:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Latinos Thrive As A Growing Population In Wisconsin

Shoppers sample the goods at Pete's Fruit Market in the heart of Milwaukee's Latino community.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

According to U.S. Census figures, the largest minority group in Wisconsin is Hispanics.

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Politics & Government
5:13 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Milwaukee County Ballot Could be Stacked with Questions

The Milwaukee County Board voted on Thursday to place three questions on the November 4 ballot.

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Health & Science
4:42 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Abortion Protestors in Milwaukee Thrilled by Massachusetts Ruling

Abortion protestor outside clinic on Milwaukee's east side
Credit LaToya Dennis

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday dealt a blow to abortion rights activists and to some women seeking the procedure.

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Education
3:43 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Downtown Arena's New Name: UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena

UWM and the Wisconsin Center District have agreed on a 10-year deal,  renaming the downtown venue and securing it for the men's basketball team.

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Regional
3:08 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Former West Allis Cop Charged with Killing Women; Keeping Corpses for Months

Highway crews in Walworth County discovered the remains of two women inside suitcases, on June 5.

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Arts & Culture
2:00 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Unplanned Biography Helps Grieving Mother

Riding Through Grief by Barbara Manger.
Credit tower.com

On a Sunday morning in February 2008, Wisconsin native Matt Manger-Lynch was killed after being struck by a van during a bicycle race in Chicago. He was 29 years old. A chef, a cyclist, an outdoorsman, an adventurer, he left behind his parents, his brother, a wife, and family and friends across the globe.

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