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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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Politics & Government
8:03 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Wisconsin's Right-to-Work Bill: Approved by Senate Labor Committee, Moves to Full Senate

People gather in Madison for today's right-to-work public hearing.
Credit Overpass Light Brigade

UPDATE: The Senate labor committee hastily approved the Right-to-Work bill 3-1 after the chair ended the public hearing early for fear there would be disruptions later.

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Politics & Government
6:10 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Right-to-Work Public Hearing Cut Short, Bill Heads to Senate

Protestors gathered inside the Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday.
Credit Overpass Light Brigade

The Senate labor committee hastily approved a right-to-work bill 3-1 Tuesday evening, after the chair cut short the public hearing, fearing disruptions were imminent.

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Politics & Government
3:18 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

NFL Players' Union Criticizes Wisconsin Right-to-Work Bill, Walker's Efforts to Weaken Unions

The NFL Players Association released a statement Tuesday, saying it's monitoring this week's debates and votes in Wisconsin on right-to-work.

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Health & Science
12:36 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Milwaukee Leadership Healthcare Forum Focuses on Uncertainty over Healthcare Reform

The 2015 Leadership Healthcare Forum takes place March 11, 2015.
Credit Christian Delbert - Fotolia.com

The Affordable Care Act has been law for a couple of years now, so you might think talking about health policy would be more like a routine check-up by now.

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Precious Lives
11:15 am
Tue February 24, 2015

#007 Precious Lives: Breaking Ground to Break the Cycle of Violence

Main champions Carmen Pitre and Kent Lovern break ground on a new building that will house the largest Family Justice Center in the country.
Emily Forman

This past October, Milwaukee broke ground on what will be the largest family justice center in the country. 

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Politics & Government
11:18 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Labor Gears Up to Fight Right-to-Work Legislation in Wisconsin

Union members protested right to work legislation at a rally Monday night in Ziedler Park
Credit Marti Mikkelson

The state capitol could be a busy place this week, as lawmakers begin debate on right-to-work legislation.

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Regional
4:04 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

A Path to Religious Freedom Leads to Wisconsin

Growing up a Hutterite
Credit The Nine

Nine former members of a religious sect have decided to put down roots in Wisconsin.  The tradition they left may not be well-known here, but their experience speaks to a more basic human issue – freedom to choose one’s own destiny.

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Regional
3:19 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Sports Trivia: Who is Brian Lammi?

Brian Lammi
Credit Adam Ryan Morris/Milwaukee Magazine

For as long as there have been magazines, television and sports, there have been professional athletes appearing in commercials and advertisements, endorsing products. 

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Arts & Culture
3:14 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Barry Manilow On Slowing Down & Playing His Last Show in Milwaukee

Barry Manilow

Update: Citing illness, Barry Manilow has postponed his Milwaukee show until Monday, March 2nd.

There was a time – in the late 1970s and 1980s – when Barry Manilow’s music was ubiquitous. 

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