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1:46 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

What Do Milwaukee Public Schools Need in a New Superintendent?

What do Milwaukee Public Schools' students need from their new superintendent?
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews education analysts Paul Hill and Michael Casserly.

The time of transition continues in Milwaukee Public Schools.  The state’s largest school district is looking for a new superintendent after the announcement earlier this year that Gregory Thornton is leaving to run the public school system in Baltimore.

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Politics & Government
10:52 am
Fri April 4, 2014

List of Wisconsin Legislators Leaving Office Grows Longer

New faces will fill many legislative offices in 2015
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The latest two representatives to announce they will vacate their seats are Democrat Sandy Pasch of Shorewood and Republican Dean Kaufert of Neenah.

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Project Milwaukee
6:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Impact of High Black Male Incarceration Rate Reaches Across State

Homes next to the George Bray Neighborhood Center
Credit LaToya Dennis

While Milwaukee is the epicenter when it comes to the number of black men who’ve served time in Wisconsin’s prisons, it's not the only community feeling the pain.

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Environment
6:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Global Water Center Draws New Life

Credit S Bence

Not only has Rexnord announced this week it’s moving corporate offices to 247 West Freshwater Way, the center will select a new batch of start ups.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Grothman Shocks Again With News He'll Run for Congress

State Sen. Glenn Grothman mingles with constituents at a chili cook-off in West Bend.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Republican state Sen. Glenn Grothman plans to challenge fellow GOP member and long-time Congressman Tom Petri, this fall.

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