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6:45 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Walker Says Steadfastness in Wisconsin has Prepared Him to Serve as President

Walker said, a couple times, 'if' he decides to run for president
Credit Eric Thayer - Getty Images

Gov. Walker spoke Thursday to members of the Conservative Political Action Conference, apparently trying to gain traction for a presidential bid.

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Politics & Government
4:02 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Governor Walker Talks National Politics in Milwaukee

Walker says terrorism is a concern
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Gov. Walker on Thursday made the media rounds.

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Environment
2:15 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Group Sets Sights On Revitalizing Larger Swath of Menomonee Valley​

Rendering of proposed development in Menomonee Valley.
Menomonee Valley Partners

The Menomonee Valley's astounding renaissance is considered a national model of urban revitalization. Now the Valley is pushing into phase two of its rebirth.

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Arts & Culture
2:00 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

UWM Opera Singer Will Soon Head to New York for Met Auditions

Tom Luljak and guests
Credit Jon Strelecki

America’s fascination with singing can be seen regularly on TV screens across the country as viewers tune in to American Idol or The Voice

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Arts & Culture
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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