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4:42 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Milwaukee Supervisors Clear the Way for Couture at Lakefront

Credit WUWM

While the county board refused to sell O'Donnell Park on Thursday, the board agreed to sell the nearby transit garage, for development of a high-rise.

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UWM Today
4:01 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Link Between Air Pollution and Autism

Tom Luljak and Amy Kalkbrenner
Credit Jon Strelecki

Autism is one of the most baffling disorders affecting children. 

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Environment
12:09 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Milwaukee County Board Votes Down Sale of O'Donnell Park

A view of O'Donnell Park from the east.
Credit S Bence

After lengthy debate, and an attempt to put the vote off another month, the Milwaukee County Board narrowly rejected the $14 million sale of O'Donnell Park to Northwestern Mutual.

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Regional
10:52 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Milwaukee County Supervisors Stand in Solidarity, Wear 'I Can't Breathe' Shirts

Milwaukee County Supervisors Khalif Rainey, David Bowen and Martin Weddle.
Credit County Board Staff

Milwaukee County's five African American supervisors revealed shirts reading “I Can’t Breathe” at Thursday's meeting.

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Education
6:00 am
Thu December 18, 2014

MPS Superintendent Darienne Driver Says Her Focus is Successful Students

MPS Superintendent Darienne Driver says there are a lot of opportunities within her district

It’s been about three months since the Milwaukee Public School System named 36-year-old Darienne Driver as its Superintendent.

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Politics & Government
5:02 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Milwaukee Attorney Calls New Cuba-U.S. Ties, a Win for People in Both Countries

While some Cuban-Americans will not recognize the Cuban government because of human rights violations, others predict life there will now improve.

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Arts & Culture
4:14 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Bubbly Isn't Just for Celebrations, It's a Great Palate Cleanser

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Hanukkah has begun and Christmas is next week. If you’re like most of us at this time of year, you’re awash in holiday parties of all kinds. 

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Health & Science
3:28 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Milwaukee Researcher Works to Find Most Effective Treatments for Cardiac Arrest

A volunteer teaches a couple how to perform CPR using a mannequin.
Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

On the surface, the news about Wisconsin and cardiac arrest seems good. If you go into cardiac arrest in the Milwaukee area, your chances for survival are greater than they are in most other parts of the country. 

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Arts & Culture
3:26 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Ex Fabula: Holiday Stress

Adam Carr sharing a story.

This week, Ex Fabula features two entertaining stories about the many reasons one feels and deals with stress throughout the holidays or sometimes the entire year.

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Regional
12:45 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Essay: ‘Tis the Season

Demonstrators gather in Philadelphia to protest the Eric Garner grand jury decision during a Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at City Hall.
Credit Mark Makela/Getty Images

There's been violence in the news this week - the mass murder of school children in Pakistan, the hostage drama and killings in Sydney, Australia.

And it's a time of year that leads Lake Effect essayist Aleta Chossek to think back on the violence that touched her family, years ago.

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