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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?

Transit building is centerpiece of the lakebed dispute.
Credit S Bence

Milwaukee County leaders are eager to sell the

Downtown Transit Center site, while a parks advocacy group argues it stands on the original bed of Lake Michigan. 

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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 - suppling people with paints, pens, brushes and canvasses.

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Regional
2:29 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Milwaukee's Dr. Lester Carter: A Neighborhood Treasure

Lester Carter
Credit Barbara J. Miner

We hear a lot about how divided the Milwaukee area is – divided by politics, divided by income level, divided by race. In many ways, it’s a city of haves and have-nots.

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Politics & Government
2:05 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Right-to-Work Opponents Make Their Voices Heard in Madison

As the Wisconsin Senate opened its extraordinary session Wednesday on right-to-work legislation, police escorted two vocal opponents out of the room.

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Regional
12:17 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Video: Larry Sanders On Why He Left Basketball

Larry Sanders
Credit The Players' Tribune

Former Milwaukee Bucks forward Larry Sanders says goodbye to basketball, for now.

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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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