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5:07 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Gogebic Taconite Closing Office in Northern Wisconsin

Water moves throughout the Penokees

The company had wanted to mine iron ore in the Penokee Hills region, but the office closing seems to cast doubt on the plans.

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Politics & Government
2:16 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

What Do Wisconsin's Battles Over Higher Education & Right-to-Work Have in Common?

UW-Madison's School of Business
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Wisconsin is experiencing two major political battles right now – right-to-work and higher education funding. They’re debates that largely skew down partisan lines. But one analyst says they actually have similarities that go deeper.

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Arts & Culture
1:34 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Greensky Bluegrass: Live on Lake Effect

Greensky Bluegrass
Credit Chris Monaghan

Michigan's Greensky Bluegrass is in town tonight to play at the Pabst Theatre. We get an exclusive preview of their tune The Four from Lake Effect's performance studio.

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Politics & Government
1:21 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Walker Still Setting His Narrative, but it Could Fade

Ever since Gov. Walker wowed a gathering of Iowa conservatives a few weeks ago, the country has been learning a lot more about him.

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Politics & Government
8:24 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Walker Says 2011 Protests Prepared Him to Deal with Potential Terror Threats

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker addresses the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 26, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland.
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Democrats and other critics of Gov. Scott Walker are outraged over comments he made at the CPAC conference in Washington, D.C.

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Politics & Government
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
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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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