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10:54 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Walker Rejects Menominee Plans for Tribal Casino in Kenosha

Supporters of the proposed Hard Rock casino in Kenosha say it would have created hundreds of jobs, and helped the Menominee tribe climb out of poverty
Credit Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Gov. Scott Walker has turned down the Menominee Nation's bid to develop a casino at the site of the former Kenosha greyhound track.

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Environment
10:20 am
Fri January 23, 2015

A Sign of Commercial Revitalization in Walnut Way Neighborhood

Sharon Adams (at podium) addresses crowd during Innovations and Wellness Commons "groundbreaking" Phase one will take place in the building shown here.
Credit S Bence

A vacant lot at 16th & North Ave overflowed with people Thursday for a symbolic ground breaking signaling birth of The Innovations and Wellness Commons.

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Environment
10:00 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Greenfield 3rd Grader Competes in National Tree Contest

The Trees Rock contest comes with financial awards. Annabelle Tornio hopes prize money could help plant trees at her school - perhaps even help purchase new playground equipment.
Credit S Bence

Edgewood Elementary student Annabelle Tornio came up with 10 reasons why “trees rock”, got her mom to set it to video.  Before she knew it, Annabelle made the finals of competition sponsored by Scotties.

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Regional
6:00 am
Fri January 23, 2015

After 23 Years Leading Major League Baseball, Bud Selig Bids the Game Adieu

Bud Selig is retiring at 23 years leading the MLB.

Even if you’re not an avid watcher of baseball, you probably know about Bud Selig.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Analysts Assess Walker's Abilities in Advance of Iowa Gathering

Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to speak at a huge conservative gathering in Iowa on Saturday.
Credit Eric Thayer/Getty Images

    

Gov. Scott Walker seems to be wading in deeper toward a possible bid for the White House in 2016.

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Health & Science
3:37 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Beyond The Clouds: Examining Stars We Cannot See

Galaxy Cluster Abell 520, captured by the Hubble space telescope.
Credit NASA's Marshall Flight Space Center / Flickr

Jean Creighton, Lake Effect astronomy contributor and director of the Manfred Olson Planetarium at UW-Milwaukee, joins Bonnie North every month to discuss the many different topics the universe and space exploration has to offer.

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Arts & Culture
3:33 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Renaissance Theaterworks Takes On Tolstoy In One Man Show

"The The Kreuzer Sonata" is a show based on Leo Tolstoy's novella. It includes one actor and two musicians and opens on January 23rd at the Broadway Theater Center.
Credit Renaissance Theatreworks / http://www.r-t-w.com/

Tomorrow night, one of Milwaukee’s most celebrated actors does something he’s never done before – a one-man show.

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Education
2:14 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

How UWM's Golda Meir Library Continues to Evolve

Tom Luljak and guests
Credit Jon Strelecki

With more than 5 million books and other cataloged items, the UWM Libraries are an amazing reservoir of knowledge.

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Politics & Government
12:11 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Walker Budget will Include New Way to License Teachers, Drug Testing for Public Aid, Tuition Freeze

Gov. Walker is revealing a few items he will include in his two-year budget for Wisconsin. He will release the full document on Feb. 3.

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Politics & Government
4:40 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Milwaukee Lawmakers Approve Streetcar, But Procedural Move Delays Final Decision

The Milwaukee Common Council voted 10 to 5 in favor of the streetcar proposal. Because of a procedural move, the final decision won't happen until February 10.
Credit milwaukeestreetcar.com

The Milwaukee Common Council on Wednesday voted in favor of building downtown streetcar line.

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