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12:07 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Walker: On Day of Big Budget Announcements, News of White House Bid

Walker makes formal move toward White House run
Credit Mark Wilson - Getty Images

Gov. Scott Walker's campaign revealed to the Washington Post that he has formed an exploratory group - step one toward entering the 2016 race.

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Politics & Government
11:13 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Walker Recommends State Borrowing Plan for a New Bucks Arena

The Bradley Center no longer meets the Milwaukee Bucks' needs

Gov. Walker calls his plan, “Pay Their Way.” It would create a Sports and Entertainment District to pay back a $220 million state grant.

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Precious Lives
10:46 am
Tue January 27, 2015

#003 Precious Lives: More Than A Teacher

Artwork by Trace Matabele’s high school class.
Trace Matabele

Trace Matabele was teaching art in northwest Milwaukee when a student burst into tears. 

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Politics & Government
8:59 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Walker Proposes 13% Funding Cut to UW System, in Exchange for Greater Autonomy

Credit Dave Reid, Flickr

Greater autonomy might mean the UW Board of Regents, and not state government, would run the university system. Walker also wants another two-year tuition freeze.

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Politics & Government
6:00 am
Tue January 27, 2015

County Supervisors Now Tackle Issue of What to Do With O'Donnell Park

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

The topic of what to do with O’Donnell Park bounces back to Milwaukee County supervisors Tuesday.

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Environment
5:00 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Wisconsin Pipeline Slated to Surpass Keystone XL's Proposed Capacity

Enbridge's Line 61 - twelve pumping stations will be constructed along its path to help boost its flow.
Credit Enbridge

As debate over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline continues, a much bigger project is underway in Wisconsin.

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Arts & Culture
4:30 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Miles Nielsen On His Diverse Sound, Cheap Trick Pedigree

The Rusted Hearts, From Left to Right: Dave McClellan, Skicat, Daniel McMahon, Miles Nielsen // Not pictured: Adam Plamann and Jeff Werckle

Miles Nielsen stopped by WUWM@Nite to chat with Bruce Winter about his genreless sound and being the son of Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen.

“It seemed like a pretty fun job to have,” says Nielsen, who spent much of his youth traveling alongside his father. “I thought, ‘How fun is that?’ You get to go with your best friends and travel around the county playing music.”

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Politics & Government
4:04 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Federal Investigators Will Begin Scouring VA in Tomah, This Week

The VA Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin is accused of over-prescribing opiates and retaliating against employees who objected.

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Politics & Government
2:16 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

More Criticism Aimed at Milwaukee Alderman for Inflamatory Streetcar Remarks

On Friday, 12 Common Council members signed a letter criticizing Ald. Joe Dudzik for suggesting a streetcar would be the scene of a rape or shooting.

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Politics & Government
12:21 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Analyst: Iowa GOP Audience Hears a More Conservative, Forceful Gov. Walker

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Credit Scott Olson/Getty Images

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker met potential supporters in Iowa over the weekend, where he participated in a couple high-profile political events.

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