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11:08 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Visions of A Revitalized Milwaukee Inner Harbor

View of Jones Island from East Erie Street
S Bence

Restoring Milwaukee's inner harbor, both environmentally and economically, is a top priority in the city's ReFreshMKE sustainability plan. A handful of people want to help jump start the project.

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Politics & Government
10:55 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Burke Taking Heat for Sections of Jobs Plan that Appeared in other Democrats' Campaigns

Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor Mary Burke has cut ties with the consultant who crafted her jobs platform but says she will not change it.

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Environment
6:00 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Local Advocates Join Marchers in New York Before UN Climate Summit

Left to right: Julie Enslow, Alex Molzahn, George Martin , Devon Cupery, Wendell Harris and Terry Wiggins will participate in the People's Climate March in New York.
Credit S Bence

Up to a half-million people concerned about climate change will converge on New York City Sunday. A few busloads are motoring in from Milwaukee.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Walker, Burke Weigh in on Voter ID Ruling

Opponents of Voter ID are asked a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling from last week.

State officials have until Tuesday to respond to a federal appeals court in Chicago. It wants to know what they think of the court reconsidering the status of Wisconsin’s Voter ID law.

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Arts & Culture
6:35 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Novelist Drills for Critical Thinking in Sand Fracking Debate in New Book

"The Great Sand Fracas of Ames County" by Jerry Apps is available i bookstores now.
Credit Boswell Books

Environmental issues have stirred up many emotions throughout the years. Global warming, rainforest preservation, and oil drilling, to name a few.

One issue in particular has effected Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota: sand fracking, a method of drilling for natural gas.

Those who are in favor of the method are in favor of the jobs it creates and the access to a natural resource. Those who are against the method do not support what it does to the natural landscape.

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Politics & Government
4:59 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Design of Wisconsin Ballots Goes to Court Wednesday

Wisconsin's new ballots look slightly different from the old ones.
Credit flickr.com

While Wisconsin hustles to enact its Voter ID law for the November election, two Republican leaders want the ballots changed.

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Economy & Business
3:05 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Wisconsin Ranks #33 in Private Sector Job Growth

Wisconsin grows private-sector jobs slower than most of the country

New quarterly data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Wisconsin added 28,712 private-sector jobs from March, 2013 - March, 2014.

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UWM Today
2:00 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

A Look At The Children's Environmental Health Sciences Core Center

Tom Luljak and David Petering
Credit Jon Strelecki

There are many ways in which academic research serves the community.

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Arts & Culture
12:29 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Ex Fabula: Terminal Milwaukee

Bill Lange and Ronnie Sherrill
Credit Kat Schleicher

[Audio will be up soon.]

The wait is over! The Ex Fabula Season 6 Kick Off Event is Thursday, September 18! 

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Politics & Government
10:36 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Voter ID Update: Wisconsin Given Until Tuesday to Respond; UW System to Issue New Student IDs

Federal appeals court wants a state response to a request, that the full court reconsider the status of Wisconsin's Voter ID law.

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