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2:47 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Hugh Bob & The Hustle: Songs From the North Country

Photo courtesy of Alacrity Photography.

Singer-songwriter Hugh Robert Masterson invites anyone doubting his claim to country music to take a ride home with him to Butternut, Wisconsin. It’s a quaint but fading town in the far north of the state, the sign reading: Population 375. With his band, Hugh Bob and The Hustle, Masterson has brought the sound of authentic North Country to the city of Milwaukee.

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Education
2:03 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Racine Horlick Students Locked Down, Released Early after Report of Shot Fired Across the Street

Racine police were summoned to a parking lot across from Horlick H.S. around 10 o'clock Friday morning, after reports of a fight and at least one shot fired.

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Regional
12:12 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

First Mothers' Milk Depot Opens in Milwaukee

Credit John Moore/Getty Images

The city of Milwaukee’s first mothers’ milk depot opens with plans to help premature infants.

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Arts & Culture
11:03 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Tennessee Williams' 'The Glass Menagerie' Returns to Milwaukee

John Glowacki and Angela Iannone as Tom and Amanda
Mark Frohna Photography

To properly appreciate the history of American theatre, you have to study one of its titans.  Playwright Tennessee Williams is perhaps best known for his searing drama A Streetcar Named Desire. But it was his play The Glass Menagerie that brought him fame. 

From the time it premiered in New York in 1944, it has probably never been out of production. 

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Environment
11:00 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Movie Crafted by Mequon Teen Featured at Milwaukee Film Festival

Megan Sai Dogra visited children at Chingari Rehabilitation Center in Bhopal, India - March 2014.
Credit A Dogra

    

16-year-old Megan Sai Dogra's short film, Assist Bhopal, took root last year at the start of her freshman year of high school.

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Politics & Government
9:20 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Federal Appeals Court Will Not Reconsider Wisconsin Voter ID Ruling

The full federal appeals court is divided, five to five, so it will not rehear the case. The tie means Wisconsin can enforce its Voter ID law.

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Arts & Culture
8:38 am
Fri September 26, 2014

So, There's A Life-Size Game of Mouse Trap in Milwaukee

The life-size game of Mouse Trap being set up in Milwaukee.
Michelle Maternowski

Remember the game Mouse Trap? Well, now you can enjoy a life-size version of the game in Milwaukee.

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Regional
1:00 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Dueling Proposals For Milwaukee Bucks Arena Site

Many ideas are being tossed around about where to build a new home for the Milwaukee Bucks
Credit flickr

More ripples developed this week, over where Milwaukee could build a new basketball arena for the Bucks. The team’s new owners want a site selected by the end of the year.

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Politics & Government
4:48 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Milwaukee Supervisors Vote to Provide Free Rides to DMV Offices for Voter IDs

Transit officials would have to come up with a plan to transport would-be voters to DMV offices.

The Milwaukee County Board voted unanimously on Thursday to spend $1,300 transporting people who must visit a DMV office to apply for a state ID.

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UWM Today
2:28 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Serious Threat Exists in Tropical Forests

Tom Luljak and Stefan Schnitzer
Credit Jon Strelecki

Tropical forests play a critical role in the health of our environment. About one third of the carbon dioxide in the world is stored in the trees and plant life in the forests.

But research led by a UW-Milwaukee biologist Stefan Schnitzer shows that storage system is at risk because of a serious threat that exists in tropical forests.

This interview originally aired June 19, 2014.

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