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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Power Competition Next Door may have Cost WE Energies a Customer

Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette, Michigan
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  WE Energies may close its power plant in Marquette, because a large mining customer there is switching providers. Unlike Wisconsin, Michigan allows electric choice.

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Regional
1:00 am
Mon October 14, 2013

In the Grip of Heroin Part 3: Helping Users Fight the Pull of the Addictive Drug

Heroin users become easily hooked on the drug. Once the addiction takes hold, many struggle for years to get sober. Some don’t survive the fight
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Many heroin users try to stop, but find they cannot free themselves from the hold the drug has on them.

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Arts & Culture
4:55 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Is the Bucks' Fan Outreach Working?

The Milwaukee Bucks are making an effort to build team loyalty among its fan base.
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The controversy continues surrounding calls for a new basketball arena in downtown Milwaukee.

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Arts & Culture
4:54 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Remembering "Handy" Andy Pafko, Former Milwaukee Brave

Andy Pafko's 1955 Bowman Gum baseball card
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Former Milwaukee Brave Andy Pafko has died. 

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Arts & Culture
4:25 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

3 Films to See This Weekend

The film "The Patience Stone," which opens tonight, takes place in a country in the middle of war.
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You could say that George Clooney and Sandra Bullock’s new space-based film has a sort of gravitational pull.

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Politics & Government
4:04 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Abele Considers Turning Over County Health Care Coverage to New Exchanges

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele's proposed budget has come under fire over funding cuts.
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Milwaukee County leaders are already hearing from many people who stand to be affected by funding levels represented in the proposed county budget.

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Arts & Culture
1:57 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Young Musicians, Old Music Take Center Stage at Baroque Festival

Pictured: Some of the young musicians who won for their performances at the 2012 Greater Milwaukee Baroque Festival
Credit Greater Milwaukee Baroque Festival

It's a good weekend for fans of the early musical style known as Baroque.

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Education
1:31 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

UW System to Expand Pay Scales of Some Positions

The UW Board of Regents says it must offer competitive salaries to lure top talent. One legislator calls the move, rewarding the  "administrative elite."

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Arts & Culture
1:17 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Project Preserves Local Latina Voices

An event this evening explores why it's important to preserve the voices of Wisconsin's Latina activists.
Credit Somos Latinas Digital History Project

Across the country, the story of Chicana history is being collected in a project called "Somos Latinas," created by Chicanas Por Mi Raza.

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Economy & Business
12:38 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Proponents of New Basketball Arena Try to Court Local Support

The Bradley Center is the current home of the Milwaukee Bucks.
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The Milwaukee Bucks will open their home basketball season November 2nd against the Toronto Raptors.  As they have since 1988, they’ll call the BMO Harris Bradley Center home.

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