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Arts & Culture
11:56 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Filmmaker Finds Meaning in India

Steve Hoover's "Blood Brother" documentary on an orphanage for HIV positive children
Credit Steve Hoover

There are a lot of movies out there about protagonists trying to find themselves in exotic locations, like India – think Eat, Pray, Love.

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Politics & Government
9:33 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Hard Rock, Menominee Unveil Kenosha Casino Plans

Hard Rock International officials have released images of a proposed casino in Kenosha.
WATG

 The public got a glimpse Thursday at the casino the Menominee Nation wants to build in Kenosha.

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Environment
7:00 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Three Weeks In - Whitefish Bay Native Shares Paddle Forward Progress

Lunch break

Eleven people continue to paddle the length of the Mississippi. One – a Whitefish Bay native – provides a Paddle Forward update.

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Regional
1:00 am
Fri October 11, 2013

In the Grip of Heroin Part 2: Lives Changed, Lives Lost

The grandparents of Brandon Gabor remember him, in part, by looking at the hundreds of photos they took of him when was growing up. Brandon was 26 when he died of a heroin overdose in July
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

There has been a dramatic rise in heroin use and fatal overdoses in Wisconsin. Last year, nearly 200 residents died using the illegal drug. It’s shown up in more than two-thirds of the state’s counties.

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Education
5:12 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Why Boys and Girls Clubs Still Matter

The Boys and Girls Clubs of America has been serving children for more than 100 years.
Credit Boys and Girls Clubs of America

For more than 150 years, the organization that would become the Boys and Girls Clubs of America has been giving our country’s children a safe place to learn, play and grow.

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Health & Science
4:36 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

After Son's Suicide, Milwaukee Mother Fights Depression's Stigma

Depression affects as almost 1 in 10 Americans at some point in their lives.
Credit Photos.com

Depression affects nearly one in ten Americans at some point in their lifetimes.

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Politics & Government
3:16 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Governor Proposes Fast Track Property Tax Cut

Gov. Walker and Republican leaders have unveiled a plan to provide $100 million in property tax relief.

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UWM Today
3:11 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Bringing Business and UWM Together to Jump Start Academic Research

Tom Luljak and Brian Thompson
Credit Jon Strelecki

At a large research university like UW-Milwaukee, the key to discovery often has a price tag on it.

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Arts & Culture
1:41 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Afghan War Rugs: The Marriage of an Old Tradition With Modern Reality

One of the Afghan War Rugs on display in an exhibit at the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum.
Credit image courtesy Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

Peace has been a fleeting concept for centuries in Afghanistan. The war the US fought there in the 21st Century came not long after the Soviet military occupation there. 

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Regional
1:00 am
Thu October 10, 2013

In the Grip of Heroin Part 1: Trends in Wisconsin

The state justice department website features photos of heroin and drug paraphernalia, as part of the DOJ’s anti-heroin public awareness campaign
Credit Wisconsin Department of Justice

Heroin has been devastating lives. In 2012, the illegal drug killed 199 people in Wisconsin, and crushed family and friends.

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