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1:00 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Bill Would Require More Accountability For Voucher Schools

Lawmakers will hear testimony Thursday on a bill that would require extensive accountability for voucher schools
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Wisconsin has never required voucher schools to account for their operations as public schools must. Things would change under a bill up for a hearing Thursday at the State Capitol.

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Health & Science
5:41 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Should Labs Freeze Ballplayers' Samples for Future Steroid Tests?

The Brewers' Ryan Braun has been suspended this season for using performance-enhancing drugs.
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Instead of finishing out the baseball season, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is volunteering – and apologizing to fans.

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Arts & Culture
5:38 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Essay: A New Yorker in Milwaukee on September 11, 2001

An American flag waves in the wind.
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Today marks the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that crashed airplanes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and killed thousands.

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Environment
5:21 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Why Do Forests Matter in the Fight Against Aquatic Invasive Species?

Forest Service representatives are in Milwaukee to talk about efforts to prevent the transfer of invasive species from forests to the Great Lakes.
U.S. Forest Service

It turns out that the health of forests has quite a bit to do with the health of the lakes.

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Arts & Culture
4:54 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Essay: The Ryan Braun Debacle

Ryan Braun in June 2013
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In 2004, after Paul Molitor was elected to the Baseball Hall-of-Fame, and as the Brewers were limping along to win about 67 games a season, a friend wrote to me, "The Brewers will never have more than two players in the Baseball Hall-of-Fame. Ever! That sucks!"

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Regional
3:13 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Milwaukee Remembers 9-11

9-11 relic

A piece of the World Trade Center continues living in Milwaukee and taking center stage at the War Memorial's annual 9-11 remembrance.

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Politics & Government
2:24 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Federal Judge Upholds Wisconsin Act 10

U.S. District Judge William Conley says law stripping away public union rights does not violate workers' right to assemble or to equal protection.

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Politics & Government
8:57 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Wisconsin Senator Opposes Military Action in Syria

Sen. Tammy Baldwin opposes U.S. military intervention in Syria

Wisconsin Democrat, Sen. Tammy Baldwin says she does not support getting the U.S. military into a civil war in Syria.

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Politics & Government
8:48 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Feds Disrupt Large Scale Milwaukee Heroin Operation

Twenty Milwaukee residents are under arrest for what federal officials call a "large scale drug trafficking organization" that's operated here for years.

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Regional
1:00 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Milwaukee Doctor from Syria Hopeful for Diplomatic End to Civil War

A Syrian refugee family from the Deir el Zour, Syria pauses in their doorway in a neighborhood with a high concentration of Syrian refugees in Beirut, Lebanon.
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A Syrian expatriate in Milwaukee is optimistic about a possible diplomatic solution to the crisis in his native country, after President Obama agreed to consider a plan by Russia.

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