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Arts & Culture
11:52 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Active Military Members: Visit Many Wisconsin Museums for Free This Summer

Milwaukee Art Museum
Yinan Chen, Flickr

Starting Memorial Day, and running through Labor Day, more than 45 museums across Wisconsin will allow active duty military personnel and up to five family members to visit for free.

The Blue Star Museum program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across the county.

Museums participating in Milwaukee:

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Politics & Government
10:29 am
Thu May 23, 2013

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan Writing Book about His Life, Political Views

Ryan including chapters on Republican Party renewal
Credit Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

Wisconsin GOP Congressman and former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is writing his first, major book, according to National Review Online.

Ryan has not indicated whether the project reflects political aspirations about running for president in 2016.

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Education
8:34 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Milwaukee's Rufus King H.S. Wins National Award

Rufus King in Milwaukee has won ACT's national College and Career Transition Award for high schools.

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Politics & Government
7:23 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Busy Day Ahead for Joint Finance Committee

Highway funding, DNA collection and the UW system budget are among issues up for consideration today by the legislature's Joint Finance Committee.

Wisconsin's Joint Finance Committee will consider multiple budget proposals today, including some that could prove contentious.

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Lower Gas Prices Headed Toward Wisconsin

If you can wait a few days, prices may be lower

Gas prices in Wisconsin have been flirting with four-dollars-a-gallon, and those have been some of the highest prices in the country. However, the pain may soon begin easing. During the next few weeks, gas prices here could drop by double digits.

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