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UWM Today
4:26 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

What Will Wisconsin Communities Look Like in the Years to Come?

Tom Luljak, Carolyn Esswein and Ryan Shortridge
Credit Bruce Winter

While none of us can predict the future, a group of faculty and students on the UWM campus are helping small towns and big cities see the enormous potential for creating communities that are great places to live, work and play.

On this edition of UWM Today, host Tom Luljak talks with Carolyn Esswein, Director of Community Design Solutions, and Ryan Shortridge, architecture graduate student. Learn about the Community Design Solutions Center in UWM's School of Architecture and Urban Planning.

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Politics & Government
4:12 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Senate President Mike Ellis Won't Seek Re-Election in Wake of Secret Video

Ellis says he never acted on the idea he discussed, after realizing the plan was illegal.

Republican state Sen. Mike Ellis of Neenah is dropping out of the race for the seat he's held for decades.

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Politics & Government
5:09 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Mayor Barrett Proposes Milwaukee Hire Ex-Offenders to Fill Potholes

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett helps fill a pothole
Credit LaToya Dennis

Potholes are difficult to miss in Milwaukee because of the harsh winter and city leaders have a plan for bringing more workers aboard to patch.

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Regional
1:39 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Judge Refuses to Throw Out Lawsuit Related to John Doe Two

A federal judge in Milwaukee says a lawsuit seeking to stop a secret investigation into possible illegal coordination between conservative groups and recent recall campaigns may continue.

The conservative organization Club for Growth filed suit in February, arguing the probe amounts to harassment and violates free speech rights.

The prosecutors leading the investigation asked U.S. District Judge Rudolph Randa to dismiss the suit, arguing federal courts should stay out of the case.

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Environment
6:00 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Packers' Old Turf Helps Revitalize South Side Milwaukee Neighborhood

Charles Brown and Dr. Michele Bria at Journey House football field

The Journey House Packer Football Stadium in Mitchell Park has been recognized by Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation for building community.

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