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1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Grothman Shocks Again With News He'll Run for Congress

State Sen. Glenn Grothman mingles with constituents at a chili cook-off in West Bend.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Republican state Sen. Glenn Grothman plans to challenge fellow GOP member and long-time Congressman Tom Petri, this fall.

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Politics & Government
5:28 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Assembly Leaders Urge Kramer to Resign

GOP leaders say if Rep. Kramer doesn’t step down, his constituents have the option of attempting to recall him

Waukesha Rep. Bill Kramer has been charged with two counts of second-degree sexual assault, involving a former legislative aide.

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UWM Today
2:00 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Challenges of More People Living in Urban Areas

Tom Luljak, Margo Anderson and Mike Martin
Credit Jon Strelecki

Today almost half of the world's population live in urban areas, and that number is growing. By 2030, six out of every ten people will live in a city and by the middle of this century the number of city dwellers will hit 70%. With that growth will come some huge challenges.

On this edition of UWM Today, meet two people who have devoted much of their life to the study of the urban environment.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Changes Could Include High Turnover on Milwaukee County Board

There might be some new faces on the Milwaukee County Board beginning in 2016, as a result of a referendum vote this week.

There's already a proposal to hold meetings at night, following voters' decision Tuesday to, in effect, create a part time County Board.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Thu April 3, 2014

WE Energies says It has been a Good Partner to City of Milwaukee

Could the City of Milwaukee build its own power plant?

The Common Council has ordered two agencies to explore the city's options for becoming energy independent. WE Energies disputes reasons cited.

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