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10:19 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Johnson Hopes to Hear Security Initiatives in State of the Union Speech

Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson hopes President Obama will talk about how to better protect Americans from terror, in his State of the Union address.

President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday night.

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is the new chairman of the Senate Homeland Security committee.

He hopes the president devotes much of his speech to how he intends to better protect Americans.

"The world is witnessing the growth of Islamic terror, the growth of Isis, the attacks in Sydney and Paris.  This isn't going away.  Americans are looking for policies and leadership that will keep Americans safe and secure, in terms of national security and economic security," Johnson says.

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Milwaukee County Court Succeeds in Helping Vets Overcome Addiction

A defendant in the Milwaukee County Veteran Treatment Court faces Judge Ellen Brostrom
Credit Erin Toner

As abuse of drugs and alcohol by veterans increases around the country, Milwaukee leaders are trying to tackle the issue using the court system.

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Arts & Culture
12:55 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

Wisconsin Historical Society Sets Up Shop At Milwaukee's Central Library

Wisconsin Historical Society exhibit at Milwaukee's Central Library.
Credit Wisconsin Historical Society

Since the beginning of January, the Wisconsin Historical Society has taken our state history on the road, taking up residence at the Milwaukee Central Library through the end of the month.

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Politics & Government
12:44 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

Walker Adds Another High-Profile Political Event to his Agenda

The Wisconsin governor plans to attend at least three conservative political events in coming weeks.
Credit Mark Wilson - Getty Images

Gov. Walker and other rumored Republican presidential aspirants will attend a conservative political action conference in Washington D.C.

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Arts & Culture
11:23 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Psychobabble: How Do You Get A Philosopher Off Your Porch?

Credit Angie Garrett / Flickr

When it comes to making a momentous decision in your life, how do you do it?

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Environment
10:39 am
Mon January 19, 2015

West African Brings Her Native Food to Milwaukee

Yollande (far left) works her magic at Milwaukee County Winter Farmers' Market.
Credit S Bence

A scholarship brought Cameroon native Yollande Tchouapi Deacon here in 2001. Her business, Afro Fusion Cuisine, grew out of her desire to recreated the flavors and foods she grew up with.

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Regional
8:01 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Packer Fans Greet Players After Devastating Loss

Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates as Letroy Guion #98 of the Green Bay Packers is in anguish after Wilson threw a game winning touchdown pass in overtime of the 2015 NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field on January 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.
Credit Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

Dozens of Packer fans met the team at the Green Bay airport Sunday night, as the players returned home after a heartbreaking loss to Seattle in the NFC title game.

The Seahawks beat the Packers, 28-22 in overtime.

Seattle Quarterback Russell Wilson connected with Jermaine Kearse to score the game-winning touchdown, lifting the Seahawks to the Super Bowl against New England in Arizona.

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Regional
6:00 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Some Milwaukeeans Believe New Civil Rights Movement is Underway as MLK Remembered

Rally in honor of Dontre Hamilton on the steps of the federal building in downtown Milwaukee
Credit LaToya Dennis

On this Monday, the U.S. honors civil rights leader Martin Luther King Junior.

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Environment
7:34 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

A Year in the Menomonee Valley - Through a Camera Lens

Eddee Daniel

Fine art photographer Eddee Daniel spent 2014 as the Menomonee Valley's inaugural artist in residence.

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Economy & Business
1:33 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

Business Leaders Take Initiative To Improve LBGT Equality In The Workplace

Does your workplace have a good score in LGBT equality?
Credit Michael Lokner / Flickr

Earlier this week, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce brought together a diverse group of business leaders to discuss how equality plays out in the workplace.

That’s an issue the Human Rights Campaign has worked on for a long time. One of the leaders of that effort is Deena Fidas, who heads the HRC’s Workplace Equality Program and directs its yearly Corporate Equality Index survey

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