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5:40 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

Album of the Week: "The Real Book" by Danielia Cotton

Danielia Cotton
Credit 2014 © Danielia Cotton

 

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Arts & Culture
4:53 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

"(Just Like) Starting Over" with Producer Jack Douglas

Jack Douglas in New York City. Photo by Jim Herrington.

"In a way, I've been working on this story for forty years," says Tom Matthews, author of a new profile of producer Jack Douglas in Milwaukee Magazine called (Just Like) Starting Over. 

"I was fifteen in 1975 and I was the kid sitting in his basement in Janesville reading the back of all my rock albums," says Matthews. "Douglas's name - as editor, engineer, or producer - was on the back of a lot of these albums." 

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Arts & Culture
3:36 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

Turns Out The Movie 'Interstellar' Is Not So Stellar

The film "Interstellar" chronicles the adventures of explorers who make use of a wormhole to travel in order to find a new place for humans to relocate after the Earth has turned scarce and desolate.
Credit interstellar-movie.com

For many people, their strongest connection to science is in the form of reading or watching science fiction. 

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Arts & Culture
3:10 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

Psychobabble Essay: The Advantages Of Flexibility

Credit bottled_void / Flickr

All of us face challenges in life – big ones, small ones, and challenges in between.  In fact, there are days when life can seem like a constant struggle to keep all the juggling balls in the air before they come crashing down. 

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Health & Science
11:20 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Science is Everywhere! A Conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson
Credit Patrick Queen for Columbia Magazine

There aren’t many scientists who are out and out celebrities.

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Environment
5:30 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Wisconsin's Growing Urban Wood Movement: Repurposing Downed City Trees

Bob Wesp at his mill in Hartford. He and his brother Jim are earlier advocates of harvesting urban wood.
Credit S Bence

Historically, the wood from the dead or diseased trees lining city streets has been chipped, chopped or simply dumped.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Three Years Later, Milwaukee Streetcar is Back on Council Agenda

A rendering of the proposed streetcar.
Credit The Milwaukee Streetcar

Emotions could run high this week and next as the Milwaukee Common Council considers a streetcar for downtown.

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Regional
4:12 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Bucks, Badgers, Packers - It's Good To Be A Wisconsin Sports Fan

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers drops back to pass during the NFL game against the New England Patriots at Lambeau Field on November 30, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Credit Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Last weekend, the Green Bay Packers got through the closest game they’ve played in a while. 

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Regional
3:53 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Members of a Milwaukee Group Work for Peace in the Middle East

Members of Jewish Voice For Peace participate in Ferguson protests.
Credit Jewish Voice For Peace / facebook.com

Tensions continue to run high in Israel, following the murders of several rabbis by Palestinian militants in a Jerusalem synagogue last month, and recent efforts by the conservative government to formally declare Israel as a Jewish state.

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Arts & Culture
3:22 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

'GlamourTango' Pays Tribute To Women In Tango

GlamourTango
Credit Bonnie North

When most people think of tango, they think of sex.  And that’s by design – the music and dance originated in the bordellos of Bueno Aires at the turn of the last century.

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