LaToya Dennis

News Reporter

LaToya Dennis joined WUWM in October 2006 as a reporter / producer. LaToya began her career in public radio as a part-time reporter for WKAR AM/FM in East Lansing, Michigan. She worked as general assignment reporter for WKAR for one and a half years while working toward a master's degree in Journalism from Michigan State University. While at WKAR, she covered General Motors plant closings, city and state government, and education among other critical subjects.

Before coming to public radio, LaToya interned at the CBS affiliate in Lansing, Michigan. She also took part in NPR's 2005 Next Generation Radio Project in Kansas City, Missouri as well as NPR's summer 2006 Next Generation Radio Project in Indianapolis, Indiana.

LaToya holds both a Bachelor's degree and a Masters degree in journalism from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Dennis is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

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People upset over Governor Walker’s proposed budget cuts to education took to the streets Monday afternoon for a rally and march that ended in front of the governor’s home.

Compost Crusader

Milwaukeeans looking to start a business now have another funding source.

One tool a couple state lawmakers want to use in troubled Milwaukee neighborhoods is social impact bonds.


Supporters of a Kenosha casino have upped the ante.

Milwaukee County has been grappling for years with how to handle problems with its pension program.

Next month, federal funding will end for the program called Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting.

Legislative Technology Services Bureau

Milwaukee has ranked among the poorest cities across the country, and certain neighborhoods face tremendous challenges.

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Across the country, certain diseases appear to be making a comeback after vaccines had largely halted them.

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Across the U.S., public universities are seeking less input from state leaders, on how to spend money, build and teach.

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The topic of what to do with O’Donnell Park bounces back to Milwaukee County supervisors Tuesday.