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Education
1:00 am
Tue September 3, 2013

A Year in MPS, through the Eyes of a New Teacher

Daniel Timothy Graves is a new teacher at Fratney, a school in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Classes start Tuesday for most Milwaukee Public Schools and hundreds of new teachers. We'll follow a newcomer, starting with his preparations.

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Education
1:00 am
Mon August 12, 2013

More than 300 Teachers Get Ready for New Careers in MPS

Most MPS students return to school in September. Teachers will be there earlier, to set up classrooms

MPS is preparing for the new school year, after a huge turnover in personnel.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Surprise and Outrage over Walker Comments on First Responder Union Rights

Tens of thousands of public workers descended on the Capitol in 2011, when Gov. Walker proposed limiting their collective bargaining rights. This week, he hinted he might be willing to consider doing the same for first responders
Credit Andy Stenz

Gov. Walker raised eyebrows Monday, when he indicated he might consider curbing the power of police and firefighter unions.

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Politics & Government
5:58 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Walker Says Collective Bargaining Limits Could Solve Other States’ Problems

Gov. Walker summarized his major initiatives Monday in Milwaukee
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Gov. Scott Walker says other states should consider emulating Wisconsin in curbing the power of public unions. He also hinted he's open to doing the same to police and firefighter unions.

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Politics & Government
5:31 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Barrett Signs Pay Raise Ordinance for City Workers Residing in Milwaukee

Mayor Barrett signed an ordinance to give pay raises to city employees who reside here

The City of Milwaukee is looking for ways to reward its workers – and keep them living in the city. Mayor Tom Barrett on Monday signed an ordinance into law that will provide two pay bumps – each 1.5 percent.

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