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Politics & Government
6:51 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Walker and Burke Bring Out Heavy Hitters

Chris Christie and Michelle Obama in Wisconsin
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First Lady Michelle Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made campaign stop in Wisconsin on Monday.

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Arts & Culture
12:26 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Besty Woodman Novel Takes Readers To 1960s India

Emeralds Included

The India we see in books, movies, and television feels like an exotic place – certainly, nothing like southeastern Wisconsin. But the India of Betsy Woodman’s novels might seem more familiar to a Wisconsinite, and at the same time, exotic to people living in that country today.

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Economy & Business
10:22 am
Mon September 29, 2014

E-Cigarette Stores Growing in Popularity in Milwaukee

Vape shops are opening throughout the Milwaukee area
Credit LaToya Dennis

A number of so called vape shops have been opening in Milwaukee.

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Regional
1:00 am
Mon September 29, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Could Decide Soon Whether to Consider Same-Sex Marriage Bans

Experts say there’s a good chance the U.S. Supreme Court will take up at least one state’s same-sex marriage ban, in the next year or two
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Voters here banned same-sex marriage in 2006. This year, federal courts overturned the ban.

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Education
2:03 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Racine Horlick Students Locked Down, Released Early after Report of Shot Fired Across the Street

Racine police were summoned to a parking lot across from Horlick H.S. around 10 o'clock Friday morning, after reports of a fight and at least one shot fired.

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Regional
12:12 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

First Mothers' Milk Depot Opens in Milwaukee

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The city of Milwaukee’s first mothers’ milk depot opens with plans to help premature infants.

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Arts & Culture
11:03 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Tennessee Williams' 'The Glass Menagerie' Returns to Milwaukee

John Glowacki and Angela Iannone as Tom and Amanda
Mark Frohna Photography

To properly appreciate the history of American theatre, you have to study one of its titans.  Playwright Tennessee Williams is perhaps best known for his searing drama A Streetcar Named Desire. But it was his play The Glass Menagerie that brought him fame. 

From the time it premiered in New York in 1944, it has probably never been out of production. 

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Environment
11:00 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Movie Crafted by Mequon Teen Featured at Milwaukee Film Festival

Megan Sai Dogra visited children at Chingari Rehabilitation Center in Bhopal, India - March 2014.
Credit A Dogra

    

16-year-old Megan Sai Dogra's short film, Assist Bhopal, took root last year at the start of her freshman year of high school.

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Politics & Government
9:20 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Federal Appeals Court Will Not Reconsider Wisconsin Voter ID Ruling

The full federal appeals court is divided, five to five, so it will not rehear the case. The tie means Wisconsin can enforce its Voter ID law.

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Arts & Culture
8:38 am
Fri September 26, 2014

So, There's A Life-Size Game of Mouse Trap in Milwaukee

The life-size game of Mouse Trap being set up in Milwaukee.
Michelle Maternowski

Remember the game Mouse Trap? Well, now you can enjoy a life-size version of the game in Milwaukee.

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