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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.
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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.
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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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Arts & Culture
1:17 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

A 1960s Underground Milwaukee Newspaper Enters the Digital Age

Every issue of the underground newspaper "Kaleidoscope" is now available digitally online or can be viewed in person at the UWM libraries.
Credit UWM Libraries Digital Collections & Initiatives

Stories about LGBT issues – from marriage equality to business impact – are commonplace in the media today. That was not the case in the late 1960s.

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Environment
10:27 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Respected Writer and Naturalist on the Wisconsin River Remembered

Jean Clausen sitting at her favorite bird observation spot on the Wisconsin River.
Credit S Bence

Jean Clausen spent many years living on the Wisconsin River and working to protect habitat, especially for bald eagles.

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Regional
9:56 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Milwaukee Streetcar Forum: Panelists See Benefits, But Urge Caution

A streetcar forum was held earlier this week to discuss plans to build a system in Milwaukee similar to ones in Oregon that have rendered success.
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The Milwaukee Common Council is scheduled to vote on the fate of the proposed downtown streetcar project next week.

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