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Professor Hopes Journal Maintains High Newspaper...08/01/14
Journal Communications announced intentions this week, to merge with The E.W. Scripps Company of Cincinnati, effective in 2015.
The Other Side of the Penokee Mining Debate - Just Say No
Yesterday, we heard from people for the proposed mine; today, hear from residents in far northern Wisconsin against it.
State Supreme Court Upholds Act 10 and Photo ID
The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld two divisive state laws on Thursday.
Voices of Support for Proposed Penokee Mine
As vehemently as some residents of far northern Wisconsin oppose the proposed iron ore mine south of Lake Superior, others staunchly support it. We...
Group Calls For Federal Probe of Alleged Abuse at Waupun
Allegations of abuse have surfaced at the Waupun State Prison. The Wisconsin Department of Corrections calls the claims, baseless.
Iron and Ashland Communities Puzzle Over Local Mining Agreements
Right now, the DNR and mining company Gogebic Taconite, or GTAC, are in the middle of a complicated permitting process.
Refugee Children Coming to Wisconsin Could Wait Years for a Court Date
The federal government reports placing about 50 so-called "border children" in Wisconsin. Eventually, they'll appear in immigration court.
Milwaukee Joins Other Cities in Restricting Where Sex Offenders Can Live
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says the city will no longer be a “dumping ground” for sex offenders. The mayor signed a bill this week restricting where...
'Outsourcing' Captures Focus in Wisconsin's Governor's Race
The business practice of outsourcing remains center stage in the race for governor. Gov. Walker criticizes Democratic challenger Mary Burke for...
Milwaukee Doctors on Front Lines of Concussion Research
Hundreds of Milwaukee-area kids have begun working out for upcoming fall sports. Their arrival may delight parents, but also heighten fears about...
Early Voting Begins in Wisconsin, With New Limits on Hours
Early voting begins Monday in city clerks’ offices across Wisconsin. Voters who can’t make it to the polls on Election Day will be able to cast ballots...
Summer Camp Aims to Help Children Impacted by Gun Violence in Milwaukee
For thousands of kids in Milwaukee, violence is a constant threat.
Ryan Rolls Out Poverty Plan, Critics Skeptical
Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan unveiled a huge anti-poverty agenda Thursday.
Marquette Poll: Walker and Burke Remain Neck and Neck
The school's latest poll shows Gov. Walker leading Democrat Mary Burke among registered voters, while Burke has the edge among likely voters.
Milwaukee County Board Wants to Put Non-Binding Referenda on Ballot
Thousands of Wisconsin voters will find referenda on their ballots in November, including in Milwaukee.
Council Lifts Cap on Taxicab Permits in Milwaukee, Allows Lyft and Uber...
Milwaukee residents and visitors may soon have more options to get around town.
Clean Up Continues at Slinger Derailment Site
Crews are siphoning off diesel fuel that pooled near the tracks after Sunday evening's train collision 30 miles northwest of Milwaukee.
Common Core Repeal Could Create 'Chaos' in Wisconsin
Gov. Walker jolted quite a few Wisconsin school districts last week when he proposed scrapping Common Core standards that have been in the works for...
Walker and Burke Trade Barbs Over Trek Outsourcing
A campaign ad has stirred the latest dust-up between Gov. Scott Walker and his likely Democratic opponent, Mary Burke.
Summer Baseball Treat - Lakeshore Chinooks
Baseball fans pack the park at Concordia University to watch the Lakeshore Chinooks. It’s a team of college players, many hoping to make the big leagues.
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