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Charlie, we’re glad that you’re doing a little soul searching and we certainly don’t condone the hateful attacks you receive from Trump supporters. Read more

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WTMJ-4 is the current casualty in the dust-up between Journal Broadcast Group and Time Warner Cable.But Milwaukee’s City Channel could Read more

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I sometimes surprise people by telling them right-wing radio talk show host Charlie Sykes is a friend of mine, because he is.We’ve known each other for Read more

Taking Liberties

Following in the footsteps of his predecessor, conservative Republican Scott Walker, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, listening to his Republican advisors, has taken a hard line on taxes in his budgets. Read more


For years, fair-minded radio listeners have complained about right-wing talkers’ near monopoly on Milwaukee’s airwaves.Listeners were frustrated that their calls weren’t taken; that candidates, elected officials Read more

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620 WTMJ doesn't own the airwaves. It rents a frequency from the public, which owns the airwaves. WTMJ's broadcast license is a privilege, not a right. That's why it's so shocking that WTMJ's star talker, Charlie Sykes, continues to use ... Read more

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Corey Provus, who'd been the #2 Brewers radio guy at 620 WTMJ alongside Bob Uecker, has been hired to be the #1 radio broadcaster for the Twins.Provus came to Milwaukee three years ago after long-time "second guy" Jim Powell left Milwaukee for At.. Read more

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This morning the Riverside Theater announced that as part of Justin Vernon's roll as the honorary chair of this year's AIDS Walk Wisconsin, his band Bon Iver will headline a concert at the venue following the walk on Sunday, Oct. 11 at 8 p.m. .. Read more

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Theneighborhood immediately west of the Milwaukee River has become a worldunto itself. I For more information on Mamasita’s, visit ,Eat/Drink Read more

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Once again, our friend at Newsradio 620 WTMJ (a subsidiary of Journal Communications) gets the story wrong. On Monday morning, while commenting on the state budget, Charlie Sykes “reported” that the Shepherd Express was designated by the state Leg.. Read more

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In Tandem Theatre began its penultimate show of the season last night as the Tenth Street Theatre opened its doors for Old Wicked Songsa drama about an American student being taught music in contemporary Vienna. It’s a pleasure to see the inter.. Read more


It’s a time of upheaval and uncertainty: the values of recent years have been exposed as without value, debt is no longer cool and consequence free, our captains of finance are crooks, our polished philanthropists are arrogant chiselers. Headline.. Read more

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As right-wing talk-show hosts see their political power waning in America,they are worrie What’s your take? Write: or comment on this story online at www.ex ,Taking Liberties Read more

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When does a negative politicalcampaign cross the line into inciting a mob? Are politician What’s your take? Write: or comment on this story online at www.ex ,Taking Liberties Read more

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Peace advocate, poet and former educator and nurse Amy Stonemark isquick to draw a distin Tell me about the event you’re promoting for Peace Action. ,Off the Cuff Read more

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I normally don't have too much nice to say about the Smoking Gun, the online investigative reporting source that mostly just prints embarassing mugshots and harasses the usual celebrity whipping boys, but the site's article yesterday on how a jail.. Read more

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The divide between ’90s alt-rock and alt-country was never a particularly contentio The Devil You Know ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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