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Milwaukee Congresswoman Gwen Moore, who has consistently been a voice of reason in the MPS takeover debate, just sent off a stern letter to state Superintendent Tony Evers, who has threatened to cut off $175 million in federal funds for MPS’s need.. Read more

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Michael Bonds was elected the new president of the MPS board of directors in a 6-3 vote Tuesday night. Here's part two of my interview with Bonds. (You can find the first part here.) Shepherd: One of the big issues brought up in t.. Read more

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MPS board member Michael Bonds was elected president of the MPS Board of Directors in a 6-3 vote on Tuesday night. Peter Blewett, who previously headed the board, supported Bonds' election and will now serve as vice president. B.. Read more

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To hear The White Tie Affair, who play the Rave tonight at 7 p.m., spin it, this young Illinois band has revolutionized rock music by pairing it with dance beats—never mind that on any given night the,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Had anyone ever done less to earn the title “pop star” than Jesse McCartney did? For years the singer coasted on his boyish good looks and considerable financial backing from Disney, scoring onl,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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In "Milwaukee's Own," the Armoury Gallery's last show of 2008, Cassandra Smith a Space Debris: Objects of Desire (Hi-Vis Test #1) ,Art Read more

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In the ’90s a slew of vaguely rootsy alternative rock bands like The Gin Blossoms, T Cold in California ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Understandably, much has beenwritten about how historic President-elect Barack Obama’s election isfor African Americans in a country wher,Taking Liberties Read more

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  How to Be Single by Liz Tuccillo, co-author of He's Just Not That Into You, is a bo   How to Be Single ,Books Read more

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Using a finicky mix of antique equipment and modern techniques, Wisconsin photographers John Shimon and Julie Lindemann have focused their lenses on the many people they encounter from day-to-day, capturing,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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So the Sen. Lena Taylor-written outline of the MPS takeover bill has popped up online and it’s even worse than I thought it would be. “Insulting” seems to be a good word for it. It’s called the Milwaukee TEACH Act, even though the full nam.. Read more

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