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The Emperor's New Tuxedo, currently playing at Waukesha Civic Theatre, is a small production supporting the work and creativity of people with disabilities. Read more


By creating gaming systems for differently abled people, IndependenceFirst opens up a world of possibilities to them. Read more

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The Ability Center (TAC), founded by Damian Buchman in 2009, is an entirely volunteer-run nonprofit striving to provide fitness and athletic opportunities to people with disabilities while also Read more


Question: How does Obamacare help people with disabilities?Answer: Before the Affordable Care Act, insurance options were scarce for Wisconsinites Read more

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As I wrote in this week’s paper, a new ForwardInstitute report questioned whether the state’s education funding formula isproviding a constitutionally required “sound basic education.” Looks like the Forward Institute isn’t the only onewit.. Read more

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Waukesha Civic Theatre teams with the Adaptive Community Approach Program (ACAP) PlayMakers for the sixth consecutive year in an imaginative production of Roald Dahl’s classic James and the Giant Peach... Read more


Milwaukee had a nationally recognized parks director who won a long list of awards, both local and national, including the prestigious National Park and Recreation Association's Gold Medal for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management... Read more

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We'll give credit where it's due. The job numbers that Gov. Scott Walker rushed out before the June 5 recall election were confirmed by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics last week. They show that Wisconsin gained jobs in 2011, instead.... Read more

Issue of the Week 18 Comments

Thirty years after the Islamic Revolution, “Persian Visions: Contemporary Photography from Iran” brings the work of 20 photographers to Milwaukee (at the Haggerty Museum of Art through Jan. 17, 2010). Despite cultural sanctions imposed by t... Read more

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