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It’s time to clear away the clutter of so many candidates with almost no support and give those with the most popular and financial backing more opportunities to present their messages. Read more

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In legislative races this year, public education and health care are top issues. A third key issue is budget priorities, especially neglected Wisconsin roads that are among the worst in the nation. Read more

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Despite being a nurse, U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir has consistently defended the interests of insurance companies rather than the interests of Wisconsinites. Read more

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The Trump resistance movement will continue with an inauguration protest to be held on Friday, Jan. 20, at 5 p.m. in Red Arrow Park in Downtown Milwaukee, which is organized by the Milwaukee Coalition Against Trump. Read more

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Here’s where the reckless, extreme right-wing radicalism of House Speaker Paul Ryan kicks in. Read more

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Certified nursing assistants are blaming low wages for the looming crises at Wisconsin’s long-term care facilities. Read more

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A quick personal note: I've been out of the country this month, and I can't say how heartbreaking and surreal it was following the Sherman Park news from abroad. It's during times of crisis and turmoil that rap music is needed the most—when words .. Read more

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Anthony Weiner resigned from Congress after making a fool of himself by texting pictures of his penis to Internet strangers, but made a comeback as a vigorous candidate for New York mayor—until another sexting scandal erupted. Weiner is a r... Read more

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Milwaukee’s Mr. J’s Lounge will commemorate 40 years of jazzand blues with a weekend-long celebration beginning Friday, July 15. The festivities begin with a performance by Walter Beasleyon Friday, and conclude Sunday night with a perfo.. Read more

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“If I’m a Senate Republican on the committee up for re-election or an Assembly Republican, I don’t want to touch this,” said state Sen. Jon Erpenbach of the Walker administration’s plan to privatize Family Care and IRIS, the state’s long... Read more

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According to a Rand Corp. study from earlier this year, about 17 million Americans signed up for insurance coverage as a result of Obamacare. The problem, though, is that sometimes insurance coverage isn’t enough to protect patients from re... Read more

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Home care workers provide a valuable service for our community’s frailest elderly individuals. They make sure that seniors can stay in their homes, safely and in good health, instead of forcing them to live in nursing homes or causing enorm... Read more

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Facing a deficit going into the two-year budget cycle that begins in July, Gov. Scott Walker has proposed slashing funding for the University of Wisconsin System, public K-12 education and other vital programs. But Walker doesn’t have to ma... Read more

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Here’s another expansive dose of holiday cheer! Check outwhat’s happening during the Dec. 12-14 weekend. Stay tuned for next week’s updateson the season’s festivities!Friday, Dec. 12MKEFoodToursMilwaukee Food Tours’ ‘Christmas Lights & Desse.. Read more

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The nonprofit Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center (GLIIHC), founded in 1999, offers a medical clinic and All Nations Wellness Center to help serve the needs of the Read more

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This is a landmark week for those who have fought for access to affordable health care. Across the country, millions of Americans—including some of this nation’s Read more

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Question: Do I have to be concerned about the end of the open enrollment period on March 31 if I don’t buy an individual policy? Read more

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Question: What can I do if I don’t like the insurance I get through my employer?Answer: The Affordable Care Act has the greatest benefit for those that purchase coverage either Read more

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