Expanding BadgerCare would not only help people who can’t afford health insurance, but it would also lower the rates of private insurances. Read more

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Expanding BadgerCare could guarantee more affordable healthcare coverage to tens of thousands of people. Read more

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Wisconsin’s recently ousted Republican governor and attorney general, Scott Walker and Brad Schimel, finally have something to celebrate. Read more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

Last night, in adiscussion devoted to Milwaukee County government “reforms,” conservativegazillionaire Sheldon Lubar casually dropped a bomb: His next target is theMilwaukee Public Schools. Responding to aquestion about whether he or fell.. Read more

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As self-employed artists, musicians are some of the people least likely to be covered by healthcare and thus most vulnerable to unexpected hospital bills and illnesses that could have been avoided with preventive treatments. The Affordable Care Ac.. Read more

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<p> That styrofoam cup you drank from this morning? It's a form of plastic, which is manufactured from fossil fuels produced through 75 million years of evolution, and was probably tossed into the trash within minutes of use. If that makes little.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Natalie Portman's other film from last year is about as different from her Oscar-winning turn in Black Swan as imaginable. The Other Woman (out on Blu-ray and DVD) is compact in emotional range and scaled for small screens. It stars Portman as Emi.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So here we are, smack-dab in the first week of spring, that very special time of year when a young man’s fancy turns to getting his rocks off with whomever, whenever, wherever Read more

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As the morning mist clears from the fields and the distant church bells toll, Count Tolstoy remains asleep in the Spartan room of his otherwise comfortable country house. His wife, Sofya, enters and gazes with deep concern at an old man who... Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and manoh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, that Sothis family of pro football fans from Chicago heads out one Saturday todo their Christ ,Art for Art's Sake Read more

Art for Art's Sake

Despite the public efforts by the Republican minorityin the Wisconsin Legislature to atta Comment on this article at ,News Features Read more

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A rootsy, Washington-based folk-pop songstress with a growing adult contemporary following thanks in part to her "Grey's Anatomy" soundtrack exposure, Brandi Carlile will return to Milwaukee for a performance at The Pabst Theater on Thursday, Apri.. Read more

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Juneteenth 2008 celebrated, as it always does, the day in 1865 on which slaves in Texaslearned that they had been emancipated. But this year’s Juneteenthcelebration also was a day of action for Milwaukee’s African-Americanresidents and health... Read more

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Withthe World War II generation growing smaller by the day and 84 millionboomers sliding Read more

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