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Since releasing its triumphant sophomore album Repave last year, Volcano Choir has been Justin Vernon's primary concern. The group has toured around the world behind the album, with a pit stop on "The Tonight Show" along the way, and now that tour.. more

On Music

Funny—when I’d file open records requests withMilwaukee County to look into the communications of the Walker administration,the county always provided them for no cost. In fact, just a few weeks ago, the county mailed mea disc with more than .. more

Daily Dose

On Monday afternoon, a Milwaukee County Board committee voted 6 to 1 to streamline county government and reduce supervisors’ salaries and budget.The full board is set to vote on the more

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The most extreme Republican governors continue to oppose every move by President Barack Obama, even those that benefit their own states. more

Taking Liberties

What are you reminded of when Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin joins Southern Govs. Bobby Jindal... more

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Many Supreme Court watchers and political pundits predicted that the conservative majority on the bench would strike down portions—or all—of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), so those who care about women's health were relieved that. more

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How the Supreme Court majority will rule on President Obama's Affordable Care Act may well have been foretold... more

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And now, the second in the Audio Curtains podcasts: Part Two of my interview with Milwaukee Rep Artistic Director Mark Clements, in which we discuss matters pertaining to the Residant Acting Company and establishing sustainable growth in the M.. more

Theater

Progressives had high hopes for the end of the 2009-2010 legislative session. With both houses of the Legislature and the governor’s office in Democratic hands for the first time in 22 years, everyone expected that bills that have been cryi... more

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The lo-fi murmurs ofmany of these “lost” recordings by Jamaican singer Kiddus I, recorded circa1980, only enhance their appeal. Aside from a couple of earnest efforts to ridethe fading disco wave, the tracks on this two-disc set are root,CD... more

Album Reviews

First up, the trivia questions. Answers in a few days....Which Brewers player has won the most Gold Glove Awards?Namethe mustached master of the mound who, in 1981, became the firstreliever to earn both the AL Most Valuable Player Award and AL C.. more

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Uplifting as it was to see insurance executives, pharmaceutical manufacturers, hospital of must ,News Features more

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The Milwaukee County Circuit Court has issued a subpoena for the bank records of the controversial political group Advocates for Student Achievement (ASA) and its related organizations. Assistant DA Bruce Landgraf fi.. more

Daily Dose

As Sen. Joe Biden said duringlast week’s vice presidential debate, this year’s election may be the most important in recent history. While the unpopular war and the Wall Stree,News Features more

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