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“Our mission is to improve the environment cost-effectively, but it’s getting harder to do that with the changing climate that we’re currently facing,” MMSD Executive Director Kevin Shafer says. Read more

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Environmentalists are worried that the 7 million gallon per day water diversion will harm the Great Lakes and set a dangerous precedent. Read more

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Yearsin the making, the city of Waukesha is poised to submit its requestfor the Lake Michigan water under the Great Lakes Compact. Waukesha,a city in a “straddling” county that encompasses both the Great Lakes basin andthe Mississippi Riv.. Read more

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After two decades of rump shaking in Earth, Wind & Fire’s Boogie Wonderland, marketing firms acrossthe nation became convinced that the public would no longer stand for threemeager elemental forces. Fortunately, water was standing by as nature’s.. Read more

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It’s a safe guess: The Impossible will be nominated for a Best Special Effects Oscar. Based on a true story of survival during the Dec. 26, 2004, tsunami that roared across Southeast Asia, The Impossible puts a glossy Read more

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The opening of the “Watercolor Wisconsin 2012” exhibition was a watery affair in more ways than one. Outside the grand old house, known in Racine as the Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, water poured from grey skies. Read more

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Last Wednesday, a Milwaukee Common Council committee voted to pursue negotiations to sell Lake Michigan... Read more

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With Tea Party extremists being egged on by Wisconsin Republicans at the highest levels, no one should... Read more

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Present Music (PM) celebrated its 30th anniversary last Saturday evening in a daring and big way: a free concert at Uihlein Hall, in collaboration with other local groups, preceded by the audience gathering at the Milwaukee River. It was a ... Read more

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“It was never a well-laid plan. It evolved in an organic way,” admits Kevin Stalheim... Read more

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The Milwaukee Brewers enter game two of their four-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks Read more

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Milwaukee rapper Melissa Czarnik records the type of albums that Lauryn Hill might if Lauryn Hill were still capable of making albums: deeply personal treatises on politics and the state of hip-hop, with chilled-out, spoken-word Read more

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The story is here on the Badgers' website and includes a photo gallery.From the story:Vetter has had an illustrious career at Wisconsin that includes multiple NCAA records and nearly every UW goaltender record. Along with her individual accomplis.. Read more

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It’s still just a rumor at this point, but it’s one of the most tantalizing of LP3 ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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The state Legislature’s passage of the historic Great Lakes water compact in May allows New Berlin to go ahead with its request for more Lake Michigan water from the city of Milwaukee Water Works. Read more

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Shepherdreaders are well acquainted with theBonobo and CongoBiodiversity Initi readers are well acquainted with theBonobo and CongoBiodiversity Initiative, launched 10 ,News Features Read more

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I wish to express my delight over the new Great Lakes Compact as I believe it  shoul LastChild in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, ,Letters Read more

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