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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Presents the Good Father, Now thru 10/12
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of THE GOOD FATHER by Christian O'Reilly. This contemporary Irish love story features local artists - and real-life married couple - Laura Gray and Jonathan Wainwright.
Tue Sep 16, 2014
Natural gas alone isn’t magic weapon against climate change
This well, fracked last fall by EagleRidge Energy, lies next door to the University of North Texas football field in the city of Denton, Texas. More than 250 gas wells have been drilled within the city limits.
Frivolous senator appeals to keep frivolous anti-Obamacare suit alive
Sen. Ron Johson sued the federal government because the federal government decided that congressional staff should have the benefit of health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act and that coverage should be subsidized to make it affordable. Johnson says that this is a terrible thing for him personally and so it should be ended.
Marquette president says communication is a priority
Days after a shooting near Marquette's campus failed to set off emergency alerts, new president Michael Lovell said communications on campus is a priority of his. YOUR PHOTO I.D. CARD WILL BE MAILED TO YOU ABOUT A WEEK LATER.
Miyazaki's "Perimeter" photo project circumnavigates Lake Michigan
Though the exhibition was a small one, Milwaukee photographer Kevin Miyazaki's "Perimeter" show at the Haggerty Museum was one of the highlights of the local arts scene in 2013. To create the works, Miyazaki traveled 1,800 miles around Lake Michigan photographing the lake itself, but also the people linked to it in Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and Indiana.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Some students concerned after recent crime near area college campuses
IF YOU HAVE TIES TO THE COLLEGE CAMPUS, WATCH OUT. POLICE ARE FIGHTING A CRIME WAVE THAT SEEMS TO BE TARGETING YOUNG PEOPLE.
Milwaukee college students concerned about recent crimes
Students living on two of Milwaukee's major college campuses are on alert as police fight a recent crime wave. Police said robbers seem to be targeting young people, particularly those who are not paying attention to what's around them.
AG candidate: Move prosecutors to Justice Dept.
AG candidate: Move prosecutors to Justice Dept. Brad Schimel, running for attorney general, urges they be employees of another state agency Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1tWWnry Brown County District Attorney David Lasee can't say whether his office would gain if state prosecutors were all put under the state Department of Justice's umbrella, but he has no doubt that his and other DA's offices need help.
US News & World Report
Students Offer Solutions for Common College Application Mistakes
Having a parent or teacher read over any rushed or last-minute application materials is a good way to reduce procrastination errors. Students applying to college experience immense pressure when trying to avoid making large, critical mistakes on their applications.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Wisconsin: Walker, Burke have clear contrasts on education
Some of the starkest differences in the platforms of Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke concern education policies such as Wisconsin's nascent statewide school voucher program and the Common Core academic standards. Walker, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, faces Burke, a Madison school board member, on Nov. 4. The past three Marquette University Law School polls, including one released Aug. 27, showed the race to be nearly even with only about 5 percent of registered voters undecided.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Victim complains AG candidate was biased
Democratic attorney general candidate Susan Happ 's campaign shifted into damage control mode Friday, fending off claims from a sexual assault victim who says Happ let her alleged attacker off too easily because he bought Happ's house. Happ, who serves as Jefferson County district attorney, faces Waukesha County Republican District Attorney Brad Schimel , in the Nov. 4 election.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
It pays to be healthy: Milwaukee Business Journal names winners of Healthiest Employers Awards
Some companies do it with on-site trainers and others with gift card incentives, but no matter the methodology, all of the 2014 winners of the Milwaukee Business Journal's Healthiest Employers Awards have shown their commitment to a healthy workforce. From smaller firms like WorkWise LLC and The Starr Group to medium-sized employers like Franklin Energy Services, to large Milwaukee-area employers including Aurora Health Care and Marquette University , they've all put the effort into ensuring their employees are balancing work with healthy activities.
James Foley and Steven Sotloff - Something You Can Do
Normally I would be putting out a rescue me diary, however, with the beheadings of two Americans in the Middle East, I thought it might be appropriate to dedicate a diary to good deeds we can do in their name to help us cope with the tragedy of these two men's deaths and to celebrate their lives. We cannot save them, however, we can do something in their names that they and their families would be proud of.
The Louisville Cardinal
An interview with Fr. Chuck Walker, new chaplain of Campus Catholic Ministries
Walker started at U of L as chaplain of Campus Catholic Ministries in June, after being appointed in March to the position by the Archdioces of Louisville. The university has not had a full-time Catholic priest in 25 years, though almost one in three U of L students are Catholic.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Local voices differ on Obama's ISIS plan
As President Obama laid out his plan to beat back the threat from ISIS, Air Force veteran Jacob Flom was doubtful it can work. "I think the only solution in the Middle East is for the US to completely leave the region," Flom said.
Star Parker: Howard Fuller has the answer for Ferguson
Eight days before 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo., he received his high school diploma from Normandy High School in the Normandy School District near Ferguson. In January 2013, the Normandy district schools lost their accreditation from the Missouri state Board of Education because of poor performance on standardized tests and poor graduation rates.
resident elected to Girl Scout Board
Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast announces the appointment of River Hills resident Billie Jean Smith to its board of directors for 2014-2015. Smith is an intellectual property attorney at Michael Best & Friedrich, Milwaukee, where she aids clients in the preparation and implementation of strategies to achieve desired business goals.
Jim Foley captured and held hostage by ISIS in Syria for "637...
On September 8, 2014 Senator Shaheen of New Hampshire asked for permission to address the United States Senate regarding Jim Foley - the American reporter who was brutally beheaded by ISIS . What she said was very emotional as it was compelling.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
WANE-TV Fort Wayne
BSU Athletic Director Scholl Leaves For Marquette
Marquette University has found a new athletic director. Bill Scholl comes from Ball State, where he worked in the same capacity.
Marquette University introduces its new athletic director
He oversaw 19 NCAA Division One athletic programs at Ball State University where eight program made the post season and 13 teams either placed first or second in the Mid-American Conference. Scholl also prides himself on academics and under his direction had 14 teams at Ball State scoring better than the national Division One Average in the NCAA's academic progress report baseline.