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1 hr ago | Seattle Times

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.


Related Topix: University of North Texas, Denton, TX, Stanford University, Nuclear Energy

4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

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.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

5 hrs ago | WISN-TV

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.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

10 hrs ago | OnMilwaukee

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.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, South Milwaukee, WI

Mon Sep 15, 2014


Some students concerned after recent crime near area college campuses



Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI


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.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

Door Reminder

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 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.


Related Topix: Brown County, WI, US News

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.


Related Topix: Education Etc., University of Texas at Austin

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.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Scott Walker, US Governors, Education, School Vouchers, University of Wisconsin Madison, Milwaukee, WI

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

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.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Business Journal

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.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

Daily Kos

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.


Related Topix: Journalism

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.


Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Kids, Okolona, KY

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

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.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, Senator Tammy Baldwin, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Capital-Journal

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.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Education Etc., Normandy, MO, Standardized Testing, Education, Family, Kids, Opinion

River Hills

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.


Related Topix: River Hills, WI, Milwaukee, WI


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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Rochester, NH, Wolfeboro, NH, Prison

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.


Business Journal

UW-Madison ranks #47, Marquette #76 among national universities: U.S. News & World Report

Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison broke the top 100 and top 50, respectively, in this year's list of national college rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Marquette University came in at No.


Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, Milwaukee, WI