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  1. Nonprofit is offering $1 million for your big ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    The Minneapolis-based GHR Foundation has launched the BridgeBuilder Challenge. The foundation will give away $1 million a year to organizations with the best, new ideas that "address urgent global challenges at the intersections of peace, prosperity, and planet in radically new ways."

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  2. 2nd baby co-sleeping death reported in Milwaukee in 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Star Tribune

    Milwaukee authorities are investigating the city's second death of a baby in a co-sleeping incident within 24 hours. WISN-TV reports emergency crews were called to a home just after 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

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  3. 6 public hearings set on Wisconsin state budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | Star Tribune

    The first hearing will be April 3 at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. That will be followed by one on April 5 at State Fair Park outside of Milwaukee and April 7 at Berlin High School.

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  4. Walker picks, wait for it, Wisconsin to win it all in NCAARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Star Tribune

    Walker is picking the University of Wisconsin Badgers to win it all, even though the Badgers enter the tournament as a No. 8 seed in the East Region.

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  5. Pregame: Can the Gophers reach the championship without Akeem Springs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | Star Tribune

    Replacing Springs The loss of senior guard Akeem Springs to an Achilles' tendon injury is a blow the Gophers won't be able to replace easily. Springs was the team's top three-point shooter and emotional leader.

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  6. Gophers men's basketball coach Richard Pitino never lost faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Star Tribune

    Richard Pitino led the Gophers to a 23-win regular season and a No. 4 seed in the Big Ten tournament.

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  7. Milwaukee man gets 'cease and desist' letter from US senatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Star Tribune

    A Milwaukee man who acknowledges aggressively contacting U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson's office - including calling 83 times in one day - has received a "cease and desist" warning. Earl Good says the letter from the Wisconsin Republican's office tells him to communicate only in writing and to stop "unwarranted telephone calls and office visits."

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  8. New $75 million crime lab, other projects up for approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Star Tribune

    A new $75 million state crime lab in the Milwaukee area is up for approval by the state Building Commission. The project is one of dozens totaling more than $803 million to be considered by the Building Commission at its meeting Wednesday.

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  9. CEO: Milwaukee Public Museum plans to move to new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Star Tribune

    The Milwaukee Public Museum plans to move to a new downtown location within the next decade rather than renovate its current county-owned building. Museum president and CEO Dennis Kois says the decision to find a new home follows a two-year study that found each of the two options would cost more than $100 million.

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  10. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says city is 'thriving'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | Star Tribune

    Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett highlighted the city's growth in real-estate development during his annual State of the City address and says the growth is helping the state overall. Barrett said Monday 2,200 housing units have been completed or are under construction since the start of 2016 and called Milwaukee a city of "thriving neighborhoods."

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  11. Milwaukee school composts cafeteria foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | Star Tribune

    Students at a Milwaukee elementary school already grow vegetables and raise perch, so adding composting to its list of environmentally-friendly lessons would seem to be a no-brainer. WUWM-FM reports that Fernwood Montessori is working with a business called Compost Crusader to recycle its food waste.

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  12. Suit over Wisconsin road project cites impact on minoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | Star Tribune

    The NAACP's Milwaukee branch and other groups say in a lawsuit that widening a portion of interstate in the city without investing in public transportation will hurt black and Latinos' employment opportunities. The federal lawsuit filed Thursday says minorities in the city are more likely than whites to rely on public transportation and that the planned project will worsen racial segregation because it will promote urban sprawl.

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  13. Milwaukee man receives 'cease and desist' order from JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | Star Tribune

    A Milwaukee man who acknowledges calling U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson's office hundreds of times has received a "cease and desist" warning from Johnson's staff. Earl Good says the letter he recently received from Johnson's office tells him to communicate only in writing and that he should stop making "unwarranted telephone calls and office visits."

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  14. Attempted robbers apologize after victim rebuffs crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A Milwaukee woman held up at gunpoint by two men rebuffed their attempt to rob her and got an apology instead before they fled. Kristy Welch returned to her south side home earlier this week following a ceramics class when the two men approached her while she was still in her car.

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  15. Leaning on their own outdoors lives, and connecting with young peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Paying forward their experiences Clockwise from upper left, Minnesotans Alora Jones ; Anthony Taylor ; and Mercedes Akinseye each speak of a common goal: Creating opportunities and breaking down barriers to get young people into the outdoors. From diminished habitat and threatened wildlife, vexing challenges face Minnesota's outdoors.

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  16. Events, trail celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Wisconsin is celebrating the 150th birthday of native son Frank Lloyd Wright with events and a new 200-mile trail directing visitors to nine of the sites, homes and buildings he designed. Wright, considered America's best-known architect, was born June 8, 1867 in Richland Center.

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  17. Waukesha police hope DNA cracks 1975 baby death cold caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Waukesha police hope DNA evidence might help crack the cold-case death of an infant from more than 40 years ago. The body of a baby girl was found in a storm drain in the Milwaukee suburb on Jan. 6, 1975.

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  18. South metro news briefs: New Apple Valley charter school to occupy former Paideia Academy spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A new charter school focused on integrating healthy physical fitness across the curriculum, teamwork and experiential learning will open in the fall of 2017 in the old Paideia Academy building in Apple Valley. The school will serve grades K-8 and plans to add one more grade until each year until it is K-12.

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  19. 23 students escape injury in school bus crash near MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Star Tribune

    All 23 students aboard a school bus escaped injury when it was involved in a three-way collision in the Milwaukee suburb of Greenfield. Authorities say the bus was taking students from Catholic Central High School in Burlington to Milwaukee for a play when the crash happened around 10 a.m. Monday.

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  20. See More StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The former Gophers QB isn't as hyped in February as he was last summer, after struggling during his senior season. Is former Cretin-Derham Hall receiver Michael Floyd the next player to make Patriots coach Bill Belichick look smarter than the rest of the NFL? That hasn't happened yet.

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