Milwaukee Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Vote April 4 For Children, Curriculum, Culture, CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Phelps-Okoro believes every student should have equal access to an excellent education! As a parent of four, she had to face the tough decision of where to send her children for the best education. While there are some MPS schools excelling, MPS urgently needs redirection from the board.

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  2. Notice of Spring Election, Sample Ballots and Advisory Referendum April 1, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Notice is hereby given of a spring election to be held in the City of Milwaukee on April 1, 2017, at which the officers named below shall be chosen. The names of the candidates for each office to be voted for, whose nominations have been certified to or filed in this office, are given under the title of the office, each in its proper column, together with the questions submitted to a vote, for a referendum, if any, in the sample ballot included with this notice.

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  3. Milwaukee Launching Neighborhood Improvement Job Opportunities ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    In an effort to create job opportunities for Milwaukee residents to maintain neighborhood properties, the Neighborhood Improvement Jobs Opportunity Program will make it easier for local contractors and community-based organizations to obtain contracts with the city, Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II said. Local contractors and organizations that are interested in contract work maintaining neighborhood properties must attend an information session on Wednesday, April 5 at the Center Street Library branch, 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave. "Cutting grass and shoveling sidewalks at properties where help is needed is an excellent opportunity for local entrepreneurs and nonprofits to grow their businesses and their workforces," Alderman Stamper said.

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  4. State Rep. Jason Fields Puts on Professor's Cap for Personal Financial Literacy ClassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Jason Fields is teaching members in Milwaukee communities understand more about economics in order to help them navigate in both personal finances and in business. Fields started his career in insurance and worked his way up as a stockbroker and banker.

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  5. Getting Smart on GunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    A life is taken by gun violence every three days in the City of Milwaukee. If someone died every three days from a preventable disease, you'd better believe we'd be working to find a cure for that.

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  6. Zip Mke Exhibit Showcases Milwaukee's DiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee may be known for segregation, but ZIP MKE has launched a photography exhibit to showcase the diversity of the city. The exhibit, which showcases professional photography from all 28 Milwaukee zip codes, premiered on Saturday, March 25 at Milwaukee Public Library on 76th and Mill Road at 12 p.m. Dominic Inouye is the founder of ZIP MKE, who organized this kick off celebration.

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  7. Vehicle Recalls are a Gamble Not Worth RiskingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    There are 311,000 recalled cars on Milwaukee roads, said Recall Masters Co-Founder Chris Miller, and your car could be one of those. One out of three car are unaware of their car's recall and this is because car dealerships lose contact with the owner, he said.

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  8. Genesis Renji a Beast on the Boards and Master on the MicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Music Engineer and Rapper Genesis Renji goes through his daily ritual of blasting Hip-Hop, watching YouTube and scrolling through the many messages from artists hitting him up for a studio session. Tucked above DJ Spa & Nails on 68th and W. Capitol is 2035 Studios.

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  9. #SOS is not Save our Ship, it is Sisters of SolidarityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    What began as an ordinary Facebook group between friends has turned into the early stages of a local grassroots organization. Most people associate SOS with the International Morse code distress signal.

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  10. Milwaukee Public Library Calendar of Events April 9-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Free tours begin at 11 a.m. each Saturday afternoon in the rotunda. Tour goers receive a coupon for a free book at the end of the tour in the Bookseller Store and CafA .

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  11. Next Door Earns Perfect Score On Latest Youngstar RatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Next Door, a birth-to-five early learning school based in Milwaukee's Central City, received its first-ever perfect, 40-point score in the latest evaluation by Wisconsin's YoungStar rating program. This milestone follows an annual review at Next Door's 29th Street campus, and marks the first perfect score for a child care program in Southeastern Wisconsin and the third one statewide.

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  12. MATC Requesting BIDs for Downtown Milwaukee Campus T-Building West Window ReplacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee Area Technical College is seeking bids for the following: BID REFERENCE NO. 2017-012 DUE: Thursday, April 27, 2017 Downtown Milwaukee Campus T-Building West Window Replacement , Project 2017712.01 SINGLE PRIME CONTRACT including: Abatement, Demolition, Window Installation, Masonry Restoration & HVAC Work.

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  13. Family of Jermaine Claybrooks Looking for AnswersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    On a partly cloudy afternoon on the first day of spring, the family of Jermaine Claybrooks wasn't concerned about the weather, their main concern was uncovering the truth about the shooting of their family member at a community rally. "All we want is to know why?" said family member, Beverly Walker.

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  14. Jobs are Just the Beginning at TechForce Training CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    As college students gasp a sigh of relief for Spring Break, some new students begin a new journey, and it could mean a new future and career. The first class walked through the doors of the Milwaukee TechForce Training Center for information technology training through Employ Milwaukee's TechHire IT training program, on Monday March 20, 2017.

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  15. 'MPS Uniform Policy,' What About the Students' Opinions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Current MPS students at Rufus King High School. Left to right: Amelia Washington, Amira Adams and Kayla Grant-Dixon.

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  16. Making a Book - and a New LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Lynn Sedivy is working with refugee children who are new to America, helping them create books about their Milwaukee Public Schools. Her project, which is funded with a small grant from the UWM School of Education, supports the work of English language learning teachers at the schools.

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  17. City Leaders Talk Lead Contamination Solutions on World Water DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    John Muir Chapter and city leaders gathered on March 22, also known as World Water Day, to discuss the ongoing problem of lead lateral pipes in the Milwaukee area. Bill Davis, director of the Sierra Club-John Muir Chapter organized the news conference which began at 12 p.m. in City Hall.

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  18. The People We TRUST Choose WALESRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    I'm voting for Scott A. Wales for Judge, on April 4th. WALES has a proven track record of helping our community for over 29 years as a practicing attorney.

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  19. Youth Justice Milwaukee Campaigns to Close Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake Youth PrisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    At 9 months old, Marcus Williams was thrust into the Wisconsin Foster Care system. He lived with his aunt and uncle, where he was physically and sexually abused for 14 years.

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  20. Kahri Phelps-Okoro Encourages a Stronger School/Community Bond for MPS District 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Before Kahri Phelps-Okoro was knocking on doors in the Harambee and Riverwest neighborhoods getting signatures towards her MPS School Board District 5 candidacy, she was an educator, a mother and an employer. As a former MPS reading specialist, Phelps-Okoro taught reading intervention at Washington High School of Information Technology.

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