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  1. Milwaukee Promise Zones effort vital to maximize State's Economic Opportunity ZonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | Weekend

    Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton is calling on a new federal initiative designed to spur economic development to coordinate with Milwaukee's Promise Zone efforts. This week, the State of Wisconsin unveiled 120 Economic Opportunity Zones in Wisconsin, 34 of which are located in the City of Milwaukee.

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  2. Initiative to help build, rehab, and repair 100 homes in MidtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | Weekend

    After working to repair and build new homes near Washington Park since 2013, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity has announced an ambitious initiative to build, rehab and repair 100 homes in the Midtown neighborhood over the next three years. According to Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II the Midtown 100 project will include building 65 new homes, rehabilitating 15 homes and completing critical repairs on 20 homes, which will allow current residents to remain in their homes.

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  3. Wisconsin Lutheran College to Honor Tony Dungy with Divine Servant Leadership AwardRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 22 | Weekend

    Wisconsin Lutheran College will honor Tony Dungy with the 2018 Divine Servant Leadership award at a ceremony on Friday, April 27, 2018 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tickets and table reservations are available now, and this event is open to the public. Wisconsin Lutheran College established the Divine Servant Award in 2017 as an opportunity to honor an individual who exemplifies qualities of Christian servant leadership and has exhibited Christian values throughout his or her life of service.

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  4. Local Activists to Celebrate Kick Butts DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Weekend

    Today, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, members of Milwaukee-area FACT groups, part of Wisconsin's youth-led tobacco prevention movement, will join advocates from across the country in commemorating Kick Butts Day , a national day of activism when youth are empowered to stand up against Big Tobacco. This year's event takes on added urgency, as several recent studies have confirmed that the use of products such as electronic cigarettes , including the Juul vaping device, are common gateways towards traditional cigarette use and on the rise among youth.

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  5. School safety package is rushed, needs significant fixesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Weekend

    The Assembly Committee on Education held a public hearing on six bills being rushed through the legislative process with the stated intention of improving school safety. Representative David Bowen issued the following statement: "There are several issues with this legislative package- first and foremost, it does nothing to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous criminals and those who shouldn't legally have them.

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  6. Milwaukee Postmaster Announces New Posting of Job OpeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | Weekend

    The Milwaukee Post Office will be posting new City Carrier Assistant positions. Jobseekers in the community are encouraged to build their online profile and apply at http://usps.com/employment .

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  7. Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde Developing Proposal for Milwaukee County Citizens Review BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | Weekend

    County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde is developing a proposal for a Milwaukee County Citizen's Review Board, which could review incidents and citizen complaints regarding Milwaukee County law enforcement and correctional officers, and possibly provide additional oversight functions. "Citizens expect and deserve accountability at all levels of government.

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  8. Alzheimer's Disease in Wisconsin - A New ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | Weekend

    Milwaukee, WI, [March 20, 2018] - For the second consecutive year, total payments to care for individuals living with Alzheimer's or other dementias will surpass a quarter of a trillion dollars , which includes an increase of nearly $20 billion from last year, according to data reported in the Alzheimer's Association 2018 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report released today. New findings from the report show the growing burden of Alzheimer's on people living with the disease, their families and caregivers, as well as society at large.

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  9. UNCF to host Milwaukee Mayor's BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Weekend

    "With the continuous support of Mayor Barrett and the Wisconsin community, UNCF can make a tremendous impact on the lives of our young people," said Michael Cox, regional development director, UNCF. "Now more than ever, we must continue to come together to provide resources to the next generation of leaders-securing better futures for us all."

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  10. When "NO" is goodRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2018 | Weekend

    Milwaukee native, author and Oscar winning screen-writer unveils plan to open building for the city's arts community By Thomas E. Mitchell, Jr. In the creative arts world, the word "NO" is a gut-wrenchingly familiar word for writers, playwrights and actors, even producers who pitch ideas to investors for television, movie and stage ideas. There is a finality to the word that is hard to swallow, and requires the development of a thick skin and a very short memory.

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  11. Election Watch 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Weekend

    Passion for serving others is what's driving Felesia Martin's run for county board seat By Thomas E. Mitchell, Jr. "If you want something done, you have to do it yourself!" That's an iconic phrase all of us have heard at one time or another. It best sums up the "do it yourself" mentality we often times adopt when something needs to be done and there's no one else to do it or help you do it.

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  12. Health department joins other health agencies in doubling efforts to halt rise in STIs and HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2018 | Weekend

    The crisis: The alarming increase in the number of sexually transmitted infections diagnosed in the city. Milwaukee is one of a number of cities reporting increases in the number of diagnosed HIV/STI cases.

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  13. Influential Milwaukee women to be honored on city website, cable channelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Weekend

    In honor of Women's History Month, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs announced that starting next week the City of Milwaukee will be honoring notable women in the city's history with a series of informational vignettes that will run on the front page of the city's website and on the City Channel. "Milwaukee is blessed to have such a richly diverse group of influential women who are leaders across a wide array of sectors, and they are international leaders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, civil rights icons, and more," Alderwoman Coggs said.

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  14. Dr. Eve Hall and Paula Penebaker honored with Professional Dimensions' Sacagawea AwardRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2018 | Weekend

    Professional Dimensions, a membership organization of inclusive women leaders who use their power to help each other and advance the community, presented the 2018 Sacagawea Awards to Dr. Eve Hall, President and CEO of the Milwaukee Urban League and Paula Penebaker, President and CEO of YWCA of Southeastern Wisconsin. Hall and Penebaker were selected for their career accomplishments, commitment to community and support of the advancement of women.

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  15. Bar Associations Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Open Housing Marches and Passage of Fair Housing ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Weekend

    This program will highlight the events that led to the fair housing marches and eventually the passage of the Fair Housing Act. The speakers will address fair housing issues on a local and national level and discuss whether or not the promise of the Act has been fulfilled.

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  16. Bloom and Groom program helps spruce up Sherman ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Weekend

    As spring approaches, Alderman Khalif J. Rainey encourages city residents to participate in the S herman Park Community Association's 8th Annual Bloom and Groom Sale. The neighborhood association will be selling a variety of flowers and seeds for city residents' gardens.

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  17. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Hosts YMCA of Metropolitan MilwaukeeRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2018 | Weekend

    Tammy Baldwin yesterday hosted Carrie Wall, President and CEO of the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, and YMCA representatives to discuss the importance of youth development, healthy living and social responsibility in Wisconsin and throughout the country.

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  18. Alderman Stamper encourages 15th District residents to attend the Washington Park Job FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Weekend

    Alderman Russell W. Stamper , II invites 15th District residents to visit the 1st Annual Washington Park Job Fair and Resource Event at Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th St . During the event, participants can talk directly with hiring managers and company representatives from businesses in the Milwaukee area.

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  19. Public lead safety initiative moves forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Weekend

    A resolution increasing education about lead-in-water has been recommended for approval by the Milwaukee Public Works Committee. Alderman Tony Zielinski , who sponsored the legislation, says the Milwaukee Water Works will be required to provide lead safety public education materials to occupants of the properties serviced by lead lines on an annual basis.

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  20. NYC based design studio, Zero, opens Milwaukee office in the Third WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Weekend

    NYC based Zero Studios has opened a second location in Milwaukee at 172 N. Broadway in the Third Ward, housed inside the historic firehouse building. The digitally-led creative studio specializes in design, branding and marketing.

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