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  1. 42 MPS Schools Make the Grade, but Still Needs ImprovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    But the overall report card results, including the district's report card, underscore the urgency for Milwaukee Public Schools to continue to make needed improvements. "We have a number of schools that are high achieving or growing in that direction and we want to recognize those schools for their efforts," MPS Acting Superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver said.

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  2. Wisconsin DMV Issuing Free Photo ID Cards For Voting PurposesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    This November, voters will be required to show a Wisconsin or United States -issued photo ID before they are allowed to cast a ballot. With less than fifty days until Election Day, voters who don't already have a Wisconsin or United State - issued photo ID need to start making plans immediately to obtain an acceptable form of ID for voting purposes.

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  3. Hispanic Heritage MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Every year, from September 15th to October 15th we celebrate a community that has so significantly defined our landscape - Hispanic and Latino American's. Hispanic Heritage Month began as a week long celebration in 1968, and was extended to a thirty days in 1988.

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  4. Students at UW-Milwaukee Can Do a Lot of Learning Beyond their CourseworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Here's a photo of Tyler Raphael , at left. This photo was featured in the university's 2014-2015 Viewbook which goes to potential students, along with a quote from Tyler There are leadership positions, undergraduate research, extracurriculars, or just what you want to do for fun," says Tyler Raphael, a senior from Racine , double majoring in biochemistry and biological sciences and minoring in mathematics.

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  5. MPS is requesting quotations for Used Truck Purchase - 4X4 Ford Ranger XLTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee Public Schools is requesting quotations for Used Truck Purchase - 4X4 Ford Ranger XLT. Equipment specifications, proposal requirements and guidelines may be obtained 7:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday from A/E Graphics, Inc.; 4075 North 124th Street, Brookfield, WI 53005; phone 781-7744; fax 781-4250.

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  6. Milwaukee Native One of Three African-American Vets in CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The reason for that, Wright said, is that many intelligent African-American college graduates decide to move on to medical school. Also, There are few accredited veterinarians in the United States - only 28. Some of the most common ailments in the animals that Wright treats include allergies, obesity , ear infections and, of course, hairballs.

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  7. Black Health Coalition Loses 80 Percent of it's FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    After this winter, it could become more difficult for some Milwaukee mothers to find the resources to keep their children healthy. The Milwaukee Healthy Beginnings Project , a project of Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin, has been working to lower the rate of infant mortality since its inception in 1998.

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  8. United Way Campaign Sets Sail Sept. 3 from Discovery WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    On Tuesday, September 3rd, several individuals whose lives have been transformed by United Way-funded programs shared their amazing stories of success during United Way of Greater Milwaukee's 2014 Community Campaign Kickoff . More than 400 business professionals, city officials, and community partners were on hand as United Way announced its 2014 Community Campaign Goal.

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  9. County Executive Abele Unveils New Transit WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has unveiled a new website to update the community on the Milwaukee County transit system and what you need to know. The website includes a letter from County Executive Abele explaining why he thinks transit is such a critical resource to help people get to work, school and run errands.

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  10. Rep. Gwen Moore on the 20th Anniversary of Violence Against Women ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Just a few weeks ago, our country celebrated Women's Equality Day, a date commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote . And now, 94 years later, our fight for our dignity continues in our own homes: the war being waged against domestic violence .

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  11. Hold Those Fries and Big MacsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Last Thursday, September 4, dozens of fast-food workers from Los Angeles to Manhattan were arrested as they escalated a fight for better pay with strikes, rallies and various acts of civil disobedience. A series of protests funded in part by the Service Employees International Union and local activist groups have sought to spotlight the plight of low-wage workers and push for higher pay by staging protests and walkouts in more than 100 cities in the one-day demonstration.

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  12. Economic Indicators Show Walker's Wisconsin Lags BehindRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Wisconsin families just can't catch a break under Scott Walker . After three and a half years of his failed economic experiments, families struggling to keep their heads above water are not saying that they are better off now than they were four years ago.

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  13. New Report: Wisconsin #1 in Racial DisparitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee community leaders have been speaking out about racial disparities and the struggles of hard-working, well-meaning African-American families to get ahead for decades. Now, a new report from the Wisconsin Council on Children & Families confirms that Wisconsin has the largest gap between the well-being of white and black children in the country.

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  14. Lyft Looks to Employ Milwaukee ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    They're privately owned vehicles driven by everyday people who work for Lyft, a taxi network that uses a smartphone application to connect customers with rides. Now, the company that offers innovatively accessible transportation to those who may have had a hard time finding rides before, is looking to hire drivers from here, in Milwaukee .

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  15. Courier Interns Interview Mayor BarrettRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Mayor Tom Barrett spoke out about Milwaukee's various social issues within the community and seeks solutions. Issues include education, crime, employment, human trafficking and environment.

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  16. Milwaukee area AT&T Pioneers Donate Backpacks Area SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    On August 29 about 660 Milwaukee elementary school students have new backpacks filled with school supplies for the new school year, thanks to a donation today from the Milwaukee area AT&T Pioneers . The AT&T Pioneers visited the Milwaukee schools to donate the new backpacks and school supplies as part of their annual " Tools for Learning Project."

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  17. President Obama Brings Inspiration to Crowd at LaborFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    President Barack Obama celebrated Labor Day with the working people of Milwaukee at Laborfest 2014 at Henry Maier Festival Park. The president spoke for approximately 30 minutes on the economy , jobs, the successes and the challenges facing working Americans and the future of our country.

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  18. Congresswoman Moore, Wasserman Schultz Discuss Strategy to Improve Female Voter TurnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    This past Wednesday, Congresswoman Gwen Moore joined the U.S. Representative of Florida's 23rd district and Democratic National Committee chief, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, at the Milwaukee Athletic Club to make a call to action. With the gubernatorial election only two months away, both women expressed concerns regarding a lack of women getting to the polls and casting their ballots.

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  19. First Annual Harambee Back to School Park Celebration held at Clinton & Bernice Rose ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    With the Milwaukee Public School System returning to classes this week, and many other schools already in session, many children and families will be gearing up for the fall semester. In celebration of a return to the academic year in the Harambee community, the community based organization known as the Harambee Great Neighborhood Initiative recently hosted its first annual Back to School Park Celebration at Clinton & Bernice Rose Park, located in the heart of the Harambee community .

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  20. MPS Requesting BIDs for Exterior Window and Door Replacement at Lowell SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Office of the Milwaukee Public Schools, DIVISION OF FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES, 1124 N. 11th St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 2, 2014. Sealed proposals will be received at 1124 N. 11th St., directed to the attention of Ms.

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