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  1. Get the Lead out, MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Did you know that almost twice as many Milwaukee kids tested positive for dangerous lead levels than the kids in Flint, Michigan? This is a drop dead serious issue not enough people are talking about. Lead is extremely toxic and affects the liver, kidneys, reproductive system and nervous system.

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  2. Mayor Barrett Kicks-Off Annual Summer Youth Employment ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Mayor Tom Barrett opened the application process for the 2016 Earn & Learn initiative, a summer youth employment program that assists young people from Milwaukee in making a successful transition from adolescence into adulthood through job skills and work experience. Under the leadership of Mayor Barrett, Earn & Learn has placed more than 25,000 students in summer jobs since its inception.

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  3. Milwaukee Courier Endorsement of Judge JoAnne KloppenburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The Courier enthusiastically endorses Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg for Wisconsin Supreme Court. We urge all our readers to get out and vote on April 5 in this important election.

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  4. Lights! Camera! Soul! Presents Daniel Beaty's EMERGENCYRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee Performing Arts company, Lights! Camera! Soul! cordially invites members of all age groups and interests to join them for award-wining playwright Daniel Beaty's EMERGENCY . A production with vivid poetry and laughter, but will also touch the tough subjects of race, poverty, homosexuality and more; all for the purpose of building community, fostering healing, and working towards discovery.

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  5. County Executive Chris Abele Endorsed by Municipal Leaders Across Milwaukee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele today announced the endorsement of more than a dozen local executive leaders representing municipalities across Milwaukee County.

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  6. Park East Corridor Land Development to Create Thousands of JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Deshea Agee, executive director of Martin Luther King Business Improvement District says the Park East redevelopment will add more businesses and jobs in his BID. Photo by Mrinal Gokhale At the vacant Park East corridor construction site on Juneau Ave and Old Third World St. stood Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele plus other county officials, land developers and business leaders at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 21. Here Abele announced that 98 percent of Park East corridor land will be renovated or for sale, after having been empty for the past 15 years.

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  7. Historic King Drive Business Improvement District selects Deshea Agee as new Executive DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee native Deshea Agee has recently been named executive director of the Historic King Drive Business Improvement District #8. Agee, 40, has 16 years of community development experience and has spent the last nine years as the economic development specialist for the Department of City Development in Milwaukee.

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  8. Notice of Spring Election and Presidential Preference Vote and Sample Ballots April 5, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Notice is hereby given of a spring election and a Presidential Preference Vote to be held in the City of Milwaukee on April 5, 2016, 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, in the sample ballot included with this notice.

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  9. Right at Home Expands Milwaukee LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Statistics show that there are currently more than 200,000 people over age 65 living in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha counties, according to Eric Little, Chief Development Officer of Right at Home. Right at Home is an independent in-home care company with more than 500 locations in 46 states, specializing in personal care and assistance for senior citizens and adults with disabilities.

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  10. Hillary Clinton Discusses Milwaukee and U.S. Gun Violence and Possible SolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Tuesday, March 29 was the day presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump visited the Milwaukee area as a part of their campaigns. With so many hot button issues being considered in this year's election, Clinton discussed how she'd address gun violence, an issue especially relevant to Milwaukee, at the Community Gun Violence Prevention Forum.

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  11. Community Brainstorming Gathers All Candidates Before ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    On the morning of Saturday, March 26, the St. Matthews C.M.E. Church was filled with candidates for Milwaukee county executive, treasurer, comptroller, circuit court and Wisconsin Supreme Court judge. Mayor Tom Barrett was also present, but his opponent, Bob Donovan did not go.

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  12. Only a Few Weeks Left for Free Tax Preparation through VITA ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The end of the tax season, Monday, April 18, is rapidly approaching leaving just a few weeks for individuals and families to receive free tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The Social Development Commission provides this free service to Milwaukee County residents and is the lead agency for VITA.

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  13. Milwaukee County Urges Residents to Apply for Energy Assistance Prior to Moratorium EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services is working with partner agencies across the community to disperse an additional $1.3 million to Milwaukee County residents who qualify for Energy Assistance prior to the moratorium ending on April 15. "Starting March 28, We Energies will begin to send disconnection notices for those behind in bill payments," said DHHS Director HA ctor ColA3n. "This year, we want residents to know they can take control of their utility bill.

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  14. Early Voting Update & Election Preparation TipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Early voters have been appearing in significant numbers at Milwaukee's Zeidler Municipal Building. As of the conclusion of voting on Tuesday, March 29, with three full days of early voting remaining: "These numbers represent a 300% increase in early voters, which is consistent with early voting trends seen across the country," said Neil Albrecht, Executive Director.

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  15. Milwaukee Courier Political EndorsementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Election Day is when "We the People" are in full gear and are able to revel in our personal participation. It is also when we can indulge in the idea of hope: hope that the new crop of leaders will transform our nation, state and city.

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  16. Johnny Thomas for City of Milwaukee ComptrollerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    But in order to do all that we have the potential to do, we need strong leadership, integrity and transparency. Candidate for City of Milwaukee Comptroller Johnny Thomas has the right experience and qualities to calculate a brighter future for Milwaukee.

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  17. The Larson Tax Plan: A Double Whammy We Can't AffordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The closing days of the race for Milwaukee County Executive have revealed policy prescriptions, achievements, and visions of the two candidates - Current Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and his opponent, State Senator Chris Larson. We have learned about the differences of the candidates and been given a number of issues to consider in making our selection for this critical office in local government.

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  18. Colorectal cancer: The second deadliest cancer caused by smokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The 2014 U.S. Surgeon General's Report shows that smoking also causes colorectal cancer-the second deadliest cancer after lung cancer. Sadly, more than 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer each year, and more than 50,000 of those diagnosed ultimately die from it.

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  19. I'm voting for Jean Kies for Judge, on April 5thRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Jean Kies has a proven track record of helping our community for over 25 years as a practicing attorney. Kies has nearly twice as much experience as her opponent.

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  20. Tamara Grigsby: Social Worker, Activist and LegislatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced that former State Representative Tamara Grigsby died of health complications on March 15, 2016 at age 41. She had battled cancer a few years ago, but Parisi said it is unclear exactly what caused her sudden death. Grigsby was a former social worker and adjunct professor at UW-Milwaukee, Cardinal Stritch and Carroll College.

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