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  1. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy Celebrated with Activities & Service to CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Even though Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 86th birthday was on Jan. 15, his birthday is observed as a national holiday on the third Monday in January. Milwaukee has celebrated the King Holiday since 1984.

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  2. Bill that Would End Current Accountability Efforts Faces Tough HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Wisconsin Republicans joined public school supporters and others during a legislative hearing in Madison last week questioning key points of Assembly Bill 1 - a legislative proposal pushed by Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly that would weaken the state's current accountability measures for all publicly-funded schools. I attended the meeting with Milwaukee Public Schools ' superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver .

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  3. MLK Continues to Inspire Community Non-Profit, Career Youth DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    On August 28, 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream Speech" on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D. C . It was a call for justice and equality.

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  4. MATC Requesting BIDs for Remote Production Truck - Video System UpgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Sealed RFPs will be received by the Milwaukee Area Technical College, Purchasing Department, 700 West State Street, Room M70, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53233, on or before the date and time indicated below. RFPs will be publicly opened at the stated time.

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  5. Wisconsin Assembly Changes to Accountability Law - a Step BackwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    I don't always agree with the Wisconsin Legislature on matters of public education , but Wisconsin got it right when it adopted the current state law promoting school accountability for all publicly funded students. The current law is thoughtful, fair and it lets parents and taxpayers make an apples-to-apples comparison of performance for publicly funded students, whether the students are in public, voucher or private schools.

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  6. Inspiring Stories of our UWM GraduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Graduation and recognition ceremonies at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee are the times when you hear some of the most inspiring student stories of the year. Commencement on Dec. 14, 2014, was no exception.

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  7. Positions Open: Local & Linehaul Drivers wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Jan 20, 21 & 22 submit applications from Noon to 5pm at 6161 S 6th St, Milwaukee, WI 53221 or apply Hollandregional.com/careers

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  8. MPS Requesting BIDs for Emergency Power System at Special Services CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Office of the Milwaukee Public Schools , DIVISION OF FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES, 1124 N. 11th St., Milwaukee , Wisconsin, January 9, 2015. Sealed proposals will be received at 1124 N. 11th St., directed to the attention of Ms.

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  9. Jesse Jackson Joins Hamilton Family in Fight for JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Hundreds of Milwaukee area residents and protesters gathered on a cold, wintry, Friday afternoon in downtown Milwaukee to rally in support of a fight for justice lead by the family of Dontre Hamilton , and to hear inspiring words from the family and civil rights leader, Reverend Jesse Jackson. "We are the leaders of the new civil rights movement," said Nate Hamilton , brother of Dontre Hamilton, on the steps of the federal courthouse.

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  10. Milwaukee Mother Still MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Olivia Coates , Myles' mother, said that her daughter was making a quick errand to a Walgreens on 85th and Brown Deer Road. At that time, Myles was wearing a grey and pink hat, black pea coat, white blouse, light blue pants, and "wheat" tan Nike ACG shoes.

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  11. Milwaukee Public Schools Enrollment Begins February: Charter and Montessori Options AvailableRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Parents and guardians will be able to submit their top three school choices for their children at school locations or online from Feb. 2nd through Feb. 20th. Milwaukee Public School officials announced that parents and guardians have the best chance of enrolling their children in their first-choice schools if their applications are submitted by deadline.

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  12. Local Eye MDs Shed Light on Glaucoma Diagnosis and TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    When undetected and untreated, glaucoma can cause a gradual "tunneling" of vision that advances unnoticed until permanent sight loss occurs. In fact, black Americans have a 6-8 times higher risk of developing glaucoma than whites, and a recent study found that one in five black Americans age 75 and older has glaucoma. 1 comment

  13. Aid Abounds to the Homeless and In-Need this WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    This past week, some of us probably sat in our warm, cozy homes with a cup of hot coffee in our hands and a blanket around our shoulders. We may have looked out the window into the bitter cold, white landscape, and struggled to imagine what it would be like to lose our homes and all that comes with it.

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  14. Protestors and Community Activists Hold Press Conference at Milwaukee Police Department District 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    On December 29, 2014, protest organizers, supporters and representatives from the City of Milwaukee and State of Wisconsin gathered outside of the Milwaukee Police Department District 5 for a press conference to discuss and deliver solutions to issues many feel are not being properly handled by the police and city and state leadership. A diverse, organized crowd of over 100 did not allow the cold weather to deter them from their goal of having their voice heard.

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  15. Hamilton Supporters Head to Chicago for Rally with Jesse JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    On Saturday December 27, 2014 The Reverend Jesse Jackson partnering with relatives and few dozen supporters of Dontre Hamilton from Milwaukee, held a rally in Chicago at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Headquarters in Chicago to continue to draw attention to the case and what Jackson says is a pattern of injustice according to Chicago Tribune . "We cannot stand by and let this happen without saying something," Jackson told the family of Dontre Hamilton and crowd of approximately 200 on Saturday.

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  16. School Board's Actions Cut Benefits Liability by $2.6 Billion Over Last 6 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Decisions by the Milwaukee Board of School Directors to make changes to benefits and other changes have reduced the district's long-term liability for other post-employment benefits significantly, according to a report presented during the Board's November meeting. Since 2007, the OPEB liability has been reduced by a remarkable seventy percent .

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  17. New Years Resolution: Stop the Violence by Getting ActiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Sadly violence is not a new issue for our community . Almost every day we receive word of yet another shooting somewhere in the city.

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  18. A Celebration For The Life of Walter G. BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    "Recently, a selfless angel returned to his place by the Lord's side. Walter G. Beach II passed away, leaving behind Pamela Beach Dixon and beloved family members.

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  19. MPS Requesting Proposals for Project Architect Services for Various Future ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee Public Schools is requesting proposals for Project Architect Services for Various Future Projects. Project scope, 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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  20. MPS Requesting BIDs for Fuel Oil System Replacement - Rebid at Pulaski High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Office of the Milwaukee Public Schools , DIVISION OF FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES, 1124 N. 11th St., Milwaukee , Wisconsin, December 22, 2014. Sealed proposals will be received at 1124 N. 11th St., directed to the attention of Ms.

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