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  1. Wisconsin plays key role in music, memory studyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    Mike Knutson taught himself to play the harmonica as a child, and the 96-year-old sang with his family for most of his life. Even now, as he suffers from dementia, music is an important part of his life thanks to a study looking at the impact of a nationwide music program aimed at helping dementia patients.

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  2. Journal Sentinel story attacking Burke used GOP source who called...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    UPDATED STORY: A source who was quoted this morning in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel cover story claiming that Democrat Mary Burke was fired from Trek Bicycle has posted bizarre and offensive rants on his Facebook page, including accusations that Barack Obama is a "homo" and First Lady Michelle Obama is a man. MJS, which has endorsed Gov. Scott Walker in the past, ran the story in which former Trek employees blasted Burke's alleged incompetence under the headline "Conservative ex-execs say Burke forced out at Trek."

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  3. Public art or public enemy? Madison's 'Philosophers' StonesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    But the Madison Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development plans to probe the issue during a meeting of its downtown coordinating committee 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Nov. 20 at the Madison Central Library. The public is invited to take part.

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  4. Journal Sentinel story attacking Burke used source who called Obama a "homo"Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    A source who was quoted this morning in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel cover story claiming that Democrat Mary Burke was fired from Trek Bicycle has posted bizarre and offensive rants on his Facebook page, including accusations that Barack Obama is a "homo" and First Lady Michelle Obama is a man. MJS, which has endorsed Gov. Scott Walker in the past, ran the story in which former Trek employees blasted Burke's alleged incompetence under the headline "Conservative ex-execs say Burke forced out at Trek."

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  5. Of heaven, earth and ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    Italy. Glasgow. Milwaukee. Together, the cities make for an interesting diversity of geographic points, and they all come together via Milwaukee Art Museum's current exhibition: Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Paintings from Glasgow Museums .

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  6. Puppetry is part of 'The Lion King's' magicRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    This November, the Milwaukee Theatre will transform into the African savannah, as The Lion King's national tour rolls into town for four weeks. The lavish production, originally directed by Julie Taymor and featuring music by Elton John and Tim Rice, has gifted singers, actors and dancers, plus impressive set and costuming elements.

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  7. Fair play vs. corporate welfare in MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    Amid the fall political campaigns, a dynamic grassroots movement for justice in Milwaukee made headlines, reminding us that change does not necessarily come from politicians but from people working together in their communities. The organization Common Ground is providing much-needed pushback to the steam-rolling effort by business leaders to get hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars to build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks.

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  8. Election 2014 What to look for as you watch the resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    Wisconsin voters will know whether Democrat Mary Burke will be settling in as governor of the state or they will have more years with Republican Scott Walker at the helm. U.S. voters will know whether Republicans gained a majority in the U.S. Senate and, as predicted, held the edge in the House.

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  9. 'Lucy' explores infamous human nature experimentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    Dr. Maurice Temerlin didn't think he was doing anything wrong when he brought his adopted daughter Lucy home from Africa in the 1960s. He and his wife simply hoped to raise her like any other child, alongside their young son.

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  10. Is daylight saving time worth saving?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wisconsin Gazette

    Ask a group of students waiting in the dark for a school bus their opinion of daylight saving time, and some will say, "What's that?" Others might shrug and reply, "Whatever." "Meh."

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  11. Endorsement: Burke has the skills, commitment and decency Wisconsin needs to prosperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Wisconsin Gazette

    When Chris Abele took over as Milwaukee County Executive after Scott Walker resigned prematurely to become governor, he found the office in a shambles. Walker had accumulated so much deferred debt that the county was paying more to service it than to provide county services.

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  12. Voces de la Frontera Action gets out the vote for Mary BurkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Wisconsin Gazette

    Mary Burke, the Democratic candidate for governor in Wisconsin, has won an endorsement from Voces de la Frontera Action, the 501 4 advocacy arm of Voces de la Frontera. The organization, in its statement, said it strongly supports Mary Burke for governor because she is the candidate committed to working for all of Wisconsin's working families.

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  13. Voters getting confusing, misleading messages about Wisconsin electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Wisconsin Gazette

    Wisconsin residents are receiving confusing messages by phone and in the mail about the election, according to the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin. The organization said that just last week some people received a Wisconsin voter registration form in the mail with their name and address already filled in.

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  14. Action against deportations set for Milwaukee, coincides with Obama visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Wisconsin Gazette

    Immigrant rights activists will gather at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 outside North Division High School, where Voces de la Frontera and Youth Empowered in the Struggle will call on President Barack Obama to keep immigrant families together by expanding his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to protect all immigrants from deportation. The activists' gathering coincides with the president's visit to Milwaukee.

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  15. Clinton rallies Democrats in Milwaukee, campaigns for BurkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Wisconsin Gazette

    Former President Bill Clinton energized fellow Democrats on Oct. 24 in Milwaukee, where strong turnout could be a deciding factor in a close governor's race between Mary Burke and Republican incumbent Scott Walker. Recent polls show Burke and Walker in a dead heat, and both parties have been seeking star power to help get voters to the polls.

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  16. Community leaders, groups seek 'thoughtful oversight of Milwaukee Police'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Wisconsin Gazette

    Eighteen community organizations signed a letter to Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett; Common Council President Michael Murphy, Ald. Terry Witkowsk who chairs the Public Safety Committee and Sarah Morgan, who chairs the Fire and Police Commission Board about the upcoming replacement of the executive director of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.

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  17. Progressive Susan Happ and right-wing Republican Brad Schimel battle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Wisconsin Gazette

    This year's race for attorney general is one of the closest and fiercest in years, with Democrat Susan Happ and Republican Brad Schimel both accusing each other of being soft on crime and sex offenders as they try to replace outgoing GOP incumbent J.B. Van Hollen. Both candidates are prosecutors, with Happ serving as district attorney in rural Jefferson County and Schimel holding the same post in Waukesha County, just outside Milwaukee.

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  18. Dancing priests from Milwaukee, New York state become Internet sensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Wisconsin Gazette

    A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keyes-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract. The Rev.

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  19. Voters head to polls early in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Wisconsin Gazette

    Wisconsin clerks opened their doors to early voters on Oct. 20, giving people a chance to avoid Election Day lines and allowing partisans a window to rally supporters to vote in hopes of swinging the neck-in-neck race between Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke. Wisconsin law requires municipal clerks to offer in-person early voting from the third Monday preceding an election through the Friday before the election.

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  20. Manhattan Transfer's Tim Hauser dead at 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Wisconsin Gazette

    Tim Hauser, the founder and singer of the Grammy-winning vocal troupe The Manhattan Transfer, died Oct. 16 from cardiac arrest, according to band representative JoAnn Geffen. He was 72. Hauser appeared in Wisconsin as recently as last summer, performing with TMT on June 19 at the Northern Lights Theater in Milwaukee's Potawatomi Bingo Casino.

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