How Chisholm Is Reducing Black Imprisonment

A New Yorker story portrays the Milwaukee DA as a super-hero of reform. Hm. Is that true?

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Will Supreme Court Overrule Key Part of Obamacare?

Result could increase health care costs and number of uninsured in states like Wisconsin.

Why Doesn’t Milwaukee Embrace Charter Schools?

Data shows they work better than MPS schools, but board adamantly opposes them.

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Train Trip Reminds Us Why We Ride

This trip is a perfect example of why cycling is important to us.

New Bike Trails Coming

Beerline Trail from Keefe to Capitol Dr. will be completed in July and Phase 4 of Oak Leaf Trail north from Estabrook Park in November.

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Sojourner Center Will Be a National Model

The 56-bed Sojourner Family Peace Center will be the nation's largest comprehensive provider of domestic violence prevention and intervention services.

Presenting the Posner Building Apartments

Huge, almost entirely vacant building transforming into 105 apartments on key downtown corner

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A Battle Over Historic Designation

Developer Robert Joseph wants to demolish 1880s tavern but Ald. Bauman and Third Ward board vote for historic designation, which provides protection for now.

Mandel Group’s “Coolest Project” Ever

Mandel Group breaks ground on a 46-apartment, mixed-use development that includes an indoor climbing gym.

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UWM Tries To Do a Calatrava

Its new research building is a compendium of architectural elements. How do they add up?

Ordinary Beauty

Dohmen building’s redesign is a model for how to add value and grace while updating a 1960s creation.

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Kelsey Ingle

"What I love about Milwaukee is that it measures up to the global market."

Amanda Hall

"I love this city and I don’t plan on going anywhere anytime soon."

Cate Phillips

"Being the most segregated city in the country. It hurts us on so many different levels."

Molly Clarey

"Milwaukeeans have a lot of pride in their city."

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A Tale of Two Buildings

An arena and park pavilion are each called “public-private projects.” But they offer quite different conceptions of the public interest.

Don’t Change UW System’s Governance

There’s already an exodus of top faculty concerned about ending tenure.

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Students Work to Improve West Side Neighborhood

Middle school students targeted drug dealing, worked with police to improve Washington Park area.

Club Provides Supportive Sanctuary For Addicts

The Friendship Club provides a safe, healthy educational and social setting for recovering addicts

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Arena Plan is Massive Tax Shift to Milwaukee

County taxpayers will pay far more than predicted, as state legislators back away from the deal.

Why Russ Could Beat Rojo

As the polls suggest, Johnson hasn't really tried to connect with voters. That could be fatal.

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1,449 New Apartments Coming

And more are on the way, all within a two-mile radius of City Hall.

Mayor’s Design Awards

The 2015 Mayor's Design Awards recognized projects big and small from across the city.

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Sojourner Center Will Be a National Model

The 56-bed Sojourner Family Peace Center will be the nation's largest comprehensive provider of domestic violence prevention and intervention services.

The Mansion That Moved

This 1890, $2 million Lake Drive mansion on the border of Shorewood once stood where Juneau Park is located. Blame it on the Socialists.

Presenting the Posner Building Apartments

Huge, almost entirely vacant building transforming into 105 apartments on key downtown corner

Craig Counsell’s Whitefish Bay Winner

The Brewers manager's $1.2 million colonial is a kid's paradise. Yet so secluded.

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How to Fill Those Empty Storefronts

Inaugural event will bring national leaders to Milwaukee to discuss long-term solutions for commercial corridors with empty storefronts.

We Must Imitate Other Cities

New study says we must build a Bucks arena and bigger convention center. But its data actually tells a much different story.

MagneTag

Finally no more cheating. A new game created by local inventors has magnet-imbedded foam weapons will record every successful hit.

Wisconsin’s Economy Still Needs Help

The business climate has improved under Walker but state still lacks a coherent vision of the future.

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Arena Plan is Massive Tax Shift to Milwaukee

County taxpayers will pay far more than predicted, as state legislators back away from the deal.

DNR Scientist Cuts Bigger Than Predicted?

Walker's budget could also cut LTE staff in DNR's science bureau.

Cuts In DNR Scientists Could Hurt Walleye Fishing

Longterm DNR efforts to reverse Walleye decline in state lakes could be hurt by Walker's proposed cuts.

Will Supreme Court Overrule Key Part of Obamacare?

Result could increase health care costs and number of uninsured in states like Wisconsin.

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Sheehy Defends MMAC

He takes issues with latest column in Murphy's Law.

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View of Milwaukee,1856

This engraving offers remarkable detail about the quickly growing city just ten years after its incorporation.

Lakefront, Late 1920s

Before the War Memorial -- and before trees and vegetation -- the lakefront was a flat plain.

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