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NEWaukeean of the Week: Maanaan Nadeem Shakeel Sabir
NEWaukeean of the Week

Maanaan Nadeem Shakeel Sabir

"I live in the Lindsay Heights section of Milwaukee and I love it because it's a sponge of love. "

Rachel Jones instrumental to the origin and continued success of Zoo Pride
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Rachel Jones instrumental to the origin and continued success of Zoo Pride

Charter member has volunteered for over 40 years

Zoological Society Appoints New Board Members
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Zoological Society Appoints New Board Members

The Society’s Board of Directors provides oversight and direction for the Society.

Get Ritzy at the Zoological Society’s Boxing Fundraiser
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Get Ritzy at the Zoological Society’s Boxing Fundraiser

Proceeds Support the Milwaukee County Zoo and its conservation projects

Kohl’s Wild Theater Premieres New Musical: “Aldo Leopold and the Ghost of Sand County”
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Kohl’s Wild Theater Premieres New Musical: “Aldo Leopold and the Ghost of Sand County”

New stage production will teach students about famous Wisconsin conservationists

New exhibitions open January 13 at Portrait Society Gallery
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New exhibitions open January 13 at Portrait Society Gallery

The exhibition runs through March 26, 2017.

Mayor Barrett’s 10th Annual Holiday Drive Supports Local Veterans
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Mayor Barrett’s 10th Annual Holiday Drive Supports Local Veterans

Service Members Benefitted from Annual Drive during Holiday Season

Festive Display of Handcrafted Ornaments in the Fantastic Forest
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Festive Display of Handcrafted Ornaments in the Fantastic Forest

The ornaments are decorated by 63 Milwaukee-area youth groups.

Op-Ed: The Demoting of the Domes
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The Demoting of the Domes

Once a Milwaukee icon, the horticultural oasis is barely being promoted to tourists.

Plenty of Horne: Inside New Jan Serr Studio at UWM
Plenty of Horne

Inside New Jan Serr Studio at UWM

Doors Open site will also host Milwaukee Film Festival Party.

Lions and Lagers
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Lions and Lagers

The Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s annual Zoo Brew, sponsored by Sazama Design Build Remodel – Sept. 29, 2016

Kohl’s Donates $1.4 Million to Zoological Society of Milwaukee
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Kohl’s Donates $1.4 Million to Zoological Society of Milwaukee

Kohl’s Donates $1.4 Million to Zoological Society of Milwaukee

Bike with the Beasts
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Bike with the Beasts

Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s Ride on the Wild Side Bike Ride

Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues
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Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues

Annual event for Milwaukee-based financial security company to pump about $12.9 million into local economy

Joint Effort Improving Housing on West Side

Joint Effort Improving Housing on West Side

Lowe’s and Habitat for Humanity will repair, rehab 60 homes in Washington Park neighborhood.

County Executive Chris Abele Announces That Summerfest Will Join Milwaukee County’s Purple Heart Pass Program
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County Executive Chris Abele Announces That Summerfest Will Join Milwaukee County’s Purple Heart Pass Program

Purple Heart Recipients to Receive Eight Free Admissions to Summerfest

Get Ritzy and Glitzy at Zoological Society Boxing Fundraiser
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Get Ritzy and Glitzy at Zoological Society Boxing Fundraiser

Proceeds Support Milwaukee County Zoo and Conservation Projects

Murphy’s Law: Do Millennials Oppose the Streetcar?
Murphy’s Law

Do Millennials Oppose the Streetcar?

Not really, but a new survey is fueling misunderstandings. What do millennials really want?

Greater Milwaukee Foundation wraps 100th year with free week at the Zoo
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Greater Milwaukee Foundation wraps 100th year with free week at the Zoo

New snow leopard’s arrival among highlights of December Gift to the Community

Cultural Assets Are Important, But Let’s Not Forget Transit
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Cultural Assets Are Important, But Let’s Not Forget Transit

Supervisor Michael Mayo, Sr. Calls for Transit Funding. If New Public Backing for Regional Cultural Assets is Approved

Kohl’s Wild Theater Unveils Conservation-Themed Shows for Fall
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Kohl’s Wild Theater Unveils Conservation-Themed Shows for Fall

Free theater performances shown at festivals, schools and community events within a one-hour radius of the Milwaukee County Zoo

500th Purple Heart Pass Issued
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500th Purple Heart Pass Issued

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, Milwaukee County Veterans Service Office Announce Issuance of 500th Purple Heart Pass

Why Wisconsin’s a Magnet for Wild Animals

Why Wisconsin’s a Magnet for Wild Animals

It's one of five states with no laws against keeping dangerous animals as pets.

Zoo will acquire two snow leopards with gift from Greater Milwaukee Foundation
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Zoo will acquire two snow leopards with gift from Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Milwaukee, Wis., July 17, 2015 – For its July centennial Gift to the Community, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation is helping the Milwaukee County Zoo add two snow leopards to its animal collection. The Zoo’s 1-year-old snow leopard cub, Sossy, died unexpectedly on June 5, leaving only Sossy’s mother, adult female Tomiris. The Zoo plans to […]

Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues
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Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues

Annual event for Milwaukee-based financial security company to pump about $12.9 million into local economy

Supervisor Jursik Says County Arena Funding Plan is “Unconscionable”
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Supervisor Jursik Says County Arena Funding Plan is “Unconscionable”

"Bad Debt Not a Revenue Stream"

Public Policy Forum, Marquette Law School partner to launch new website focused on Milwaukee’s entertainment and cultural needs
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Public Policy Forum, Marquette Law School partner to launch new website focused on Milwaukee’s entertainment and cultural needs

Site to be unveiled during June 4 “On the Issues” presentation

Supervisor Gerry Broderick Says Proposed Sales Tax Should be Used for Parks and Transit
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Supervisor Gerry Broderick Says Proposed Sales Tax Should be Used for Parks and Transit

Says Gary Grunau’s Proposal for a .5% Sales Tax for Arena and Streetcar Ignores 2008 Referendum

House Confidential: Tim Sheehy’s Traditional Home
House Confidential

Tim Sheehy’s Traditional Home

He is working to keep the Bucks in Milwaukee for as long as he's lived in Fox Point.

Greater Milwaukee Foundation invests nearly $30,000 toward Milwaukee area summer programs, activities
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Greater Milwaukee Foundation invests nearly $30,000 toward Milwaukee area summer programs, activities

The Greater Milwaukee Foundation awarded $29,800 in grants to area agencies

VISIT Milwaukee Names 2014-15 Officers and Board of Directors
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VISIT Milwaukee Names 2014-15 Officers and Board of Directors

VISIT Milwaukee announces its officers and Board of Directors for the business year 2014-15.

Murphy’s Law: Four Plans to Save the Bucks
Murphy’s Law

Four Plans to Save the Bucks

But can any of the plans create the new NBA arena they need?

County Executive Abele Presents John Malan with Purple Heart Pass
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County Executive Abele Presents John Malan with Purple Heart Pass

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will honor WTMJ-TV Meteorologist John Malan’s military service during the Marcus Center’s annual Flag Day celebration on Friday, June 14th.

Free Summer Events for Military Veterans in Milwaukee County
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Free Summer Events for Military Veterans in Milwaukee County

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele is happy to announce that public and private agencies in Milwaukee County are once again offering active military, drilling reservists, veterans and their families free admission to a variety of entertainment venues this summer. From Summerfest to the Milwaukee County Zoo, veterans are being thanked for the service. For a […]

Veterans Receive Purple Heart Passes
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Veterans Receive Purple Heart Passes

Pass Benefits All Wisconsin Vets Injured in Service

Small Business Development Exposition Set for Thursday, November 29
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Small Business Development Exposition Set for Thursday, November 29

Interim Director Nelson Soler of Milwaukee County Community Development Business Partners (CBDP) is pleased to announce the 2012 Small Business Development Exposition