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The Milwaukee Symphony and Milwaukee Public Museum Team Up for Free Water-Themed Event
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The Milwaukee Symphony and Milwaukee Public Museum Team Up for Free Water-Themed Event

The Symphony and Public Museum are partnering on a series of unique events.

Classical: Present Music’s Wildest Concert Ever
Classical

Present Music’s Wildest Concert Ever

Whales, dinosaurs and music, performed at Public Museum.

Plenty of Horne: New Public Museum Cost Is $150 Million
Plenty of Horne

New Public Museum Cost Is $150 Million

Seeks $50 million each from county, state and private donors.

Northwestern Mutual Furthers Its Commitment to Milwaukee with More Than $700,000 in Grants to Area Cultural Attractions
Ex Fabula ALL STARS to feature personal stories from community members
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Ex Fabula ALL STARS to feature personal stories from community members

And why, after 8 seasons, the org still has "Unfinished Business"

Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Hosts April Gallery Night Exhibit and Event April 21
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Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Hosts April Gallery Night Exhibit and Event April 21

Local artist’s works will be displayed at the InterContinental Milwaukee; The Pfister Hotel’s current and past Artist in Residence and current Narrator-in-Residence will showcase their works during Gallery Night

Milwaukee to Read and Celebrate In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
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Milwaukee to Read and Celebrate In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

Milwaukee Public Library to Kick Off "MKE Big Read" Saturday, April 8.

Present Music brings museum exhibits to life musically with exploratory concert on April 29
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Present Music brings museum exhibits to life musically with exploratory concert on April 29

Featuring first-ever collaboration with the Milwaukee Public Museum

The Secret Buttons at Public Museum

The Secret Buttons at Public Museum

Push them and snakes rattle. But where among 4.5 million objects are they?

Stop Layoffs and Union Busting at MPM
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Stop Layoffs and Union Busting at MPM

The union has planned a picket for Wednesday, March 8th at 5:00 p.m. at MPM.

MPM Aligning Itself for the Future
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MPM Aligning Itself for the Future

Museum Leadership has been investigating whether to construct a new museum building downtown.

Classical: 12 Short Works By Musical Giants
Classical

12 Short Works By Musical Giants

And performed in three different venues. That's how Present Music rolls.

North Shore Bank Names 33-Year Bank Veteran to Senior Leadership Position of Exeuctive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
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North Shore Bank Names 33-Year Bank Veteran to Senior Leadership Position of Exeuctive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

North Shore Bank names Andrew S. Wallach III to the new senior leadership position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer.

Learn to Love Your Great Lakes with Discovery World and Fund for Lake Michigan
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Learn to Love Your Great Lakes with Discovery World and Fund for Lake Michigan

Family-friendly event features fun and interactive educational experiences aimed at introducing our community’s connection to fresh water through local organizations.

Public Voting for the Next Artist-In-Residence Begins January 20; Works Displayed During Gallery Night
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Public Voting for the Next Artist-In-Residence Begins January 20; Works Displayed During Gallery Night

Artist-in-Residence finalists’ work to be displayed at InterContinental Milwaukee; The Pfister Hotel will feature all former Artists-in-Residence during Gallery Night

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

13 Short Facts About The Domes

13 Short Facts About The Domes

Domes task force presented with data that reveals much about the popular attraction.

Twenty Area Children’s Charities Randomly Chosen to Participate in Heart of Canal Street
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Twenty Area Children’s Charities Randomly Chosen to Participate in Heart of Canal Street

Benefiting organizations to share in fund-raising total announced Dec. 16.

While everyone else is buying “stuff,” buy your family and friends one-of-a-kind experiences from the Milwaukee Public Museum!
Classical: Let Us Give Thanks for Some Cool Music
Classical

Let Us Give Thanks for Some Cool Music

Present Music's Thanksgiving concert blends old and new in a gorgeous cathedral.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Jury Duty in Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside Jury Duty in Milwaukee

A day in the life of a Milwaukee County juror.

Present Music’s Annual Musical Meditation on Gratitude Thanksgiving concert melds tradition with the best of what’s new and inspiring.
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Present Music’s Annual Musical Meditation on Gratitude Thanksgiving concert melds tradition with the best of what’s new and inspiring.

Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 5 p.m. at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

Uncover the Forensic Science Behind Wisconsin’s “Hidden” Criminal Cases at the Milwaukee Public Museum’s Science on Tap
Marcus® Milwaukee Hotels Honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Art Community this October
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Marcus® Milwaukee Hotels Honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Art Community this October

Pfister Hotel and InterContinental Milwaukee Offer Many Opportunities for Guests to Give Back in October through Special Cocktails and Gallery Night Activities

Parking Structure at North 4th Street & West Highland Avenue to Close Permanently
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Parking Structure at North 4th Street & West Highland Avenue to Close Permanently

Parking Structure at North 4th Street & West Highland Avenue to Close Permanently

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

UWM Alumni Assocation to Honor More Than 20 Indivduals, Businesses
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UWM Alumni Assocation to Honor More Than 20 Indivduals, Businesses

The 22 individual recipients and one corporate partner were chosen for awards based on their outstanding professional achievements, civic involvement and partnerships with the university.

Present Music Brings Contemporary Music to Milwaukee and the World for 35 Years
Stories About Humans of Milwaukee

Stories About Humans of Milwaukee

UWM junior creates photos and stories of 200 Milwaukeeans, emulating New York website.

Marcus® Hotels & Resorts to Host April Gallery Night Exhibits
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Marcus® Hotels & Resorts to Host April Gallery Night Exhibits

The Pfister Hotel will introduce newly named Artist-in-Residence Pamela Anderson, while InterContinental Milwaukee’s Gallerie M will host The Zodiac Series

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

Murphy’s Law: Can Art Museum Afford O’Donnell Park?
Murphy’s Law

Can Art Museum Afford O’Donnell Park?

Deal sounds almost too good to be true. Here's a reality check.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Wells Building, 1915
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Wells Building, 1915

Built in 1902 by Daniel Wells, building still stands, but stripped of roofline ornamentation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bublr Bikes Touts Big Expansion Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bublr Bikes Touts Big Expansion Plan

New stations coming in 2016 to Bay View, East Side, Walker's Point, Harambee.

Celebrate Beer’s History – and Make Some of Your Own – at MPM’s 18th Annual Food & Froth Fest
January Highlights at the Milwaukee Art Museum
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January Highlights at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Last chance to see acclaimed photography exhibition Larry Sultan: Here and Home, and first glimpse of Wisconsin's most talented young artists

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?

Exclusive Discount to the Reimagined <i>Streets of Old Milwaukee</i> for MCTS Riders
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Exclusive Discount to the Reimagined Streets of Old Milwaukee for MCTS Riders

The MPMs Streets of Old Milwaukee exhibit, presented by the Rexnord Foundation, will reopen on Friday, December 11th, after a four-month closure.

Plenty of Horne: Streets of Old Milwaukee Made New
Plenty of Horne

Streets of Old Milwaukee Made New

Public Museum has redone the 50-year-old exhibit, adding more sights and sounds and smells.

The Milwaukee Public Museum’s Streets of Old Milwaukee to Reopen on December 11
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The Milwaukee Public Museum’s Streets of Old Milwaukee to Reopen on December 11

Streets was originally opened in January 1965

Historical Society could get cash first pitched for Marcus Center
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Historical Society could get cash first pitched for Marcus Center

Milwaukee Public Theatre presents “Stories from the Medicine Wheel”
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Milwaukee Public Theatre presents “Stories from the Medicine Wheel”

Theatre Project Honors Native American Traditions

Historic Milwaukee Companies Help Reimagine the Milwaukee Public Museum’s Streets of Old Milwaukee
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Historic Milwaukee Companies Help Reimagine the Milwaukee Public Museum’s Streets of Old Milwaukee

If the popularity of the Milwaukee Public Museum’s Streets of Old Milwaukee (Streets) exhibition is any indication, there are few cities more proud of their beginnings than Milwaukee.

City Business: How Bliffert Lumber Got Into Hardware
City Business

How Bliffert Lumber Got Into Hardware

The lumber company, which goes back to the 1870s, now has a popular hardware store in Riverwest.

Creative Alliance Milwaukee and Innovation in Milwaukee Announce Conference Content for Inaugural “Walk the Talk” Conference
50 Years of Helping the Blind

50 Years of Helping the Blind

Audio & Braille Literacy Enhancement's recent work included making museum exhibit accessible to the visually impaired.

Pop-Up Museum Celebrates Local Culture

Pop-Up Museum Celebrates Local Culture

A museum pops up at the Silver City International Food & Art Walk

Travel the World in One Milwaukee Neighborhood
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Travel the World in One Milwaukee Neighborhood

Silver City International Food and Art Walk celebrates cultural diversity through the arts

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Public Museum Exhibits, 1880s
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Public Museum Exhibits, 1880s

The museum would move 12 years later, saving it from the exposition building's disastrous fire of 1905.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Panorama of Milwaukee, 1885
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Panorama of Milwaukee, 1885

The new Industrial Exposition Building gave a great vantage point for those photographing the city.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Building, 1880s
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Building, 1880s

Touted as the "finest in the country," the exposition hall on 5th and Kilbourn held a wide range of events.

Nature, ecology are focal points of Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s August gift
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Nature, ecology are focal points of Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s August gift

Experience the wonders of the natural world during a day of free access to sites in greater Milwaukee that advance environmental education, conservation, adventure and ecology.

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"

Downtown’s summer trolley bells will toll again beginning June 4
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Downtown’s summer trolley bells will toll again beginning June 4

The service will run Thursdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., June 4 through Sept. 5.

Education and Transportation Top Concerns at Budget Forum

Education and Transportation Top Concerns at Budget Forum

Democratic legislators hold listening session in Milwaukee and get an earful.

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

Vantage Point: Milwaukee Public Library
Vantage Point

Milwaukee Public Library

Giant Eagle sculptures outside of the central branch evince an intriguing history.

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

Mike Cudahy Steps Down as Co-Chair of Discovery World Board of Directors
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Mike Cudahy Steps Down as Co-Chair of Discovery World Board of Directors

Randy Crocker to serve as Board Chair.

Downtown trolleys begin summer loop Thursday
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Downtown trolleys begin summer loop Thursday

Milwaukee Trolley Loop – Thursdays through Saturdays, June 5 – September 6, 2014

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?

VISIT Milwaukee Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week
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VISIT Milwaukee Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week

With “Tour Your Town” Campaign and Annual Meeting

Downtown’s summer trolleys to ring again June 5
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Downtown’s summer trolleys to ring again June 5

Downtown Milwaukee’s trolley service, the Milwaukee Trolley Loop presented by VISIT Milwaukee, will roll out Thursday, June 5.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 7 Can’t Miss YP Week Events
Eyes on Milwaukee

7 Can’t Miss YP Week Events

Young Professional Week features some 30 events. Here's our pick of the top seven.

Murphy’s Law: Top Architect Quit Project for Museum Addition
Murphy’s Law

Top Architect Quit Project for Museum Addition

Architect Jim Shields had falling out with Milwaukee Art Museum; new addition was designed by committee, not Shields.

County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic To Hold “Coffee & Culture” Discussion March 14 at the Milwaukee Public Museum
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County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic To Hold “Coffee & Culture” Discussion March 14 at the Milwaukee Public Museum

Chat Sessions Designed to Discuss County Cultural, Recreational and Entertainment Needs

County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic to Hold “Coffee & Culture” Discussion March 14 at the Milwaukee Public Museum
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County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic to Hold “Coffee & Culture” Discussion March 14 at the Milwaukee Public Museum

Chat Sessions Designed to Discuss County Cultural, Recreational and Entertainment Needs

All MPS K5 students to see their science curriculum come alive at a working farm
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All MPS K5 students to see their science curriculum come alive at a working farm

The grade-specific, highly-developed programs are aimed at engaging the senses and imaginations of students.

Plenty of Horne: Gwen Moore “Educates” Ted Cruz
Plenty of Horne

Gwen Moore “Educates” Ted Cruz

Speaking at St. John's on the Lake, she talks about her conversation with Cruz, earmarks and voter ID.

Murphy’s Law: $1 Billion Needed for Milwaukee Facilities
Murphy’s Law

$1 Billion Needed for Milwaukee Facilities

Public Policy Forum study says $400 million needed for NBA arena, $300 million for convention center and rest for other facilities.

The Man Who Retired the Museum’s Debt

The Man Who Retired the Museum’s Debt

Milwaukee Public Museum President Jay Williams will step down in February. Can the museum build on his legacy?

Friday Photos: The Solar Museum
Friday Photos

The Solar Museum

An 8-story wall of solar panels, 234 in all, will give a big energy boost to the Milwaukee Public Museum.

County Board Supports Cultural Institutions, Unanimously Adopts Agreement that Honors Veterans and Protects Art
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County Board Supports Cultural Institutions, Unanimously Adopts Agreement that Honors Veterans and Protects Art

The Milwaukee County Board passed two measures Thursday that will move Milwaukee County forward and provide long-term sustainability for important public institutions.

Downtown trolleys start engines tomorrow
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Downtown trolleys start engines tomorrow

Milwaukee Trolley Loop to operate Thursdays through Saturdays, May 23 – August 31, 2013

Plenty of Horne: Transit Outrage
Plenty of Horne

Transit Outrage

Alberta Darling says my way or the highway. Plus: the return of Jerry Kleczka!

Plenty of Horne: Local Artist’s Gift to Obama Gets Complicated
Plenty of Horne

Local Artist’s Gift to Obama Gets Complicated

Tim Meyerring's present to the president gets caught up in the law on gifts and consultations with the White House assessor.

MPS debuts online schools catalog as enrollment is underway
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MPS debuts online schools catalog as enrollment is underway

District offers city’s greatest variety of high-quality schools – and programs exclusive to MPS

Milwaukee County Board Honors Local Social Justice Advocate in Observance of Black History Month
All 5,000 MPS 3rd-graders to experience part of science curriculum at Milwaukee Public Museum
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All 5,000 MPS 3rd-graders to experience part of science curriculum at Milwaukee Public Museum

Newest Learning Journey partnership to be announced Thursday morning

Downtown Milwaukee: “Old World Charm, New World Class”
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Downtown Milwaukee: “Old World Charm, New World Class”

A Plan to Revitalize and Grow Milwaukee’s Downtown: Minus the Downtown Streetcar

Murphy’s Law: Why We Need a Part-Time County Board
Murphy’s Law

Why We Need a Part-Time County Board

For 125 years, the board was part-time. Then Tom Ament and company nudged it up to full-time. Why?

Veterans Receive Purple Heart Passes
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Veterans Receive Purple Heart Passes

Pass Benefits All Wisconsin Vets Injured in Service

Green Named 2012 Winner of Frank P. Zeidler Public Service Award
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Green Named 2012 Winner of Frank P. Zeidler Public Service Award

The Milwaukee Common Council will honor Mr. Green on Tuesday, September 25 prior to the start of its regular meeting at 9 a.m. in the third floor Council Chamber at City Hall, 200 E. Wells St.

Dimitrijevic, Buresh duke it out in 4th Supervisory District

Dimitrijevic, Buresh duke it out in 4th Supervisory District

Newcomer Bill Buresh vs. Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic. “He’s a fake Democrat,” she says. She’s in the “pocket of some special interest groups,” Buresh responds.

Steven Kraeger, Jason Haas seek vacant County Board seat
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Steven Kraeger, Jason Haas seek vacant County Board seat

Milwaukee Public Museum Keeping The Money

Milwaukee Public Museum Keeping The Money

Milwaukee Public Museum and IMAX Dome Originally uploaded by kjv31 The Milwaukee Public Museum will not be buying the former Discovery World location on the other side of the building. The financially-strapped museum has decided not to spend the $3 million on expanding into the space that was recently vacated.

Plenty of Horne: Broydrick, Lobbyist for Disaster Preparedness Group Faces Own Disaster in D.C. Whore Scandal
Plenty of Horne

Broydrick, Lobbyist for Disaster Preparedness Group Faces Own Disaster in D.C. Whore Scandal

Bill Broydrick linked to the “Washington Madam.”

The Roundup: Museum’s Wish List
The Roundup

Museum’s Wish List

"Many permanent exhibits will be upgraded."

The Roundup: Lavender, Black and Green
The Roundup

Lavender, Black and Green

The Green Party’s national convention will be in Milwaukee this week, with voting by delegates to be held on Saturday. The big question: will the outfit endorse Ralph Nader? This vexing question will put Milwaukee, however briefly, once again in the national spotlight. The party has endorsed the formation of several subgroups including the Black […]

The Roundup: Lautenschlager’s Fast Ones – Past Speeding Tickets Raise Residency Issues
The Roundup

Lautenschlager’s Fast Ones – Past Speeding Tickets Raise Residency Issues

Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager exploits a legal loophole.

The Roundup: Pratt’s “Reimbursement” Mystery Money
The Roundup

Pratt’s “Reimbursement” Mystery Money

Acting Mayor Pockets $7,500 with no explanation

Murphy’s Law: Is Jim Sensenbrenner America’s Cheapest Congressman?
Murphy’s Law

Is Jim Sensenbrenner America’s Cheapest Congressman?

It must be tough being married to James Sensenbrenner.