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Around Milwaukee
Monday, Feb. 24, 2014
Mayor Tom Barrett delivered his State of the City address at Journey House this morning, where he announced a new manufacturing building at the former Tower Automotive location and outlined initiatives to aid small business owners and assist neighborhoods, among other things.

The complete text of his speech is below.

Good Morning, Milwaukee! It’s been a long cold winter and the v...
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On Music
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014
Contemporary country is woefully short on proud progressives. Though Brad Paisley doesn’t try to fill the void, he happily spoke for the more open-minded contingent of country audiences on his bright-eyed 2009 album American Saturday Night, which looked beyond pickup trucks and small-town values to celebrate American marvels that his country peers somet...