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Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013

King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech is just one watershed moment among many

Fifty years after the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr.’s soaring “I Have a Dream” speech may be the moment most remembered today. Standing in front of the majestic Lincoln Memorial before an es...
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Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

Newly released emails show how his political campaign was involved in county government matters

 In the initial phases of the John Doe investigation, the public learned how then-Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker’s county aides worked on his gubernatorial campaign while working at
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Daily Dose
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013
Scott Walker was definitely aware that his campaign and county staffers were working together to shape his image as he ran for governor in 2010.  During the indictments and prosecutions, we learned how clearly his county staffers were doing political work on the job.
Now, with the release of additional John Doe emails relating to the O’Donnell Park tragedy, we’re learning how much ...
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Daily Dose
Monday, July 29, 2013
I'm not quite sure how official this is, but I’ve just heard that Milwaukee Transport Services Inc. (MTS), the longtime nonprofit operator of the Milwaukee County Transit System, has lost its bid to continue running county buses.
The Abele administration put the transit management services contract out to bid in April. From what I can tell, the administration informed MTS late last week th...
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Daily Dose
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Wisconsinites have gotten precious little information about the travels of Gov. Scott Walker. We know from second-hand sources that he’s constantly crisscrossing the country as he sets up a run for president in 2016 (and, oh yeah, get re-elected governor in 2014).  And that’s all that we knew. Until now.
Walker’s just-released 1,695-page campaign finance report reveals a bit more...