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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Cheap cigars taste like candy and fruit, but they’re dangerous

The good news is that teen smoking in Wisconsin has fallen to an all-time low. Just 13.1% of Wisconsin high school students reported smoking in 2012, down from 17.7% in 2010 and 32.9% in 2000. Just 2.5% of middle
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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The city’s permit cap is unconstitutional

 The Sanfelippo family’s control of Milwaukee’s taxicab cartel may be over. In an oral decision delivered April 16, Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge Jane Carroll found that the city’s strict cap on taxicab permits is unconstitutional
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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

New UWM study indicates that stormwater management features have economic benefits

 Preliminary results conducted by a UW-Milwaukee researcher show that “green infrastructure” has boosted property values in Milwaukee. According to researcher Kate Madison
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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Fair-minded Wisconsinites can legalize same-sex marriage

Optimists believe that the United States Supreme Court’s impending rulings on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will affirm legal marriage rights for same-sex couples
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Wisconsin’s climate is changing before our eyes

Milwaukeeans have been shivering and wet this past week, so it’s easy to believe that our soggy, cold April means that global warming or climate change isn’t a serious threat. But unfortunately it is