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02.24.2014 | | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
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 voices we’ve j...
01.09.2014 | | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Thousands of City of Milwaukee employees risked having their personal information accessed after a thumb drive loaded with confidential data was stolen last fall, but now there's cause for relief: Police have made an arrest in that theft and recovered the drive, and there is no evidence suggesting that the thief exploited the personal data. Mayor Tom Barrett announced the good news today in a pres...
Monday, April 15, 2013
 Contest winner Jim Lange rings the bell at Milwaukee City Hall Sunday morning to commence the city’s second (or depending on how your count, its third) annual Milwaukee Day celebration. The holiday’s creators were inspired by
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010
What’s the best response to those who are struggling during this recession? Or to those who rely on the social safety net even during good times? An auto accident or a business failure could put any of us in need of some short-term or long-term assistance. The two gubernatorial candidates—Democrat Tom Barrett and Republican Scott Walker—are polar opposites on how the government...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008
Peace advocate, poet and former educator and nurse Amy Stonemark is quick to draw a distinction between liberals and radicals, and counts herself among the latter. Stonemark has a long history of peaceful protest, marching for civil rights with Martin Luther King in Selma, Ala., and once had the rap sheet to prove it.
01.24.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Ed Garvey
I kept watching Jim Doyle deliver the State of the State last night and kept wondering what was missing. I think I figured it out. He is not having any fun. He smiles, introduces lots of people in the audience, shakes hands, but its part of his job not an adventure. And the speech reflected his mood. He threw out a few gems but he acts as if Milwaukee is not part of Wisconsin; the poor not his con...