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Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Oct. 22, 2014

“Very happy Field Report Day to you,” Chris Porterfield said with a smirk early into his welcome-home set Wednesday night at the Pabst Theater. Previously that day, Field Report’s gruff-voiced
10.22.2014 | 59 hours ago | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Mayor Tom Barrett surprised the band Field Report during their performance at Radio Milwaukee's studios this afternoon with a proclamation timed to the band's album release show tonight at the Pabst Theater: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 is officially Field Report Day in Milwaukee. In the proclamation, the mayor's office commended the Milwaukee band for its critical standing and the national recognitio...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Being responsible for the entire future of NBA basketball in Milwaukee is a lot to put on the shoulders of even an outstanding young player like Jabari Parker, but, believe it or not
04.22.2014 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Kristina Byas
Thousands of Milwaukee cyclists and first time riders will leave their cars at home for Milwaukee’s Bike to Work Week from May 11-17. The week will be filled with an array of bicycle themed events hosted by Vulture Space and Wisconsin Bike Fed that will encourage more Milwaukeeans to bike.“I’m excited for people to get on their bikes, especially new riders. It creates a buzz and a community....
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Everybody goes a little basketball crazy during the NCAA tournament, but some of the talk around basketball in Milwaukee these days
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Part of GOP’s national strategy to shrink the electorate

 Local and national Democrats are trying to strike back at new restrictions on voting in Wisconsin and elsewhere, charging that Republicans are suppressing the vote to
03.21.2014 | | Posted at 04:52 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
 Tom Barrett and Michael Murphy just laid down the gauntlet on the late-night vote to suppress voting in the upcoming election:          Joint Statement from  Mayor Tom Barrett and Common Council President Michael J. Murphy   “Last night, while most Wisconsin residents were asleep, Republican legislators in Madison passed self-se...
03.14.2014 | | Posted at 01:40 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Good news for people who like inevitable things: Hank the Dog, the magic Brewers canine with the gift to make you forget about the team's first base problems, will be coming to Milwaukee. There had been some (but not much) doubt about whether the team would take the beloved stray with them when they return from Arizona, but those doubts were put to rest after an unnamed Brewers executive officiall...
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...

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