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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Researchers say Wisconsin has more educated workers than jobs

 A second economic study shows that Wisconsin’s sluggish economy isn’t being plagued by a skills gap between job openings and job seekers
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
Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

The story of Milwaukee garage rock

 Garage rock first gained popularity in the U.S. in the 1960s and today garage bands continue to find their way into the mainstream of rock ‘n’ roll. Perfect for both fans of rock and students of history, Peter Roller’s new book Milwaukee Garage Bands: Generations of Grassroots Rock follows
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012
 Every year the Observers ridicule a football bowl system that bestows an extra game on teams with five or six losses. This time the absurdity has an extra dimension because Wisconsin, 7-5 overall and 4-4 in the Big Ten
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Across our nation, streets tagged “Main” are in dismal decay. Downtown Racine is no exception, as the county has been hit hard by the recession. That said, 441 Main St. in Racine shines like a beacon on the shores of Lake Michigan as the home of the...
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011
The NBA apparently will return on Christmas Day, and the Observers think one big reason is that the millionaires on both sides of the lockout realized they wouldn't be missed until April—if then. Yes, college basketball is that good—always available...
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011
Colleges listed in order of student population size:Milwaukee Area Technical College www.matc.edu 414-297-6282 Milwaukee, Wis., with campuses in Mequon, Oak Creek and West Allis Insti

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