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11.06.2014 | 79 days ago | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, Milwaukee as we know it is at a crossroads, and which path it chooses could shape the city for decades to come. We're joined by Milwaukee Magazine's Dan Shafer, who discusses his November cover story about that the potentially transformative moment the city faces. Will the city go big and bold and seize the opp...
Monday, Sept. 9, 2013
Anyone who has ever spent time around a campfire in the woods while growing up remembers that eerie time in the dark of the night when someone quietly begins telling a really scary story
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

Heavy equipment staging and concrete crushing might go ahead on the county grounds

On Sept. 10, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) will award a contract for work to be done on the Watertown Plank Interchange and the Highway 100/Union Pacific Railroad bridge over I-94 as part of the $1.7 billion Zoo Interchange reconst...
07.18.2013 | | Posted at 11:30 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
We discuss city development issues regularly on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, the A.V. Club's Matt Wild and I, but we're hardly experts on the topic. For this week's episode, we're joined by somebody who is: Urban Milwaukee's Jeramey Jannene, who talks about some of the "black hole" properties that blight Wisconsin Avenue and what the cit...
Monday, Nov. 12, 2007
In September, Matt Wilkinson admitted to KGW-TV of Portland, Ore., that he had recently been in a coma for three days and nearly died. How did this come to be? While drinking with some buddies, Wilkinson decided to stick his pet Eastern diamondback rattlesnake into his mouth. "Me, being me, I put his head in my mouth," he said. A doctor told the TV station that Wilkinson barely made it to the hospital in time because his airway had nearly swollen shut from the venomous bites. Wilkinson admitted that the incident was "kind of [his] own stupid fault."