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07.25.2014 | 35 days ago | Posted at 09:25 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we're joined by Urban Milwaukee founder Jeramey Jannene to discuss the recent drastic changes to Milwaukee cab culture. Uber and Lyft have finally been legalized in Milwaukee, and the city's perplexing cab on taxi permits has finally been lifted. So what does that mean for consumers? And are Uber and Lyft serio...
Friday, April 19, 2013

How the Windy City built the American Dream

 In The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream, Chicago native Thomas Dyja transports readers to a time in the Windy City’s recent past when artists and innovators flourished. Focusing on the years between
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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Major League Player

 When Jackie Robinson crossed the color line at Ebbets Field in 1947, many Americans weren’t ready to see a black man play ball in the same league as white men. Seven years before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against legal
Monday, Aug. 27, 2012
America's Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) may have closed its doors, but the Milwaukee institution recently opened a window to the world by relaunching as a virtual museum...
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Having been an active participant in the court-ordered busing to integrate Milwaukee’s public schools, I would be the first to admit that it didn’t turn out to magically create quality public schools for every child. Neither will ending busing.

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