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06.23.2014 | 32 days ago | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Anybody who follows live music promotion knows that it's not unusual for an upstart music festival to be scrapped after one year. Nor is it uncommon for troubled concerts to be canceled a few weeks out because of poor ticket sales. But the unlucky attendees at this weekend's Rockesha concert in Waukesha witnessed something truly unique: a music festival canceled mid-show.The festival Saturday at t...
06.14.2014 | 41 days ago | Posted at 04:46 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Waukesha’s Outskirts Theatre is looking to launch a production of Bert V. Royal’s Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead. The clever and dramatic mutation of the Peanuts comic strip characters is currently being staged locally by Splinter Group. On the far edge of summer, Outskirts Theatre will also be staging a production of the drama in Waukesha. It’s a dark drama that touches on...
04.07.2014 | 109 days ago | Posted at 05:17 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Seems like it was an open secret among state Republicans that state Rep. Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha) had a problem with women and alcohol. But they disregarded his bad, and potentially criminal, behavior and elected him to leadership anyway. They’ve since removed him from his leadership post, but Kramer remains in office.  Today, top Democratic Assembly leaders—Peter Barca, Sandy Pasch, And...
04.02.2014 | 114 days ago | Posted at 12:30 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Was it good for you?  The Milwaukee County supervisor pay referendum passed by a huge margin. Oh, you thought it could be defeated? Believe me, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele didn’t invest his dad’s money in this so that it would fail. Nor did the Greater Milwaukee Committee lobbyists write a referendum question that wouldn’t get the results it wanted. It was a done deal. So, w...
01.30.2014 | | Posted at 11:27 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
As he promised in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday night, President Obama is going to take matters into his own hands and work around a dysfunctional Congress. Plan #1 is to do whatever he can to jumpstart job creation and lift up low-wage workers. He’s going to talk about that in his visit to GE in Waukesha today, but he’s also going to use executive orders to spur job training. ...

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