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Tuesday, May 15, 2012
So, has everyone caught “Let's Tear Down the Bradley Center and Build a New One” fever yet?
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011

Baldwin, Thompson and Neumann among big-name possibilities

Wisconsin seems to be in perpetual campaign mode these days. But one of the standout races...
Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Rally for Obama, counting votes and contributions

Sunday’s standing-room only Organizing for America rally at American Serb Hall helped to galvanize support for President Barack Obama’s broad plans for health care reform. Without getting bogged down in details, the crowd called on members of Congress to support Obama's...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
One of the signs of lazy journalism is when reporters pick up the rhetorical cliches of one political party and begin using them as if they were facts. Despite all the accusations of a liberal bias in the media, anyone who watches closely will notice the establishment press is far more likely to adopt the language of conservatives...
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008

Kids’ Safe Zones

Safe & Sound celebrated its 10th anniversary with a rousing breakfast program at the Italian Community Center. The agency helps 23,000 children annually in 21 target neighborhoods by providing safe havens and helping to reduce crime. The agenda included remarks by Sen. Herb Kohl; honoree Ed Zore, NML's CEO...
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008

He won’t invest in war veterans’ education

Republican presidential candidate John McCain makes much of his loyalty to and support for this nation’s armed forces, as well as the suffering he endured as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. So why won’t he support a new and improved version of the G.I. Bill for those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan?
Wednesday, May 28, 2008

He chose fund-raising over supporting vets

Last week’s Senate vote on the 21st-Century GI Bill was unusual. The 75-vote vetoproof majority of senators approved long-overdue tuition increases and educational aid for returning veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Those who voted “yea” included Wisconsin’s two senators, Russ Feingold and Herb Kohl . . .
Thursday, July 31, 2008
In yet another troubling sign for the U.S. economy, more Americans are borrowing against their 401(k) retirement plans to make ends meet. What’s more, some banks are making it easier by offering people debit cards that tap into their retirement funds.
Thursday, July 3, 2008

Jim Cryns on Sports

It’s been a busy, busy few weeks for the Milwaukee Bucks. A spring-cleaning if you will, including a new general manager and the replacement of the current head coach Larry Krystkowiak an uncontested lay-up away. There’s been a fair share of moaning by Bucks owner Herb Kohl regarding the finances and the woes of a smaller market team. This is stuff we’ve all heard before with the Brewers, a rhetorical deja vu.

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