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10.01.2013 | | Posted at 04:34 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Milwaukee's amazing stretch of mild, beautiful fall weather looks to stretch into this weekend, which is welcome news for those attending Milwaukee's Oktoberfest celebration at Pere Marquette this weekend.The event—which will feature a beer garden with music and food including baked pretzels, bratwurst, wieners and pork sandwiches—runs noon - 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5. It ...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Milwaukee could create jobs by boosting recycling

 Milwaukee could create jobs and help the environment by viewing the city’s trash as a valuable resource and a new recycling facility as a way to spur economic
07.11.2013 | | Posted at 05:07 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
The city’s Fire and Police Commission has come under heavy fire for making some questionable calls in the past year.  It didn’t discipline an officer for punching handcuffed woman in the face, then, after much outcry, reversed its decision. It didn’t discipline the officers involved in the in-custody death of Derek Williams, either. The mayor’s previous appointee, Ann Wilson, had...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Off The Cuff with Angela Damiani of ART Milwaukee

 In his 2013 State of the City address, Mayor Tom Barrett recognized three individuals “whose energy and commitment are producing real results. They deserve our attention and thanks.” Two of the three were Angela
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Many people in the state have to be baffled to see Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who campaigned on creating “jobs, jobs, jobs,” turn away billions of dollars that could create tens of thousands of jobs in Wisconsin
Monday, Jan. 14, 2013
 As someone whose first reporting job in Milwaukee was as a backup reporter covering county government under its first county executive, I certainly understand those who harbor a strong desire

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