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Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010

Intelligent programming inspires audiences; station offers students hands-on learning opportunities

Oftentimes, non-cable television seems like a throwback to the era of records and rotary phones. But Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) sidesteps the time warp by staying relevant with progressive and diverse programming. In the 1950s Congress reserved airwaves specifically for noncommercial television to provide audiences with...
12.04.2007 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Early Year End Album Lists A sign of what's ahead? Every year, Metacritic creates a comprehensive webpage charting music publications' year-end lists, but since 2007's meta-list isn't up yet, let's take a look at the lists that have leaked early. Here's each publication's #1 album, and their rankings of a couple other albums of note. Stylus: LCD Soundsystem (#1), The National (#5), Radiohead (#1...
09.07.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
The horror! Check out the subversive, dangerous, radical comments President Obama is going to make tomorrow when addressing the nation�s school kids! Prepare to be brainwashed! Prepared Remarks of President Barack Obama
 Back to School Event Arlington, Virginia
 September 8, 2009
 The President: Hello everyone�how�s everybody doing toda...
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008
This week, I turn the tables by asking my readers some questions. Students have been back at school for a month now, and I talked with a few from local colleges and universities about what they wished their parents had told them about sex before they were all grown up.   This topic is on my mind for a couple of reasons. The pregnancy of Sarah Palin's daughter, Bristol, has once again put the spotlight on the effectiveness of abstinence-only sex education and of parental messages about sexuality. In addition, I just kicked off a series of workshops for parents at the Tool Shed, the first of which focused...