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05.07.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
The Shepherd honored Mark Belling as our hero of the week for his brave show of bipartisan support of Gov. Jim Doyle. Here�s how the Expresso pundit put it: Talk about a long shot: WISN-AM radio host and former conservative Mark Belling cast aside his right-wing ideology and announced his intentions to help Gov. Jim Doyle reach the winner�s circle in the race for W...
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

It’s highly ironic that Advocates for Student Achievement (ASA) is trying to position itself as a “good government group,” since its internal e-mails show that members have been engaging in highly questionable campaign tactics for months. ASA formed in 2007, yet it hadn’t filed any campaign finance reports with...
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009

Plus Jerks and Letters of the Week

North Shore residents elected Democrat Sandra Pasch in November because they felt her long career in health care and sensitivity to providers and patients would result in sensible legislation. Pasch has just delivered on that promise by introducing a bill in the state Assembly that protects women who breast-feed. If approved...
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

Come on, Milwaukee. Keep your favorite locally owned companies in business during these tough economic times. Make a promise to buy local this holiday season at www.expressmilwaukee.com and you could win great prizes from local businesses. The Shepherd Express’ computers will randomly pick winners throughout...
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

Much has been written lately about drug and alcohol abuse by minors,as though it was a recent phenomenon—something to be blamed on television advertising, the breakdown of the “traditional” family unit or other societal bogeymen. The sad reality is that underage substance abuse is not new, but for those caught in...
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008

A Simple Way to Aid Domestic Violence Survivors

The campaign to require paid sick days to all Milwaukee workers rightly emphasizes the boost in health and productivity that will be provided to employees, employers, parents and anyone who encounters sick employees in their workplace. But the paid sick days referendum—which will be on the city of Milwaukee...
Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Plus Winners and Jerks of the Week

Almost 90% of women use or have used birth control, yet the Bush administration wants to make it more difficult for these women to access it. The Department of Health and Human Services is attempting to change the definition of abortion so that it could include the pill, emergency contraceptives and IUDs.

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