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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
Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012
 It sure didn’t take very long for extremists to begin desperately trying to sidetrack the growing movement to finally taking intelligent steps
Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

Milwaukee a model for urban planning in new essay collection

 Although Milwaukee’s longtime mayor, Henry Maier, cast himself as the champion of cities, no one seemed to hate urban life more than him—unless you count his equally egregious peers in other city halls across the U.S.
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

County Board Repairs Abele’s Flawed Budget

 After all of the hearings, amendments and rancor between Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and the 18-member Board of Supervisors, a unified board put its stamp of approval on a 2013 county budget that
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Best of Milwaukee 2012

It makes perfect sense that our readers would pick up the Shepherd at their neighborhood Pick ’n Save—almost 200,000 Shepherd readers shop at a Roundy’s Pick ’n Save or Metro Market. We very much appreciate your

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