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UW-Milwaukee Employees to Receive Sexual Assault Training

All 39,000 employees working at any University of Wisconsin campus will have completed a comprehensive sexual assault training by this Fall. Including everyone from custodians and residence hall staff members to professors and administrators, the program - which is setting the UW System back $68,...
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Outrage Over Racist Photo From Franklin High School

On Monday, a photo posted to social media showed a labeled water fountain found inside Franklin High School. The two water fountains were labelled 'white' and 'colored' reminiscent of a pre-civil rights era. Jacob Romanski, a student at Franklin, took a photo of the scene and took it to the...
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Snowfall Surprises The City Of Milwaukee

This morning, Milwaukee woke up to an unexpected snowfall after Monday's rain-filled day. The snow has disrupted morning commuters on their way to work, and travel times are slower than expected. Due to the weather, some schools have decided to close for the day. People have been advised to drive...
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Milwaukee Startup Declines Shark Tank Offer

Mike Fox and Pat Hughes are the co-founders of Hyde Sportswear, based out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The two appeared on ABC's Shark Tank on Sunday night, showcasing their Wingman life vest; a thin, lightweight life jacket designed with comfort and safety in mind. Hughes mentioned the death of a...
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'Manitowoc Minute' Charlie Berens Gives a Knee Slappin Performance at Turner Hall Comedy Show

Many of us have seen the newly viral comedy news cast "Manitowoc Minute" but did you know he had a comedy show?! The "Manitowoc Minute" began in June and is launched each Monday. The creator, Charlie Berens, is a Wisconsin native from Elm Grove. In the show he mimics an exaggerated Wisconsin accent...
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Milwaukee Announced as 'America's Best City to Find Love'

Ooh la la! There's more to us than just good beer and football. We've got love in the air! The Great Love Debate is a popular podcast that named Milwaukee "America's Best City to Find Love" for 2017! The podcast is a nationally touring series hosted by Brian Howie, where he attempts to answer the...
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Over 500,000 Lights Brighten Up Downtown Milwaukee with Holiday Cheer!

What? 500,000?! That's a lot of Christmas lights. Last night, hundreds of people gathered to experience Milwaukee's Holiday Lights Festival. Characters like Teddy Bears, Sleighs, and Santa Clause himself make up over 500,000 holiday lights that are streamed all over downtown. Mayor, Tom Barrett,...
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Wisconsin Native Advances In NBC's The Voice

Hannah Mrozak goes from getting judged by our very own Alley Faith at a local talent show to celebrity Adam Levine! We learned today that Alley judged a talent show Hannah was in at 10 years old. The Wisconsin Native is now 19 and currently a contestant on NBC's TV show, The Voice! It was a close...
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What Do You Think About the 2017 Starbucks Holiday Cup?

It's here! The new holiday cup to hold all of your pumpkin spiced lattes. Every year there tends to be a big uproar about the holiday themed cup that Starbucks puts out. Someone, somewhere is always offended by the color or graphic on this holiday staple. Many of us remember the 2015 Starbucks red...
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Milwaukee Bucks and BuyCostumes.com Surprise Elementary Students by Donating Halloween Costumes

For many kids in Milwaukee, it's not possible for them to dress as their new favorite superhero every year. Although holidays can be a lot of fun, they can also be very expensive for some families. That's why the Milwaukee Bucks, along with BuyCostumes.com decided to donate over 225 Halloween...
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