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1 hr ago | Star Tribune

Wisconsin police brace for new probe protocols

A bill that would put outside agencies in charge of investigating officer-involved deaths could create conflict and confusion for Wisconsin agencies that have traditionally done it themselves, police observers say.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Scott Walker, US Governors, Prison

8 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Mishicot News: Mishicot's Eis makes music a life's work

The Mishicot Music Department brings music to our area with a variety of concerts.

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Related Topix: Mishicot, WI, Education Etc., University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Manitowoc, WI, Saint Norbert College

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

'Quiet the doubt': YP Week panel on women's leadership encourages next generation

Tracy Johnson, left, of Tempo Milwaukee moderated the panel that included Beth Weirick of Milwaukee Downtown and Wendy Baumann of Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corp. Attendees at a breakfast on developing the next generation of women leaders Friday got insight from four successful Milwaukee professionals, but one woman stole the show.

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Business Journal

George Hinton: A People on the Move Spotlight

This week we take a look at the appointment of George Hinton to chief executive officer of the Social Development Commission, Milwaukee.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, University of Alabama Birmingham, Milwaukee County, WI

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Business Journal

Popular Milwaukee bus routes to get express service thanks to grants

Milwaukee County's transit system has received $22.6 million in state grants to buy 16 clean diesel buses and establish three express routes to serve major destinations, including the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Milwaukee County, WI, Marquette University

LiveScience

Like A Rock: New Concrete Could Last A Lifetime

On the surface, concrete seems like one of the world's most durable substances. After all, 2000-year-old Roman buildings made of the material are still standing.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

New Milwaukee SDC panel tackles youth, poverty issues

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Wisconsin, Mequon, WI

EurekAlert!

Fish exposed to antidepressants exhibit altered behavioral changes

Fish exposed to the antidepressant Fluoxetine, an active ingredient in prescription drugs such as Prozac, exhibited a range of altered mating behaviours, repetitive behaviour and aggression towards female fish, according to new research published on in the latest special issue of Aquatic Toxicology : Antidepressants in the Aquatic Environment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Prozac, Sarafem, Fluoxetine (generic), Pharmacology, Biology, Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

PRLog US Entertainment

Bel Canto Chorus and Boy Choirs Present Carmina Burana

Apr. 15, 2014 - MILWAUKEE -- Bel Canto Chorus, Richard Hynson, Music Director, and Bel Canto Boy Choirs, present Carl Orff's Carmina Burana on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 7:00 pm in the Milwaukee Theatre Grand Rotunda.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Carl Orff, Classical, Milwaukee County, WI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Two-year tuition freeze for UW System will be popular, but is it wise?

Extending a tuition freeze on the University of Wisconsin System no doubt will be popular with students and their families, and making a college education more affordable is certainly a policy goal that should be pursued by state legislators and university officials alike.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, University of Wisconsin Madison, Milwaukee, WI, Opinion

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Don't further separate MU from neighborhood

I would never suggest that those in charge of Marquette University mean to do harm.

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Related Topix: Marquette University, Marquette, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors, Prison, Milwaukee, WI, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Muskego

Dancers Travel To NYC To Participate In The Sharing The Legacy Conference

The UWM Peck School of the Arts Dance Department sent 12 students, including Muskego native Steven Zarzecki, and two faculty to Hunter College for the Sharing the Legacy conference, April 13-16, 2011.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Hunter College, City University of New York

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Walker proposes another two-year UW System tuition freeze

Gov. Scott Walker is proposing freezing the University of Wisconsin-System tuition for another two years, after a similar freeze was enacted last year, in light of a $1 billion surplus on the campuses.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, University of Wisconsin Madison, Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Conflict led to architect's departure from Milwaukee Art Museum project

When he was asked to design a new building for the Milwaukee Art Museum, Jim Shields talked about steering clear of the "pitched battle" between the architectural heavyweights on the lakefront - the expressive vocabulary of Santiago Calatrava and the sober design of Eero Saarinen.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Entertainment

PaintSquare

Smart Concrete' May Outlive Us All

If Scott Muzenski has his way, his great-great-great grandchildren will be doing the very first repairs on the driveway he just patched.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Students mill about SDSU's Hepner Hall.

San Diego State University has hired a veteran professor and dean from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to be its next provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, replacing Nancy Marlin, who is stepping down from the role after 15 years.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, University of Southern California, New York University, New York Institute of Technology

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

UW-Madison expanding online course offerings for summer term

The University of Wisconsin-Madison announced this week it has expanded summer online course offerings so students who return to their hometowns for jobs or who have internships elsewhere can stay on track to complete a degree without disrupting other summer activities.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, Milwaukee, WI

Wed Apr 09, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Williamson Named Head USD Volleyball Coach

South Dakota named Leanne Williamson the head coach for the Coyote volleyball program on Wednesday, removing the interim tag from the interim head coach title she has held since March 13. "I am extremely excited for the opportunity to continue to work with Coyote volleyball and I want to thank David Herbster and Jamie Oyen for having the confidence ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hartland, WI

Business Journal

Sendik's taps UWM students to provide nutritional information

Sendik's Food Markets shoppers will know more about the products they're buying and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students will put science into practice under a new partnership.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Whitefish Bay, WI

Newswise

At Long Last: A Concrete That's Nearly Maintenance-Free

To Scott Muzenski, the large crack that weather and wear had caused in the driveway of a parking structure at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee presented an opportunity to test his research.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science

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