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Island Knights: Milwaukee native puts tech skills to work supporting rescue operations in the Pacific

A 2016 Dominican High School graduate and Milwaukee native is serving in the U.S. Navy with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 on the island of Guam. Petty Officer 3rd Class Grace Shoulders is...
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Milwaukee resident reflects on spiritual service during Veterans Day as a chaplain in the Navy Reserve

As Americans reflect on the service of military men and women this Veterans Day, some may not realize that they are fellow residents with those who serve in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Lt. Cmdr. Brian...
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Historic block of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel campus sold for adaptive redeveloped

J. Jeffers & Co. announced on October 31 that it had closed on a real estate transaction to purchase the Journal Communications Building and the adjoining properties from the Gannett Newspaper...
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Making a “statement” by not voting only silences your own voice and abdicates that power to others

If there’s any statement choosing not to vote makes, it’s “I don’t care if I count.” I usually avoid small talk, as it is an introvert’s kryptonite. But recently at the pharmacy I made eye contact...
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Sixteenth Street expands access to critical services with new health care center on south side

The clinic will be located within a new apartment building, aimed at addressing the community’s housing needs. Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers and Froedtert & the Medical College of...
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Milwaukee celebrates and honors the service of veterans during 4th Annual Veterans Week

The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber is hosting Milwaukee Veterans Week from November 4 to 11, featuring a series of events to celebrate and honor the service of Milwaukee’s veterans. Milwaukee Veterans...
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Greta Thunberg: The little girl who woke up a generation

Greta Thunberg is one in a million. (Actually, she is one in seven point five billion.) She is infinitesimally small, statistically insignificant, numerically inconsequential. She is a brief cosmic blip. Greta is also a once-in-history, never-to-be-repeated collection...