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Development moves forward with Gary G. Wetzel Center as a tiny home initiative for Milwaukee veterans

Alderwoman Chantia Lewis and Mayor Tom Barrett were joined by members of Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin (VOW) on Veterans Day, November 11, in the historic rotunda of City Hall for a special signing...
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Ensuring Economic Equity: Host committee plans historic summits prior to 2020 National Convention

The Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee announced its partnership on November 4 with Northwestern Mutual for three historic summits that will take place in Milwaukee in the months leading up to the 2020...
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Comcast seeks to end dispute with a Black business by rolling back historic civil-rights laws

On November 13, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal brought by the Comcast Corporation that could roll back historic civil-rights laws and make it harder for victims of discrimination to take...
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80% Coalition: The tug-of-war between truth and lies over meaningful gun reform in Wisconsin

Per the August 2019 Marquette Law School Poll, 80% of Wisconsin voters want the gun background check loopholes closed and 81% want to allow Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs) to remove a firearm...
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Legislators dismiss Governor’s special session in display of contempt for 80% of state voters

The Republican-controlled Senate and Assembly thwarted a Democratic call for debate over two proposed gun safety bills on November 7 by literally gaveling in and out of the special session called...
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A Political Food Fight: How the news media profits by feeding the partisan divide

A false “balance” infects the entire mainstream media and makes it puke out nonsense as if it were legitimate news in the public interest. The other day, while listening to that liberal bastion,...
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David E. Peters: Milwaukee historical records preserve memory of Airmobile pilot’s tour in Vietnam

Milwaukee-native Warrant Officer W-1 David E. Peters was 22 years old when he was awarded the Bronze Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with 13 Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Purple...
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Annual Veterans Day Ceremony honors hometown heroes in Oak Creek

Before Milwaukee County hosts its Veterans Day of Honor and Parade on November 16, the suburban city of Oak Creek held its Veterans Day Ceremony on November 9 to thank current and former members of...
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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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Code of Faith: How the military chaplaincy has embraced growing religious diversity

By Ronit Y. Stahl, Assistant Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley In 1919, Lee Levinger buried four soldiers in France. The responsibility to preside over a funeral was not...
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Veterans who fought in America’s wars have long been among advocates for peace

By Michael Messner, Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences If President Donald Trump had gotten his way, the...
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