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Frontline “soldier artists” from Ukraine perform a cultural concert of gratitude for Milwaukee

Wisconsin Ukrainians hosted a special concert for the Milwaukee community on June 15, performed by frontline Ukrainian soldiers as part of the “Music Tour of Gratitude to America,” an...
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Summer Soulstice Gala: A celebration of history, art, and nature at Milwaukee’s Forest Home Cemetery

More than one hundred guests enjoyed an evening of art and nature at the second Summer Soulstice Celebration, hosted by the historic Forest Home Cemetery and Arboretum on the evening of June 20....
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U.S. Secret Service releases Security Map for Milwaukee’s 2024 Republican National Convention area

U.S. Secret Service and Milwaukee officials outline 2024 RNC security measures on June 21, outlining increased local security measures that will be in place in the days leading up to, during, and...
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President Biden’s sweeping immigration plan would grant U.S. citizenship to spouses without legal status

President Joe Biden ordered expansive election-year action on June 18 to offer potential citizenship to hundreds of thousands of immigrants without legal status in the U.S., aiming to balance his...
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Cast in bronze: Jackie Robinson statue rebuilt after thieves brazenly destroyed the original

As he coats a mold of Jackie Robinson with wax, metalsmith Alex Haines reflected on the extra importance of a project that will soon give the city of Wіchіtа, Kаnsаs, a replacement bronze statue of...
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Freedom Day: Milwaukee Celebrates Juneteenth 2024 with the Jubilee Parade amid scorching heat

Milwaukee celebrated its 53rd annual Juneteenth Day Jubilee Parade on June 19, marking the day with vibrant displays of cultural pride. The neighborhood event, one of the largest and longest-running...
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Milwaukee prepares for 53rd annual Juneteenth Day with special MCTS Bus unveiling and flag raising

Milwaukee marked its 53rd Annual Juneteenth Celebration with the unveiling of Milwaukee County’s first-ever Juneteenth bus on June 18, a day after City of Milwaukee officials raised the...
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Financial insecurities: How destabilizing American democracy would fatally cripple the U.S. economy

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is arguing that a fractured democracy can have destructive effects on the economy, taking an indirect jab at Donald Trump. Yellen delivered an address in May using...
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Hillview Hall becomes Milwaukee County’s first property to provide emergency housing for homeless

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, Milwaukee County officials, representatives from the State of Wisconsin’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), and local partners hosted a...
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Republican Voters Against Trump bring billboard campaign to Milwaukee focusing on his felonies

Republican Voters Against Trump (RVAT) initiated a six-figure billboard campaign in key swing states on June 4 to highlight Donald Trump’s 34 felony convictions. The billboards, placed in Arizona,...
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Waging Peace: Le Ly Hayslip reflects on 35 years of humanitarian work with Vietnam War Survivors

Marquette University hosted a keynote event featuring Le Ly Hayslip, the founder of the Global Village Foundation, as part of the “Waging Peace in Vietnam” series in April. Hayslip, a...
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Islamic pilgrimage: Understanding the Hajj and why it is significant for Muslims

Once a year, Muslim pilgrims flowing into Saudi Arabia join together in a series of religious rituals and acts of worship as they perform the Hajj, one of the pillars of Islam. As they fulfill a...
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