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Finding Loren: New Film follows Milwaukee family’s effort to recover a father who was shot down in WWII

MSO’s new Bradley Symphony Center hosted its first ever film screening on September 25, with the world premiere of the new documentary “Finding Loren.” The film tells the story of P-47 fighter pilot Loren Hintz, who was shot down and lost at the end of World War II, and the efforts of his family to find the missing plane and his remains. New Hampton Pilot is Killed in Italy (Courier Special Service, 1945) New Hampton, Ia. – Lt. Loren Hintz has been informed that her husband, a P-47 pilot, was killed in action on Apr. 21 in Italy. On...

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Milwaukee Bucks recognized by city leaders for historic NBA championship win

The Milwaukee Common Council publicly recognized the Milwaukee Bucks team on September 21, for winning the NBA championship for the first time in 50 years. The basketball team was represented by president of the Milwaukee Bucks Peter Feigin, Senior Vice President Alex Lasry, and head coach Mike Budenholzer. They came to City Hall to accept the Common Council’s recognition, and show off the coveted NBA championship trophy. “This is a simple thank you. This is a celebration. It is kind of one of those amazing journeys to get through. We built an unbelievable momentum, and the organization is beyond...

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David Crowley: A Day in Photos during the Pandemic with the County Executive

With a love of community and lifelong determination for helping people, David Crowley is part of a new generation of empowered political leaders that answered the call of making Milwaukee County a more equitable place to live. As the first African American individual elected as Milwaukee County executive, Crowley took on the responsibility just as the world began shutting down from the pandemic. It was a year of unprecedented uncertainties that required adapting to many new realities, all while striving to fulfill social services for County residents. Into the second year of his term in office and with ongoing...

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Milwaukee hosts a Heroes Day celebration to honor frontline workers, first responders, and veterans

The Marcus Performing Arts Center (MPAC) hosted the first Heroes Day celebration on August 22 at the Peck Pavilion. The event was created to honor veterans, as well as shine a spotlight on the many hardworking heroes in the Milwaukee community who have been integral in the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Saul Newton, executive director of the Wisconsin Veteran Chamber of Commerce, was the featured keynote speaker of Heroes Day 2021. The turmoil surrounding America’s withdrawal from a 20-year occupation of Afghanistan weighed heavily in his address, as well as the Vietnam legacy. MPAC has been a...

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