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Kuhn shaves off his beard for prostate cancer awareness

Published Tuesday, Oct. 21

Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn shaved off his trademark beard to help kick off the "Green and Gold Movember" initiative with Froedtert Hospital to raise awareness for prostate cancer and the importance of screenings.

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Northwestern Mutual tower construction hiring is on schedule

Published Tuesday, Oct. 21

Northwestern Mutual is on track to meet commitments for construction of the Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons, according to the first quarterly report submitted by Prism Technical to the city of Milwaukee. The company has promised to tap small business enterprises (SBEs) for 25 percent of the project costs and utilize city residents through the Resident Preference Program (RPP) for 40 percent of the hours worked on the project.

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Take your company to the "Next Stage"

Published Sunday, Oct. 19

Empower your people to think like entrepreneurs and serve your customers. That was the leading takeaway message from the panelists at the first Next Stage Workshop recently presented by BizTimes.

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A horrific tale of Milwaukee revenge

Published Saturday, Oct. 18

Aurelia Libo Lorenz was a doting aunt. In fact, her niece and nephew, Vivian and Milton Libo, ages 5 and 4, were the only bright spots in the increasingly unhappy life of the 31-year-old divorcee who lived with them.

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2014 Halloween tours and hotels guide

Published Saturday, Oct. 18

When you're tired of all the pumpkin carving and candy consumption, there are ways to be spooked in a way that doesn't require any costumed actors or terrifying sets. Venture out and learn about dark history and haunted locations. Or better yet, stay overnight in a Milwaukee hotel that is visited by its founder ... if you're brave enough, that is.

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2014 Haunted House guide

Published Friday, Oct. 17

If you're looking for a good way to get your blood pumping this Halloween, a visit to any of these area haunted houses should do the trick. Combining rooms of terror, corn mazes and spooky hikes, local businesses, organizations and schools set out to scare you senseless.

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2014 Halloween guide

Published Thursday, Oct. 16

Halloween is just around the corner, and there are almost too many spooktacular events in the Milwaukee area from which to choose. Whether you like haunted houses, walking tours, corn mazes or costume parties, here's where you'll find your guide to 2014's scary-good times!

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Televised gubernatorial debates are a colossal waste of time and effort

Published Thursday, Oct. 16

The second and last televised debate between Scott Walker and Mary Burke is tomorrow night from 7 to 8 p.m. and I've got a couple of suggestions for you. Walk your dog. Clip your toenails. Call your mother. Organize your kitchen cupboard. Order a pizza. Clean out your email folders. Sleep. Anything! Anything to avoid this farce being perpetrated on the people of Wisconsin.

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Framing the Future Gala celebrates 30 years of Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity

Published Wednesday, Oct. 15

Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity will celebrate its 30th anniversary at the Framing the Future Gala with presenting sponsor, the Helen Bader Foundation. The organization invites all members of the public to support Habitat's mission at the Gala on Saturday, Oct. 25, at Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin.

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I didn't need to watch the Walker/Burke debate

Published Tuesday, Oct. 14

I didn't watch the Walker-Burke debate last week. I'd like to say it's because I have an active social life and was out partying on a Friday night; in reality, I just didn't want to -- I didn't need to.

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Historic building reuse: A catalyst for revitalizing neighborhoods

Published Monday, Oct. 13

An evening of presentations and discussion about the catalytic impact of historic tax credits for Milwaukee's neighborhoods featuring keynote speaker Donovan Rypkema, principal of PlaceEconomics, a Washington, D.C.-based real estate and economic development consulting firm.

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MCTS adds stored value on bus smart cards

Published Monday, Oct. 13

Today, the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) added stored value on MCTS M*CARD smart cards, now available for purchase at 55 retail outlet locations scattered throughout the county. The additional option of stored value comes two weeks after MCTS began selling one-day, seven-day and 31-day smart card passes.

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P.ink Day provides healing through tattooing

Published Thursday, Oct. 9

Four women, all of whom have had mastectomies, are en route to Milwaukee to receive a free tattoo to cover their scars with art. This is made possible through an organization called P.ink, which launches in Milwaukee on Friday, Oct. 10, and the work of numerous volunteer tattoo artists.

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Milwaukee fallen firefighters ceremony

Published Tuesday, Oct. 7

A ceremony will be held on Wednesday, October 8, at a.m. to remember the fallen firefighters of the Milwaukee Fire Department.