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12 questions for Griselda Aldrete Image

12 questions for Griselda Aldrete

Published Saturday, June 25

Madison365 chatted with and learned more about Griselda Aldrete, a Marquette University alumna who leads the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee as well as serves on more than half a dozen boards while entering her final year of law school.

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Editing Omar Mateen's 911 calls is harmfully editing history

Published Friday, June 24

It's true that Omar Mateen's motives in Orlando may have been complicated, but here's why understanding the shooter's motives, and not editing his 911 calls, matters: Knowing the cause helps us craft solutions that are directly related to it.

Revolting votes by Johnson, GOP senators mean more gun murders Image

Revolting votes by Johnson, GOP senators mean more gun murders

Published Thursday, June 23

It may not be possible to be any more revolted by the Republican Party than I am right now. This week Senate Republicans, including our Sen. Ron Johnson, turned down a couple of serious attempts to enact minor laws designed to help control gun violence.

It's well past time to stop the unfair criticism of Madison police  Image

It's well past time to stop the unfair criticism of Madison police

Published Wednesday, June 22

Use of force, such as in a recent controversial Madison police arrest, is never a pretty sight. However, if you review standard police use-of-force continuums - as well as the full story - it's hard to see how this case merits the controversy.

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A visit to Postman's Plot

Published Wednesday, June 22

There's a new pop-up park on Wells and 2nd Streets called Postman's Plot, a small greenspace celebrating the founding of the National Association of Letter Carriers. Yesterday we stopped by to deliver our love letters to Milwaukee.

Would you get a tattoo of your work logo? This OnMilwaukee writer did Image

Would you get a tattoo of your work logo? This OnMilwaukee writer did

Published Wednesday, June 22

Fifteen years ago, Molly Snyder left a "good" job at a publishing company for a questionably stable job at OnMilwaukee. Some thought she was nuts, but she never looked back. Recently, in honor of her anniversary, Molly got the company logo inked on her arm. See the video here.

Urban Spelunking: Brady Street's Engine Co. 6 Image

Urban Spelunking: Brady Street's Engine Co. 6

Published Tuesday, June 21

Recently, we visited Engine Co. 6 on Brady Street, a firehouse that, in addition to being well-known in the neighborhood, has a long history on the East Side. The first station was built here in 1875 and was replaced with the current building in 1946.

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Postman's Plot gets a facelift

Published Monday, June 20

Inspired by an unexpected collaborator located several miles south, Postman's Plot - found on Wells Street and 2nd Street - now has an updated look with a plethora of new seating options and a mailbox to send letters to Milwaukee.

The 1.5 generation: Hmong of Wisconsin, part 3 Image

The 1.5 generation: Hmong of Wisconsin, part 3

Published Friday, June 17

To showcase some of their impressive accomplishments, Madison365 is presenting 12 profiles of Wisconsin Hmong professionals in the "1.5 generation." Here are some of their stories, ranging from the worlds of education to transportation.

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9 photos from the Harley-Davidson Museum's new "Drag Racing" exhibit

Published Thursday, June 16

"Drag Racing: America's Fast Time," which opens to the public tomorrow - Friday, June 17 - at the Harley-Davidson Museum, explores the history and culture of the men and women who are innovators, risk takers and, in short, obsessed with speed.

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Privileged #NeverHillary protest will hurt real Americans

Published Thursday, June 16

#BernieOrBust fans think losing in November will bring about some epiphany in the Democratic Party, something about how now they'll "listen to the people." However, that's not reality. Those who suffer will, of course, be those most vulnerable.

11 things the new Milwaukee flag looks like Image

11 things the new Milwaukee flag looks like

Published Wednesday, June 15

So, Milwaukee has a new flag - at least unofficially. Will it make its way to becoming the official flag of the city? That we don't know yet, but we do know the new design reminds Jessica McBride of ... something. 11 somethings to be exact, listed here.