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Ray Cross Gets Cold Reception at UW-Milwaukee; Makes Resignation Promise

University of Wisconsin President Ray Cross was welcomed to UWM with a cold reception. Cross came to Milwaukee as part of a series of budget meetings held across the UW System. The only audible approval Cross received was when Richard Grusin, a UWM English professor and director of 21st Century Studies, asked, "Given your repeated [...] The post Ray Cross Gets Cold Reception at UW-Milwaukee; Makes Resignation Promise appeared first on Media Milwaukee.

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How did a lion end up living on the roof of the downtown library?

What if I told you there used to be a lion that lived on the roof of the Central Library in downtown Milwaukee? Sounds like an urban legend, right? Well, it's not. For two months in 1928, a live lion cub had a home atop that iconic building overlooking downtown Milwaukee. In fact, it wasn't too uncommon to see the cub, Simba, batting around a bowling ball and even wrestling with his human keepers. How did he get up there? Where is he today? Click the podcast player above to travel back in time to the late 1920s when the Milwaukee Public Museum and Library shared a space in downtown Milwaukee. Local historian Daniel Lee shares the story.

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Activist Angela Walker
Angela Walker works for income equality at Wisconsin Jobs Now, but before that, she drove a bus for 14 years, ran for sheriff and volunteered many hours of her time in support of public schools, fair law enforcement and more.
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6 products for the sick
It's hard to determine if there's more sickness going around than usual, but it seems like there is. With that in mind, here are six local products that might not completely cure what's ailing you, but might make you feel at least a wee bit better.
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Katrina (of the Waves)
Katrina's one of those names in music that doesn't really require a surname. Just say it and people immediately begin singing "Walking on Sunshine." We talked to her as she gears up for her first U.S. solo tour in more than 25 years, which includes a stop at Shank Hall on Friday, April 3.
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RNA Facebook surprise
"It was weird," said Riverwest resident Jackson Laternau who made the discovery, "I went onto the Facebook page for our neighborhood association to ask if anybody knew where I could find some ginger root seeds, but the response I got was akin to a cat starting a fight with a sick dog." That nagging suspicion didn't end there.

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