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Carole Caine, WKLH part ways

Published Friday, July 3

At the end of June, Carole Caine of "Dave and Carole" on WKLM-FM 96.5, had her last day on the air. The newly branded "Hometown Rock" station wanted to take the morning show in a new direction. Monday was Caine's last day.

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Kidd O'Shea leaving 99.1 The Mix

Published Wednesday, July 1

Kidd O'Shea knows where his roots are. And that is why he got a bit teary this morning. On the "Kidd and Elizabeth Show" on WMYX-FM, O'Shea announced that he was leaving the station.

"Lava" director James Ford Murphy draws a path from Marquette to Pixar

Published Sunday, June 28

If you've seen Disney/Pixar's latest animated hit "Inside Out," there's a good chance a certain song has been rattling around in your mind ever since. No, not that TripleDent gum jingle, but the chorus to "Lava," the brief and beautifully rendered short about a volcanic island looking for love. While the short takes plenty of inspiration from Hawaii, as it turns out, Murphy's journey to get there made a stop right here in Milwaukee.

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WITI-TV Fox 6 and WTMJ-TV Ch. 4 earn Murrow awards

Published Friday, June 26

When the best who work in broadcast are recognized for their efforts, the pinnacle of achievement is the Edward R. Murrow Award. WTMJ-TV and WITI-TV both won Murrows in the latest round of awards.

All the feels: The emotional powerhouse

All the feels: The emotional powerhouse "Inside Out" is a paragon of Pixar

Published Tuesday, June 23

Let the debate begin on whether "Inside Out" is the best Pixar film - my vote: it's up there - but it certainly might be the most Pixar film, an exemplar of the studio's signature combination bright, brilliant creativity and ageless, profound emotional deftness working in glowing harmony.

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WMIL's Karen Dalessandro headed to the Hall

Published Monday, June 22

WMIL-FM 106.1's Karen Dalessandro is among the best county music on-air radio personalities in the nation, and she will be inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame this week.

Milwaukee All-Star: Film and video guy Ken Kornacki Image

Milwaukee All-Star: Film and video guy Ken Kornacki

Published Sunday, June 21

Ken Kornacki owns Kenko, a design and animation company for film and television. Notably, the company created the 2014 Summerfest commercials and has done work for Trek and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

French crime drama

French crime drama "The Connection" efficiently sells a familiar saga

Published Saturday, June 20

The odds are good you've seen "The Connection" before - and not just because of its titular and topical relationship to William Friedkin's award-winning action hall of famer "The French Connection." Still, while the French true crime drama wears old threads, much like its award-winning retro-brand star Jean Dujardin, at least it wears them well.

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Take the family on a 'Summer Safari'

Published Friday, June 19

Milwaukee Public Television is encouraging kids to continue learning by participating in the PBS KIDS "Summer Safari."

Letterman's departure just one change at CBS 58 Image

Letterman's departure just one change at CBS 58

Published Monday, June 8

"We will have a few more changes down the line," Mark Strachota said when we chatted a couple of weeks ago. The general manager at WDJT-TV CBS 58 has had a lot of moving pieces in his first year at the helm.

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WKTI is back, with a new twang

Published Friday, June 5

Maybe it was the time spent in Knoxville that gave WKTI its southern drawl. Late last week, the familiar call letters returned to 94.5 on the dial when the station managers made a format change to mainstream country.