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Carmen student travels to Japan to join discussion about world peace

Published March 21, 2016

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports Alvin Watts, a 16-year-old sophomore at Carmen Northwest High School, is one of two U.S. students selected to be part of a Group of Seven Youth Summit designed to create conversations about international peace.


Why is there a bar in Tokyo called Bar Milwaukee?

Published March 2, 2016

It's true: in the midst of the party-hardy district of Roppongi in Tokyo, Japan, there's a basement tavern called Bar Milwaukee. Recently, two Milwaukeeans traveled there and shared their experiences.


'Whale Wars' relentless in new season

Published Dec. 31, 2014

"Operation Relentless" on Animal Planet's "Whale Wars" is ready to go after the Japanese vessels, that cruise the ice-filled waters, to slowdown the whaling industry.


Local drummer lands gig as Eric Benet's stage manager

Published Dec. 14, 2014

Milwaukee's Biju Zimmerman has led an exciting life. Born in India, he later became the drummer of a band that toured with Death Cab For Cutie and he currently travels around the world as the stage manager for R&B / soul star, Eric Benét.

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Asia Diplomacy Uneven for Obama

In relatively slow but steady fashion, the Obama administration has been filling diplomatic posts. John Roos, head of the powerful Silicon Valley law firm of Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Rosati, reportedly is about to be named Ambassador to Japan. He is close to President Obama and a major campa...

Secretary Clinton in Asia

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton began her Asia trip by visiting Japan, still the most important ally of the United States in that massive region despite the rise of China. Asia nations in total account for a steadily growing share the global economy. Since 1985, total U.S. trade with Asia has ...

Japan is safe? HA!

I was recently the victim of a random act of violence. To set the scene: I was traveling home in the sardine can known as the Odakyu line on a weeknight around 9:30 p.m. The commuter in the seat next to the door had decided that getting a seat wasn’t enough — he also wanted the meta...

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