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Published May 25, 2016
A Common Council ordinance has been drafted that would significantly reinforce the city's ability to put unemployed or underemployed people to work, while also better ensuring economic opportunities for small and locally-owned businesses.
Published May 8, 2016
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service looked into a recent report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and Energy Efficiency for All found that the city has the sixth highest energy burden in the country for the average African-American household.
Published May 3, 2016
Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton will host a news conference Wednesday morning May 4 at 10 a.m. to launch his new effort to eliminate severely blighted properties in Milwaukee's central city.
Published April 18, 2016
Following revelations about lead contamination of water in Flint, Mich., Milwaukee residents began questioning lead dangers here. The answers to those questions, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports, show that lead paint is still a risk.
Published April 17, 2016
Refugees from Myanmar, Mirjan Abdul Ghaffar and her family arrived in Milwaukee on Oct. 1 with practically no belongings. Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports, however, that she and her family, like many refugees, were welcomed to the city by the International Institute.
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Die Hard is a classic tale of surviving the unexpected by relying on wits and determination. Surviving long enough, that is, to buy time until ample help arrives. Of course, this particular story is shot through the lens of a film camera so the flair for the dramatic is obviously dialed up. Case ...
The Cure for Inflataphobia? Why a Dose of Surplus Productivity Of Course! - March 19th, 2014by Paul WinghartHave an irrational fear of inflation these days? Well, you are clearly not alone. It seems that stoking the inflationary-fear fires is all the rage in the realm of economic content. B...
Excuses are never in short supply. Why something was not accomplished or why an incident happened often produces a fictitious response. A thin facade drapes over eyes of the one listening to the half truths. Little white lies such as why homework wasn't done or how a favorite glass was broken...
Smile and All the Ketchup Will Smile Back at You - February 2nd, 2014by Paul WinghartIn 1998, Heinz Company spent a lot of money to run an ad during the Superbowl. At that time, the ketchup maker was rolling with a campaign that touted using 25 tomatoes in every bottle for a "richer, thicker...
The Year of Bob Newhart Economics- January 3rd, 2014I am declaring 2014 the Year of Bob Newhart economics for a number of reasons. For the uninitiated, Bob Newhart played probably the best straight man in television sitcom history first as a Chicago psychologist in the hit series “The ...
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