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GOP's MPS takeover plan looks like a rerun of '90s school board elections

Published June 30, 2015

The takeover plan, Jay Bullock has realized, amounts to a rerun of the Milwaukee school board elections of the 1990s, when humdrum local off-year elections suddenly drew the spotlight of national media and the checkbooks of major conservative organizations around the country.

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Local teens hone business and barista skills at Cafe @ Large

Published June 29, 2015

Walker's Point is filled with charming coffee shops. Cafe @ Large, the latest addition to the neighborhood, offers the customary brews and pastries residents have come to expect, but this cafe has something the others don't. As Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports, It is operated almost entirely by Milwaukee Public School students.

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Featured bartender: Brandon Reyes of Fink's

Published June 23, 2015

Working backwards on his resume, Brandon Reyes worked at Fink's for the past eight months. Prior to that, he was employed at Blue Jacket for 1 1/2 years and before that as a bar back at The Hamilton. OnMilwaukee.com recently stopped in for a Mai Thai and a chat with Reyes.

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Cheap-labor conservatism drives changes in Wisconsin

Published June 16, 2015

On "The Sopranos," Edie Falco's Carmela stresses about a house she helped build with cheap insufficient lumber. This happens on a fictional TV show, sure. But there's a lesson in there: Don't do things on the cheap just because you think you know better and can get away with it. That lesson is lost on Wisconsin's Republican leadership and legislators, unfortunately, as they pursue an explicit policy of doing just that: trying to do things on the cheap.

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Godshaw greets the masses at Turner Hall

Published June 11, 2015

Anyone who has walked through the doors of Turner Hall, 1038 N. 4th St., for a concert or event has seen Al Godshaw, who has been the house manager since the venue opened in 2007.

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MPS Mayoral Takeover: The Public Hearing

I'm a glutton for punishment.  I actually attended the MPS School Board's pep rally last evening.  I assumed that it would be more entertainment than enlightenment, but I came away embarrassed and saddened.  The concept of the Board hosting a meeting with the sole intent of bringin...


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