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Articles tagged with 'Violence'

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First Lady to attend slain girl's funeral

Published Feb. 8, 2013

First Lady Michelle Obama's scheduled appearance Saturday at the funeral of a Chicago girl gunned down just miles away from where the President and first lady have a home in their adopted city is an appropriate gesture.

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Let tragedy lead us to a better Milwaukee

Published Aug. 5, 2012

We know tragedies like today's shooting at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek can happen anywhere, but today we share the trauma with our Sikh neighbors and we offer our condolences and support in the face of an unspeakable event.

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Tension on the Milwaukee lakefront

Published June 14, 2012

One the best attributes of Milwaukee is its lakefront. It's beautiful, and relaxing, But there's something else along the lakefront, something that isn't part of anybody's relaxation. It's an atmosphere of tension.

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Thornton: Where is the outrage?

Published Feb. 27, 2012

Last month, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors meeting began with a moment of silence for four students who had died in the previous weeks. Again. Four kids - school-age kids - dead. This weekend, MPS superintendent Dr. Gregory Thornton asked why we are not angry at the violence in Milwaukee?

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Rape is a four-letter word

Published March 13, 2010

Just last week, a man was arrested and faces multiple criminal charges after sexually assaulting a college student. Unfortunately, such stories are uncommon as most sexual assault and rape activities go unreported or aren't prosecuted.

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Postscript to porn interviews

Published March 15, 2009

Dr. Sara Johann is the author of "Sourcebook on Pornography," and she believes exposure to porn is detrimental and that it can lead to rape, abuse and domestic violence. We conversed via e-mail, and here is a brief interview detailing her perspective on the porn industry.

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Milwaukee considers policing options

Published June 16, 2006

Milwaukeeans have heard proposals from state, county and local officials to counter the violence problem, and on Monday a Common Council committee will consider a proposal to shift $750,000 from a contingency fund to pay for police recruit training.

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Milwaukee's "Michael Moores" premiere film at Rosebud

Published Dec. 19, 2002

Local filmmakers Janet Fitch and Brad Pruitt documented women and their families traveling from Milwaukee to the Million Mom March against gun violence in Washington, D.C. They later produced the compelling documentary, "Promise of America," and it will show tonight with Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" at the Rosebud Cinema in Wauwatosa.