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Making strides in reducing infant mortality and premature births

Published May 15, 2015

Nearly 30 years ago, Raina Johnson was born three months premature. Since 1985, times have drastically changed in the medical profession, and we've seen tremendous advances in medical technology and neonatal care. But despite the gains that we've made on reducing the infant mortality rate in Milwaukee, there is still work to do.

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EBT cards not a solution for WI Shares program flaws

Published April 2, 2015

Electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards are not a solution to the most glaring flaws in the WI Shares program. A program whose neglectful funding has left our most vulnerable children stuck in a second class system of child care, with the highest quality providers working not towards a five-star YoungStar rating, but instead towards the day when they can leave the program altogether by serving 100 percent wealthier, private pay families.

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Kids' birthday party guide, 2015

Published Jan. 25, 2015

Whether your kid is more bouncy or more craft-oriented, there's a Brew City birthday party that can accommodate his / her wishes - and hopefully your budget.

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Another shooting creates more questions

Published May 1, 2013

Another shock when a 4-year-old boy was shot while playing in front of his home near 40th and Chambers Tuesday night. But what was he doing outside?

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Gallas' new book rescues some really good stuff

Published March 3, 2013

Milwaukee writer Louisa Loveridge Gallas' "Rescue the Good Stuff" is the story of Madeleine Kidd, an insightful, spunky 11-year-old who is the only child of a con-man father and a frustrated, disappointed-with-life mother. OnMiwaukee.com recently chatted with Gallas about the book and more.

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Of all the words in our world the one with the biggest effect is 'why'. The smallest words are often heavy with meaning. Such a short word but causes the most conflict and uneasiness. I've been inquiring 'why' frequently over the past year. My moods go up in down like a bumpy ride, my trip ...

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