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Former prisoner advocates for justice system reform

Published March 28, 2016

At 18, Jafar Banda was sentenced to a year in jail for selling heroin. Now 28, he is a senior majoring in community engagement at UWM, with the goal is reforming the state's criminal justice system, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Local leaders voice mixed reactions to new marijuana rules

Published June 11, 2015

According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, the Milwaukee Common Council's decision to lower the maximum fine for marijuana possession of less than 25 grams to $50 has drawn praise as a first step to reducing racial disparities in enforcement of marijuana laws, as well as criticism for its potential to increase marijuana use.

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Schaefer paves roads to recovery

Published Sept. 10, 2014

September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month and in an effort to gain more of an understanding about addiction and recovery, Lindsay Garric sat down with recorvery expert Kevin Schaefer to shatter some of the stereotypes about the disease.

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The False Face

Thursday November 14th, 2013 – Richland, MI    One of the truly difficult aspects of being funny for a living – and there are almost too many to count – is having to do it when the mood just isn’t there. It’s great fun to the point of intoxication to be ...

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