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City steps up efforts to prevent home foreclosures

Published May 25, 2015

When Charmion Herron's mother died in 2010, she - along with her three sisters and brother - thought the family home was gone for good. There was no will, major repairs were needed and the house eventually became the property of the city following a tax foreclosure hearing. Now, talking with Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service and relaxing in the living room as the owner of the home where she spent her teenage years, it all seems surreal.

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Moving from the East Side to the West Allis

Published Feb. 26, 2015

For a while, we didn't know exactly what city we were moving to because the house is at the convergence of three cities. Then we got the official postcard from the post office: West Allis.

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Common Council approves Milwaukee Promise funding for city neighborhoods

Published Dec. 17, 2014

The Milwaukee Common Council may have held over making a decision on the Milwaukee Streetcar until 2015 in yesterday morning's meeting, but it did approve a recommendation from the Community and Economic Development Committee to allocate $300,000 of Community Development Block Grant funding to the Milwaukee Promise initiative.

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Gas Prices Die Hard

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 Dog Didn't Really Eat My Homework

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...

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