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Soldiers Home buildings to be converted into apartments

Published Aug. 4, 2016

The Alexander Company and the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee announced today that it will lead a team of local organizations to rehabilitate and restore six buildings at the Milwaukee VA Soldiers Home, a National Historic Landmark District.

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A carbon monoxide detector is not optional

Published March 1, 2016

Recently, my family awoke to the squeal of our carbon monoxide detector. After a thorough investigation, the fire department determined that there was no leak in our house and we went back in feeling reassured. Not everyone is that lucky.

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VA seeks proposals to restore unused buildings

Published Feb. 22, 2016

Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking responses from developers interested in rehabilitating a number of the Milwaukee Soldiers Home District's unused historic buildings.

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6 questions for Milwaukee author Nicholas Petrie

Published Jan. 25, 2016

Has a book as gripping and engaging as Nicholas Petrie's crime novel, "The Drifter," ever been written about Milwaukee? Interweaving terrorism, homelessness, veterans and Riverwest, the book is a compelling page-turner.

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Honoring Confederate Veterans

Lonnie Randolph, state president of South Carolina's NAACP chapters, is just flat wrong when he touted that paying tribute to Confederate soldiers is the same as honoring Hitler. The comparison made great fodder for headlines, and the South's oldest daily, Charleston's Post and Courier, stripped ...

Going Back

          November 12th was Veteran’s Day. Every year it sneaks up on me, and brings with it a sort of melancholy. It has been 17 years since my service during the Gulf War. My wartime experience was not traumatic, relative to that of others in p...


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