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Lonely start allowed Antetokoumpo to rise

As the Milwaukee Bucks attempt to lock up a playoff berth in the final few games of the year, second-year forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is proving to many that he can be a force to be reckoned with. You see the action on the court, now, but it was the lonely hours in the gym before his family arrived from Greece last year that laid the foundation.

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UW-Milwaukee College Republicans Weigh in on UW Budget Debate

Gov. Scott Walker's proposed cuts for the UW System have provoked opposition in the form of rallies and protests from the state Capitol to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus. However, there's one group on campus that likes the cuts: The College Republicans. While some students oppose Gov. Walker's plan, there are others who feel like [...] The post UW-Milwaukee College Republicans Weigh in on UW Budget Debate appeared first on Media Milwaukee.

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School rankings
Last week, the Washington Post issued its annual ranking of the best high schools in every state around the country. The Milwaukee Public Schools, with six high schools making the cut, including the top two spots in Wisconsin and three of the top 10. But here's a thing: Two of the schools on the Washington Post's list also made a different list, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's list of the worst schools in the state.
Potawatomi Derby
The Kentucky Derby is known as the "most exciting two minutes in sport." And Potawatomi Casino pulls out all the stops to make its derby party just as exciting. Paul Lurenz Jr., runs the OTB parlor and is spearheading the party.
Building a Fisher House
A Fisher House provides free lodging for family members of service men and women who are being treated at a VA Hospital. Dan Buttery is being honored for his volunteer efforts to spearhead the drive to build one in Milwaukee.
Chief's long-awaited "II"
WAMI board president Zoy Begos lauded Milwaukee trio Chief as "the perfect intersection where rock meets heavy metal." For me, Chief is the living, breathing, Milwaukee spirit of Thin Lizzy: heavy guitars and a pounding rhythm section, but with good songs constructed around melodies. Asked frontman Chris Tishler about the band that almost ceased to be, the music that vanished into the ether and the perhaps miraculous new CD.

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