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Cory Nettles, founder and director of Generation Growth Capital, speaks to a full house in the Milwaukee County Zoo’s Peck Center.

United Way Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign at the Zoo

By Ariele Vaccaro To mark the beginning of its 2015 fundraising campaign, the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County held a kick-off party at the Milwaukee County Zoo. The Tuesday evening event featured stories of recipients of the services that United Way funds, live music, … Read Full Article

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No Relief at the Gas Pump

Capitol Report By State Representative, Leon D. Young In case you haven’t notice or just don’t care, it’s been really tough sledging on Wall Street as of late. The Dow Jones Average has plummeted more than 1100 points in just two … Read Full Article

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Education is the Key

Legislatively Speaking By Senator, Lena C. Taylor Every politician has their thing. For some it’s ego. For others it’s power. For me, little if anything comes ahead of fighting for kids. That’s why it was so hard to read this week’s … Read Full Article

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Buying Books on a Budget

By Ariele Vaccaro It’s nothing new to you, but the painful sting of knowing your bank account has just been emptied always seems to linger even after you’ve left the college bookstore. At that point, all you can do is take solace in the fact … Read Full Article

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Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Dies at 75

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Julian Bond, immediate past board chairman of the NAACP, a founding member and communications director of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and … Read Full Article