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  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    ERIC MITCHELTREE has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Business Development at New World Aviation. Mitcheltree has served New World Aviation for over ten years with progressive responsibilities. PATRICK HODSON has joined the company...
  • Manes: Lessons in segregation, teaching and sun-dried tomatoes

    "... If I feel tomorrow like I feel today If I feel tomorrow like I feel today I'm gonna pack my trunk and make my getaway ..." — William C. Handy, "Saint Louis Blues" Felicia Childress is a retired kindergarten teacher from Gary who at 97 years...
  • Protesters decry Walker budget cuts at UW-Madison rally

    Several hundred University of Wisconsin-Madison students, faculty and staffers braved subzero temperatures to protest Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to cut $300 million over the next two years from the UW system. They rallied on campus Saturday on the...
  • Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits

    Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits
    Tom Yeager witnessed major college conferences enact historic legislation that will allow schools to provide extra benefits to scholarship athletes. When voting concluded at last month's NCAA convention, he and many others couldn't help but think: Now...
  • African-American storyteller to perform in Tavares

    African-American storyteller to perform in Tavares
    Harriet Masembe, an American citizen and African storyteller, talks about her native continent through stories, songs and slides. Masembe, a teacher at the Learning Curve Academy in Tavares who appears at schools, colleges and in libraries throughout...
  • As Scott Walker mulls White House bid, questions linger over college exit

    As Scott Walker mulls White House bid, questions linger over college exit
    Scott Walker was gone. Dropped out. And in the spring of his senior year. In 1990, that news stunned his friends at Marquette University. Walker, the campus' suit-wearing, Reagan-loving politico — who enjoyed the place so much that he had run...
  • Wisconsin teacher of the year calls out Walker over comments

    A former Wisconsin teacher of the year criticized likely 2016 Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker in an open letter this week, saying he's misrepresenting the facts when telling an anecdote about a laid-off teacher. The Republican Wisconsin...
  • Walker opens door to extending UW tuition freeze

    Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that he would be open to extending a tuition freeze at the University of Wisconsin System beyond the next two years he's currently proposing, offering the idea as yet another option to help sell his reorganization plan to a...
  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

    Wisconsin State Journal, Feb. 11 Scott Walker wise to stick with casino rejection If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Such is the case with the Menominee Nation's request for an off-reservation casino in Kenosha. Gov. Scott Walker...
  • Walker open to giving UW freedoms from state oversight to help it deal with budget cut

    Gov. Scott Walker is open to giving the University of Wisconsin System more freedom sooner than he originally proposed to help it deal with a $300 million budget cut, his spokeswoman said Wednesday, opening another potential avenue for negotiations over...
  • Researchers putting radio collars on coyotes, foxes on UW-Madison campus

    MADISON, Wis. There's no shortage of foot traffic on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Just after sunrise on a midwinter Saturday, though, most students and other Madison residents are ensconced indoors. No matter the snowy landscape tells the...