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  • September 2011 Program Guide

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 TOO CHRISTIAN TO BE ELECTED? Are the Republican presidential candidates too Christian? Bill Keller, Executive Editor of the N.Y. Times said they were in a recent major Times Magazine article. The attack, from him and others , on...
  • October 2011 Program Guide

    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2 POLAND A look at the history, culture and religion of Poland (and how those dimensions interpenetrate) with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor Neal Pease and former UWM political science professor Don Pienkos. TUESDAY,...
  • Bob Jeter, 71; football star for Iowa Hawkeyes, Green Bay Packers

    Bob Jeter, a former University of Iowa halfback who was named most valuable player of the 1959 Rose Bowl and went on to play defensive back for the Green Bay Packers, died of a heart attack Thursday at his home in Chicago. He was 71 and had undergone...
  • What happened in Crandon on Oct. 7

    It was a radiant October weekend in this stretch of valley in Forest County, a blue-collar logging town in northern Wisconsin, ringed thickets of yellow birch and other hardwoods that gave rise to the name. The streets were covered in the burnt-orange...
  • Proof of Anaheim math teacher's skill is in students' test scores

    Proof of Anaheim math teacher's skill is in students' test scores
    Sam Calavitta presides over what may be the noisiest, most spirited math class in the nation. He greets each student personally, usually with a nickname ("Butterfly," "Batgirl" and "Champ" are a few) and a fist bump. Then he launches a raucous, quiz-...
  • What's in your water?

    What's in your water?
    Chicago officials have never tested the city and suburban water supply for pharmaceuticals and other unregulated chemicals, even as concern grows about the possible health effects of trace amounts of drugs in drinking water. So the Tribune and RedEye did...
  • Guest blog 1: FAU hoops update

     
    Ok, as you may or may not know, as you read this I will be swatting black flies and mosquitoes and hopefully enticing trout to rise up and grab the fake bugs I present to them in the North Woods......
  • Butler Basketball: Veasley carries the load

    Butler Basketball: Veasley carries the load
    Led by Shelvin Mack and Willie Veasley, the Butler Bulldogs overcame a 9-point deficit and defeated Cleveland State 64-55 on Thursday night. Cleveland State came out strong in the first half but gave up their 9-point advantage, and the Vikings only led...
  • Harley-Davidson mulls closing Milwaukee plant

    Harley-Davidson mulls closing Milwaukee plant
    It's the roar that made Milwaukee famous - the distinctive throaty rumble of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. But that much-loved racket could be rumbling away to another state if the company cannot bring down its labor costs. Harley-Davidson warned...
  • Milwaukee's new symbol: A love affair with wings

    It had O'Keeffes before, and a Renoir and a Monet and many other good things. That was when the Milwaukee Art Museum was just an art museum. Now it's become the Sydney Opera House of the Midwest—a building greater than its function—and symbol of the...
  • Families take stock of their lives as economy struggles to recover

    Third in a series MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Douglas Konecny loved everything about manufacturing. He loved the roar of the machines and the hum of the factory walls. The vibrations. The smells. Even the feel of the fans blowing against his damp skin on midsummer...