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  • Harley-Davidson wants concessions from Wisconsin unions

    Harley-Davidson wants concessions from Wisconsin unions
    The same week that Harley-Davidson begins negotiations with union workers, it announces a large increase in profits. Those increased profits come from cuts the company has made, and it wants workers to make even more. Harley-Davidson's profits tripled in...
  • Massive Fireball Streaks Across Midwest Skies

    Massive Fireball Streaks Across Midwest Skies
    MILWAUKEE -- A large meteor streaked across the Midwestern sky momentarily turning night into day, rattling houses and causing trees and the ground to shake, authorities said Thursday. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Witnesses say the meteor...
  • GML: Vouchers for Chicago Public Schools

    Would you transfer your child to a private school if the state gave you a voucher to do so? Are some schools so bad that parents have to demand funds to enroll in the school of choice? Are private schools better? Should state funds be able to cross over...
  • Back to the future: Milwaukee

    I'm guessing the last time you approached downtown Milwaukee, you did one of two things. You hung a left just before you got there, stayed on Interstate Highway 94 at the I-94/I-43 split and enjoyed a ballgame and a brat and a couple of beers at Miller...
  • 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...
  • A shipshape way to see Lake Michigan

    A shipshape way to see Lake Michigan
    A small but devoted group of cruise aficionados wouldn't book a trip on a big ship -- even if you offered them free shore excursions or an upgrade to a stateroom on the top deck. Not for them the swimming pools, floor shows and shopping arcades of...
  • Driver admits ignoring warning before crash

    Ricardo Guzman, the truck driver involved in the fiery crash that killed six children near Milwaukee in 1994, acknowledged Monday for the first time that he could have prevented the accident had he heeded the warning of another truck driver and pulled...
  • 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...
  • The sordid tale of a desperate penguin

    First she thoroughly breached all sense of propriety among her penguin peers by stealing spouses, brawling with another female and seducing an uninitiated adolescent male. Now, separated from the rest of the Brookfield Zoo colony, Zurita has likely...
  • Pulpits ring with election messages

    On a day usually given over to reflection and introspection, millions of Americans attended church services Sunday that galvanized them politically and underscored the nation's divisions on the eve of a bitterly contested presidential election. From...
  • This town's history - Even the ducks know this is a good place to mill around

    Like cream in a bottle of milk, history rises to the top in Cedarburg. Take the building that houses the Stornoway House Gallery, for instance. The first floor was built in 1909. The second floor in 1855.Say what?! Wil MacKay, who owns the gallery along...