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Common Council votes to launch investigation into Health Department over lead testing efforts

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Common Council voted unanimously on Wednesday morning, January 17th to launch an investigation into the city’s troubled Health Department — and the management of Milwaukee’s lead abatement efforts. 221 more words


Observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day

I have observed MLK Jr holiday in different ways over the years. I’ve marched, read essays by MLK, and volunteered locally. Today, I watched as the Sacramento Black Lives Matter marched up J Street, I thought about my intention to visit Birmingham, Alabama this year. 214 more words

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Officials accused of failing to notify families of elevated lead levels in kids; mayor is "angry, disappointed"

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced on Friday, January 12th that officials with the Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) failed to adequately notify families of children who have been tested for lead — and exhibited elevated levels of lead in their blood. 916 more words


Movie Reviews 327 – Phase IV (1974)

Phase IV is one of those older science fiction movies that once held a fond place in my heart as it was one of those films that seemed to play over and over in the days of limited local television channels. 827 more words

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City officials celebrate Five O'Clock Steakhouse, where managing partner is registered sex offender

MILWAUKEE — City officials celebrated a Milwaukee restaurant Tuesday, January 2nd, as they rolled out a new grading system for food establishments. FOX6 has since learned the restaurant’s managing partner is a registered sex offender and still on supervision. 525 more words


Michael Murphy on Architecture for Healing

In 2016, Michael Murphy did an amazing TED Talk on Architecture for Healing. He discusses architecture as a means for physical healing, for preventing further disease and for healing nations. 236 more words