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Stronger UWM=Stronger Wisconsin

Sometimes one story leads to another. My Isthmus piece on the critical role of the UW System in rebuilding the Wisconsin economy got me thinking about the importance of urban universities in anchoring  prosperous metropolitan regions. 168 more words

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American flag sales bask in new glory

In honor of the Fourth of July.

American flag sales bask in new glory this year from a surge in politics and patriotism.

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Look Before You Leap

Paul Jones, co-chair of Venture Best, the venture capital practice group at Michael Best, has been selected as a regular contributor of OnRamp Labs, a  151 more words

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Moving On to the Next One

A recent story from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel looked at how some local firefighters coped with the psychological trauma of the job.

The piece focuses on Lance Johnson and how he tries to compartmentalize his work so as to avoid taking it home with him. 152 more words

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Black History Month Women Pioneers: Velvalea Rodgers "Vel" Phillips

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams

Discover how Vel Phillips rose to prominence as one of Wisconsin’s great civil rights activists, achieving an impressive list of “firsts” as part of her legacy, including the first African American judge in Wisconsin and the first woman, and African American, in the nation elected to executive office in state government. 1,759 more words

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Black History Month Women Pioneers: Velvalea Rodgers “Vel” Phillips

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams Discover how Vel Phillips rose to prominence as one of Wisconsin’s great civil rights activists, achieving an impressive list of “firsts” as part of her legacy, including the first African American judge in Wisconsin and the first woman, and African American, in the nation elected to executive office in state […]

http://theobamacrat.com/2016/02/26/black-history-month-women-pioneers-velvalea-rodgers-vel-phillips/

Pile Up That Debt!

Paul Jones, co-chair of Venture Best, the venture capital practice group at Michael Best, has been selected as a regular contributor of OnRamp Labs, a  114 more words

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