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    Notice of General Election and Sample Ballots November 8, 2016

      OFFICE OF THE MILWAUKEE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TO THE VOTERS OF THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE Notice is hereby given of a general election to be held in the City of Milwaukee on ... [Read More]

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    Mayor Barrett submits austere and resourceful 2017 proposed budget to Milwaukee Common Council

    Despite “the triple whammy of increased pension obligations, rising health care costs and cuts in state aid” Mayor Tom Barrett submitted to the Milwaukee Common Council a proposed 2017-18 ... [Read More]

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    The National Museum of American History and Culture for NNPA websites and Facebook pages

    AAMUSEUM — Prior to its grand opening Sept. 24, the National Museum of African American History and Culture hosted an open house for its nearly 10,000 charter members, those whose donations made the creation of the $540 million museum possible. Howard University News Service reporter Sidnee King spoke with some as they toured the facility last… [Read More]

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    Upcoming TV Special: Rethinking High School

    Students Give Journalist, Educators Earful in “Rethinking High School” SCHOOLS (Print) – The distinguished panel of educators, academicians and thinkers, moderated by Peabody and Emmy Award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien, had come together in the sedate environs of Howard University’s Founders Hall to have, they perhaps thought, a dispassionate discussion on high schools.  And then came the… [Read More]

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    After watching, Keith Scott’s family calls for shooting videos to be released

    The grief-stricken family of a Charlotte, N.C., man who died in a police-involved shooting was shown videos of this fateful encounter — and wants them released to the public. Keith Lamont Scott’s relatives and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have painted two very different pictures of what happened leading up to his death on Tuesday. For… [Read More]

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    Black Thought – Do your shopping habits impede Black business development?

    How are you aiding the development of black-owned and operated businesses in ... [Read More]

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    Ominous clouds of deceit, injustice hang over the $82-million West Lawn Housing Project

    Last week, this community witnessed a press conference called by Milwaukee ... [Read More]

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    Rebuilding our Community-So It’s Like That

    Call it wishful thinking or call it just like it is… people who live in some of ... [Read More]

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    Christian Times

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    Area men stand together to welcome students back-to-school

      Representatives from St. Mark A.M.E. Church and the Prince Hall ... [Read More]

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    Mount Carmel MBC host Annual Women’s Day

    Dr. Shirley Scott-Harris (right), a candidate for State Representative District ... [Read More]

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    Northwest Funeral Chapel helps get kids back-to-school with ‘Book Bag Give-a-way’

    Northwest Funeral Chapel sponsored its annual Back-to-School Book ... [Read More]

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    Personal Finance and Business

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    Getting your finances ready for adoption

    The decision to start a family is a joyful event. However, parents considering adoption should consider advance planning for a range of financial issues unique to the process and the child they hope ... [Read More]

    Leasing v. buying your next car

    According to Edmunds.com, more than 25 percent of new American cars are now financed by lease instead of loan, and most of the people making that choice are under age 35. It's all about the lowest ... [Read More]

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    Peace of mind for moms in the middle

    By Jean C. Setzfand A survey by Ameriprise Financial found that two thirds of Baby Boomers’ daughters help their parents with financial matters. Maybe you’ve experienced it yourself. Perhaps ... [Read More]

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    Education

    Presidential Debate Leaves Viewers Uneasy and Unmoved

        WASHINGTON -- A watch party for the first presidential ... [Read More]

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    The 37th Annual Charles H. Thompson Lecture-Colloquium

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    Mental Illness is for White People? – Truth Be Told

    http://truthbetold.news/2016/02/mental-illness-is-for-white-people/ ... [Read More]

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    Health and Fitness

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    Five things every African American should know about HIV/AIDS in 2016

    Yes, it’s 2016 – nearly 35 years since the first cases of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. ... [Read More]

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    Gotta minute? Get a good workout

    Couch potatoes, there are no more excuses. New research from Canada contends ... [Read More]

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    Potawatomi Hotel and Casino’s ‘Heart Of Canal Street’ charity application process kicks off this week

    For more than two decades, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s signature community ... [Read More]

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    Sixth Annual Girls’ Day at City Hall

    There was plenty of "girl power" at City Hall in Milwaukee on Thursday, March 24, 2016. City leaders hosted a "Girls' Day" pairing young women with leaders in the community. The young women got to ... [Read More]

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    North Division High School Athletic Hall of Fame Weekend

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    Dads and daughters celebrate

    The special bond between a father and daughter was celebrated at the 11th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance. Over 800 dads and daughters packed the gym at North Division High School for an evening of ... [Read More]

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    Lifestyles

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    Learn to be Smart with Your Money During Money Smart Week®

    Several Hundred Events Scheduled throughout the State   Madison- The highlight of National Financial Literacy Awareness month gets underway this coming week with hundreds of Wisconsin events ... [Read More]

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    Play Ball! The Milwaukee Brewers home opener features local baseball legend

    On Monday, April 4, 2016 the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball team held their official 2016 Opening Day festivities, along with the first tailgate of the season and a game against the San Francisco Giants. ... [Read More]

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    Are these foods making you sluggish?

    By Carmen Cameron for BlackDoctor.com Do you feel tired all of the time even though you’re getting enough sleep? While there are other possible contributors to that “sluggish” feeling, a likely ... [Read More]

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