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Four county supervisors seek to oust new chairwoman, as state looks at radically altering county board

May 7, 2013

“The people of Milwaukee County do not want political stunts; they want elected officials to represent their best interests. Right now we should be focusing on serious issues that matter to people, such as funding to sustain our transit system. This is the time to come together as we reform Milwaukee County. People are tired… [Read More]

SDC welcomes new commissioners

April 22, 2013

The Social Development Commission (SDC) has six newly elected members for its Board.  Milwaukee County residents participated in the SDC Board Elections held Friday, April 12. Residents selected six persons to represent the low-income community on the 18-person Board that helps draw up and implement policy for SDC.  The other twelve members of the Board… [Read More]

Report: Nearly 14 million cancer survivors in U.S.

April 6, 2013

Many are people who had breast or prostate tumors By Robert Preidt There are currently 13.7 million cancer survivors in the United States and the number is expected to rise by 31 percent to 18 million by 2022, according to a new report. “Cancer is often not the immediately fatal diagnosis it often was in… [Read More]

Community outreach: What does it look like?

December 27, 2012

Rebuilding Our Community Dr. Andrew Calhoun, Ed.D. Much of our American lifestyle centers about being involved in some form of community outreach. It is reflective of what it means to help others, caring, showing compassion, being good neighbors, stewardship, religious faith and following the golden rule. Today, every aspect of our modern society is being… [Read More]