The Ballot Box

Riverwest, East Side & Harambee Election Info For more info on how to become a poll worker, how to register, or where to vote, go to or call the Election Commission at 286-3491. Polls are open 7 am to 8 pm on Election Day. GENERAL ELECTION November 7, 2006 Milwaukee County District Attorney (open […]

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Alliance Asks for Creative Solutions To County Budget

by Karen Royster In August, the county leaders announced that there could be severe cuts in parks, swimming pools, bus service, programs for the poor, and transportation for people with disabilities as well as elimination of cleaning and maintenance in many county buildings. Shortly after this announcement, 32 organizations and religious groups came together to […]

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Garbage In, Garbage Out

by Janice Christensen Some thoughts on Thanksgiving, our national Food Holiday. It’s not rocket science. Eat good food, and you’ll be healthy. Of course, the devil, as they say, is in the definitions. What is good food? What does the word “healthy” mean? Here’s what I think. Good food has more to do with what […]

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Review: Willy Porter / Available Light

by Jeremy Berg How best to describe Milwaukee’s own Willy Porter? Well, put it this way: There are a lot of guys out there with acoustic guitars, but most of them aren’t buddies with Jethro Tull. Yes, Porter is well known as a singersongwriter – and deservedly so – but that’s too narrow a label […]

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