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MPS board approves $1.5 billion proposed budget, corrective action plan during financial crisis

MPS board approves $1.5 billion proposed budget, corrective action plan during financial crisis

The Milwaukee School Board approved a corrective action plan and a $1.5 billion proposed budget for next school year at a special board meeting Thursday.

MPS board approves $1.5 billion proposed budget, corrective action plan during financial crisis

Kletzsch Park fish passage on the Milwaukee River: A promising connection for sturgeon and humans

The new fish passage in Glendale could help lake sturgeon spawn upstream as they once did, generations ago.

Kletzsch Park fish passage on the Milwaukee River: A promising connection for sturgeon and humans

Wisconsin could see more wildfire smoke this summer. How has the state prepared?

As climate change fuels more wildfires, last year's spate of air quality alerts led state agencies to make changes and build new partnerships in anticipation of more smoky summers.

Wisconsin could see more wildfire smoke this summer. How has the state prepared?

Wisconsin Democratic convention OKs controversial resolutions on Gaza ceasefire, anti-Semitism

Jewish groups and representatives are concerned that the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks on Israel are not acknowledged.

Wisconsin Democratic convention OKs controversial resolutions on Gaza ceasefire, anti-Semitism

Wisconsin Democratic delegates have advice for President Biden in his race against Donald Trump

There was a lot of praise for President Joe Biden at the weekend convention in Milwaukee, but he remains basically tied with Trump. Delegates offer campaign advice to Biden.

Wisconsin Democratic delegates have advice for President Biden in his race against Donald Trump

Secret Service shares RNC security plans, ACLU files First Amendment lawsuit against city

The U.S. Secret Service has announced some of its security plans in preparation for the RNC. The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin filed a lawsuit against the city regarding protest rights during the event.

Secret Service shares RNC security plans, ACLU files First Amendment lawsuit against city

Felony charges against Waupun prison staff regarding inmate deaths prompt reaction, debate

The former warden and eight other correctional staff could face prison time, but a defense attorney argues otherwise.

Felony charges against Waupun prison staff regarding inmate deaths prompt reaction, debate

MPS Superintendent Keith Posley resigns after tension-filled meeting amid financial report...

Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Keith Posley resigned early Tuesday morning, after an hours-long closed-door school board meeting. The board was facing growing calls from the community to fire Posley over late financial reports.

MPS Superintendent Keith Posley resigns after tension-filled meeting amid financial report...

Milwaukee Public Museum's zoology curator details bird collection, future museum plans

At the Milwaukee Public Museum, millions of artifacts that aren't on display are stored in back-room drawers and cabinets. As part of our series, Behind the Scenes at MPM, we'll explore the zoology department's vast bird collection.

Milwaukee Public Museum's zoology curator details bird collection, future museum plans

Amtrak starts new train in Milwaukee, stoking interest in additional service for the state

The Borealis train has arrived, and rail enthusiasts hope trains to Madison and Green Bay are moving closer.

Amtrak starts new train in Milwaukee, stoking interest in additional service for the state