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Milwaukee council members raise issues, delay vote on hosting the Republican National Convention

A key Milwaukee Common Council committee took up whether to agree to a contract with the Republican National Committee to potentially host its 2024 convention and delayed a vote.

Milwaukee council members raise issues, delay vote on hosting the Republican National Convention

MATC Student Stories: Corey Lee went back to college to set example for his kids

WUWM is featuring the stories of MATC students, talking about their education journeys with someone who helped them along the way. In the last installment, we hear from Corey Lee — a father of two who graduated with a business management degree in December.

MATC Student Stories: Corey Lee went back to college to set example for his kids

School social workers, teachers mourn Milwaukee and Texas students killed by gun violence

Teachers, school social workers and activists rallied against gun violence Wednesday in Milwaukee.

School social workers, teachers mourn Milwaukee and Texas students killed by gun violence

How the baby formula shortage is impacting maternal mental health

The stress of not knowing where a baby's food will come from can weigh heavy on parents. For parents who already struggle with a postpartum mental health disorder, the shortage can seriously damage their ability to cope.

Milwaukee Bucks and music promoter team up to plan new concert venues in Deer District

Plans include $50 million in private spending for venues with capacity of 4,000 and 800.

Milwaukee Bucks and music promoter team up to plan new concert venues in Deer District

Wisconsin Supreme Court case expands who can possess a gun after disorderly conduct conviction

The Wisconsin Supreme Court unanimously decided that domestic disorderly conduct convictions are not a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence under federal law.

Wisconsin Supreme Court case expands who can possess a gun after disorderly conduct conviction

Referendum and vacant positions allow MPS to increase salaries despite financial challenges

The Milwaukee Public Schools Board is set to approve its $1.3 billion budget for the upcoming school year this week. The Wisconsin Policy Forum digs into MPS's complicated financial picture in a new report.

Referendum and vacant positions allow MPS to increase salaries despite financial challenges

Want to know about Sikhism? Head to new book collection in Oak Creek

A new book collection about Sikhism at the Oak Creek Public Library is teaching the public about the tenets of the religion and the history and culture of those who practice it.

Why the month of May is significant to Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month is an annual celebration of the historical and cultural contributions of people of Asian descent in the United States. It began as a weeklong celebration in the late 1970s, and eventually encompassed a full month by the 1990s.

Why the month of May is significant to Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage

MATC Student Stories: Tiffany Mosby learned to read as an adult before attending college

WUWM is featuring the stories of MATC students, talking about their education journeys with someone who helped them along the way. Tiffany Mosby dropped out of high school as a junior, after struggling to read for years. As an adult, she took classes at Literacy Services to improve her reading so she could get her GED and go to college.

MATC Student Stories: Tiffany Mosby learned to read as an adult before attending college