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Daily news stories from WUWM - Milwaukee's NPR.

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Daily news stories from WUWM - Milwaukee's NPR.

    Record Number Of Black Students Set To Take AP Computer Science Exam In Milwaukee

    Record Number Of Black Students Set To Take AP Computer Science Exam In Milwaukee

    A year ago, less than 25 Black students in all of Wisconsin took the AP computer science exam. Now, over 100 Black students at Milwaukee Excellence Charter School are taking the test on Monday.

    • 4 min
    Vaccinations Of 12- To 15-Year-Olds Begin In Wisconsin

    Vaccinations Of 12- To 15-Year-Olds Begin In Wisconsin

    Children 12 to 15 in Wisconsin are now eligible to receive doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

    • 2 min
    As COVID-19 Restrictions Lessen, Returning To Normal Life May Take Some Time

    As COVID-19 Restrictions Lessen, Returning To Normal Life May Take Some Time

    Milwaukee's COVID-19 restrictions are easing, but navigating life after the pandemic is going to mean checking in with yourself about the past year.

    • 3 min
    Artist & Educator Geo Rutherford Finds Inspiration At Milwaukee's Bradford Beach

    Artist & Educator Geo Rutherford Finds Inspiration At Milwaukee's Bradford Beach

    When Geo Rutherford came to Milwaukee to earn her MFA in fine arts, her goal was to earn more as a teacher, but she gained more — a passion for and mission to help the Great Lakes.

    • 5 min
    Wisconsin Disabled Community Opposes Election Law Changes

    Wisconsin Disabled Community Opposes Election Law Changes

    Wisconsin voters with disabilities urged lawmakers on Wednesday to reconsider two Republican-backed bills passed by the state Senate that would make it more difficult to cast absentee ballots as part of the broader GOP push to make it harder to vote by mail following Donald Trump's defeat.

    • 2 min
    COVID-19, Drug Overdose, Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women All Major Concerns In Wisconsin's 16th Annual State Of The Tribes

    COVID-19, Drug Overdose, Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women All Major Concerns In Wisconsin's 16th Annual State Of The Tribes

    Each year the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council selects a governing member to deliver the annual address. This year, that person is John Johnson of Luc du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.

    • 4 min

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Sargent Salt ,

WUWM

This is my only audio source for Milwaukee news. I think,as a podcast, a better format would be to tie the stories into a once-daily episode, rather than short segments. Nevertheless I’m very happy to have it.

Torgo the Defiled ,

Stenographic journalism ....

... But the best currently available in the Milwaukee area. The management is openly hostile to the ideal of "afflicting the comfortable and comforting the afflicted," so know what you're consuming when consuming this media offering. This is often "one side says this, the other side disagrees" stenography. More fact-checking would be appreciated.

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