Cincinnati, Ohio (WCPO) — They say a penny saved is a penny earned, but this particular one could net you $85,000. Copper pennies from 1943 are among the most valuable coins out there since America was in the midst of World War II and conserved copper...
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LONDON — United Airlines is investigating a report that a giant rabbit died on one of its trans-Atlantic flights. Distraught breeder Annette Edwards from Worcestershire in central England told The Associated Press by phone Wednesday that Simon, a...
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A new mural of former first lady Michelle Obama, painted on a building in the Chicago neighborhood where she lived as a child and remains popular, would seem like an innocuous project. But the mural, by Chicago artist Chris Devins, has sparked intense...
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With all the uncertainty surrounding health insurance these days, you may well find yourself looking for a new doctor. But how to choose? Nearly 60% of consumers say that online reviews are important when picking a health care provider — kind of like how...
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For this teen passionate about boxing, her fight to go toe-to-toe with an opponent goes far beyond the ring. She’s fighting for the right to compete in her hijab. Amaiya Zafar, 16, started boxing three years ago and is already making waves in the boxing...
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MILWAUKEE — Eric Thames hit his major league-leading 11th home run — his sixth against Cincinnati this season — and the Milwaukee Brewers cruised to a 9-1 victory over the Reds on Tuesday night. In his first season with the Brewers, Thames capped a...
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In just a week, a Jimmy John’s sub sandwich can be yours for one just one dollar. The sandwich chain announced the news on social media Tuesday, to the delight of many. DOLLAR SUB DAY AT PARTICIPATING JIMMY JOHN’S LOCATIONS! MAY 2ND 4PM-8PM #REALNEWS —...
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HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. — First, people were hooked by the livestream as they waited for April the giraffe’s calf to be born. Now, April fans everywhere can’t wait to find out what her beautiful baby will be named! Animal Adventure Park on Tuesday announced...
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JEFFERSON COUNTY — Authorities are investigating after human remains were found at the scene of a fire that took place inside a shed located on Northside Drive near County Highway P in Ixonia. The fire happened around 6:15 a.m. Monday, April 24th....
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HAMDEN, Conn. — Video captured by a Connecticut police officer’s body cam shows the officer saving a man who was attempting to jump off a six-story building last week. Police said they were called to the Whitney Center retirement community in Hamden for...
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NEW YORK — Marissa Mayer will walk away from Yahoo with $186 million. Mayer, who has failed to turn the Internet pioneer around in five years as CEO, is expected to step aside when Verizon completes its $4.5 billion purchase of Yahoo. She has a total of...
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Rev Group Inc. said Tuesday that it has acquired Ferrara Fire Apparatus Inc., a custom fire apparatus and rescue vehicle manufacturer that supplies vehicles for municipal and industrial customers. Ferrara, based in Holden, La., has more than 450...
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The Milwaukee County Parks will add another permanent beer garden on the first weekend in May. The Whitnall Park Beer Garden along the Root River parkway will debut on May 5 at 4 p.m. with live music, free beer and a ceremonial keg tapping, Milwaukee...
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Financial technology company Fiserv Inc. is considering relocating its Brookfield headquarters and is exploring the possibility of moving its corporate offices to downtown Milwaukee. According to a real estate source, Fiserv has issued a request for...
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TreeHouse Foods Inc., the parent of Bay Valley Foods in Green Bay, Sturm Foods in Manawa and American Italian Pasta in Kenosha, has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Pittsburgh-based soup and infant feeding business to Riverbend Foods...
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Maysteel Industries LLC, a metal fabrication company based in Allenton, has been sold by its private equity firm owner to an investment vehicle controlled by Littlejohn Capital LLC of Savannah, Ga. Littlejohn’s LJC Investments III LLC is buying the...
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The Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service has won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award from RTDNA for Allison Dikanovic’s special report, “A Crime Hidden in Plain Sight: Human Trafficking in Milwaukee.” The two-part series ran on Feb. 29 and March 1, 2016....
Yesterday
Raina J. Johnson, a freelance writer in Milwaukee, writes that the new HGTV television show “My Flippin’ Friends” could encourage diverse millennials to plant roots in the city.
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4/24/2017
In some city neighborhoods roadside memorials are put up to honor individuals who died suddenly. North Side residents interviewed about the memorials agreed that they see too many.
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4/20/2017
Earth Day is April 22. How do you get your children to understand the importance of this special day and how we should all be working together to take care of the earth?
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4/19/2017
Bridget Robinson, a human resources professional and executive director of BlankSpaceMKE, offers a tasty metaphor for efforts to celebrate Milwaukee’s diversity.
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4/17/2017
Milwaukee Academy of Science and City on a Hill Youth Center students recently had the opportunity to learn about tree science by climbing trees and watching professional arborists work on them.
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4/14/2017
Irie Zulu is one of the eateries participating in the second Black Restaurant Week, running from April 17 to April 23. The restaurant brings together grandma’s cooking with African and Jamaican cuisine. See more coverage of MKE Black Restaurant Week...
4/13/2017