How did Jeffrey Dahmer harm Milwaukee's gay community?
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
4M ago
A Bubbler Talk listener wanted to know how much harm Jeffrey Dahmer’s crimes caused Milwaukee’s gay community. But to understand Dahmer’s impact, we first need to look at what life was like for LGBTQ Milwaukeeans in the 1980s ..read more
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Exploring the history of Milwaukee's 'Hooverville'
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
4M ago
Bubbler Talk digs into a question about how the Great Depression impacted Milwaukee by taking a look at a 'Hooverville' that existed near Lincoln Park ..read more
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The Jones-Hill House is part of the fabric of Milwaukee's Black culture
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
4M ago
A Bubbler Talk question asker was curious about Black historical sites in Milwaukee. There are many, so WUWM's Teran Powell chose to look at one that’s had many lives: the Jones-Hill House in the Harambee neighborhood ..read more
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The story behind Fox Point's name and historical street signs
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
5M ago
Bubbler Talk question asker Michelle Mullen started teaching in Fox Point, Wisconsin 10 years ago. And for just as long, she's wondered how the village was named and who created the fox-inspired street signs ..read more
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Circulating the city: Who's behind the magic of Milwaukee's interlibrary loans?
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
5M ago
Milwaukeeans are able to check out books from 27 countywide library branches. And if the book isn't at your local branch, the library system will get it there... fast ..read more
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ZIP files changed the way we use computers and they started in Wisconsin
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
6M ago
Everyday we use ZIP files — to download apps, create documents and send vital information over the internet. But did you know ZIP was created right here in Milwaukee as the final chapter in a battle for format supremacy ..read more
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Ravine Road wove motorists through Milwaukee's Lake Park for over a century. When will it reopen?
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
6M ago
Bubbler Talk question asker Adrienne LaRosa has fond family memories of Lake Park's Ravine Road. Closed since 2014, she wonders when it will open again ..read more
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A look at Milwaukee's early Black settlers
Bubbler Talk
by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
6M ago
Who were the first known Black people to settle in Milwaukee? That’s the question that piqued the curiosity of one of our Bubbler Talk question askers, and led to an interesting conversation with Wisconsin Black Historical Society's Clayborn Benson ..read more
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Where did the lion statues outside Milwaukee's Zeidler building come from?
Bubbler Talk
by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
6M ago
When walking up to the Frank P. Zeidler Municipal Building, two lion statues greet you. Bubbler Talk question asker Nicole Reid of Racine wondered what the story behind them was ..read more
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Milwaukee's contribution to auto manufacturing includes a century-old factory in Bay View
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
7M ago
Bubbler Talk takes up a listener's request to drive back in time and look into the history of the former vehicle production site on Clement Avenue in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood ..read more
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