People Love Their Milwaukee County Parks, But Some Worry About Pesticides Being In Them
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
2y ago
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Accessibility Ratings For Buildings May Help Milwaukee's Disabled Community
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
2y ago
A UW-Milwaukee center that works on disability issues is developing an online way to inform people about access to public buildings like restaurants. It's hoped the computer system will be ready by the time the Democratic National Convention comes to town next summer. But once finished, the access ratings could be used by anyone ..read more
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As Free College Tuition 'Promise' Programs Grow, What About Wisconsin?
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
2y ago
Several states have taken steps to make college more affordable by creating free-tuition "promise" programs. Each one is different, but in general, they allow students to attend community college, or sometimes public universities, for free ..read more
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5G Wireless Technology May Be Coming To Wisconsin, Amid Praise, Concerns
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
2y ago
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has signed a bill that could speed the introduction of faster wireless service known as 5G to the state. The industry promises that 5G would mean things like better cell phone connections and faster movie downloads ..read more
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Black Men Aren't Pursuing Careers As Physicians: 'They Don't See Themselves As Doctors'
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
2y ago
The late Dr. Allen L. Herron set the pace for black physicians in Milwaukee, especially black men. He’s believed to be the first African American male doctor to practice here ..read more
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In Return For Some DNA, Program Promises Medicine Eventually 'Tailored To You'
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
2y ago
A federal program scheduled to spend $60 million in Wisconsin continues to try to get people to share their health and lifestyle information, plus their DNA. The effort known as All of Us has the ambitious goal of enrolling 1 million people nationally, and 33,000 in the greater Milwaukee area ..read more
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Solar Farms And Wisconsin Cropland: A Good Mix?
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
2y ago
More companies are pushing to build large solar energy farms in Wisconsin. The state's Public Service Commission is expected to vote soon on a proposed 1,200-acre solar project west of the city of Jefferson, in Jefferson County ..read more
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As MPS Creates 'Strategic Plan' For Parent Engagement, Community Schools Could Provide An Example
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
2y ago
As part of our Beats Me series, we spotlighted Milwaukee Public Schools parent coordinators, who are tasked with the on-the-ground work of connecting families and schools. But that mission extends beyond a single person in each building ..read more
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Generational Trauma In Milwaukee: 'Even If They Can't Name It, They Feel It'
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
2y ago
The American Psychological Association defines trauma as an emotional response to a terrible event like a natural disaster, an accident or a rape. But trauma can have many “flavors,” according to Joshua Mersky, Ph.D ..read more
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MPS Family Engagement Starts With Parent Coordinators
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
2y ago
Tjuna Eggson has worked in Milwaukee Public Schools for more than 20 years. Twelve of those years, she’s had the title of ‘parent coordinator.’ "One of the things that I found out is the position is really underrated," Eggson says ..read more
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