TUE News Summary: Record spending by outside groups in top races; Kenosha unrest looms over governor’s race

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League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County: Presents a local focus on climate change, Nov. 16

Milwaukee — The League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County is presenting a public issues forum titled “Climate Change: Origins, Impacts, Solutions” on November 16, 2022, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Summit Place, 6737 W. Washington St., West Allis. The event is free and open to the public. The presentation will include an overview of the impacts of rising global temperatures, as well as local actions that can combat the effects of climate change close to home. The program’s presenter is David H. Petering, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. “As part of our advocacy in the public interest,

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Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Nicholson: Applauds new Olmsted Way in Washington Park

MILWAUKEE – Yesterday county officials unveiled signage for the recently renamed “Olmsted Way” through Washington Park. The parkway was renamed through a resolution sponsored by County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson. “Prior to redistricting, I represented Washington Park for six years and it will always hold a special meaning for me,” said Chairwoman Nicholson. “I worked hard with community members to advance our vision for a safer, more accessible park that uplifts our rich history including naming this parkway after Frederick Law Olmsted. His legacy shows what can be accomplished when we prioritize shared green spaces designed for the entire community. It is

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UW-Eau Claire: Research team works with Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market to address food insecurity

As a college student living on his own for the first time, Luke Plagens already was figuring out that it’s hard to eat healthy on a small budget. However, it’s his work as a student researcher and community volunteer at a local farmers market that is helping the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire sophomore understand just how important it is for people from lower income households to have access to fresh fruits and vegetables. Plagens is part of a UW-Eau Claire faculty-student undergraduate research team that collects and analyzes data relating to a community initiative that helps people who are food

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Van Orden campaign: Van Orden continues 19 county tour in La Crosse County

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI – Derrick Van Orden spent Halloween talking about the scary future of this country if Democrats retain control of Congress during a day spent in La Crosse County. Derrick started off at Leading Edge Chiropractic talking about their patient care strategies and how he can help their business grow as the next representative of the 3rd Congressional District before heading over to Wiebke Fur & Co.. No county tour day is complete without a check in with the local Sheriff, so Derrick met with Sheriff Jeff Wolf, one of the 16 Sheriffs who have endorsed his

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Evers campaign: New ad highlights Tony Evers’ plan to do the right thing for Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. — Governor Tony Evers’ campaign launched a new TV ad highlighting the governor’s record of doing the right thing for Wisconsin. Gov. Evers takes a common sense approach to the challenges facing our state — finding solutions and delivering results that work for everyone in Wisconsin. That’s why he has a strong record of bipartisan accomplishments, including cutting taxes for the middle class by 15 percent, increasing funding to public schools, making healthcare more affordable, and supporting small businesses and family farms.  Gov. Evers has vetoed nine anti-abortion bills, and earlier this year, he led a coalition of

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Marquette University: Judge Derek Mosley named director of Marquette Law School’s Lubar Center

MILWAUKEE — Derek Mosley, a judge of the Milwaukee Municipal Court for 20 years, has been named the director of Marquette University Law School’s Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education, Marquette President Michael R. Lovell announced today. Mosley, who was appointed Municipal Court Judge in 2002 following a seven-year career as an assistant district attorney for Milwaukee County, will begin his new role on Jan. 9, 2023. “The Marquette community is blessed to welcome Derek Mosley back to campus as the director of the Lubar Center. Our students and community will benefit greatly from Derek’s breadth of

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UW Health Kids: UW Health offers mindfulness parenting and caregiving courses in November

MADISON, Wis. – To help address a rise in parental stress, UW Health is offering two mindfulness parenting and caregiving courses in November.             These courses will explore the idea of mindfulness in parenting and show attendees how to engage in practices such as yoga and meditation. This is an opportunity for parents, grandparents and caregivers to connect with others facing the joys and challenges of parenting, according to Dr. Mala Mathur, pediatrician and mental health expert, UW Health Kids, and associate professor of pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.    

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Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Nicholson: Applauds new Olmsted Way in Washington Park

MILWAUKEE – Yesterday county officials unveiled signage for the recently renamed “Olmsted Way” through Washington Park. The parkway was renamed through a resolution sponsored by County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson. “Prior to redistricting, I represented Washington Park for six years and it will always hold a special meaning for me,” said Chairwoman

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