College Possible students reflect on challenging freshman year

College Possible students reflect on challenging freshman year

April 15, 2014
NNS followed four freshmen who participated in College Possible from the time they were admitted to college through their first year. In this article, they look back at their experiences.

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Arts organization fosters personal growth for juvenile delinquents

Arts organization fosters personal growth for juvenile delinquents

April 11, 2014
Express Yourself Milwaukee partners with the Milwaukee County Accountability Program (MCAP) to provide juvenile delinquents with an opportunity to explore the arts.

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Applications for summer jobs through Earn & Learn now available

Applications for summer jobs through Earn & Learn now available

April 7, 2014
Applicants from 16- to 21-years of age will be given priority for Earn & Learn summer jobs.

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MATC truck driving program looks to fill large employee gap

MATC truck driving program looks to fill large employee gap

April 4, 2014
Milwaukee Area Technical College offers a truck driving program to thoroughly prepare students for a field with many job opportunities.

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Westlawn Gardens ‘building block’ to revitalize northwest side

Westlawn Gardens ‘building block’ to revitalize northwest side

April 1, 2014
Westlawn Gardens, which replaced half of the old Westlawn public housing complex, is a MANDI finalist for its unique design and environmental features. Though it’s been open less than a year, the project is changing how people view the city’s northwest side.

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NNS named finalist in Milwaukee Press Club journalism competition

NNS named finalist in Milwaukee Press Club journalism competition

March 31, 2014
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service has been named a finalist for the Milwaukee Press Club’s Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism Competition in the category “Online: Best local news or feature website.”

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Clean Slate Milwaukee offers nonviolent criminals a second chance

Clean Slate Milwaukee offers nonviolent criminals a second chance

March 31, 2014
Clean Slate Milwaukee helps people who committed nonviolent crimes in their youth clear their public record so they can get jobs, driver’s licenses, parental rights and more.

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Analysis: Impact of Obamacare on health care costs hard to diagnose

Analysis: Impact of Obamacare on health care costs hard to diagnose

March 26, 2014
Demand and supply do not have the same impact on prices in the health insurance and care market as for, let's say, refrigerators and potato chips, according to Wisconsin economists.

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ArtWorks internships teach underperforming students art, and more

ArtWorks internships teach underperforming students art, and more

March 25, 2014
ArtWorks for Milwaukee interns displayed their work on self-love as a form of peace at a recent gallery night.

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State delays cutbacks to cancer program for low-income women

State delays cutbacks to cancer program for low-income women

March 24, 2014
Pressure from advocates for the Wisconsin Well Woman Program has forced the Department of Health Services to delay planned cutbacks in breast and cervical cancer screening.

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