Today's Milwaukee Wisconsin Headlines...
4 reasons Paul Ryan might succeed as speaker — and 3 reasons he might not
If Paul Ryan is going to succeed as speaker of the House, he is going to have to handle three daunting divides that make this arguably the toughest job in American politics today.
City poised to sign contract with streetcar manufacturer
The City of Milwaukee, which is in negotiations with its preferred manufacturing company, may have a finalized streetcar contract in two or three weeks.
Podcast explores "Brain Camp," haunted houses
For almost two decades, three neuroscientists have taught an unusual class, guiding mid-career adults through a brain dissection. The reasons for enrolling vary, but the results are incredible.
Reporter Mark Johnson participated in the class. He talked to Mary Louise Schumacher about his experience in this week's "Behind the Headlines" podcast.
Also in the podcast, columnist James Causey has been to roughly 300 haunted houses. Which local ones were his favorite this year? He weighs in with his thoughts.
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Lutheran voucher school seeks to buy surplus MPS building
The school is the first organization to take advantage of a new law aimed at forcing the city to sell vacant and underused MPS buildings.
'The beauty of the brain'
Marquette University’s College of Health Sciences attracts students from over the globe for a unique continuing education course featuring dissection of the human brain.
Biking to ballparks, mailing pumpkins and joys of eating
If they’re right that the hardest thing in sports is hitting a fastball, Matt Stoltz found a close second. He rode his bicycle by himself to all 30 Major League Baseball parks to see games this season.