Archive for Category: "movies"

Milwaukee Public TV set to air Tommy Awards tonight

Milwaukee Public TV set to air Tommy Awards tonight

Milwaukee Public Television, and Wisconsin Public Television, will be airing the statewide musical theater “Tommy Awards” tonight. The Tommy Awards are named in honor of state musical theater alumni Tom Wopat, a Tony Award-nominated singer and actor from Lodi. We probably know him best as Luke Duke from the “The Dukes of Hazzard” that aired [...]

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WISN-TV, Salvation Army phone bank raises $50,000

WISN-TV, Salvation Army phone bank raises $50,000

If you’ve walked through a department store, or watched TV commercials, you know this is back-to-school time. With that in mind, we know that it is difficult for some families to purchase all the supplies children need to start the year and make the grade. WISN-TV Ch. 12 teamed up with the Salvation Army to [...]

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Maestra

Maestra

In 1961, thousands of teenagers joined the Cuban Literacy Campaign and left their homes to go out and teach their fellow country men and women how to read and write. Most of the volunteers were under 18, some as young as 10 years old, and many of them had never been away from their family [...]

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Cliched “Won’t Back Down” really should have

Cliched “Won’t Back Down” really should have

I’m sure the people behind “Won’t Back Down” knew what they were doing when they decided to release this public school politics firebomb to theaters when they did. Between the heated discussions resulting from its subject matter and the buzz generated by its star-studded cast (Maggie Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis and Holly Hunter are the top-billed [...]

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There are plenty of sports to talk about

There are plenty of sports to talk about

For talk radio hosts, news usually happens in some sort of cycle. There’s the 24/7 news cycle, in which news breaks depending on the time zone in which the developments are taking place. There’s the political cycle, which takes into account the four-year presidential cycle and specific elected offices and referendums in local elections. Then [...]

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