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2013-08-15 23:19:56

Metroparentmagazine.com offers expert parenting advice and expert information on education, technology, food, family health and child development. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is bringing a fresh outlook on parenting with the launch of Metroparentmagazine.com. Formerly Milwaukeemoms.com, the new website is the digital counterpart of its well-known media partner, Metroparent magazine, a fixture and important resource for parents in southeastern...

2012-12-04 05:03:17

Kohl´s and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Team up with Aaron Rodgers to help fight childhood cancer and blood disorders Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 Metro Milwaukee: Kohl´s Department Stores will donate 5 percent of every toy purchase made between Dec. 1 and Dec. 12, up to $100,000,  to the MACC Fund (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc.) as part of the Aaron Rodgers 12 Days of Christmas program. Giving new meaning to the number on Rodgers´...

2008-09-26 15:00:30

By DUANE DUDEK Journal Sentinel film critic "Miracle at St. Anna" is Spike Lee's film but James McBride's story. As he did with the acclaimed memoir "The Color of Water," about being the black son of a white Jewish mother, McBride has fashioned a narrative, this time fictional, from a personal experience. "Miracle at St. Anna" is about members of the all African- American 92nd Infantry Division -- called Buffalo Soldiers -- who served in Italy during World War II. One of them was...

2008-09-17 15:00:00

By JOHN FAUBER Adults with higher levels of the common chemical bisphenol A in their urine had significantly increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and liver abnormalities, according to the first large study of human exposure to the substance. The finding, to be published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, involved urine samples taken from 1,455 U.S. men and women. It came as a surprise because earlier research suggested that the main concern was with developing...

2008-09-14 15:00:21

Program raises questions While I was pleased to hear that the Kern Family Foundation was planning on contributing $1 million to introduce Teach for America to Milwaukee Public Schools, I was disappointed that the Journal Sentinel didn't focus on any significant criticisms of the program ("MPS gets grant, hope," Sept. 9). About two-thirds of TFA candidates leave their classrooms after two years -- higher than the attrition rate of traditionally educated teachers. Also, much like the old...

2008-09-05 15:00:18

By DUANE DUDEK Fall is a season of transition, between the heat of summer and the chill of winter, with sunshine and falling leaves mingling along the way. At the movies, it's the season between blockbuster and Oscar contender, with crowd-pleasers rubbing elbows with Serious Drama. Journal Sentinel film critic Duane Dudek gets your calendar started with his annual fall film preview (dates are subject to change). Today "Bangkok Dangerous" The Pang Brothers remake their 1999 film....

2008-08-23 15:00:30

By DANI MCCLAIN A new group calling itself the Milwaukee Quality Education Initiative has joined the accelerating, behind-the-scenes conversations about the future of the city's schools, and is hosting a retreat this weekend at the Wingspread Conference Center in Racine. The group's goal is to brainstorm ways to improve K-12 education in the city, including public, voucher and charter schools, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce President Tim Sheehy said Friday. "We didn't...

2008-08-05 15:00:00

By ERICA PEREZ The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Real Estate Foundation on Monday released a list of eight proposed locations for the school's new dorm in Milwaukee's east side and Riverwest neighborhoods, with sites as far west as the Holton Terrace apartments and as far east as the old Prospect Mall. Eight developers responded last month to the foundation's request for proposals issued in May. The foundation released the names of locations and developers after an open records...

2008-06-25 15:02:44

By TOM DAYKIN Midwest Airlines pilot Gerald Earwood was flying about 100 miles west of New York when he first noticed what seemed like wisps of smoke coming off the World Trade Center. Roughly 15 minutes later, Earwood and co-pilot Eric Fjelstad were frantically maneuvering their DC-9 jet to avoid colliding with United Airlines Flight 175, the second airplane to hit the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Their work, following orders from air traffic controllers, saved the lives of...

2004-11-30 15:00:11

Monitoring drug safety The public should have reasonable expectations that medicines the Food and Drug Administration has approved for the market are, in fact, safe. That, unfortunately, is not always the case. Which is why policy- makers should pay attention to a proposal in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The federal government, it says, should create a body to more stringently test drugs to determine if those using them are suffering injury. The editors said that...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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