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2014-02-18 12:26:38

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of reporters from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has been awarded USC Annenberg's 2014 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting for their series "Deadly Delays." The team documented how delays at hospitals across the country undermine newborn screening programs, putting babies at risk of disability and death. The $35,000 annual award, which has been presented for the past 25 years by the School of Journalism at USC...

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...

2013-05-24 23:04:55

Wisconsin´s largest newspaper, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, has launched a brand new jobs platform through Madgex called JSJobs. The new site has been entirely redesigned and benefits from a range of dynamic tools and features to help jobseekers find the latest jobs and employers access the best talent. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Wisconsin´s largest newspaper, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, has launched a brand new jobs platform through Madgex called JSJobs....

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´...

2010-02-22 14:00:00

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- MedPage Today and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel have developed a unique enterprise story collaboration for medical reporting. The editors of MedPage Today and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, whose health and science reporter John Fauber will lead this effort, will produce at least 10 in-depth articles in 2010 examining the news of medicine -- ranging from bench research to the everyday clinical experience with an emphasis on the interface of...

2009-04-04 14:13:17

The Humane Society of the United States says it will challenge a federal decision to remove the gray wolf from protections of the U.S. Endangered Species Act. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Saturday that the Humane Society and other groups say it is premature to strip the wolves of federal protections. They say the wolf population has only returned to parts of the Great Lakes states. Critics of the planned delisting say the states need to produce sound management plans before the...

2009-02-05 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is the first news organization to receive an award for Excellence in Health Journalism from the Boston-based Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making. The Foundation, which presented the award yesterday at its Research and Policy Forum in Washington DC, chose the Milwaukee newspaper because of its consistently high ratings by HealthNewsReview.org. That web-based project, funded by the Foundation, is the...

2008-09-15 15:00:18

By TIM CUPRISIN SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN Milwaukee TV stations are uniting today around 5:10 p.m. for a test of the impending digital transition. Four stations will switch off their analog signals for a minute, while other local stations will air promotional announcements and information on a phone bank that will operate from 5 to 8 p.m. today to answer viewers' questions on the Feb. 17 federal deadline for TV stations to turn off their old analog signals. The test will air on WTMJ-TV...

2008-09-12 15:00:14

By SCOTT WILLIAMS Oconomowoc -- Flooding that ravaged southeastern Wisconsin this spring and summer was a symptom of global warming's impact here -- and it could get worse. That was the message Thursday from a scientific researcher whose dire warning marked the opening of a two-day conference aimed at helping people become environmentally friendly. About 200 homeowners, farmers and business owners gathered at the "Going Green" conference to learn how they can conserve energy and protect...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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