Latest Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Stories
By Karen Herzog, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 11--A solar oven designed by a Whitefish Bay man and his college roommate has won an international entrepreneurial competition for its potential to improve the lives of Africa's poorest people.
By Craig Gilbert, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 11--Wisconsin voters this week have been treated to the first skirmish in the general election ad wars, with dueling spots from the GOP and Democrat Barack Obama over gas prices, drilling, nuclear power and America's dependence on foreign oil.
By Thomas Content and Patrick Marley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 10--SUN PRAIRIE -- Key state agencies and University of Wisconsin schools will buy electricity generated from wind turbines, solar panels and landfill gas systems under a major purchase of green power announced Wednesday.
By Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 10--Zut alors! Credit cards will be accepted at this year's Bastille Days. Now you don't have to storm the Bastille. You can charge it.
By Alex Lundy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 10--JEFFERSON -- After almost a month of bridge closings and road detours, residents of Jefferson County replaced sandbags with hay bales, traded damaged basements for dusty barns, and instead of wet trash on every corner, found fried delicacies.
By Karen Herzog, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul.
By Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 9--Oil prices have fallen over the past two days, but motorists should expect prices at the gas pump to remain "well above" $4 per gallon for the rest of 2008, a government forecast said Tuesday.
By Erin Richards, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 9--WAUKESHA -- A group of parents and school employees from five elementary schools that have the potential to be closed plans to pressure the Waukesha School Board tonight to explore other options.
By Amy Rabideau Silvers, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 9--Ralph Hutchinson crossed an ocean to find the music he loved, coming to America to be a jazz musician. Home was in northern England, in a coal-mining town called Newcastle-on-Tyne.
By Guy Boulton, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 9--An array of unions and liberal activist groups in Wisconsin have joined a national coalition that plans to spend $40 million to push for health care reform, particularly universal coverage, in the coming election.