Latest Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Stories
By Erica Perez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 1--Milwaukee Area Technical College President Darnell Cole will get a 5.2% increase in his total compensation package and a two-year contract extension under a plan approved Monday by the school's board of directors.
By Dave Tianen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 1--She has all the signs of a superstar in training. Alicia Keys is young -- 27 -- talented, sophisticated, beautiful, heavily laden with Grammys and very very busy.
By Joanne Weintraub, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 1--Watching the first episode of Brenda Hampton's new family drama makes it clearer than ever why her previous one, the 1996-2007 "7th Heaven," ran for so long on the WB and CW networks.
By Dave Tianen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 1--If you were to pick one summer tour as a bellwether of the future of country music, it would be difficult to top the duo of Rascal Flatts and Taylor Swift, Summerfest's down-home, one-two punch for Monday night.
By Darryl Enriquez and Lee Bergquist, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul.
By Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 1--Even with heavy rains and flooding this year, many Wisconsin farms will have corn that's knee high by the Fourth of July, according to a statewide crop report released Monday.
By Kawanza Newson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 30--When James Casper began caring for pediatric leukemia patients in the 1970s, it was routine to give radiation to the head and spine to treat the blood cancer.
By Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 26--Midwest Airlines plans to cut its fleet by nearly half, lay off hundreds of employees and negotiate pay cuts of up to 65% from union pilots and flight attendants to avoid a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, union officials said Wednesday.
By Joanne Weintraub, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 26--As the son of one Tomahawk paper mill worker and the grandson of another -- not to mention a know-it-all college student -- Jay Leggett came in for more than his share of peer abuse when he did time at the same mill as a summer temp.
By Dave Tianen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 26--He is the Sunshine of our Gig. Twenty years after his last Summerfest concert, Stevie Wonder is returning in a big way: to open the festival with a headlining show at the Marcus Amphitheater.
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