Latest Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Stories

2008-08-07 03:00:00

By Tim Cuprisin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 7--It's time to stop being surprised about how TV covers things like the endless Brett Favre saga. This is the kind of story that television "news" is all about these days. It's that simple.

2008-08-07 03:00:18

By Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug.

2008-08-07 03:00:00

By Darryl Enriquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug.

2008-08-07 03:00:10

By Bill Glauber and Ben Poston, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 7--It might be a quick glimpse of a Spanish-language billboard hyping the Wisconsin State Fair. Or, it could be a stop inside a Milwaukee Public Schools classroom when bilingual education is in full swing. But for state Rep.

2008-08-06 18:00:33

By Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 6--Three Wisconsin utilities and two environmental groups have agreed to a $105 million settlement designed to improve water quality in Lake Michigan and move the state toward increasing its supplies of renewable energy.

2008-08-06 03:00:47

By Erin Richards, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 6--Carrie Timmermon and her husband were recently cleaning up the kitchen after dinner, talking about their daughter starting 4-year-old kindergarten this fall, when the conversation drifted to what information kids should learn at what ages.

2008-08-06 03:00:41

By Elie Dolgin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 6--A University of Wisconsin-Madison climatologist has found that increased year-to-year climate fluctuations are expected to have drastic effects on the world's ecosystems.

2008-08-06 03:00:16

By Guy Boulton, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 6--A group of large employers in southeastern Wisconsin have seen their health care costs decrease by 9% over the past two years under a plan put together for the Business Health Care Group, an analysis done for the employer coalition shows.

2008-08-05 18:00:40

By Guy Boulton, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 5--Humana Inc. (HUM) will expand the network of hospitals and doctors for the Business Health Care Group, an employer coalition in southeastern Wisconsin, starting next year. The network for the Humana Preferred plan will be in place from Jan.

2008-08-05 12:00:25

By Katherine Diaz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 5--Jerry Seubert's next clients, 12 time zones away from his Milwaukee office, won't have to put up a dollar -- or, more precisely, a dong, the currency of Vietnam -- for the services they'll receive from IBM Corp.

Word of the Day
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".