Latest Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Stories

2008-07-30 12:00:36

By Dan Egan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 30--The Great Lakes Compact will hit center stage in Washington D.C. today when the Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on the eight-state agreement governing large-scale water diversions outside the Great Lakes region.

2008-07-30 09:00:58

MILWAUKEE _ 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.

2008-07-30 03:00:43

By Larry Sandler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 30--Milwaukee's public health nurses and librarians pleaded Tuesday with Mayor Tom Barrett not to cut their services and their jobs in next year's city budget.

2008-07-30 03:00:28

By Nick Halter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 30--A Milwaukee Common Council committee Tuesday backed the sale of additional Lake Michigan water to New Berlin.

2008-07-30 03:00:28

By Don Behm, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul.

2008-07-30 03:00:19

By John Fauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 30--CHICAGO -- The first Alzheimer's drug that actually may arrest the progress of the disease showed promising results in early clinical trial research presented Tuesday in Chicago.

2008-07-29 00:00:00

By John Fauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 29--Despite similar cholesterol levels and higher smoking rates than American men, Japanese men die from heart disease at half the rate -- and the reason may be the higher amount of fish rich in omega-3 fats, says new research published today.

2008-07-29 00:00:34

By Joel Dresang, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 28--Citing weakening demand for its products, record fuel costs and near-record fiber costs, Wausau Paper Corp. (WPP) reported a net loss for the second quarter on sinking sales.

2008-07-27 03:00:35

By Mary Zahn and Ben Poston, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul.

2008-07-27 03:00:35

By Mary Zahn, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 27--Bonnie Zabel is administrator of Marquardt Memorial Manor in Watertown, one of the nearly 140 nursing homes in Wisconsin that have had no serious citations in recent years.

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