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As Valentine’s Day Approaches, Beware of “Catfishing” when Dating Online

A relationship scam starts simply. Two people meet online, usually through a dating site. They email, trade pictures, talk on the phone, and soon they’re making plans to meet… and...

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Milwaukee/NARI Foundation Announces Academic Scholarship Availability

The Milwaukee/NARI Foundation, Inc., the educational and charitable arm of Milwaukee/NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry), announced a scholarship opportunity for students for the 2015-2016 academic school year. Students...

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Understanding Spirited Children and Tackling Temper Tantrums

WAUWATOSA, Wis. – Do you dread taking your two-year-old out in public for fear that she might show her “true spirited self” with a classic temper tantrum? According to Beverly Anderson,...

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Stan’s “Share-A-Pair” Shoe Drive, February 1 – 28, to Help People in Milwaukee, Guatemala and around the World

BROOKFIELD, Wis. - Proper protective footwear is often a luxury Milwaukee’s homeless population or people struggling to make ends meet around the world cannot afford. Now you can help these people...

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BBB Top 10 Scams of 2014

Better Business Bureau hears from thousands of consumers and business owners every year about a variety of scams and frauds. Many are new twists on existing scams, but scammers get...

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BBB Advice on Making 2015 a Debt-Free Year

Did you start the new year with a mountain of debt? You’re not alone. Many people face a financial crisis at some time in their lives. Whether the crisis is...

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Free Help with Tax Returns Offered at MATC's Oak Creek and Downtown Milwaukee Campuses

Taxpayers with a family income of $53,000 or less are eligible for free help preparing their basic personal income tax returns at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Oak Creek Campus, 6665...

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Review Insurance Polices to Avoid Issues Later

There’s no time like the present to dust off that old paperwork and take a look at your insurance policies. To avoid having issues when a claim or difficulty comes...

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With Holidays Upon Us, BBB Offers Travel Insurance Tips

The Better Business Bureau is trying to help travelers avoid headaches when purchasing travel insurance this holiday season. Before you finalize your travel plans, be sure you have given careful thought...

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BBB Offers Tips to Black Friday Shoppers

Thanksgiving is almost here and Black Friday shoppers are preparing. Some may even get a jump start with various retailers opening their doors Thursday evening. With U.S. holiday shopping expected...

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Holiday Folk Fair International Offers Ticket Discounts to Support Salvation Army

The 71st annual Holiday Folk Fair International, America’s premiere multi-cultural festival that will be held Fri., Nov. 21 – Sun., Nov. 23, 2014, at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State...

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Holiday Folk Fair International Features Artisans Sharing Their Heritage Through Craft

Works of art and craft inspired from around the world will be showcased at the 71st annual Holiday Folk Fair International, America’s premiere multi-cultural festival, to be held Fri., Nov....

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Nefertari Dancers Reflect and Celebrate West African Heritage at Holiday Folk Fair

A taste of West Africa through rhythm and dance will be presented by the Nefertari African Dance Company at Holiday Folk Fair International this year, joining scores of other cultural...

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Callen Construction Specialist Explains How Designing a Bathroom for Accessibility Can Benefit Everyone in the Household

According to the designers at Callen Construction, Inc., a full service remodeling company serving southeastern Wisconsin since 1986, more homeowners are requesting accessible bathrooms – bathrooms that not only can...

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Scammers Use “Most Dangerous Celebrities” as Click Bait to Fool Consumers

Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about the “Most Dangerous Celebrities” whose names and photos are most often used by scammers as click bait. BBB is joining with security technology company...

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Callen Expert Explains Window Glass and Energy Efficiency

Christopher Wittmann, CR, an exterior product specialist for Callen Construction, Inc. in Muskego, a full service remodeling company serving southeastern Wisconsin since 1986, said energy efficient windows were developed during...

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Sport Clips partners with American Red Cross

Sport Clips Haircuts is teaming up with the American Red Cross Blood Services! Donate blood or platelets at Red Cross drives and centers, and receive a free haircut from Sport...

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Chiropractic care resolves GERD

Improvement in GERD Following Reduction of Vertebral Subluxations (August 25, Wauwatosa, WI). A case report discusses the results of chiropractic care on a 27 year old female with the diagnosis of...

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Milwaukee/NARI Reveals the Secret Ingredient of an Award-Winning Remodel

A room is more than just a room when it wins an award. What do gold-award-winning remodels have in common? The Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council, Inc., the area’s...

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Are You Smart Enough for Your Smart Phone?

Smart phones are in nearly every pocket or purse, but are we using them to their full potential. A breakfast seminar, "Are You Smart Enough For Your Smart Phone?" will be...

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Community Watch

» Bicyclist dies after hit-and-run crash in Greenfield 5/9

» Man sought in Muskego arson fire 5/5

» Cinema going down, shopping strip, more Greenfield Highlands may go up 5/5

» Complaint: Paranoid behavior preceded random freeway shooting Updated:  5/4

» Mother dies in drive-by shooting, suspect in West Allis killing eyed Updated:  5/3

» West Allis school officials contemplate opening a medical clinic for its employees to save money 5/3

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Schobert, Watt, Packers and social media foibles of NFL Draft 5/2

» Illinois family returning from Dells randomly targeted in freeway shooting Updated:  5/2

» West Allis woman wins $50,000 in Powerball 4/28

» West Allis contemplating $80 million referendum to build a new Central High School Updated:  4/26

» Jack Miller resigns as Greenfield High School boys basketball coach Updated:  4/26

» Whitnall gets new school district superintendent 4/26

» Parties in the sky coming to House of Harley in Greenfield 4/26

» West Allis police ask help in 1995 disappearance of woman 4/25

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Previewing NFL Draft with Rob Reischel and Nathan Tanguay 4/25

» Whitnall names Lisa Olson superintendent of schools Updated:  4/22

» West Allis to use 'free money' to fix Reservoir Park play equipment Updated:  4/22

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Realignment in area conferences and the status of girls/women's basketball in Wisconsin 4/21

» 84 South retail, multifamily development along Layton Avenue in Greenfield could add $115 million to tax base Updated:  4/19

» Awaiting their wheels, Stuffed food truck owners sell pierogi at a West Allis bar 4/19

» Whitnall School Board narrows superintendent search to two candidates 4/12

» Two teenage boys arrested in connection with one of last month's bomb scares at West Allis Central Updated:  4/12

» Police issue scam alert for area businesses 4/12

» West Allis police block off area for tactical situation 4/12

» Authorities search for missing 81-year-old woman 4/11

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We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

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