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Erin Toner

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To Boost Attendance, Milwaukee Schools Revive Art, Music And Gym

Monday, June 23, 2014

After years of cutbacks, Milwaukee Public Schools are re-hiring teachers for classes beyond the basics. They are hoping to retain students as well as boost attendance and test scores.

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Robotic Exoskeleton Helps Get Vets Back On Their Feet

Monday, April 21, 2014

Several bio-tech companies are developing exoskeletons that give people superhuman abilities. But these robotic suits are also doing something simpler: They're helping paralyzed veterans walk again.

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No Room For Erasers, As Technology Deletes Pen Businesses

Thursday, November 07, 2013

As mobile devices dominate our work and personal lives, people are buying fewer pens, especially high-end ones. That's doomed many mom-and-pop pen shops, but a few are still holding on, relying on those who treat pens like jewelry.

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School Districts Struggle To Get Principals To Stay Put

Monday, September 09, 2013

As the school year begins, many principals are leading their schools for the first time. Keeping principals is a problem in many schools, and high-poverty, urban districts often have particularly high rates of turnover. Some experts say that revolving door can hurt student achievement.

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Sikhs Remember Tragedy By Embracing Faith

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Last August, a Sikh community in Wisconsin lost six of its members in a mass shooting before Sunday services. Some local Sikhs say they've become more devoted in the year since the tragedy, and have begun wearing turbans and long beards in an effort to raise awareness and understanding of the faith.

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Vets' Job Hunt May Be Thwarted By Disability Bias

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Army veteran Justin Claus of Wisconsin has been looking for work, unsuccessfully, for two years. He suspects his military disability may be keeping him from getting hired. And research shows his suspicions have some basis in fact.

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