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Lincoln Hills probe: Three more staffers placed on leave

  • By Clarence Nicholas 
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Madison — Three more Lincoln Hills School employees were put on paid leave this week amid a probe into allegations of prisoner abuse, child neglect, sexual assault and other potential crimes at the state’s secure facility for young offenders. Three others who were earlier put on paid leave quit this week. One of them, Timothy […]

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Academy of Legends: Martha Toran

Martha Toran and her husband were once co-owners of one of the most popular night spots in town—Toran’s Tropical Hut—or Toran’s as it was affectionately called. For years everybody flocked there for lunch, happy hour and on the weekends to meet and greet the movers and shakers in the community. Toran’s was strictly for adults, […]

President Obama’s Last SOTU Address [Text & Video]

Watch or Read President Obama’s Last State of the Union (SOTU) Address Full Speech (.PDF)

Dr. M. L. King, Jr. Day Justice Program and March to King’s Statue

The 15th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Justice Program and March will be held on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 – the national holiday – at 1:00 pm at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 1927 N. 4th St., Milwaukee. The commemorative program will be followed at 2:30 pm by a three block march to […]

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Middle Passage Memorial Service

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks is honoring America’s Journey for Justice participant Middle Passage. He was a 68 year old veteran and justice seeker and had joined the Journey from its start in Selma, Alabama. Middle Passage marched over 900 miles on his way to Washington, DC in support of voting rights, police […]

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NAACP Calls On State To Close Lincoln Hills School

The Lincoln Hills facility in Irma. Facility Remains Under Investigation For Alleged Abuse Of Juvenile Inmates The state chapter of the NAACP is calling on the state to close the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake secure schools in Irma. The appeal comes in the wake of a state and federal investigation into alleged staff abuses […]

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