Eugene Kane

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Eugene Kane is veteran Milwaukee journalist and nationally award winning columnist.

Kane writes about a variety of important issues in Milwaukee and society that impact residents of all backgrounds.

Recent Articles
 #RaiseMKE - May 8, 2013
 Food stamp ban on junk food seems like bad politics
 It's all part of the continuing attack on low income people who depend on government assistance by scheming politicians looking to score points and win elections by demonizing the poor.
 Buzz - May 7, 2013
 Cleveland case brings pain but hope for Alexis
 When some people in Milwaukee heard about the three missing women finally rescued from captivity after nearly 10 years, they immediately thought about Alexis Patterson.
 Buzz - May 6, 2013
 Taxi cab drivers fight for civil rights
 For many immigrants, working in the taxi cab industry is a career that only requires a safe driving record and the ability to get around the city.
 Buzz - May 2, 2013
 Milwaukee is 7th most exciting city in the nation? Some not so sure
 Some people weren't exactly sure why Milwaukee ranked so high although they'll take the compliment.
 Buzz - May 2, 2013
 Running out of names for the convention center
 Many Milwaukee residents who have probably attended numerous events or conventions at the center over the years would be hard-pressed to recall what name was on the side of the building at the time.
 Living - May 1, 2013
 Gosnell abortion trial makes waves locally
 Wendy Ashlock, director the Affiliated Health Services clinic on Milwaukee's East Side that regular performs safe and legal abortions, has been following the Gosnell trial and has strong opinions on the public reaction.
 Sports - April 30, 2013
 First gay athlete can lead to new age of tolerance
 The main folks who seemed upset this week after the gay NBA player came out appeared to limited to those people who just don't understand why the gay lifestyle is just not a big deal for other people anymore.
 Marketplace - April 29, 2013
 Rent-to-own stores facing scrutiny for selling American Dream
 The expanding prominence of "rent-to-own" stores in some parts of Milwaukee that some accuse of using predatory lending practicing to entice consumers into dubious deals for merchandise has been a concern of consumers and legislators for years.
 Buzz - April 26, 2013
 Five living presidents together creates a living Mt. Rushmore
 Five presidents, four white males and one African-American. No women, obviously. Lots of history and important events connected to each of their administrations.
 Sports - April 25, 2013
 Bucks take city's name national tonight
 Believe me, tonight most of my out-of-town friends will be watching the Bucks game from the BMO Bradley Center tonight and they will have no problem remembering in which city the game is being played.

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