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Milwaukee Talks: Kevin Nam of TaskCause

Published June 17, 2020

Learn more about TaskCause, its founder Kevin Nam and what his thoughts are for the future of giving in this latest edition of Milwaukee Talks.

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Veteran journalist Joanne Williams nears completion of her first film

Published May 27, 2020

A generation of Milwaukeeans have watched Joanne Williams on television news. A fixture on Fox 6 and before that, TMJ 4, she joined MPTV as host and producer for "Black NouveauĆ¢ā‚¬Ā¯ in 2012. But the Milwaukee native is now finishing her first film, "Kaukauna & King: 50 Years Later."

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Milwaukee Talks: WISN meteorologist Sally Severson

Published Aug. 19, 2019

Sally Severson, meteorologist for WISN, will semi-retire this Friday, so OnMilwaukee tracked her down to chat about her powerful contributions to science and Milwaukee as well as her plans for the future.

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Milwaukee Talks: Present Music's Kevin Stalheim

Published May 22, 2019

After 37 years, music visionary and creative activist Kevin Stalheim will step down as artistic director from the barrier-breaking, world-renowned Present Music to focus on other things. Like family. And friends. And something called marathon canoe-ing.

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Milwaukee Talks: Kay Yuspeh of Elite Sports Clubs

Published April 24, 2019

The owner of Elite Sports Clubs talks about fitness, elite, the future of wellness, the current state of racquetball and tennis, and much more. Enjoy this installment of Milwaukee Talks.

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Milwaukee Talks: Cookie Jar's Zach Blumenfeld

Published April 16, 2019

As more and more businesses search for more benefit options of their teams, I talked to Zach Blumenfeld, director of sales, about Cookie Jar, the banking industry, trends and more. Enjoy this latest installment of Milwaukee Talks.

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Milwaukee Talks: Marques Johnson

Published March 21, 2019

Johnson, who played in 524 career games with Milwaukee over seven seasons from 1977 to '84, will become the ninth player in Bucks history to have his number retired, and the first to have his number hung in new Fiserv Forum.

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Milwaukee Talks: former Marquette walk-on John Willkom

Published Jan. 7, 2019

John Willkom may not be a house-hold name in Marquette basketball where he was on the team for one year in 2004-05. But his story is good one and his latest book provides a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to play Division 1 basketball.

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Milwaukee Talks: MMA fighter Sergio Pettis

Published Dec. 3, 2018

Before Dec. 15's big Brew City UFC fight, we chatted with Sergio Pettis for another installment of Milwaukee Talks, learning about his origins in the fight game, his move back to bantamweight and what it means fighting in a Fiserv Forum first.

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Milwaukee Talks: Bucks sideline reporter Katie George

Published Oct. 17, 2018

Before the Bucks tip off the season, however, we sat down with the new sideline reporter Katie George to talk about living in a UL/UK house divided, Twitter-beefing with Jim Paschke and the Bucks' outlook for 2018-19.

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Milwaukee Talks: Miller Park organist Dean Rosko

Published Oct. 12, 2018

The great American pastime would be nothing without its soundtrack - and for the past 14 years, organist Dean Rosko has contributed to its beloved orchestra, playing an integral part of the Miller Park experience.