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Milwaukee OG: Rockwell Automation "Polish Moon" clocktower

Published Aug. 30, 2019

Despite the fact that I did not grow up in Milwaukee, there are still a few places that are pure Milwaukee OG to me - like the Usinger's shop, for example. Because my grandparents lived here on Greenfield Avenue, and we'd visit every other summer, perhaps nothing is purer Brew City to me than the former Allen-Bradley, now Rockwell Automation clocktower.

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One man's fight against pancreatic cancer

Published June 7, 2016

Mike Irwin was a normal guy until a mysterious back pain turned into his worst nightmare: a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. This is his story.

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Rockwell headquarters goes green

Published Aug. 12, 2013

Rockwell Automation has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification granted by the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Greetings from the top of the Allen-Bradley clock tower

Published Feb. 13, 2012

On an unseasonably warm and sunny February afternoon, a few OnMilwaukee.com employees stood on top of - and climbed inside - the Allen-Bradley clock tower, aka "The Polish Moon." It was a fascinating experience, thanks to tour guide Steve Strzok.

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Yes, there IS good news at Bradley Tech

Published May 6, 2011

Just because you never hear good things about Bradley Tech High School in Walker's Point doesn't mean there isn't any. Perhaps the key to hearing positive news about Tech is looking beyond Milwaukee. (That's kind of a sad commentary, isn't it?)

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Smith hawks his vox for a living

Published March 14, 2011

Cedarburg's Bob Smith is a man with a common name and an uncommon talent. Smith makes his living as a "voice talent" for commercials that air on the radio, television and videos around the world.

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Engineering program points Vieau School kids toward career success

Published Dec. 10, 2010

Project Lead the Way is a national program that has made big waves across the country and in May grabbed headlines when it was announced that 20 percent of the schools on Newsweek magazine's "America's Best High Schools" list offered PLTW's science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program. At MPS' Escuela Vieau all sixth, seventh and eighth graders participate.