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Sirens of Song

March 25 – May 29 at Stackner Cabaret at The Milwaukee Rep

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Sister Act

April 14 – May 29 at The Fireside Dinner Theater in Fort Atkinson

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Fences

See August Wilson’s Fences April 26 – May 22 at the Quadracci Powerhouse Theater at the Milwaukee Rep.

Fences is a beloved Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning drama that explores a family’s hopes and dreams in a rapidly changing 1950s America. Troy Maxson, a former Negro League baseball player, must grapple with the reality of his life as a sanitation worker in Pittsburgh. It’s about dreams versus reality, and how we handle the difference.

Tickets on sale now at milwaukeerep.com, at the Milwaukee Rep box office, by phone at 414-224-9490.

Enter to win tickets to see it with Andrea Williams>>

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Register to Win a $500 Visa Gift Card at Stonefire Pizza Co.!

Jammin’ 98.3’s Earl Stokes will have your chance to register to win a $500 Visa Gift Card on Sunday, April 30th from 2-4pm when you stop by Stonefire Pizza Co., 5320 S. Moorland Road in New Berlin, to donate new or gently used children’s books. Everyone who donates will be entered to win! He will also have your chance to enter to win tickets to see “I Love the 90’s Tour” featuring Salt N Pepa at the Wisconsin State Fair on August 12th.

Every child deserves their own books. Children who have books of their own possess limitless opportunities and improve their chance of long term academic success. That’s why
Jammin’ 98.3 and Stonefire Pizza are teaming up to help Next Door collect books for their Books for Kids Program. For 25 years, Next Door has donated more than 1.7 million books to Milwaukee area families through their program.

For more information on where you can donate books, visit http://jammin983.com/events/categories/community/

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Glenn Jones

Sunday, May 1st at Mr. J’s Lounge

Lifestyle

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Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

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The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

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Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

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U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

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Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

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Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.

4 days ago in Lifestyle

Childhood obesity not down in U.S

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Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study.

Sports

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The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

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The best sports shots this week

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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Reigning NL batting champ banned 80 games for doping

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Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins was suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, Major League Baseball said.

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Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

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The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

National

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

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The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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This week’s top R&B tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top R&B tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

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Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

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‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

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Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

1 day ago in Music

Lenny Kravitz, Queen Latifah to star in new Fox drama

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The show "Star" will feature newcomer actors Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O'Grady as the singers.

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