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WAUWATOSA TEACHER NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED BY PBS LEARNINGMEDIA

Mr. Chris Lazarski, a teacher at Wauwatosa West High School, has been named a 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator by PBS LearningMedia, an on-demand digital media service from PBS offering over …

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KEN BURNS ENCOURAGES PEOPLE ACROSS THE NATION TO LEARN THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

Ken Burns, PBS and MPTV are collaborating on an initiative to challenge everyone across the country, especially students, to read the Gettysburg Address aloud. The project runs through April 15, …

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PBS Brings Milwaukee Ballet's Interpretation of Classic Tale to National Audience

It was the toast of Milwaukee's performing arts community and soon, Peter Pan From Milwaukee Ballet will be offered to all PBS stations for broadcast nationwide as part of PBS' initiative to promote …

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COMMUNITY'S EFFORTS TO RESTORE HERO'S MEMORIAL EXEMPLIFIES KOSCIUSZKO'S EXTRAORDINARY LIFE

The story of American hero General Tadeusz Kosciuszko is a compelling story of dedication, patriotism and devotion. Almost as compelling is the story of how a Polish immigrant community on the south …

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MPTV ANNOUNCES ANNUAL PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST

Southeastern Wisconsin Kids in Grades K-3 Encouraged to Submit Original Stories

Today, Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) announced its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, designed to promote the …

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WISCONSIN PERSONALITY JOHN MCGIVERN TRAVELS THROUGHOUT STATE TO EXPLORE HOW WISCONSINITES LIVE

After two seasons and 26 visits to local communities, AROUND THE CORNER WITH JOHN MCGIVERN has become a fan favorite on Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV). The much-anticipated third season of AROUND …

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OUTDOOR WISCONSIN CELEBRATES 30 CONSECUTIVE SEASONS ON MPTV

After more than 1,500 episodes, hundreds of pheasant, duck and deer hunts and more outdoor adventures than anyone can count, Milwaukee Public Television's (MPTV) longest-running series will premiere …

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TICKETS TO FREE DOWNTON ABBEY PREVIEW CLAIMED WEEKS BEFORE EVENT

Anticipation is building for MPTV's very popular DOWNTON ABBEY's 4th season premiere. On December 18 at 7:00 p.m. at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, more than 700 MPTV viewers will get a …

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MATC STUDENTS GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE AND SPREAD HOLIDAY CHEER

MATC students have the opportunity to write, produce, direct and record programs for broadcast on MPTV 10.1 HD and 36.2. Each year, students participate in what has become an MPTV holiday tradition …

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PBS PRESIDENT PAULA KERGER VISITS MILWAUKEE WITH NEWS THAT WILL PUT CITY IN NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT

Announcement to Be Made at MPTV Fundraiser

On November 19, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger will visit Milwaukee to make a major announcement that will highlight Milwaukee on a national stage. …

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