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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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TWO LOCALLY-PRODUCED MPTV PROGRAMS WIN TOP HONORS AT EMMYS

Two Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) programs won 2012-2013 Chicago/Midwest Emmy awards at the ceremony in Chicago on November 3. The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television …

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MPTV AND WUWM 89.7 FM TACKLE THE IMPACT OF HIGH INCARCERATION RATES AMONG BLACK MEN

Why Are So Many Wisconsinites Behind Bars, and What Are The Costs?

In the 2010 Census, Wisconsin had the highest percentage of incarcerated black men in the nation. One of every eight black men of …

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MPTV SPECIAL EXAMINES JFK'S WISCONSIN CONNECTIONS ON 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF ASSASSINATION

Fifty years ago one pivotal moment changed the course of history. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated and the world tried to understand. Milwaukee Public Television's (MPTV) commemorative …

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WISCONSIN VETERANS TO BE HONORED IN TWO PROGRAMS THIS VETERANS DAY

The Korean conflict is the "forgotten war" -- sandwiched between World War II and Vietnam. Millions of Americans were engaged during the War, including about 132,000 Wisconsinites. African Americans …

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NEW SUPERINTENDENT OF RACINE SCHOOLS TACKLES ISSUE OF GRADUATION GAP AMONG LATINOS

Special Series of ¡ADELANTE! Highlights Racine's Initiatives,
To Air In Conjunction with Nationally-Broadcast Documentary "The Graduates"

Minority high school students have a lower graduation …

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