March 25 2014
This weekend, Milwaukee will host the 2014 national women's conference of the League of United Latin American Citizens. The LULAC is the nation's largest and oldest Hispanic organization that works on issues of economic advancement, education, health, civil rights and political involvement.
Hundreds of Menomonee Falls residents turned out Monday night at a public hearing to oppose the opening of an industrial waste water and disposal company in the village. Chemworks currently operates a facility on Milwaukee's west side where have complained about odors coming from the company.
The Association of Volleyball Professionals, the premier professional beach volleyball tour in the U.S., is making Milwaukee one of seven stops this summer. The tournament, which hasn't made a stop in Milwaukee since 1998, will take place July 3-6 at Bradford Beach.
A camera used by in the 1971 Apollo 15 mission to land on the moon, was sold at a Vienna auction for nearly $760,000. The camera is said to be the only one that returned from a trip to the moon, as the others were left behind to make room for mineral samples. The new owner is a Japanese businessman that owns a chain of electronics stores.