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July 25, 2014

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By DAVE FIDLIN Special to The Post MILWAUKEE — With the long- term viability of the Milwaukee Bucks and other entertainment destinations in question, organiz- ers throughout the region are drawing on expertise from lead- ers elsewhere in the country. Members of the Cultural and Entertainment Capital Needs Task Force gathered last week at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts to glean insight from civic leaders in three cities — Cleveland, Denver and Oklahoma City — that have faced situations similar to the Milwaukee metropolitan region. The 48-member task force, an offshoot of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, was assembled in November to address issues sur- rounding the Bucks' home, the BMO Harris Bradley Center, which the National Basketball Association has stated no longer meets its standards. But MMAC President Timothy Sheehy said there are other rea- sons the panel was convened, including attempts at addressing DID YOU KNOW? Local news at your fingertips Visit MARK BELLING Obstructionists try to kill Kohler's golf vision Page 9 Sheboygan County project's fate will tell us a lot about our state • Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair. • A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second. • The first cellphone was invented in 1924. – Source: Cool Facts app STATE FAIR PREVIEW — PAGE 17 STEVE 'THE HOMER' TRUE Brewers need better pitching to make the playoffs Page 11 Staff has been inconsistent since strong start in April Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: See FORUM on Page 6 Future of Bucks facility front and center MILWAUKEE COUNTY'S WEEKLY NEWSPAPER JULY 25, 2014 Civic leaders link cultural, entertainment investment to economic growth Submitted photo The BMO Bradley Center is the home to the Milwaukee Bucks. FREE STORAGE! FREE STORAGE! FREE STORAGE! 1st Month with 6 month contract DREXEL SELF STORAGE 500 W. Drexel • Oak Creek 414-617-2109 414-587-0517 238976086 Limit 1 can per customer. Must have ad. Expires 8-2-14. WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! 4 239067204 Since 1960 Original Family Owned & Operated ROOT BEER Celebrate Summer with two Hometown Favorites! DISCOUNT LIQUOR and SPRECHER SODA Bonus! ALL SPRECHER SODAS •Root Beer •Low Cal •Orange •Ravin' Red •Cream •Ginger Ale •Puma Cola •Cherry Cola •Grape •Strawberry •Raspberry 2/$5.00 4pk bottles Enter to win four tickets to State Fair! "Now in Cans Great for Outdoor Events!" SPRECHER ROOT BEER 12 pack cans $9.99 FREE 2 oz BAG OF SPRECHER CHIPS with one 12-pack or two 4-pack purchase! Bring in this ad and receive one FREE can of Mon-Sat 9am-9pm; Sun 10am-2pm Family owned and operated for 54 years. MILWAUKEE 5031 W OKLAHOMA (414) 545-2175 Bonus! WAUKESHA 919 N BARSTOW (262) 547-7525 Follow us on Twitter @DiscountLiqmilw Like us on Facebook Discount Liquor

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