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Hide Times

His skin was first stretched out in life by marshmallows. Those were the days when big gorillas translated into big bucks for zoos, and our beloved Samson, whos...
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Ice Breakers

Dean Amhaus has an idea to warm up Milwaukee. He wants to move the official temperature-taking site from Mitchell International Airport. “It’s always cooler by...
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The Enemy at the Gate

Every summer, an invading army descends upon Miller Park, as bus after bus spits forth a throng in Cubbie blue, the Sandberg and Sosa jerseys knocking the Yount...
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Green and Gold Plated

When the Packers signed Brett Favre in 1992, Phillip Purpero, a grading contractor from Milwaukee, was so moved that he took a trip to the nearest Department of...
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The Confidence Man

Michael Porter was selling and Milwaukee was buying. In a packed Pfister Hotel ballroom, business, government and civic leaders marveled at his September 2003 s...
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Milwaukee Bookmarks

www.milwaukeejobs.com Who should click: Job-seekers of all kinds: recent graduates, job-hoppers The lowdown: Search for a job by specific company or field of in...
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The Art of Engagement

People turn out in droves on Gallery Night and pack new exhibits at the Milwaukee Art Museum. But does that translate to food on the plates of local artists? No...
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Single Parenthood Epidemic

Quincy Tharps vividly recalls the time when one of her nine sisters was banished from the family’s North Side Milwaukee home to New Jersey after becoming pregna...