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Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008

Theater Review

What's the difference between Vince Lombardi and a pit bull? A necktie. Bada-bum. Okay, the joke is starting to get stale, but the new play about former Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi is definitely NOT.
Theater
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008

Theater Review

What could be more perfect than staging Moliere's comedy The Misanthrope during an election year? The Boulevard Theatre hits the target with a production that scores on almost every level. The play, written in 1666, tells the story of Alceste, who may be the most famous misanthrope of all time. From his opening lines until his final speech, Alceste shows his general dislike for humanity. He's unafraid to tell people exactly what he thinks of them. He only equivocates on the subject of love, "where reason doesn't rule." Alceste is a prime example of this, as he pines for a young coquette. More than a half-dozen other characters populate the play . . .
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Monday, July 21, 2008
That figure could turn into a budget-bust ing $350 million as state corporations ask for tax rebates. State taxpayers will have to pick up the tab. The ruling represents a triumph for WMC, which was instrumental in electing Ziegler to the state Supreme Court and Van Hollen to the position of state attorney general.
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Monday, July 21, 2008
Hollen’s Department of Justice and Menasha Corp.) as well the state Supreme Court justice who provided the tie-breaking vote. Yet Van Hollen’s Department of Justice did not ask Ziegler to recuse herself from the case, even though she had a clear con flict of interest.
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Monday, July 21, 2008
The caucus held a press conference at City Hall to urge residents to call the police—anonymously—and offer tips. Those in attendance included state Sen. Spencer Coggs, state Sen. Lena Taylor, state Rep. Barbara Toles, state Rep. Pedro Colon, state Rep.
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Monday, July 21, 2008
McCain told reporters that he would have voted against the bill. The bill had passed by a wide margin (355-59) in the House of Representatives, and Democrats backed the measure because cutting reimbursements would cause doctors to limit or completely stop treating Medicare patients.
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Monday, July 21, 2008
Iowans worked together after the recent floods to aid friends, neighbors and strangers. Surely they can work together—humanely and sanely—to pre vent businessmen from manipulating and exploiting uneducated immigrants.
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Monday, July 21, 2008
One of my favorite Mexican foods is camarones a la diabla—the devil’s shrimp. In theory means shrimp in a fiendishly spicy red pepper sauce, but even in Mexico the level of spicing varies considerably. A simple beachside restaurant at Zihuatanejo served camarones lived up to this fiery reputation.
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Monday, July 21, 2008
The doors may be closed for the season, but the ovens at Amaranth Bakery Cafe certainly won’t be growing cold this summer.

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