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02.13.2010 | | Posted at 10:43 AM
By David Luhrssen
Beneath the glamor of the fashion industry is a factory system built largely on the backs of ill-paid, often mistreated workers in “developing countries” and in Los Angeles, nowadays the hub of America’s garment industry for companies that haven’t exported their jobs to China and elsewhere. In No Sweat (out Feb. 23 on DVD), documentary filmmaker Amie Williams turns her camera on two very dif...
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As university expands, North Avenue adjusts to increased student presence

Milwaukee’s East Side lost one of its historic landmarks early in the morning on Jan. 19, when after 40 years anchoring North Avenue, the restaurant Pizza Man burned down in a four-alarm blaze. The fire, which has been ruled arson, demolished a building that also housed Cush Lounge, the Black and White Café, the Grecian Delight restaurant and 10 apartments. Pizza Man will reopen, but almost...