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Wednesday, June 4, 2008
How much water do you use every day? In addition to the water you consume in the most obvious ways—showering, watering your lawn or vacationing at water parks—water also appears in everyday consumer goods and food. According to data collected by H2O Conserve, here’s how much water...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Engel’s Law

People generally spend a smaller share of their budget on food as their income rises. As people get richer they can afford better-quality food, so their food spending may increase overall, but...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Skyrocketing energy prices and plunging home values have driven the U.S. consumer confidence level to its lowest point in 16 years and is impacting more than a few retirement and savings accounts. But there is no reason to panic, according to seasoned investment advisers.
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
How economically powerful are gays and lesbians? An estimated 15.3 million gay and lesbian consumers had a combined buying power of more than $660 billion in 2006...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
As someone who opposed the Vietnam War and didn’t spit on a single soldier, I have never believed those stories about servicemen in uniform encountering a tsunami of expectoration upon returning from Southeast Asia.
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Bubbly Bash

“Champagne at the Allis” was flowing, necessitating a second shipment to be brought in mid-party at the Charles Allis Art Museum. Britishness was in the air with Ellen Zilli’s delicious figs and Stilton cheese and a UW-Milwaukee ensemble in top hats and formal attire, loaned by Suzann Campbell...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
More than 70 people gathered in last Thursday’s drizzle to protest the visit by likely GOP presidential nominee Sen. John McCain. While about 1,000 people fit into the gym of Greendale’s Martin Luther High School for a town hall meeting—and more were accommodated in an overflow room—
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Tom Reynolds attempts to field primary candidates

Sunday, June 1, 2008

At least $117 million would be added to local governments yearly

Their names are among the biggest and finest hospitals in the state—including Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Columbia St. Mary’s— and their television commercials play almost constantly as they compete for patients . . .
Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Veterans speak at Winter Soldier on the Hill

The stories you are about to hear are not easy to listen to, but believe me, they are much harder to relive,” former military police officer Kelly Dougherty testified on May 15 before the Congressional Progressive Caucus in Washington, D.C. We have witnessed firsthand the ultimate violence, chaos, fear and suffering of war and occupation and are intimately familiar with the indelible mark it left on our lives.”