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Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Healthy, tasty and fun

For many decades the neighborhood around East North Avenue has been a destination for film lovers, thanks to the Oriental Theatre. With its proximity to UW- Milwaukee, the area became one of the city’s party lands, a zone of happy hours and half-price pitchers, of bars and youthful clubs...
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
Gay equality is more than just a matter of fairness— it’s also good for the economy. The estimated 15.3 million gay adults in the United States have a combined buying power of more than $660 billion, and it’s estimated to grow to $835 billion by 2011, according to Witeck-Combs ...
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

THIS ANTI-INCUMBENT PAC IS ATTEMPTING TO RUN CANDIDATES IN BOTH REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC PRIMARIES, ALTHOUGH ITS PLATFORM IS CLEARLY ULTRACONSERVATIVE.

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