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Monday, Jan. 25, 2010
Spurred on by economic conditions, technological advancements and social media, the T-shirt is as omnipresent as ever. After coming into its own in the late ’60s, the one-time undergarment is now a wardrobe staple—and this fashion trend shows no signs of fading. For Peter...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

UW-Waukesha opens Mitch Albom Comedy

By Russ Bickerstaff
Not that it’s a personal interest on my part, but a quick jaunt over to the Wisconsin DNR’s website states that it is currently Duck hunting season in both Northern and Southern regions of the state. It may be a little chilly out there, but you can bet there are hunters out there right now bagging their daily limit of 6 ducks not to exceed, “4 mallards of which only 1 may be a hen, 3 wood du...
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009
The organized objections against the presidential school address on right-wing talk radio have been nothing less than a hate campaign. “The thing that concerned me most about it was it seemed like a direct channel from the president of the United States into the classroom, to my child,”...
Wednesday, May 20, 2009

A possible precedent for water-strapped communities

City of Waukesha residents may have a new incentive to conserve water: higher rates for heavy water usage. The Waukesha Water Utility and the environmental group Clean Wisconsin have negotiated new residential water rates, which must be approved by the state Public Service...
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

Thousands of Milwaukeeans will join their allies across the nation on May 1 to urge President Barack Obama to enact fair immigration reform this year, as he promised during his campaign. The rallies are organized by the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM); Voces de la Frontera, a member of FIRM, will organize the march...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008

Waukesha Deli

If you’re not from Waukesha, you’ll want to check MapQuest for directions, but it’s worth the ride. The Rochester Deli (143 E. Broadway, 262-522-9611), wedged within the labyrinth of downtown Waukesha across from the Freeman offices, is a family business. Chef Dan Strackbein...
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

ENDORSEMENTS 2008

Assembly Republicans proved last year that they are not putting the best interests of Wisconsin residents first. Republican leaders were happy to play games— and fund-raise—while shamelessly stalling budget negotiations. This sort of partisan brinksmanship has no place in serious state matters that affect all of us...
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008
After years of touring the comedy circuit and being a featured member of “MADtv,” Frank Caliendo is star ring in his own successful TBS series, “Frank TV.” The show’s second season is set to air in October. Caliendo is the driving-force of the program, which features filmed comedy sketches combined with stand-up pieces before a live audience.
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008
Republican Congressman Paul Ryan may feel that his southern Wisconsin district is safe. But three Democratic challengers on the Sept. 9 primary ballot disagree—not only with that assessment, but with Ryan’s support of President George Bush and presidential nominee Sen. John McCain.
Friday, June 20, 2008
Aside from his appearance last May at the Downer Theatre for the opening of Chasing Sound, a documentary on his life and music, Les Paul has seldom visited Wisconsin in recent years. In fact, his trips home have been few since he hit the road with jazz bands in the 1930s.

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