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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Fighting Unjust Dog Laws One Paw at a Time

 Milwaukee Animal Advocate Kelly Herbold comes from “a family of fur ball lovers,” as she puts it. Growing up in Sussex, her fondness for the four-legged members of her household evolved into a lifetime passion. Now, when she is not working as an executive assistant for Derse
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Monday, March 10, 2014

Off The Cuff with Keith Stanley

 Image is everything. For Milwaukee native Keith Stanley, executive director of Avenues West Association (the neighborhood west of Downtown Milwaukee), the mission is to change the perception of an area known for its low-income housing and notable safety issues. Once an elementary
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Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

Off the Cuff with Wardrobe Mistress Krista Allenstein

Wardrobe Mistress for Milwaukee Ballet may sound glamorous but it’s an essential function. For Krista Allenstein, it’s the ideal job. After two years volunteering and three more as assistant to longtime wardrobe mistress Mary Belle Potter, Allenstein took the position when Potter retired at the
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Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

Off The Cuff with spoken word artist Nicole Janzen

Spoken word poetry artist Nicole Janzen, aka “Darlin Nikki,” combats social injustice through poetry performances, books, albums, community workshops and more. She writes about her present circumstance, whatever that may be, with a fresh, “in-your-face” tone, acknowledging the past
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Monday, June 17, 2013

Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission’s Karen Sparapani

 As executive director of the Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission, Karen Sparapani has her work cut out for her. MADACC takes in roughly 13,000 animals a year (more than any other control facility in Wisconsin
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Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011
With a helping hand full of birdseed and a heart full of gold, Jim Gardinier supplies people with wings of love. Since his diagnosis of Ménière's disease 10 years ago, “Jim the Birdman” has bred and raised birds for the handicapped practically free of charge...

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