Canadian pop-punks, self-effacing poets, a podcasting comedian and a folk band that never named their horse highlight an eventful week in Milwaukee. Read more

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Many immigrant stories are harrowing, involving flight from dangerous places and surmounting the obstacles found upon arrival in America. Thi Bui, born in Saigon, transformed hers graphic novel-style into an “illustrated memoir," The Bes... Read more


Drawn from Margot Lee Shetterly’s non-fiction account, Hidden Figures dramatizes the work of people whose faces never appeared in broadcasts from Cape Kennedy or Mission Control, a trio of African American women whose facility with numbers ... Read more

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In Designing Gotham: West Point Engineers and the Rise of Modern New York, 1817-1898, Jon Scott Logel, a professor at the U.S. Navy War College, explores the crucial role played by military officers, many of them veterans of the Corps of En... Read more


As stock markets rocket and tumble, entire nations (plus Puerto Rico) threaten tongo bust, that compendium of common sense, the Readers Digest, steps forward with a pair of handbooks designed to he,Books Read more



Youcan change lives—including your own—by serving with the Peace Corps, aone-of-a-kind international, life-changing organization that works at agrassroots level to tackle pressing issues around the globe. More than 215,000Americans have volunt.. Read more

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Tragically, shootings in small town America have become all too frequent. Author Thomas Maltman chronicles one community’s reaction to a deadly shooting in his new book Little Wolves. This meditation on violence centers Read more


Unemployment is still too high, income is still too low and the recovery is still much too slow—but the United States is faring considerably better than other developed nations against the threat of a renewed recession... Read more

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With the help of some enthusiastic praise from celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, Washington, D.C., pop-rock songwriter Eric Hutchinson rebounded from an unproductive stint on Madonna's Maverick Records, which shut down before... Read more

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Breezy crooner Trey Songz had been nipping at R. Kelly’s heels for a few years before his third album, 2009 breakout Ready , established him as Kelly’s commercial equal, yielding five hit singles—“Successful,” “I Read more

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Warning, mini-rant ahead:I’ll admit to being crotchety at timesat Miller Park. I’m not “you kids get off my lawn,” but I do expect tobe able to see the game I paid to see. I don’t think this is too muchto ask. I admit to being grumpy on occasio.. Read more

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The women's team was in Ft. Myers, FL this week playing #3 UNH. I'm still not sure why they played there, but they swept UNH, taught a few hockey clincs, visited the Red Sox Spring Training facility and set records.Saturday's shutout was career #3.. Read more

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With the season nearing its end, the Milwaukee Brewers wrap up their series against the Pittsburgh Pirates at a 7:05 p.m. game at Miller Park.,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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   When it comes to the Gatling gun, perhaps Confederate soldiers put it best: & Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Geniu ,Books Read more


I wanted to share with you the following statement from Playboy’s EditorialDirector Playboy ,Letters Read more

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Sen. Barack Obama’s history quaking win in the year’s first presidential conte Red Pepper ,Taking Liberties Read more

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