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    ACLU: Guardians of Our Galaxy of Civil Rights

    If it weren’t for organizations like the ACLU of Wisconsin, we citizens of the United States likely would be victims of far more attempts to subvert or even destroy the unalienable rights guaranteed to each of us by the US Constitution. Entities who want to advance their own agendas – whether corporations, politicians or governmental […]

Read this Excellent Story on Marijuana Criminalization in Milwaukee

From the publisher. I highly recommend this article from the  Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. (milwaukeenns.org) It is well researched and points out a significant impediment to successful integration of African American men into the work force and positive roles in our society. Almost everyone I knew from my college days and many people I know […]

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Calendar November 2014

Not to miss annual event://Wednesday November 26, the day before Thanksgiving, celebrate Dylan, benefit Hunger Task Force LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust, 15th Annual “Nod To Bob” Bob Dylan Tribute w/many performers, Benefit For The Hunger Task Force, $10 or $5 w/5 cans food 7PM   Late Addition Wednesday November 26th @ Impala Lounge Judy Priest, […]

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The Ballot Box

by Jan Christensen   FALL GENERAL ELECTION DAY, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4 Polls will be open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Voters DO NOT NEED to show a photo ID to receive a ballot. After the polls close, results will be reported on local news stations and the web. SAMPLE BALLOT To view a sample […]

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Neighbor Spotlight – Richard Moheban

by Peggy Schulz (*protected email*) Photo by Peter DiAntoni   Richard Moheban has lived in Riverwest since 1988 and he loves it. It’s not just because of the diversity of the neighborhood, which he admits sounds like a cliché. Much more important to Moheban is his belief that his neighbors are far less apt than […]

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Ghost District

Author’s Note: My upcoming book, Monster Hunters: On the Trail with Ghost Hunters, Bigfooters, UFOlogists, and Other Paranormal Investigators (June 1, 2015, Chicago Review Press) saw me travel through nine states to meet people who study and track unknown entities. Curious as to what I might be missing in my own backyard, I put out […]

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Calendar – October 2014

OCT 3-OCT 5 WISCONSIN BAT FESTIVAL  Multiple locations; see individual dates for more info   thru-OCT 9 MILWAUKEE FILM FESTIVAL mkefilm.org   1 WEDNESDAY  ART BAR 722 E Burleigh, Live music w/Peter Buys,  9PM CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, Hip Hop Open Mic LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Acoustic Open Stage Feature: Beau Austin  9PM RIVERWEST […]

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