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This Week's Obsession: Expectations are Back There Seth December 4th, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Your worst D man would be most year's best? [Marc-Grégor Campredon]

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The Question:

Why is this team exceeding expectations?

Ace: Just wait until Jordan Poole gets goin— oh, I see.

Seth: 1/1 Charles Mathewses agree: this is not a good development.

Ace: We can start with the obvious: Michigan had one of the best defenses in the country last year, upgraded on that end at the four and five spots (and arguably the two as well), and also moved into year two of Luke Yaklich’s teachings taking hold. Now it’s the best defense in the country by a significant margin so far this year.

This is very much Zavier Simpson’s team. Matthews’, too.

BiSB: To the defensive question, we didn't know if Iggy could play defense. Turns out... yeah, very much so.

Brian: His first real test is "hey, check Eric Paschall with zero help defense" and that goes spectacularly.

Seth: Let's not leave out 7'2" Zavier Simpson.

BiSB: Big Trogdor?

Ace: I meant in terms of temperament. Jon Teske is clearly one of the main reasons this team is so good. He’s a defensive savant. It’s not just that he can block shots, he’s almost never in the wrong place, his hands are great, and he moves surprisingly well.

BiSB: His foul rate is also insanely low.

Brian: Michigan's two point D is stunning and it is most stunning when The Big Sleep is on the floor. 31%!

Ace: (pulls out bullhorn)

AND HE HITS THREES NOW!

[After THE JUMP: Florida gets mentioned once. Also Duke.]

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Brian: He challenges everything without fouling, his hands are disruptive, he's able to check guys he absolutely should not be able to on the perimeter. Here's an excellent breakdown of Michigan's offensive performance against Purdue featuring a billion drives past switched bigs.

That does not happen to Teske, like, ever.

Ace: I was going to post the other excellent breakdown video that hit Twitter in which Beilein’s adjustments are shown.

 

Teske’s ability to pop out and hit outside shots is going to be huge. It was last weekend.

Also that video is hoops geek porn.

Seth: I can't state how much I loved that tweet. I feel like I became basketball smart in 280 characters.

Brian: It changes the game further. Also we should not neglect Teske's paint screening ability. The opening bucket against the Boilers was Michigan action that got Iggy an unbalanced defender he drove past, but the 7'3" windmill wasn't able to get to the hoop because Teske felt what was coming and moved to box him out.

BiSB: Simpson uses that seal once or twice a game.

Seth: To bring the Teske bit back to the question: This was our HOPE not our expectation for him right?

Ace: He’s the perfect center for this team, no disrespect to Moe Wagner. This team is downhill oriented in a way none of Beilein’s teams have been previously. Teske makes a real impact on both the initial screen and that tricky rescreen he’ll bust out. Simpson needs that, and it sure helps Matthews/Iggy get to the rack too.

I had very high Teske expectations and I’d say he’s still exceeding them.

BiSB: Imagine you brought You-From-2016 to the future and showed him this team.

Ace: Like, right after the Maverick Morgan game.

BiSB: I would probably wonder how John Beilein was doing in the NBA.

Ace: I’d be legit dead.

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Not that I'm trying to steal your job, Tom [Fuller]

Brian: I spent much of last year saying Michigan wouldn't take a step back without Wagner. There's evidence and everything:

By the end of the season Michigan's offense was actually slightly better with Teske on the floor after February 1st. EFG, TO rate, and various other factors remained static; FT rate dropped a lot and OREB rate rose a lot. That's about 300 possessions—five games worth—against top 100 opponents. It's not nearly enough to declare anything but it certainly suggests that Michigan's offense can survive in the post-Moe era. It'll get tougher without Wagner since teams will be gameplanning for Teske and not focusing so much on pick and pop, but that's what team-wide offseason improvement is for.

If the rest of the team can pick up the usage slack, Michigan won't miss Wagner much. Moderately large "if."

But even my absurdly optimistic self was way short.

Ace: The defense honestly hasn’t surprised me as much as the offense? I thought it would take longer for things to click. This is kinda what I expected the final form to look like.

Brian: Yes. This was a D that was #3 last year shedding Duncan Robinson and Wagner and getting their three best players back. The offense was a much bigger concern.

Ace: Iggy being insta-awesome changed the outlook a lot.

BiSB: The pick and roll game has been the best since, what, Stauskas? Morris?

Ace: Stauskas. Dude rained threes off of those. Wait. Let’s not discount Walton/Wagner. Unless we’re eliminating pops.

Brian: Well when's the last time Michigan had a point guard who was healthy and experienced? Late Walton was great but he was not right for a lot of his career and before that Michigan couldn't get a guy to his junior year.

Ace: Simpson sees the floor as well as any Beilein PG since Morris.

Brian: 13 A, 2 TO vs UNC and Purdue.

Ace: It makes you wonder what Trey Burke’s A:TO would’ve looked like as an upperclassman.

Alex: I thought the ball-screen game last year with Wagner was better because the latter was so good at reading the defense and adjusting - slips, pops, and rolls.

Brian: I think Teske's just as good but in more subtle ways. He's a large reason that Michigan's able to get to the rack so consistently with no one providing help.

BiSB: And to Ace's earlier point, there are still Thanksgiving leftovers in the back of the fridge. This clicked EARLY.

BiSB: Debbie Downer Caveat: there's the potential for some recency bias on the shooting stuff. They shot like Sparty against a 2-3 zone for the first couple of games, on stuff that was pretty opponent-independent.

Brian: I don't think they're a 43% team like they've been since but neither are they a 20% team or anything like it. Zone is the looming question though that's correct.

Alex: I think people generally expected that Teske would be an adequate—if very different—replacement for Wagner. Matthews has gotten better, Simpson has gotten better, Poole is still adjusting but he's just played two great games against good teams and when he's hot Michigan is unstoppable.

BiSB: It's hard to see Charles Matthews shooting 50% from deep, just like it was hard to envision Jordan Poole shooting like 8% with a billion turnovers.

Alex: This may not be a 37% shooting team from three but it's not gonna be < 33% like some of us (read: me) feared.

Seth: I wonder if Charles Matthews has found his stroke. He's not going to be 50% but I like him so much more now that he takes and makes threes in rhythm instead of driving on them.

Ace: I don’t think Matthews is gonna be much more than a ~33% shooter from deep but he doesn’t need to be better than that. He’s at 29% right now.

Brian: He's hitting 69% from the line since the 0/5 start. I think there might be something to that. He can get to 33-35 maybe. His FTs improved a little last year too. I think he's leveling up as a shooter, slowly.

Ace: Obligatory “nice.”

Alex: Just needs to hit open shots.

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And first in hair. [Marc-Gregor Campredon]

Alex: As for why this team is exceeding expectations, the single biggest reason to me is Iggy. He's Michigan's leading scorer and legitimately a good defender. Had we known he'd be this good this fast - say, if he were a top 5 recruit - the expectations would have been much higher.

He's fourth in Kenpom B1G POY right now, by the way.

Brian: And... he is, right? If you re-rank his class right now he's top 5. For college anyway.

Alex: Top 5 best college freshmen, sure.

Ace: Maybe not for NBA purposes but certainly for college, yeah.

Alex: To your point on the podcast, not the 5th best prospect but he's 20 and dominating high-major college hoops on both ends.

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[Campredon]

Alex: Livers has been quiet these last few games but he's 50% from three and a very good backup center. Not sure if anyone saw either of those things coming. Beilein even drew up a few looks for him against Purdue (one at the end of the first half comes to mind) and those were plays designed for a Duncan Robinson-type shooter. If Livers can be that and play three positions well defensively...

Brian: He really really wanted to take that three, which is nice to see.

BiSB: He's also getting to some of those shots that he seems unusually efficient at, like the lane fadeaway.

Ace: He also drilled a corner three over a closeout against UNC on a shot he never would’ve attempted last year.

BiSB: And the turnovers are down, too.

Seth: When is the last time Michigan had a sixth man of the year candidate?

BiSB: Last year?

Ace: …last year.

Alex: I think Robinson won it.

Brian: Livers's versatility is another excellent bonus. He makes the seven man rotation go because you can bring him in at any of three spots, and he can defend it.

BiSB: Over JJJ, even.

Brian: His usage has ticked up a couple of percentage points and he's chipping in D stats along with the shooting. I don't think he's going to be a guy who attacks the basket much but as a swiss army three-and-D guy he's great.

Ace: That versatility runs across the whole lineup and that’s huge when, at least for now, they’re running out a seven-man rotation. Livers can play three spots, Matthews can play (or at least defend) three spots, Poole can cover two (or even three), Eli Brooks plays both guard spots…

BiSB: Another nice part about Michigan's low foul rate is that Beilein gets to pick and choose his spots more with Livers at the 5. He hasn't had his hand forced often.

Alex: Livers does all the little things on both ends too.

Ace: It’s a seven-man rotation that functions like it’s got nine or ten guys, except the back end is still the good players.

Brian: Yes.

Ace: And not, say, Ben Carters.

Alex: I think Austin Davis probably deserves to play but with Livers doing so well in that role, he might not be playing a whole lot unless Teske is in foul trouble.

BiSB: I'm a liiiiiiittle concerned about Big Man depth...

Alex: Which... it's really remarkable that Teske doesn't foul much given that he's contesting everything and going for steals.

Seth: I don't think we should have expected Castleton to be contributing in the 2018 portion of this season.

Ace: Davis should be fine, and if he’s not, they can cover for that with Livers and potentially emergences from Brandon Johns and/or Colin Castleton. Beilein’s had plenty of freshmen break into the rotation late.

Brian: Davis seemed fine in small bursts last year. He's probably all right. Ward went right at him late in the first half at MSU last year and he defended that just fine.

Michigan's played a lot of teams where Livers makes more sense than Davis as the backup 5: Nova, UNC, and Purdue all feature small-ball Cs for large minutes.

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Ace: Other things that can click into place:

  • The patented late-season freshman emergence (Castleton, perhaps?)
  • Poole playing every week like last week
  • More effective offense from the small ball lineup
  • Teske pounding the offensive glass like last year

BiSB: So... I mean... are there ANY concerns?

Alex: Davis is probably a perfectly fine replacement-level backup big.

Ace: Free throws.

Brian: Zone offense.

Alex: Bad three-point luck. I really don't think I'm crazy for thinking that this is a 30-win team.

Ace: I don’t think you are, either.

Alex: They're #1 in two-point defense. #1 in preventing free throws. #17 in preventing threes. Your floor is so high when that's the case.

BiSB: KenPom has them as a 26-5 team before any postseason stuff. Sooooo...

Ace: They’re up to a 27-4 projection on Torvik and are favored in every. single. game.

Brian: Kenpom still has more pessimistic preseason numbers baked in, too.

Ace: That’s the crazy thing! This team was in the 20s-30s everywhere preseason.

Seth: It's nice that the Big Ten proved itself a top three conference in the nonconf portion. You can take 4-5 losses in conference and be a 1 seed still as long as UNC and Nova don't turn out to be bad.

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Ace: And we seemed to be the only people who thought that was batshit.

Alex: My biggest concern is depth. If one of the main seven gets hurt, you're playing guys who are very clearly not ready.

Ace: MSU: preseason Big Ten favorite, everywhere.

Brian: I think someone will emerge over the next month or two, probably DDJ.

Alex: He's surely getting hazed by Z every day in practice.

Ace: I feel like he gets blocked by Brooks. I honestly think every other freshman has a more obvious fit into the rotation.

Brian: God, being a freshman Beilein PG against Z has to be a private hell.

Alex: Get ready for the BTN Journey piece about how Z molded him into a killer when he wins the B1G POY in a few years.

Ace: That part I don’t doubt.

BiSB: But with a little twitch that say, "no for real I still wake up screaming about that guy"

Alex: None of the freshmen besides Iggy have looked anywhere near equipped to handle a five-minute stint in a high leverage situation.

Ace: I wouldn’t sleep on Adrien Nunez. Team could still use a shooting boost and the one thing they don’t have is a backup two who’s not really a PG. It’s still way early, Alex.

BiSB: Johns looks bouncy

Alex: The end-of-the-bench blowout variety hour has been so disappointing!

Ace: I don’t think any of them were expecting to see the floor against, say, Villanova.

BiSB: Castleton's usage is 47%. Just wanted to mention that.

Alex: That was intended to be tongue-in-cheek

Brian: Most of those minutes are against weird junk zones and I don't think mean too much.

At the open practice it felt like Johns and DDJ were the guys who were getting you might play attention, FWIW.

Alex: Yes it's the clumsiest basketball this side of the IM Building but even though those guys are all highly touted, I would be surprised if they didn't have major growing pains if forced into action.

Brian: The reason I push DDJ is that if Michigan does get stymied by some zones I want the off the dribble three shooter. But the points against him are good ones.

Ace: I’m less worried about zones because this team can shoot okay on spot-ups, they’ve got multiple great drivers, they move the ball well, and they have several players who could operate out of the middle of a 2-3. That Matthews FT-line game would be a killer.

Brian: This is me trying to patch a stress fracture in an aircraft carrier, I admit.

BiSB: Iowa has finally been playing more zone.

Alex: As for potential 2-3 issues, shooting is always a concern there. But like Ace said, there are guys who can play well in the middle. Teske and Livers come to mind.

Ace: It’s hard to dial back the optimism right now, I know.

Alex: Not many 7-footers out there who are more inclined to pass than shoot.

BiSB:

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Ace: Also: Beilein is a wizard. People forget that. Somehow.

Brian: Michigan did do better against zones vs Providence.

Alex: I think Z's work on offense has been broadly underrated.

BiSB: When wild optimism is the most reasonable level of expectation, I get nervous.

Ace: It’s ever harder when last year’s team is used as a point of comparison.

Alex: He's the second-best distributor in the Big Ten behind Winston and he's not turning it over a whole lot. Has a good sense of when Michigan needs to push the ball following a bad shot or turnover. And like y'all have said, his work in the ball-screen game has been strong.

Seth: Z and Teske are two of the best defenders in the league AND they don't turn it over.

Ace: That should be emphasized, especially since both also somehow manage to avoid getting into foul trouble despite being so active. There’s so little margin for error already against this team and then they never give you the ball in the open floor. UNC never got to run.

Alex: Michigan's well-coached on that end obviously but Z, Matthews, Teske is a hell of a core to build around if you want to have a good defense.

BiSB: No regular rotation player is above 3.1 FC/40 minutes

Brian: Yeah, that's another thing that makes me optimistic. Some of their tougher opponents are very fast and that just doesn't work against Michigan. MSU, Iowa, and Indiana are all around 50th in offensive tempo.

Seth: Or very three-reliant.

Alex: Nothing works against Michigan.

Ace: Seeing a team that leans on transition offense is like when we saw teams that relied on press defense. It’s gonna be a murder.

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Alex: Unless a team somehow goes 10-18 from three or something—but there would have to be a lot of tough makes there.

BiSB: Maybe trash-talking Michigan will help. Rattle them, ya know?

Ace: I feel like I remember every open three-point look they’ve given up this year.

Seth: Most of them were against Purdue's short bald guy?

Ace: Yeah, it’s shocking each time.

Brian: oblig

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[Campredon]

Alex: Feel like many / most have come off of offensive rebounds - which, that happens.

Brian: Cline got some open ones on missed rotations, but they were so heavily on Edwards that'll happen. I like that Michigan can go from a no help D to a heavy help D.

Ace: Teske got a little too deep into the paint once or twice against balding stretch big, but that’ll happen too, and he didn’t make them pay. The no help D strategy is great. Everyone except the point guard can contest shots at the rim even after getting beat by a half-step. Meanwhile, drive-and-kick isn’t an option. There have been so many instances of guys getting caught under the hoop with no good option.

Brian: Should I mention that I think recent rule changes have made officiating much more predictable and less infuriating? Like, the verticality stuff is great. Guys aren't getting called for the O initiating contact nearly as much.

Ace: I’ve really enjoyed that the changes have come in tandem with Michigan going for more blocks and fewer charges.

BiSB: "Hook and Hold" stuff has gotten headlines, but that's overshadowed a general reasonableness that seems to have taken hold.

Brian: The charge stuff was good and necessary. Hook and hold is being misapplied; it's supposed to be about trying to bait a foul call and instead it's getting called on everything.

Alex: It’s just mind-boggling that Michigan can play this good of defense without fouling much. Like Z gets away with a lot, but otherwise it’s a lot of just staying in front and staying vertical.

Ace: Excellent individual defense across the board.

BiSB: I've been a little disappointed with some on-ball defender blocking calls. Guys in legal guarding position getting plowed in the chest.

Seth: The Iggy one is the only one that stood out, and it was so bad Dicky V was mad.

Alex: Also, a fun game is to rank Michigan’s best defenders: Teske, Z, Matthews, Livers, Iggy, Poole, Brooks? Everybody on that list is good!

Ace: That’d be my order. Brooks is the only one I get even a little concerned about. Biggest concern: analysts have started really talking up Yaklich.

Alex: And the median player is extremely good in whichever order you want to put them in.

Brian: Any order for the top three is defensible really.

Seth: In a "normal" Beilein year Poole might be #1.

Ace: They got bounced from the tournament two years ago because they couldn’t stop any isolations and didn’t have anyone they could insert to stop them.

Brian: God that Oregon game. A different world.

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[Campredon]

Alex: There was one play against the sad frenchman that really stood out to me. He was wide open on the roll and the guard found him. Going in for an easy dunk right? Then all of a sudden, JORDAN POOLE OUT OF NOWHERE CONTESTING ABOVE THE RIM AND NOT FOULING.

Brian: Poole also leapt out of nowhere to force Edwards into a tough fall-away. I admit that I was concerned about Poole's attention to detail hampering the D but that does not appear to be the case. This was based on nothing other than his outgoing charm, and is soundly defeated.

Ace: I think with Poole sometimes we assume his off-court goofiness will carry over to the court but he’s locked in.

Seth: A man with a baby-carrier looks adorably sweet until you threaten the thing in the baby-carrier.

Alex: For me I thought that it was more that players who fit his archetype usually don’t defend. Turns out that he does.

Ace: THIS MAN BESMIRCHED YOUR CAT, JORDAN.

Brian: That's an area where I think intangibles exist. There are teams on which Poole is a bad defender. They are teams without Zavier Simpson.

Seth: Conversely if Yaklich had been around when Stauskas was here...?

BiSB: So moving back to the front of the line, Teske guarding Nassir Little on the perimeter puts him at the top for me right now.

Alex: I’m old enough to remember when Michigan’s bigs would reflexively assume the charge position on a drive instead of putting their hands up. It’s a whole new world now.

Ace: That and “Jon Teske mirrors Nassir Little and forces a badly contested brick”… yeah.

Alex: I can’t imagine telling 2014 me that Michigan basketball would be the type of program where you won’t play unless you can really really defend.

Ace: Yeah, you don’t get to slack off when everyone else is playing their asses off. I wouldn’t want to cross X or Matthews.

Brian: The defensive coordinator idea was a good one and Beilein executed it perfectly. Found a small school doing work on D, interviewed some guy he'd never heard of for hours, hired him.

Alex: Turns out that Beilein found a reflection of his past self but instead of that guy being a detail-obsessed offensive savant, he’s a detail-obsessed defensive savant.

Yep.

They’re even both former high school history teachers, which is great.

Brian: i wonder if Beilein keeps trying to adopt Yaklich and he says "I am an adult"

Alex: I’d listen to a 45-minute pod of them discussing Antietam or some such shit.

Brian: lol

Ace: Needs to get rid of the damn-near-a-bowl-cut to stop Beilein from doing that.

Seth: "I'm not your Hadrian, John!"

Ace: But I trust any basketball coach who looks like he cuts his own hair on the way to the arena to watch film.

BiSB: We may have to prepare the Money Cannon if this keeps up.

Ace: Like I said, biggest concern.

Brian: I'd coach-in-waiting him if it would help.

BiSB: "EVERYBODY GUARD SOMEONE"

Alex: Maybe it would be best for us in the long run if he got a head coaching job this offseason, proved he could run a functional offense on his own, and then was ready for us post-Beilein.

Seth: Of all the Brazdeikis facts they toss around in the 30 minutes of every game this year that's been blowout time, the one that still shocks me the most is he looked at schools that played defense and that's how Michigan came up.

Alex: This team is so good that I’m willing to interpret bad things as potentially good things.

Brian: I'm perfectly content hanging on to him for another five years and not interviewing anyone else.

Ace: But I want four straight national titles, Alex.

Alex: This team could win one.

Ace: This is a squad so good it’d be reasonable to be disappointed if they missed the Final Four except that it’s a kinda random single-elimination tournament.

Alex: Seriously. I feel like I generally lean towards pessimism but my only gripe is that they didn’t annihilate Holy Cross by enough or whatever.

BiSB: Hard to lose if the opponent is down 17 in the final possession, tho.

Ace: I want three banners, minimum.

Seth: I want Duke.

BiSB: So... no one wants to talk about playing Florida again?

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December 4th, 2018 at 10:22 AM ^

On the podcast Brian mentioned video footage of the Matthews smile and how you could read his lips saying "Get up bitch."

I would be very interested in watching this, if anyone has a youtube link.

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December 4th, 2018 at 10:36 AM ^

Kinda surprised Brian is so deep into the coach in waiting idea. I don't think that's fair to Yaklich. When Beilein was out, it was Saadi that took over responsibility as head coach. If the current trajectory continues, when Beilein retires Michigan could be in a very good position to be the best job out there and a top 10 job overall. I can't see a program of that level settling for a young coach in waiting without interviewing anyone else. I think it'd be best for Yaklich future as Michigan's head coach if he left and proved he could be the head man, as Alex mentioned.

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Bambi

December 4th, 2018 at 12:16 PM ^

Yeah as much as it would suck to lose Yaklich, it'd be better to see him go after a few years to get data on him as a head coach before committing to him as Michigan's coach. He wouldn't be easy to replace but Beilein made a good hire in Donlon as his first DC, lost him after 1 year and made a better hire in Yaklich. Assuming Yaklich gives some input when he leaves, I'm confident we'd be able to find a suitable replacement at DC. Not Yaklich level, but close to it.

Whenever Beilein does retire, which will be a dark dark day, it'd be nice if Yaklich had left and had some success elsewhere. That way we'd have our choice between Jordan, Yaklich, Pat Beilein, or whatever other upcoming coaching is available (Chris Beard type of guy). As amazing as Beilein has been, the state of the program he leaves behind will only serve to further his legacy at Michigan. 

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December 4th, 2018 at 3:12 PM ^

When a guy has proven to be one of the top 3 defensive coaches (maybe even the top?) in all of college basketball and is the primary reason for M so vastly exceeding expectations the past two years AND has shown good recruiting chops, you absolutely, 100% want to lock him up if you can.

His ceiling is limitless and his floor is very high because even if his offenses took a step back, his defenses will be good enough to keep the team at a top 25 level.  His floor is probably Beilein pre-Yaklich. And even if he doesn't have the chops to keep the offense elite, he'd be smart enough to hire an "OC".  Yaklich as HC, Patrick Beilein as OC.

When you're not a top tier blue blood basketball factory, that's the perfect guy to lock up.  A potential HOF'r that is (somewhat) homegrown.  I hate to make the comparison but he could be Michigan's Tom Izzo.

I don't have much trust in Beilein assistants prior to 2016ish.  The offenses of those teams were all Beilein, of course, and the defenses were terrible.  Considering how bad Bacari Alexander was as a HC, it seems like those guys were around for recruiting purposes only.  Mayyybe LaVall Jordan turns out to be ok as a HC, but he was bad his one year in Milwaukee (albeit in a bad situation but he certainly didn't Chris Holtmann that job), and he's not off to a great start in year 2 (the post Wile E Coyote year) at Butler.  His ceiling is probably much lower than Yaklich's.

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I second Henry Edwards' and mschu528's comments above. The ad orientem Mass by the Archbishop of Milwaukee was a pleasant surprise. I was pleased to see so many Catholic Congressmen from Wisconsin - including Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan - at the Mass. Speaker Ryan resides in the diocese of Madison but the other Congressmen do not! Ryan addressed those in the U.S. Congress rotunda for the late President Bush's ceremony last night and then flew back to Wisconsin for this Mass! I assume he will then fly back to Washington, DC for Bush's funeral on Wednesday at the National Cathedral! Busy man.
          Production Technician 1st Shift - Parallel Employment - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Identify product numbers and corresponding tch numbers. PRODUCTION CARC TECHNICIAN 1st Shift.... $31,200 - $32,000 a year
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          Comment on Eyes on Milwaukee: Komatsu Deal Includes Commuter Rail Station by Alexis McAdams      Cache   Translate Page      
Oh HELL YES. Strengthening rail transit links to our neighbors along Lake Michigan (beyond the existing Amtrak connections) is a fantastic step forward for Milwaukee and for Wisconsin.
          Comment on Introducing Downer Avenue Week by MilwaukeeMax      Cache   Translate Page      
You should do a story about the most famous dog of Downer Avenue: Banana.
          BMW Genius (Milwaukee) - Umansky Motor Cars - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Umansky Motor Cars has an incredible line up of cars that are fun to sell and service; BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Volkswagen and a variety of used cars. Add...
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          Field Tech Analyst - NTT DATA Services - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key...
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          BMW Genius - International Autos Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
The International Autos Group is a family owned and operated group of dealerships serving customers in the Milwaukee, Sheboygan, Chicago, Northwest Indiana...
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          Financial Professional - Retirement Benefits Group - AXA Advisors - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Benefits of working with AXA Advisors. AXA Advisors is currently seeking to onboard a new Retirement Benefits Group (RBG) Financial Professional....
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          Financial Professional - AXA Advisors - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Benefits of working with AXA Advisors. As an AXA Advisors’ Financial Professional, you will:. AXA Advisors is currently seeking someone to join our team as a...
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          Financial Sales Manager - AXA Advisors - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Career Opportunities are with AXA Advisors, LLC (NY, NY 212-314-4600), member FINRA/SIPC, and Equal Opportunity Employer....
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          Milwaukee Common Council president calls on Republicans to back convention center tax hike      Cache   Translate Page      
Milwaukee Common Council president Ald. Ashanti Hamilton said that before the Wisconsin Center District spends any more time or money on a possible Milwaukee downtown convention center expansion, district leaders need an indication that the Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature would support a tax hike to fund the project.
          Madison Bumgarner trade market includes Phillies, Brewers      Cache   Translate Page      
The trade market for Madison Bumgarner is starting to emerge, and a few teams are involved. According to MLB Network’s Jon Morosi, the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers are teams that have talked with the Giants about Bumgarner. Madison Bumgarner’s trade market now coming into focus. #Phillies have spoken with #SFGiants about him and have...Read More
          Business to Business Account Product Sales - Hinkley Water - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Able to be in compliance with DS Services Driver Qualification Policy requirements. DS Services is a national direct-to-consumer provider of bottled water,...
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          Area Sales Representative-Uncapped Commissions! - Crystal Springs Water - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
DS Services is a national direct-to-consumer provider of bottled water, office coffee and water filtration services.... $40,000 - $70,000 a year
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          Madison Bumgarner trade market includes Phillies, Brewers      Cache   Translate Page      
The trade market for Madison Bumgarner is starting to emerge, and a few teams are involved. According to MLB Network’s Jon Morosi, the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers are teams that have talked with the Giants about Bumgarner. Madison Bumgarner’s trade market now coming into focus. #Phillies have spoken with #SFGiants about him and have...Read More
          EDUCATION COORDINATOR PULMONARY SERVICES, FH - RESPIRATORY CARE - Froedtert - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Asthma Education Coordinator (AE-C) credential from the National Asthma Educator Certification Board is preferred. Come join our award winning team!...
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          Administrative Assistant Sr - Pediatric Asthma/Allergy/Immunology - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
In conjunction with the leadership/faculty of the Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Division, support practice through a variety of administrative activities that...
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          NP/PA Perioperative Services - Blended Inpatient/Outpatient - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Diabetes, hypertension, heart failure, asthma, and anemia. Advanced Practice Nurse....
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          Registered Nurse - Sinai - Medical Surgical Unit - Aurora Health Care - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
How You'll Make a Difference: 4-Center is the main surgical unit for Aurora Sinai Medical Center. The surgical patients vary in specialty and diagnosis but...
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          Certified Diabetes Educator / CDE - RN / RN Educator / Chronic Condition Management Educator - Milwaukee area - QuadMed - West Allis, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Management of patients with chronic conditions, including but not limited to COPD, asthma, and/or hypertension....
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          Case Manager - Molina Healthcare - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
May implement specific Molina wellness programs i.e. asthma and depression disease management. Molina Healthcare Services (HCS) works with members, providers...
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          Case Manager (Licensed Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor) - Molina Healthcare - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
May implement specific Molina wellness programs i.e. asthma and depression disease management. Molina Healthcare Services (HCS) works with members, providers...
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          Senior Search Analyst - BVK - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Hands-on experience with Google AdWords, Bing Ads and Yahoo Gemini. Create and manage paid search campaigns using Google AdWords, Bing Ads and Yahoo Gemini....
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          Group Home Manager - More Than A Home - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Document all resident appointment/activities in the Yahoo. The manager shall be at least 30 years of age and exhibit the capacity to respond to the needs of the... $30,000 - $40,000 a year
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          Here are 7 reasons overworked and underpaid workers on the U.S. coasts should move to Middle America      Cache   Translate Page      
Money stretches a lot further when you’re paying a reasonable rent.

If you live on the East or West Coast, you’ve probably been subjected to increasingly expensive rents, food, clothing, and more—tiresome commutes, working multiple jobs to pay the bills, and the exhaustion that comes with the frustration of not being able to do more of what you want.

Unfortunately, the trajectory of ever-increasing rents and cost of living expenses is probably not going to reverse any time soon.

In the Heartland, though, more and more people are finding space to accomplish what they might not be able to elsewhere.

Here are the things you can find in Middle America that aren’t all that common on the East or West Coasts.

1. Affordable Rent

Rent in Dayton, Ohio, can be had for a few hundred dollars. A three-bedroom house in Dayton’s up-and-coming South Park is just $750 a month. Houses in the “rich” parts of Middle America can be found for less than $500,000. A friend recently purchased an eight-unit apartment building in a small Midwestern college town for just $170,000. Your quality of life can dramatically improve while spending the same as, or less than, what you’re currently paying on rent—and even provide the opportunity to purchase or invest in property for less than what you would pay in rent on the East or West Coast.

2. Affordable Nights Out

I recently went to purchase a shot of top-top shelf liquor at a popular bar in Lincoln, Nebraska, and almost fell over when the bartender asked me for $4. The people I was with were concerned that was too much money. No, I explained; I just had never paid so little for good liquor before. In Middle America, a Jack and Coke could cost as little as $2. Some of these states, like Michigan, even have legalized marijuana. Other places offer incredible deals at high-quality restaurants, cafes, and luxury boutique hotels—places and quality that are rare, if ever, treats when you’re spending thousands on rent.

3. Affordable Small Businesses

Small bookstores, cafes, clothing stores, boutique hat shops, candy stores—all sorts of fun small businesses can be found in Middle America that, if you’re an entrepreneur, you might not be able to afford to open—and keep open—on the coasts. Low-cost commercial rents and even cooperative electric utilities create an opportunity for people to experiment and try their hand at something that might seem impossible elsewhere, like a shop that just sells licorice. It makes shopping more fun because you’re looking at truly unique items, and the items are actually affordable.

4. More Time

For the professional who is accustomed to grinding for rent 14-18 hours a day, Middle America has space for people to earn money in an 8-hour day, leaving people with more time. Businesses are often still closed entirely on Sundays, leaving that day free for spending time with friends and loved ones. When one friend on a Sunday recently asked what time it was, the response was “It’s Sunday”—who cares what time it is when there is nowhere to run off to and no deadline to meet that day? It can be an adjustment, but the stress and tension of always running eventually melt away.

5. More Space to Do More of What You Love

Have you been itching to try something new—a new theater production, a street festival, impromptu marching bands, or perhaps an outdoor punk rock acupuncture festival? That might be a logistical nightmare in Brooklyn, but in Middle America, there might be some stoic resistance, but along with that often comes a “Huh. Let’s give that a try.” There’s a welcoming beginner energy. Because there simply isn’t a lot of stuff happening, people are surprisingly up and open to trying new things that, perhaps, they might be too busy for elsewhere. The adage “if you build it they will come” is actually true.

6. Money to Invest

With less money being spent on everything from rent to the club, there’s more money for saving, investing, or buying the new items you might not be able to afford in New York or Los Angeles. Property is cheap, but don’t let the stories of Detroit’s comeback (and now crazily overpriced property) discourage you. America is filled with old towns just waiting for someone to come in and do something good.

7. It’s Not All Scary Red States

There’s an idea in some parts of the East and West Coasts that Middle America is scary: Racist, homophobic, Trump-supporting, scary white people. That just isn’t the case. Most of those states would’ve gone Bernie over Trump in a heartbeat had they been given the chance. There are people of color and immigrants all over Middle America—people from Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, who live in the “flyover” states and have brought their cultures and delicious food with them. There are hip pockets everywhere, from Columbus to Lincoln, Winona to Knoxville, Grand Rapids to Milwaukee. The internet makes it seem like these places aren’t cool, but there are already cool people out there.

Middle America is not the Middle America of Fox News. You just need to be brave enough to check it out. The opportunities there might surprise you.

This article was produced by Local Peace Economy, a project of the Independent Media Institute.  

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          Urban Youth and Children's Interships       Cache   Translate Page      
Title: 
Urban Youth and Children's Interships
Organization: 
Transformation City Church

Would you be interested in spending your summer with a highly relational urban church working in an incredible youth or children’s ministry reaching out to at-risk kids and teens? Whether you are preparing for ministry or just want to spend your summer impacting lives for the Kingdom then we would love to talk more!

Transformation City Church is a multi-ethnic Wesleyan church in the heart of Milwaukee with an incredible passion for God’s justice and compassion. We have openings for 4 urban interns this summer: 2 children’s ministry interns and 2 youth ministry interns. You will find yourself immersed in city life and ministry as you work alongside our incredible team of staff and volunteers.

We will provide housing, training and first-hand experience working in and among our under-resourced neighborhoods. You’ll live in the neighborhood, get to know kids and teens living in the neighborhood and love the neighborhood for the summer.

These internships have a degree of flexibility built in so a specific time frames can be worked out for each individual that will range from 12-16 weeks. Summer camps, VBS, neighborhood cookouts and lots and lots of one-on-one time jumping rope, playing ball, eating frozen custard and so much more are all included.

TCC follows CCDA principles and has a staff of 7 so you will have a life-changing opportunity to learn from practitioners and pastors who have a passion for seeing the church impact the city.

If you are interested, check out our website and then contact us at: info@transformationcity.org and we’ll get back to you ASAP.

There are few better ways to spend your summer than spending it in the city. This experience will truly change your life and leave a lasting impact on the lives of so many kids and teens.

These are non-paid positions and include housing but each intern will be responsible for their food and other everyday expenses. Personal support raising is encouraged.

Contact:
www.transformationcity.org
info@transformationcity.org

Posting Dates: 
01/28/2016 to 02/16/2016
Job Type: 
Part time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
City: 
Milwaukee
State: 
WI
Country: 
USA
Contact Name: 
Jason Butler
Contact Email: 
info@transformationcity.org

          Knicks blow lead before John Wall ensures late rally falls short      Cache   Translate Page      
The Knicks couldn’t conjure up another final dose of magic Monday night against the Wizards. One game after storming back for a stirring overtime victory over Milwaukee, the misfiring Knicks quickly turned a double-digit lead into a 15-point hole in the fourth quarter before another frantic comeback bid ultimately fell short in a 110-107 loss...
          Infrastructure Contact Center Specialist - Aurora Health Care - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
(i3) Interactive Intelligence, Avaya Systems, Nortel Meridian, Cisco Systems, VoIP technology and SIP trunkingKnowledge or awareness of contact center...
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          Visual Communications Lead - Avian Recruiting - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Our company supports the growth of more than 15 of the most successful staffing companies in the Midwest. As we continue to grow we strive to bring more...
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          Recruiting Coordinator - Avian Recruiting - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
As the corporate recruiting entity for the Midwest’s largest staffing conglomerate we support the growth of more than 12 of the most successful staffing...
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          Business Development Director - Avian Recruiting - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
We have been improving the Cyber Security Eco System for over 6 years and are significantly growing. We are looking to add several Business Development...
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          Sales Director (#6) - Avian Recruiting - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
The Sales Director will be responsible for identifying prospective clients that use ERP contract resources and develop a strategic plan to break into the...
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          Staffing Account Manager (#8) - Avian Recruiting - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Since 1991 our Company, has specialized in providing customized staffing solutions for its clients. We focus on understanding each company’s unique challenges...
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          Account Manager (#20) - Avian Recruiting - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
As one of the most trusted employment and staffing agencies, our team is dedicated to connecting exceptional job candidates with exceptional companies. ...
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          Travis Scott to perform at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee      Cache   Translate Page      

Travis Scott is set to perform at the Fiserv Forum this Sunday, December 9. Scott’s latest album Astroworld dropped this past August to critical and commercial acclaim, debuting at #1 on the Billboard Top 200. It was certified Gold in its first week and follows 2016’s Rodeo as Scott’s second #1 album. Scott launched his […]

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          Radiance New Years Eve festival rings in 2019 at Milwaukee’s Wisconsin Center      Cache   Translate Page      

Official Press Release: Ring in the New Year at the Midwest’s and Milwaukee’s Largest New Year’s Eve show, RADIANCE NYE! RADIANCE NYE will take place on December 31, 2018 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, with headlining performances by EXCISION, ZEDS DEAD, and more. Known for touring with massive sound systems and huge visual productions, […]

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          Audio Visual Technician - Top Prospect Consulting - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Install Crestron, Extron, and AMX control systems. Top Prospect Consulting is looking for an Audio/Visual Technician....
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          Customer Service Representative - Marking Services, Inc - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Maintains understanding of MSI pricing, products, product usage and procedures. The primary responsibilities of the Customer Service Rep....
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          Marketing Director - Marking Services, Inc. - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
MSI is a worldwide leader in mechanical labeling, servicing the identification needs of mechanical contractors....
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          Account Manager- Turnkey Projects - Marking Services, Inc - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Shares information with MSI sales team as necessary. Other duties as assigned to support the growth of MSI....
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          Technical Business Associate - MSI Data - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
MSI Data, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Opportunities for career advancement as MSI continues to expand....
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          Welder      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Yankees Trade Rumors: Brewers Have Had Talks About Sonny Gray Deal      Cache   Translate Page      
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          The Celtic Tenors Present THE IRISH SONGBOOK At The Marcus Center      Cache   Translate Page      

The Marcus Center is thrilled to bring the Celtic Tenors Present: The Irish Songbook on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm to Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall. Tickets are on sale now at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee, by phone at 414-273-7206, or online at MarcusCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com. Groups of 10 or more should contact Groups Sales by calling 414-273-7121 x210 or x213. This performance is a Co-Presentation by the Alternative Concert Group and the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

The only Irish tenor group with a truly global audience, The Celtic Tenors will give you a night to remember. Whether playing a neighbourhood cathedral or major concert halls in international cities like New York, Amsterdam or Shanghai, you are assured of a professional, sparkling and most of all, good humoured performance.

They genuinely love what they do and you'll see that shine through in each rendition of beautiful Celtic songs, exhilarating classics, a capellas and popular contemporary songs.

The Celtic Tenors, you'll get more than a performance by world-class artists. You'll enjoy an evening to savour and a night with tenors who despite their incredible success don't take themselves too seriously! http://www.celtic-tenors.com

Established in 1969, the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is the premier performing arts community gathering space in Southeastern Wisconsin. As the Marcus Center moves into its 49th year, it continues to build bridges between diverse members of our community through high-quality arts entertainment in the region and the state. The touring Broadway series, sponsored by Associated Bank, is recognized as bringing the best of Broadway entertainment to Milwaukee for the past 20 years and provides opportunities to educate, entertain and engage audiences. The Marcus Center is also the home to the Milwaukee Symphony, Milwaukee Ballet, Florentine Opera, First Stage plus a variety of other important community and family events throughout the year. For more information about events visit the Marcus Center website at www.MarcusCenter.org. The Marcus Center is a private non-profit 501(c) 3 corporation and is a dedicated veterans memorial in Milwaukee.


          Milwaukee Rep Announces Cast of World Premiere MARK TWAIN'S RIVER OF SONG      Cache   Translate Page      

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Mark Twain's River of Song, from the creators of The Rep's hit production Back Home Again: On the Road with John Denver Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman in the Stackner Cabaret, January 18 - March 17, 2019.

Mark Twain's River of Song cast features three dynamic performers Harvy Blanks (Jitney, Broadway), David Lutken (Back Home Again: On the Road with John Denver, Milwaukee Rep) and Spiff Wiegand (Indecent, Palm Beach Dramaworks).

Mark Twain's River of Song creative team includes director and creator Randal Myler, music director and creator Dan Wheetman, set designerKristin Ellert (McGuire, Milwaukee Rep), costume designer Leslie Vaglica (Grounded, Milwaukee Rep), lighting designer Greg Hofmann (Jesus Christ Superstar, Paramount Theater), sound designer Sarah D. Espinoza (The Arsonists, Strawdog), dramaturg Associate Artistic Director Brent Hazelton, and stage manager Audra Kuchling.

For performers and music lovers alike David Lutken will host his famous Hootenannies after three Thursday shows during the run on January 31, February 21 and March 14. Audience members for those performances are encouraged to bring in their own instruments and join in on the fun after the show sharing stories, song and revelry with David and cast.

Mark Twain's River of Song is an exploration of the music and culture of America's first superhighway, the Mississippi River. From the iron red water in Minnesota to the deep, dark Southern Delta, the river carries the stories and songs of the people. Performed by three world-class musicians, it's a journey through America's Heartland and features traditional songs like "Dance Boatmen Dance," "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child," and "Deep River Blues."

Mark Twain's River of Song is a John D. Lewis New Play Development Program Production and is part of the Camille and David Kundert Stackner Season with Executive Producers Camille and David Kundert, Kris and Wayne Lueders and Adlon Partnership. The Rep is sponsored in part by The United Performing Arts Fund.

Mark Twain's River of Song runs January 18 - March 17, 2019 in the Stackner Cabaret. Opening night is set for Sunday, January 20th at 7pm. Purchase tickets at www.MilwaukeeRep.com, by calling the Ticket Office at 414-224-9490 or in person at 108 E. Wells Street in downtown Milwaukee.

For more information, please visit www.MilwaukeeRep.com


          Vote For The 2018 BWW Milwaukee Awards; Sunset Playhouse Leads Theatre of the Year!      Cache   Translate Page      

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

If you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. Here are the current standings for Milwaukee, WI:

Best Actor in a Musical
Eric Welch - DOC DANGER AND THE DANGER SQUAD - Milwaukee Opera Theatre 26%
Brett Sweeney - HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - All In Productions 13%
Eric Welch - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - Sunset Playhouse 11%

Best Actor in a Play
Cory Hagen - THIS PRISON WHERE I LIVE - Theater RED 24%
Matt Daniels - THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE - First Stage 19%
Keith R. Smith - DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER - Sunset Playhouse 11%

Best Actress in a Musical
Briana Rose Lipor - DOC DANGER AND THE DANGER SQUAD - Milwaukee Opera Theatre 37%
Lindsay Woppert - EVITA - West Allis Players 9%
Laura Monagle - INTO THE WOODS - Sunset Playhouse 8%

Best Actress in a Play
Karen Estrada - THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE - First Stage 34%
Marcee Doherty-Elst - I'LL EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERS - Untitled Productions/Theater RED 26%
Lori Nappe - DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER - Sunset Playhouse 12%

Best Costume Design
Lisa Quinn - INTO THE WOODS - Sunset Playhouse 40%
Molly Mason - DOC DANGER AND THE DANGER SQUAD - Milwaukee Opera Theatre 9%
Jason Orlenko - ANNIE - Skylight Music Theatre 8%

Best Director of a Musical
Jill Anna Ponasik - DOC DANGER AND THE DANGER SQUAD - Milwaukee Opera Theatre 37%
Nate C. Adams - INTO THE WOODS - Sunset Playhouse 24%
Molly Rhode - ANNIE - Skylight Music Theatre 9%

Best Director of a Play
Eric Welch - I'LL EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERS - Untitled Productions/Theater RED 26%
John Maclay - THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE - First Stage 16%
Angela Iannone - THIS PRISON WHERE I LIVE - Theatre RED 14%

Best Musical
DOC DANGER AND THE DANGER SQUAD - Milwaukee Opera Theatre 30%
INTO THE WOODS - Sunset Playhouse 22%
ANNIE - Skylight Music Theatre 9%

Best Play
I'LL EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERS - Untitled Productions/Theater RED 22%
THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE - First Stage 16%
THIS PRISON WHERE I LIVE - Theatre Red 11%

Best Scenic Design
Lisa Schlenker - DOC DANGER AND THE DANGER SQUAD - Milwaukee Opera Theatre 23%
Martin McClendon - CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG - First Stage 18%
Peter Dean Beck - ANNIE - Skylight Music Theatre 15%

Best Youth Actor (under 18)
Elliot Brotherhood - HENRY V - First Stage 32%
Bradley Nowacek - THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE - First Stage 27%
Ben Martin - BOXCAR - Northern Sky Theater 23%

Best Youth Actress (under 18)
Ella Rose Kleefisch - INTO THE WOODS - Sunset Playhouse 45%
Harper Navin - DOC DANGER AND THE DANGER SQUAD - Milwaukee Opera Theatre 38%
Eloise Field - ANNIE - Skylight Music Theatre 10%

Theatre of the Year
Sunset Playhouse 23%
Milwaukee Opera Theatre 22%
First Stage 12%

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          INVESTOR ALERT: Ademi & O'Reilly, LLP Investigates Whether Aphria Inc. (APHA) Violated Securities Laws      Cache   Translate Page      

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ademi & O'Reilly, LLP announces an investigation of Aphria Inc. (NYSE: APHA) for possible violations of securities laws. If you lost money on your Aphria investment, you are encouraged to contact us at: http://ademilaw.com/case/aphria or call Guri...


          Assistant Manager - Krispy Kreme | WKS Restaurant Group - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Completion of Krispy Kreme Management 101 training. Ensure all products meet Krispy Kreme quality standards....
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          Salesforce Senior Developer (vLocity) - Accenture Technology - Accenture - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
You will need to have an excellent understanding of OOP patterns &amp; experience with OO languages such as Java to meet the scope of work....
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          Software Engineer – Investments - Artisan Partners - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
OO development experience in Java, C#, or C++ (Java preferred). Artisan Partners Limited Partnership has an immediate opening for a Software Engineer....
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          Jr. Java Developer - CITRATEK - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Implement Java solutions using best OO heuristics. Java Developers are currently needed for Wisconsin's top places to work in the Milwaukee/Madison area....
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          CDL-A driver (Dedicated OO considered) - Richard Recruiting - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Job Requirements: Must have 6 months (may consdier 4 months if can pass road test) recent CDL-A experience, a good MVR and background reports. May consider...
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          (USA-WI-West Milwaukee) Sales Associate, Retail Part Time      Cache   Translate Page      
Job Summary JOB SUMMARY GNC is looking for dynamic sales associates that not only "Live Well" as a lifestyle, but have the desire to share that passion with others. If that describes you, then join the high energy, stores team at GNC. This outstanding opportunity is designed to help you reach your full earning potential. In addition to your base pay, you have the ability to earn additional cash through 2 programs that we offer: + Auto-Deliver & Save – This program lets you sell healthy, nutritional products to customers that can be automatically sent to them by way of a subscription service. Both the service and shipping are absolutely free. An additional benefit is that the customer saves 10%. Going forward, each time eligible items are automatically re-ordered and delivered, you have the potential to receive commission! + Promotional Money (PM). Money that is paid to you, above and beyond your base salary as an additional incentive on certain products. The possibilities are endless! If you are career minded, this opportunity provides you with the perfect springboard to full-time or managerial positions Essential Duties and Responsibilities What do we want? + A Sales Associate who enjoys interacting with customers and is committed to helping them choose the right products, as well as making recommendations based on your overall product knowledge and understanding of their needs + The ability for you to generate sales, not only for the benefit to the company and your store, but for you and your financial well-being. + The drive to achieve and exceed personal sales and productivity goals + Promote career growth by working with store management in the opening, closing and operating of a retail store. This includes cash handling, inventory count and deposits according to GNC procedures, as well as maintaining the appearance of the store + Display an awareness of all store communications including: product information, advertising, promotions and other marketing initiatives + Boost product knowledge by learning the features, advantages and benefits. Staying on top of nutritional, wellness trends Job Specifications Requirements: + Passion toLive Well! + Self-motivated + Strong communication and team building skills + Ability to work a flexible schedule (i.e. Holidays, weekends) + As a key holder, candidate must have the ability to work alone, due to scheduling. + Must be at least 18 years of age Education: + High school diploma or GED preferred + Basic math skills Benefits: + Employee discount GNC has been a leading source of health and wellness products for more than 70 years and sets the standard in the nutritional supplement industry by demanding truth in labeling, ingredient safety and product potency, all while remaining on the cutting-edge of nutritional science. Since its foundation in the 1930's, GNC has prided itself on offering a challenging and rewarding work environment while delivering premium vitamins and other health supplements to our customers. GNC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, which will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination and takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, protected veteran status or physical or mental disability. A notice describing these and other employment rights under federal law can be viewed online. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Protected Veterans / Disabled Individuals Employer
          (USA-WI-West Milwaukee) Retail Store Manager      Cache   Translate Page      
Job Summary We are looking for a dynamic Store Manager that embodies the "Live Well" spirit of GNC. If that describes you, then join the high energy, stores team at GNC. As the Store Manager you are accountable for the day-to-day retail operations of the GNC store in conjunction with the Regional Sales Director. This position has full accountability for the stores financial results, the overall leadership and development of the associates, by creating a positive work environment, displaying GNC brand loyalty, exceptional customer service and driving sales. The store manager should have the aptitude to provide advanced product knowledge, and to help promote GNC's "Live Well" brand. What we are looking for in a GNC Store Manager is: Essential Duties and Responsibilities Job Description: + A Store Manager who enjoys interacting with customers and is committed to helping them choose the right products, as well as making recommendations based on your overall product knowledge and understanding of their needs + One who displays a strong understanding and commitment of GNC's Vision and Values + The ability to achieve and exceed personal sales and productivity goals, while helping sales associates to realize their sales potential + Strong team building, leadership, and managerial skills, such as giving feedback to store associates regarding work performance on an on-going basis, recruiting, hiring, and performance management + The ability to learn new product trends, features, advantages and benefits, in addition to the training and development of associates' with regard to product knowledge + Opening, closing and operating the retail facility. Including, but not limited to cash handling, inventory count and deposits according to GNC procedures. + Responsible for ordering merchandise and supplies to maintain appropriate inventory levels, according to GNC guidelines to maximize sales and maintain store appearance + Verify the delivery of all merchandise to the store. + Ensure full understanding of all store communications including product information, advertising, promotions and other marketing initiatives. + Ability to multi-task, coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner + Partner with Loss Prevention to ensure adherence to GNCs policies and procedures. Job Specifications Requirements: Education: Bachelor's degree preferred Experience: 5+ years of retail sales and store management experience in a specialty retail environment. Other Requirements: + Self-motivated + Strong communication and team building skills + Total compliance with all store operations policies + Manage work schedules within established budgets for optimal store coverage + Ability to work a flexible schedule (i.e. Holidays, weekends) Benefits: + Medical, dental, vision and insurance benefits + Competitive rate of pay + Paid Time Off + 401(k) Plan + Short-term disability benefits + Employee assistance program + Employee discount GNC has been a leading source of health and wellness products for more than 70 years and sets the standard in the nutritional supplement industry by demanding truth in labeling, ingredient safety and product potency, all while remaining on the cutting-edge of nutritional science. Since its foundation in the 1930's, GNC has prided itself on offering a challenging and rewarding work environment while delivering premium vitamins and other health supplements to our customers. GNC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, which will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination and takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, protected veteran status or physical or mental disability. A notice describing these and other employment rights under federal law can be viewed online. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Protected Veterans / Disabled Individuals Employer
          (USA-WI-Milwaukee) Sales Associate, Retail Part Time      Cache   Translate Page      
Job Summary JOB SUMMARY GNC is looking for dynamic sales associates that not only "Live Well" as a lifestyle, but have the desire to share that passion with others. If that describes you, then join the high energy, stores team at GNC. This outstanding opportunity is designed to help you reach your full earning potential. In addition to your base pay, you have the ability to earn additional cash through 2 programs that we offer: + Auto-Deliver & Save – This program lets you sell healthy, nutritional products to customers that can be automatically sent to them by way of a subscription service. Both the service and shipping are absolutely free. An additional benefit is that the customer saves 10%. Going forward, each time eligible items are automatically re-ordered and delivered, you have the potential to receive commission! + Promotional Money (PM). Money that is paid to you, above and beyond your base salary as an additional incentive on certain products. The possibilities are endless! If you are career minded, this opportunity provides you with the perfect springboard to full-time or managerial positions Essential Duties and Responsibilities What do we want? + A Sales Associate who enjoys interacting with customers and is committed to helping them choose the right products, as well as making recommendations based on your overall product knowledge and understanding of their needs + The ability for you to generate sales, not only for the benefit to the company and your store, but for you and your financial well-being. + The drive to achieve and exceed personal sales and productivity goals + Promote career growth by working with store management in the opening, closing and operating of a retail store. This includes cash handling, inventory count and deposits according to GNC procedures, as well as maintaining the appearance of the store + Display an awareness of all store communications including: product information, advertising, promotions and other marketing initiatives + Boost product knowledge by learning the features, advantages and benefits. Staying on top of nutritional, wellness trends Job Specifications Requirements: + Passion toLive Well! + Self-motivated + Strong communication and team building skills + Ability to work a flexible schedule (i.e. Holidays, weekends) + As a key holder, candidate must have the ability to work alone, due to scheduling. + Must be at least 18 years of age Education: + High school diploma or GED preferred + Basic math skills Benefits: + Employee discount GNC has been a leading source of health and wellness products for more than 70 years and sets the standard in the nutritional supplement industry by demanding truth in labeling, ingredient safety and product potency, all while remaining on the cutting-edge of nutritional science. Since its foundation in the 1930's, GNC has prided itself on offering a challenging and rewarding work environment while delivering premium vitamins and other health supplements to our customers. GNC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, which will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination and takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, protected veteran status or physical or mental disability. A notice describing these and other employment rights under federal law can be viewed online. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Protected Veterans / Disabled Individuals Employer
          (USA-WI-Milwaukee) Sales Associate, Retail Part Time      Cache   Translate Page      
Job Summary JOB SUMMARY GNC is looking for dynamic sales associates that not only "Live Well" as a lifestyle, but have the desire to share that passion with others. If that describes you, then join the high energy, stores team at GNC. This outstanding opportunity is designed to help you reach your full earning potential. In addition to your base pay, you have the ability to earn additional cash through 2 programs that we offer: + Auto-Deliver & Save – This program lets you sell healthy, nutritional products to customers that can be automatically sent to them by way of a subscription service. Both the service and shipping are absolutely free. An additional benefit is that the customer saves 10%. Going forward, each time eligible items are automatically re-ordered and delivered, you have the potential to receive commission! + Promotional Money (PM). Money that is paid to you, above and beyond your base salary as an additional incentive on certain products. The possibilities are endless! If you are career minded, this opportunity provides you with the perfect springboard to full-time or managerial positions Essential Duties and Responsibilities What do we want? + A Sales Associate who enjoys interacting with customers and is committed to helping them choose the right products, as well as making recommendations based on your overall product knowledge and understanding of their needs + The ability for you to generate sales, not only for the benefit to the company and your store, but for you and your financial well-being. + The drive to achieve and exceed personal sales and productivity goals + Promote career growth by working with store management in the opening, closing and operating of a retail store. This includes cash handling, inventory count and deposits according to GNC procedures, as well as maintaining the appearance of the store + Display an awareness of all store communications including: product information, advertising, promotions and other marketing initiatives + Boost product knowledge by learning the features, advantages and benefits. Staying on top of nutritional, wellness trends Job Specifications Requirements: + Passion toLive Well! + Self-motivated + Strong communication and team building skills + Ability to work a flexible schedule (i.e. Holidays, weekends) + As a key holder, candidate must have the ability to work alone, due to scheduling. + Must be at least 18 years of age Education: + High school diploma or GED preferred + Basic math skills Benefits: + Employee discount GNC has been a leading source of health and wellness products for more than 70 years and sets the standard in the nutritional supplement industry by demanding truth in labeling, ingredient safety and product potency, all while remaining on the cutting-edge of nutritional science. Since its foundation in the 1930's, GNC has prided itself on offering a challenging and rewarding work environment while delivering premium vitamins and other health supplements to our customers. GNC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, which will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination and takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, protected veteran status or physical or mental disability. A notice describing these and other employment rights under federal law can be viewed online. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Protected Veterans / Disabled Individuals Employer
          Digital Press Operator - Educated Solutions Corp - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Previous experience in setting up and running HP Indigo equipment and files and HP Indigo certification is a plus....
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          Chicago uvadá i pod novým koučem, teenager vrací Dallas do plusu      Cache   Translate Page      
Chicago sice vyměnilo trenéra, ale na vítěznou vlnu nenaskočilo. Jeho porážka s Indianou 90:96 je už jeho sedmou v řadě. To basketbalový Dallas navazuje v NBA na bývalou slávu mnohem úspěšněji, domácí výhra nad Portlandem 111:102 je jeho devátou z posledních jedenácti duelů. Zápasem ho provedl slovinský teenager Luka Dončič.
          Business to Business Account Product Sales - Hinkley Water - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Able to be in compliance with DS Services Driver Qualification Policy requirements. DS Services is a national direct-to-consumer provider of bottled water,...
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          2018AP001131 - Milwaukee County v. T. L. R.      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Can you guess Milwaukee's most popular Lyft destinations?      Cache   Translate Page      
It's end of the year awards season: the Golden Globes, top 10 lists, the Lyfties, the Oscars ... oh what, you haven't heard of the Lyfties? They're the most popular Lyft destinations - and here are the winners for 2018.
          For U.S. Troops, Home For The Holidays Is Often Just A Wish      Cache   Translate Page      

World War II Veteran Recalls His Own Time Away From Home And Under Fire

Photo credit: Instagram @opgratitude 




The holiday season means family time for most Americans, but that’s not the case for many U.S. military personnel who can’t return home to eat turkey dinners, open presents, light the menorah or participate in other traditions.

It’s a situation veterans who served in decades past can identify with, as they too found themselves far from home between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, often under harrowing conditions.

For 95-year-old Art Schmitz, for example, Christmas Eve 1944 was “just another day under fire” because the Battle of the Bulge was well underway.

“Several other soldiers and I were holed up in a house in Bastogne, Belgium, singing Christmas carols when we heard the drone of approaching planes,” says Schmitz, author of the memoir A Tourist in Uniform: World War II Memories.

“Grabbing our rifles a little tighter, for all the good that would do, we held our breath and waited.”

The first plane dropped flares, lighting up the night skies. The soldiers scrambled to the cellar stairs, falling down the steps as bombs exploded and parts of the house collapsed above them.

“On Christmas morning, we discovered that the house had taken a direct hit from a 500-pound bomb that landed on the toilet, splitting it in two,” Schmitz says. “The bomb just about demolished the house, but it didn’t explode. I vowed I was going to come back to Bastogne for a peaceful Christmas.”

Today, there are about 1.3 million active military personnel, and about 200,000 of those are deployed overseas. Each holiday season, a number of organizations provide support to the troops and their families, and also accept donations from Americans who want to help. A few of those include:


  • Red Cross. The Red Cross has a “Holidays for Heroes” program that enables people to “give something that means something” during the holiday season. The Red Cross says it invites the public “to join their local Red Cross offices to thank and recognize members of the military, veterans and their families through a variety of activities.” Anyone interested in helping should check with their local Red Cross office to learn more.
  • USO. The USO delivers holiday care packages during various holidays throughout the year. The USO reports that since the program was launched in 2011, it has distributed nearly 1,500 boxes that brought holiday cheer to more than 110,000 service members in more than 500 locations.
  • Operation Gratitude. This non-profit organization sends individually addressed care packages to troops serving overseas, veterans, military families and others. Each package contains snacks, hygiene products, entertainment, and handmade items, as well as personal letters of support.
After surviving that Christmas Eve in 1944, Art Schmitz recalls making it to the mess hall for a much-needed Christmas Day meal, and then being handed a copy of General Anthony C. McAuliffe’s holiday message to his troops.

In the conclusion of that message, the general wrote: “We are giving our country and our loved ones at home a worthy Christmas present and being privileged to take part in this gallant feat of arms are truly making for ourselves a Merry Christmas.”


About Art Schmitz: Art Schmitz, author of A Tourist in Uniform: World War II Memories, is a retired teacher and a World War II veteran who was born and raised in Milwaukee. With the help of the GI Bill, he earned a Master's Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Exceptional Education for the Mentally Challenged student. He taught in Wisconsin and four other states before retiring after 35 years in the classroom. He is a lifetime stamp collector and an avid fisherman who has fished in 191 bodies of water in three countries.
          Hadoop Developer / Admin      Cache   Translate Page      
WI-Milwaukee, job summary: Randstad Technologies is looking for a Big data developer with hands-on experience designing and coding enterprise cloud analytic & big data applications. Candidate must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment, yet independently able to research and propose technical solutions, deliver multiple assignments independently, and provide technical expertise to other team memb
          Biosolids Are Contaminating Your Food      Cache   Translate Page      

Biosolid is the commonly used term for treated recycled sewage sludge used as agricultural fertilizer. In this video interview with microbiologist David Lewis, Ph.D., he discusses information he uncovered in three decades working for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Lewis, a former senior-level research microbiologist at EPA-ORD, was terminated for publishing an article that raised concerns over the EPA 503 sludge rule. The rule addresses the standards to be used when sludge is applied to the land.1

In his article,2 Lewis blew the whistle on corruption and conflict of interest at the EPA causing industrial waste and toxins to be added into fertilizer that is then applied to farm land and added to potting soil.

In his book, “Science for Sale: How the US Government Uses Powerful Corporations and Leading Universities to Support Government Policies, Silence Top Scientists, Jeopardize Our Health, and Protect Corporate Profits,” he elaborates on the enormous conflict of interest between U.S. industry and federal regulatory agencies allowing toxins to be quite literally spread on the land all-around the U.S.

Solution of Eliminating Human Waste Corrupted by Industrial Waste

The practice of using biosolids began when it became clear how dumping the sludge directly into waterways was damaging the environment.3 After the Cuyahoga River outside Cleveland, Ohio, caught on fire in 19694 as a result of high levels of pollution, the Clean Water Act and the Clean Air Act were enacted.

President Richard Nixon also created the EPA to regulate the air and water and protect human health. Looking for another avenue to dispose of the waste, industry turned to municipal wastewater treatment plants.

Organic waste commonly used in biosolids includes human waste product and industrial waste delivered to municipal treatment plants. If human waste were the only product returned to the soil, it would complete the cycle of regenerative agriculture, returning nitrogen and phosphorus back into the soil.

However, the industrial waste corrupts the process by concentrating toxins, which are then spread as fertilizer onto agricultural lands, parklands, golf courses, lawns and cemeteries. Biosolids are also used in mine reclamation, to cover inactive landfills, or to add layers in active landfills.5

Although the U.S. Inspector General believes the EPA controls are incomplete and may have failed to protect human health when regulating biosolids,6 according to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality:7

“Biosolids are one of the most studied materials that have ever been regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). Decades of studies have demonstrated that biosolids can be safely used for the production of crops.

The National Academy of Sciences has reviewed current practices, public health concerns, and regulator standards and has concluded that “the use of these materials in the production of crops for human consumption when practiced in accordance with existing federal guidelines and regulations, presents negligible risk to the consumer, to crop production and to the environment.”

EPA Unsure of Biosolid Safety

As Lewis describes in the video, none of the toxic organic chemicals regulated by the EPA is monitored in sewage sludge and only nine of 27 toxic heavy metals are monitored. According to a recently-published investigation by the Office of Inspector General, a broad list of potential threats have not been evaluated.

The agency has identified 352 chemical pollutants making their way out of wastewater treatment plants in treated biosolids, including pesticides, pharmaceuticals and solvents.8 Of these, 61 are listed as hazardous materials with known human effects. However, to date the EPA has not completed a risk assessment for any.

The industry argument is that biosolid fertilizers slowly release nitrogen and phosphorus as well as essential micronutrients, including nickel and copper. However, biosolids also contain pharmaceutical compounds, hormones, fire retardants and plasticizers. Once pumped onto farm lands and golf courses they can be washed into local water sources, ending up in the food chain.9

As Lewis explains, once these chemicals have dissolved in fat they bioaccumulate and can become neurotoxic. According to the EPA, nearly half of the biosolids generated in the U.S. are ultimately applied to populated areas. The other half may be sent to incinerators or landfills.10

While the EPA has consistently monitored biosolids for nine regulated substances, they lack any data to determine the safety of hundreds of others found in the material.

The EPA formally responded to the Inspector General's office, attempting to negate the potential effects on human health, saying,11 “The occurrence of pollutants and biosolids does not necessarily mean that those pollutants pose a risk to public health and the environment.”

The city of Lacrosse, Wisconsin, located on the Mississippi River, reportedly dumps 12 million gallons of biosolids a year on surrounding fields.12 The city does not test wastewater or solids for emerging contaminants, including those mentioned by the inspector general in its audit.

Reminiscent of comments made after widespread lead contamination in water supplying Flint, Michigan, was discovered,13 Jared Greeno, wastewater treatment plant superintendent, said:14 “At this time, we're not required by DNR, so we haven't done those tests.”

How Industrial Pollution Moved From Waterways to Farmland

Lewis recalls the old slogan, “The solution to pollution is dilution,” used to describe why industrial wastewater was pumped directly into streams and rivers, for eventual dilution in the oceans.

Today, the process of using biosolids spreads pollution on golf courses, school grounds and farmlands, concentrating the toxins’ effects and exposing large vulnerable populations to concentrated hazardous material.

After publishing a commentary in Nature, one of the most prestigious science journals, Lewis was interviewed by a journalist from The Atlanta Journal Constitution, during which he said the EPA may be doing more damage than good to human health. He then questioned EPA field scientists around the country about their opinion of how the EPA sludge rule protected health.

The overwhelming response was that field scientists had unanimously warned EPA headquarters the 503 sludge rule was a bad decision. Lewis recalls at the time the EPA had partnered with the largest treatment plant trade organization, the Water Environment Federation. The collaborative effort poured money into promoting studies to support the 503 rule.

This industry-funded body of “evidence” is now known by EPA scientists as “Sludge Magic.” The same chemicals the EPA calls “priority pollutants” — which by definition trigger human health effects and are environmentally persistent — are concentrated in biosolids and spread through the environment when industrial wastewater is pumped into municipal sewage treatment plants and added to the biosolid mix.

Biosolids Application Has a Massive Impact on Crops and Waterways

The addition of massive amounts of biosolids containing nitrogen and phosphorus combined with other nitrogen-rich fertilizers have likely contributed to algae blooms along the coast of Florida.15 Unfortunately, many of the southern states experience greater use of biosolids as they accept excrement exported from other cities.

For instance, a train, nicknamed “the poop train,” filled with biosolids originating from New York City was stranded in a small town in Alabama for nearly two months.16 As New York has strict dumping laws, they ship their biosolids south. Many southern states have lax laws, which explains why Georgia, Alabama and neighboring states have accumulated waste in the past several years.

The train was originally bound for Big Sky landfill, 20 miles east of Parrish, Alabama. Although the landfill had taken sewage from New York since 2017, the nearby town of Jefferson sought an injunction on the grounds the biosolids caused the town to be infested with flies and smell like dead rotting animals.

After two months, the biosolids were removed from the train by the truckload and transported to a landfill.17 In a study from the University of York in the United Kingdom,18 data revealed plants suffer when biosolids are applied to the soil. Even with low-level exposure, the drugs studied interfered with plant hormones that support defense against predators and diseases.

The drugs also damaged the plant's ability to make energy from the sunlight, and at higher concentrations the research team saw a drop in the leaves’ levels of chlorophyll. At higher concentrations, the plants also experienced stunted roots and burnt edges on the leaves.19

Though the team thought the discoloration was from a nutrient deficiency, they found instead the plants had absorbed higher levels of nutrients that were essentially poisoning the plants.

Protect Yourself and Your Family

If you grow vegetables in your garden and want to avoid toxins contained in biosolids, your best bet is to buy organic potting soil and/or compost from a local nursery you know and trust, that can guarantee no biosolids have been added.

Unfortunately, companies do not have to disclose when biosolids are used, so there’s really no way of knowing what’s in your bag of potting soil or compost. Composted products can have the USDA organic label on them, and still be loaded with toxic biosolids. If you see "milogranite" on the label, it contains biosolids from the City of Milwaukee — a national distributor.

Another alternative is to make your own using a composting bin or wood chips. For a full explanation of how to compost, see my previous article, "How to Properly Compost and Recycle."


          Dishwasher - Milwaukee Art Museum - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Must consistently utilize all Personal Protective Equipment per Bon Appétit guidelines. POSITION SUMMARY:The dishwasher for Milwaukee Art Museum is responsible...
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          Mike Moustakas back to Kansas City? It’s more likely than you think. - Royals Review      Cache   Translate Page      
Mike Moustakas back to Kansas City? It’s more likely than you think.  Royals Review

When the Kansas City Royals traded longtime third baseman and franchise legend Mike Moustakas to the Milwaukee Brewers in July, we all thought that would ...


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WI-Fort Atkinson, AREA COACH / GENERAL MANAGER / ASSISTANT MANAGER / SHIFT MANAGER Pizza Hut is hiring Area Coaches, General Managers, Assistant Managers & Shift Managers! These positions are available throughout the greater Milwaukee Area! Locations Include: Fort Atkinson, Watertown, Beaver Dam, Whitewater, Waukesha, Mukwonago, Muskego & surrounding areas! We're looking for awesome talent. At Pizza Hut, you will w
          Software Developer (Milwaukee) - empowr - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Monthly team activities such as sailing, bowling, a trip to Big BearMountain and our annual team trip to Catalina Island for the empowr Olympic games....
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          Senior Controller Test Engineer - Techlink Systems Inc. - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Knowledge of Building Automation System products (e.g., Metasys, Tridium Niagara, …) and features. Perform software testing of Building Automation products...
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          Application Engineer - Eriks - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Understanding of various programming languages (such as C, Java, Basic, Niagara block programming). ERIKS North America....
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Milwaukee City Employes' Retirement System committed $20 million to Abbott Capital Management's AP 2019 private equity fund of funds.
          Here are 7 reasons overworked and underpaid workers on the U.S. coasts should move to Middle America      Cache   Translate Page      
Money stretches a lot further when you’re paying a reasonable rent.

If you live on the East or West Coast, you’ve probably been subjected to increasingly expensive rents, food, clothing, and more—tiresome commutes, working multiple jobs to pay the bills, and the exhaustion that comes with the frustration of not being able to do more of what you want.

Unfortunately, the trajectory of ever-increasing rents and cost of living expenses is probably not going to reverse any time soon.

In the Heartland, though, more and more people are finding space to accomplish what they might not be able to elsewhere.

Here are the things you can find in Middle America that aren’t all that common on the East or West Coasts.

1. Affordable Rent

Rent in Dayton, Ohio, can be had for a few hundred dollars. A three-bedroom house in Dayton’s up-and-coming South Park is just $750 a month. Houses in the “rich” parts of Middle America can be found for less than $500,000. A friend recently purchased an eight-unit apartment building in a small Midwestern college town for just $170,000. Your quality of life can dramatically improve while spending the same as, or less than, what you’re currently paying on rent—and even provide the opportunity to purchase or invest in property for less than what you would pay in rent on the East or West Coast.

2. Affordable Nights Out

I recently went to purchase a shot of top-top shelf liquor at a popular bar in Lincoln, Nebraska, and almost fell over when the bartender asked me for $4. The people I was with were concerned that was too much money. No, I explained; I just had never paid so little for good liquor before. In Middle America, a Jack and Coke could cost as little as $2. Some of these states, like Michigan, even have legalized marijuana. Other places offer incredible deals at high-quality restaurants, cafes, and luxury boutique hotels—places and quality that are rare, if ever, treats when you’re spending thousands on rent.

3. Affordable Small Businesses

Small bookstores, cafes, clothing stores, boutique hat shops, candy stores—all sorts of fun small businesses can be found in Middle America that, if you’re an entrepreneur, you might not be able to afford to open—and keep open—on the coasts. Low-cost commercial rents and even cooperative electric utilities create an opportunity for people to experiment and try their hand at something that might seem impossible elsewhere, like a shop that just sells licorice. It makes shopping more fun because you’re looking at truly unique items, and the items are actually affordable.

4. More Time

For the professional who is accustomed to grinding for rent 14-18 hours a day, Middle America has space for people to earn money in an 8-hour day, leaving people with more time. Businesses are often still closed entirely on Sundays, leaving that day free for spending time with friends and loved ones. When one friend on a Sunday recently asked what time it was, the response was “It’s Sunday”—who cares what time it is when there is nowhere to run off to and no deadline to meet that day? It can be an adjustment, but the stress and tension of always running eventually melt away.

5. More Space to Do More of What You Love

Have you been itching to try something new—a new theater production, a street festival, impromptu marching bands, or perhaps an outdoor punk rock acupuncture festival? That might be a logistical nightmare in Brooklyn, but in Middle America, there might be some stoic resistance, but along with that often comes a “Huh. Let’s give that a try.” There’s a welcoming beginner energy. Because there simply isn’t a lot of stuff happening, people are surprisingly up and open to trying new things that, perhaps, they might be too busy for elsewhere. The adage “if you build it they will come” is actually true.

6. Money to Invest

With less money being spent on everything from rent to the club, there’s more money for saving, investing, or buying the new items you might not be able to afford in New York or Los Angeles. Property is cheap, but don’t let the stories of Detroit’s comeback (and now crazily overpriced property) discourage you. America is filled with old towns just waiting for someone to come in and do something good.

7. It’s Not All Scary Red States

There’s an idea in some parts of the East and West Coasts that Middle America is scary: Racist, homophobic, Trump-supporting, scary white people. That just isn’t the case. Most of those states would’ve gone Bernie over Trump in a heartbeat had they been given the chance. There are people of color and immigrants all over Middle America—people from Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, who live in the “flyover” states and have brought their cultures and delicious food with them. There are hip pockets everywhere, from Columbus to Lincoln, Winona to Knoxville, Grand Rapids to Milwaukee. The internet makes it seem like these places aren’t cool, but there are already cool people out there.

Middle America is not the Middle America of Fox News. You just need to be brave enough to check it out. The opportunities there might surprise you.

This article was produced by Local Peace Economy, a project of the Independent Media Institute.
          International Assistant Controller - Rexnord - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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Vlocity is currently shipping version 18 of its application suite, and has raised over $100MM in capital from investors including Salesforce.com, Accenture and...
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          Here are 7 reasons overworked and underpaid workers on the U.S. coasts should move to Middle America      Cache   Translate Page      
Money stretches a lot further when you’re paying a reasonable rent.

If you live on the East or West Coast, you’ve probably been subjected to increasingly expensive rents, food, clothing, and more—tiresome commutes, working multiple jobs to pay the bills, and the exhaustion that comes with the frustration of not being able to do more of what you want.

Unfortunately, the trajectory of ever-increasing rents and cost of living expenses is probably not going to reverse any time soon.

In the Heartland, though, more and more people are finding space to accomplish what they might not be able to elsewhere.

Here are the things you can find in Middle America that aren’t all that common on the East or West Coasts.

1. Affordable Rent

Rent in Dayton, Ohio, can be had for a few hundred dollars. A three-bedroom house in Dayton’s up-and-coming South Park is just $750 a month. Houses in the “rich” parts of Middle America can be found for less than $500,000. A friend recently purchased an eight-unit apartment building in a small Midwestern college town for just $170,000. Your quality of life can dramatically improve while spending the same as, or less than, what you’re currently paying on rent—and even provide the opportunity to purchase or invest in property for less than what you would pay in rent on the East or West Coast.

2. Affordable Nights Out

I recently went to purchase a shot of top-top shelf liquor at a popular bar in Lincoln, Nebraska, and almost fell over when the bartender asked me for $4. The people I was with were concerned that was too much money. No, I explained; I just had never paid so little for good liquor before. In Middle America, a Jack and Coke could cost as little as $2. Some of these states, like Michigan, even have legalized marijuana. Other places offer incredible deals at high-quality restaurants, cafes, and luxury boutique hotels—places and quality that are rare, if ever, treats when you’re spending thousands on rent.

3. Affordable Small Businesses

Small bookstores, cafes, clothing stores, boutique hat shops, candy stores—all sorts of fun small businesses can be found in Middle America that, if you’re an entrepreneur, you might not be able to afford to open—and keep open—on the coasts. Low-cost commercial rents and even cooperative electric utilities create an opportunity for people to experiment and try their hand at something that might seem impossible elsewhere, like a shop that just sells licorice. It makes shopping more fun because you’re looking at truly unique items, and the items are actually affordable.

4. More Time

For the professional who is accustomed to grinding for rent 14-18 hours a day, Middle America has space for people to earn money in an 8-hour day, leaving people with more time. Businesses are often still closed entirely on Sundays, leaving that day free for spending time with friends and loved ones. When one friend on a Sunday recently asked what time it was, the response was “It’s Sunday”—who cares what time it is when there is nowhere to run off to and no deadline to meet that day? It can be an adjustment, but the stress and tension of always running eventually melt away.

5. More Space to Do More of What You Love

Have you been itching to try something new—a new theater production, a street festival, impromptu marching bands, or perhaps an outdoor punk rock acupuncture festival? That might be a logistical nightmare in Brooklyn, but in Middle America, there might be some stoic resistance, but along with that often comes a “Huh. Let’s give that a try.” There’s a welcoming beginner energy. Because there simply isn’t a lot of stuff happening, people are surprisingly up and open to trying new things that, perhaps, they might be too busy for elsewhere. The adage “if you build it they will come” is actually true.

6. Money to Invest

With less money being spent on everything from rent to the club, there’s more money for saving, investing, or buying the new items you might not be able to afford in New York or Los Angeles. Property is cheap, but don’t let the stories of Detroit’s comeback (and now crazily overpriced property) discourage you. America is filled with old towns just waiting for someone to come in and do something good.

7. It’s Not All Scary Red States

There’s an idea in some parts of the East and West Coasts that Middle America is scary: Racist, homophobic, Trump-supporting, scary white people. That just isn’t the case. Most of those states would’ve gone Bernie over Trump in a heartbeat had they been given the chance. There are people of color and immigrants all over Middle America—people from Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, who live in the “flyover” states and have brought their cultures and delicious food with them. There are hip pockets everywhere, from Columbus to Lincoln, Winona to Knoxville, Grand Rapids to Milwaukee. The internet makes it seem like these places aren’t cool, but there are already cool people out there.

Middle America is not the Middle America of Fox News. You just need to be brave enough to check it out. The opportunities there might surprise you.

This article was produced by Local Peace Economy, a project of the Independent Media Institute.
    

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          Here are 7 reasons overworked and underpaid workers on the U.S. coasts should move to Middle America      Cache   Translate Page      
Money stretches a lot further when you’re paying a reasonable rent.

If you live on the East or West Coast, you’ve probably been subjected to increasingly expensive rents, food, clothing, and more—tiresome commutes, working multiple jobs to pay the bills, and the exhaustion that comes with the frustration of not being able to do more of what you want.

Unfortunately, the trajectory of ever-increasing rents and cost of living expenses is probably not going to reverse any time soon.

In the Heartland, though, more and more people are finding space to accomplish what they might not be able to elsewhere.

Here are the things you can find in Middle America that aren’t all that common on the East or West Coasts.

1. Affordable Rent

Rent in Dayton, Ohio, can be had for a few hundred dollars. A three-bedroom house in Dayton’s up-and-coming South Park is just $750 a month. Houses in the “rich” parts of Middle America can be found for less than $500,000. A friend recently purchased an eight-unit apartment building in a small Midwestern college town for just $170,000. Your quality of life can dramatically improve while spending the same as, or less than, what you’re currently paying on rent—and even provide the opportunity to purchase or invest in property for less than what you would pay in rent on the East or West Coast.

2. Affordable Nights Out

I recently went to purchase a shot of top-top shelf liquor at a popular bar in Lincoln, Nebraska, and almost fell over when the bartender asked me for $4. The people I was with were concerned that was too much money. No, I explained; I just had never paid so little for good liquor before. In Middle America, a Jack and Coke could cost as little as $2. Some of these states, like Michigan, even have legalized marijuana. Other places offer incredible deals at high-quality restaurants, cafes, and luxury boutique hotels—places and quality that are rare, if ever, treats when you’re spending thousands on rent.

3. Affordable Small Businesses

Small bookstores, cafes, clothing stores, boutique hat shops, candy stores—all sorts of fun small businesses can be found in Middle America that, if you’re an entrepreneur, you might not be able to afford to open—and keep open—on the coasts. Low-cost commercial rents and even cooperative electric utilities create an opportunity for people to experiment and try their hand at something that might seem impossible elsewhere, like a shop that just sells licorice. It makes shopping more fun because you’re looking at truly unique items, and the items are actually affordable.

4. More Time

For the professional who is accustomed to grinding for rent 14-18 hours a day, Middle America has space for people to earn money in an 8-hour day, leaving people with more time. Businesses are often still closed entirely on Sundays, leaving that day free for spending time with friends and loved ones. When one friend on a Sunday recently asked what time it was, the response was “It’s Sunday”—who cares what time it is when there is nowhere to run off to and no deadline to meet that day? It can be an adjustment, but the stress and tension of always running eventually melt away.

5. More Space to Do More of What You Love

Have you been itching to try something new—a new theater production, a street festival, impromptu marching bands, or perhaps an outdoor punk rock acupuncture festival? That might be a logistical nightmare in Brooklyn, but in Middle America, there might be some stoic resistance, but along with that often comes a “Huh. Let’s give that a try.” There’s a welcoming beginner energy. Because there simply isn’t a lot of stuff happening, people are surprisingly up and open to trying new things that, perhaps, they might be too busy for elsewhere. The adage “if you build it they will come” is actually true.

6. Money to Invest

With less money being spent on everything from rent to the club, there’s more money for saving, investing, or buying the new items you might not be able to afford in New York or Los Angeles. Property is cheap, but don’t let the stories of Detroit’s comeback (and now crazily overpriced property) discourage you. America is filled with old towns just waiting for someone to come in and do something good.

7. It’s Not All Scary Red States

There’s an idea in some parts of the East and West Coasts that Middle America is scary: Racist, homophobic, Trump-supporting, scary white people. That just isn’t the case. Most of those states would’ve gone Bernie over Trump in a heartbeat had they been given the chance. There are people of color and immigrants all over Middle America—people from Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, who live in the “flyover” states and have brought their cultures and delicious food with them. There are hip pockets everywhere, from Columbus to Lincoln, Winona to Knoxville, Grand Rapids to Milwaukee. The internet makes it seem like these places aren’t cool, but there are already cool people out there.

Middle America is not the Middle America of Fox News. You just need to be brave enough to check it out. The opportunities there might surprise you.

This article was produced by Local Peace Economy, a project of the Independent Media Institute.  

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          Technical Sales Representative - Ecolab - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Project Manager - Sediment Management - Foth - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          EDUCATION COORDINATOR PULMONARY SERVICES, FH - RESPIRATORY CARE - Froedtert - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Asthma Education Coordinator (AE-C) credential from the National Asthma Educator Certification Board is preferred. Come join our award winning team!...
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          Administrative Assistant Sr - Pediatric Asthma/Allergy/Immunology - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
In conjunction with the leadership/faculty of the Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Division, support practice through a variety of administrative activities that...
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          NP/PA Perioperative Services - Blended Inpatient/Outpatient - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Diabetes, hypertension, heart failure, asthma, and anemia. Advanced Practice Nurse....
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          Registered Nurse - Sinai - Medical Surgical Unit - Aurora Health Care - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
How You'll Make a Difference: 4-Center is the main surgical unit for Aurora Sinai Medical Center. The surgical patients vary in specialty and diagnosis but...
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          Certified Diabetes Educator / CDE - RN / RN Educator / Chronic Condition Management Educator - Milwaukee area - QuadMed - West Allis, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Management of patients with chronic conditions, including but not limited to COPD, asthma, and/or hypertension....
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          Case Manager - Molina Healthcare - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
May implement specific Molina wellness programs i.e. asthma and depression disease management. Molina Healthcare Services (HCS) works with members, providers...
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          Case Manager (Licensed Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor) - Molina Healthcare - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
May implement specific Molina wellness programs i.e. asthma and depression disease management. Molina Healthcare Services (HCS) works with members, providers...
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          Senior Systems Engineer (Linux) - Symmetry Corp - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Provide primary technical and maintenance support for Linux, Windows, UNIX, Virtualization Technologies, Intel hardware and software....
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          Professional, Product Management – Commercial Insurance - CoreLogic - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Property Intel &amp; Risk Mgmt Sol. Professional, Product Management – Commercial Insurance....
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          Principal, Portfolio Management - CoreLogic - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Account Manager- Turnkey Projects - Marking Services, Inc - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
To maximize MSI’s opportunities, Sales Team members will collect and share key operations and engineering contacts and information about relevant customer...
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          Branch Banking Intern- Milwaukee (Summer 2019) - Associated Bank - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Consumer Lending Intern- Milwaukee (Summer 2019) - Associated Bank - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Branch Sales & Service RRT (MLO) - PNC Financial Services Group - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Branch Sales & Service Associate I (U)(MLO) - PNC Financial Services Group - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Branch Manager (MLO) - PNC Financial Services Group - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Models PNC values by cultivating and supporting an inclusive workplace. Connects all of PNC, delivering a seamless customer experience in an omni channel...
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          Out of Branch Sales Associate I - UO (MLO) - PNC Financial Services Group - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Mortgage Loan Officer (MLO) - PNC Financial Services Group - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Account Manager - The Linde Group - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          This Day in History for December 3      Cache   Translate Page      
1586 – Sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England from Columbia. 1775 – First official US flag raised (Grand Union Flag) aboard naval vessel USS Alfred. 1833 – Oberlin College in Ohio, the first truly coeducational college, opens. 1847 – Frederick Douglass publishes first issue of his newspaper “North Star” 1901 – At the MLB meeting, the Milwaukee Brewers franchise is officially dropped from the American League, and replaced by the St. Louis Browns. 1911 – Willis Carrier presents his influential “Rational Psychrometric Formulae” on air conditioning to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 1923 – First Congressional open session broadcast via radio (Washington, D.C.) 1931 – Alka Seltzer goes .....
          FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN - Roland Machinery Company - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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Reggie Bullock won't be available Wednesday night when the Pistons face the Bucks in Milwaukee.
          Chicago uvadá i pod novým koučem, Dončič vrací Dallas do plusu      Cache   Translate Page      
Chicago sice vyměnilo trenéra, ale na vítěznou vlnu nenaskočilo. Jeho porážka s Indianou 90:96 je už jeho sedmou v řadě. To basketbalový Dallas navazuje v NBA na bývalou slávu mnohem úspěšněji, domácí výhra nad Portlandem 111:102 je jeho devátou z posledních jedenácti duelů. Zápasem ho provedl slovinský teenager Luka Dončič.
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          Customer Engineer III - Canon Medical Systems USA - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Digital Press Operator - Educated Solutions Corp - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
A minimum of two years' experience with digital printing (operating either Oce, web digital presses, HP Indigo web and sheetfed, IBM, Xerox iGen sheetfed...
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          Studio Assistant - Wantable - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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Als sich Markelle Fultz nach nur einem Jahr auf dem College bei den Washington Huskies zum NBA-Draft 2017 anmeldete, sagten nicht wenige dem damals 19-Jährigen eine große Karriere voraus. Durchschnittlich 23,2 Punkte, 5,9 Assists und 5,7 Rebounds sprachen für sich und sorgten schließlich dafür, dass ihn die Philadelphia 76ers zum Nummer-1-Pick machten.

Ein Jahr später ist von den großen Vorschusslorbeeren nur noch wenig übrig. Zwar gelang es Fultz im vergangenen Jahr gegen die Milwaukee Bucks, als jüngstem Spieler in der Geschichte der NBA ein Triple-Double zu erzielen, allerdings sorgten Schmerzen im Arm- und Schulterbereich immer wieder dafür, dass der junge Mann nicht aktiv auf dem Parkett mitwirken konnte.

So kam Fultz in seiner Rookie-Saison auf gerade einmal 14 Hauptrundenpartien und auch in dieser Saison fällt er bereits seit Mitte November aus. Nachdem lange Zeit über die mysteriösen Beschwerden des Point Guards gerätselt wurde, konnte ein Spezialist nun offenbar endlich Licht ins Dunkel bringen.

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Spezialist diagnostiziert Thoracic-Outlet-Syndrom

Wie Raymond Brothers, Agent und Anwalt von Fultz gegenüber Adrian Wojnarowski von ESPN erklärte, leide sein Klient am sogenannten Thoracic-Outlet-Syndrom. Dieses beeinflusse "die Nerven zwischen Nacken und Schulter, was zu einem gestörten Bewegungsablauf führt und daher Markelles Fähigkeiten, einen Basketball zu werfen, massiv limitiert."

Schon lange war Experten eine veränderte Wurfausübung bei Fultz aufgefallen. Noch in seiner College-Zeit zeichnete ihn sein smoother Jumper aus, der seit seinem ersten Auftritt auf der großen Bühne der NBA wie verloren scheint. Aus diesem Grund suchte er vor der Saison - auf Anraten von Joel Embiid - Hilfe bei "Wurfdoktor" Drew Hanlen.

Freiwurf gegen Miami sorgt für Verwirrung

"Er hatte komplett vergessen, wie man wirft", berichtete dieser später, nachdem beide den Sommer über intensiv am Wurf des inzwischen 20-Jährigen gearbeitet hatten. Und zunächst schien es auch tatsächlich so, als würde sich die Arbeit auszahlen. Zu Saisonbeginn versenkte Fultz sogar wieder den ein oder anderen Dreier und erweckte den Eindruck, dass das Selbstvertrauen alter Tage wieder zurückkehren würde.

Doch die soliden Auftritte zum Start waren nur ein kleines Strohfeuer. Beim Sieg gegen die Miami Heat Anfang November sorgte er mit einem merkwürdigen Freiwurf endgültig für Verwirrung. NBA-Experte Alex Kennedy twitterte unmittelbar nach dem Fehlversuch, dass Fultz und Hanlen nicht länger zusammen arbeiten würden. Der Shooting-Coach hatte bereits zuvor angedeutet, dass sein Schützling noch immer nicht fit sei, der Spieler selbst hatte allerdings eine andere Erklärung.

"Ich meine, mir ist der Ball aus der Hand gerutscht, also musste ich tun, was ich tun musste. Aber ich bin nicht wirklich besorgt. Ich arbeite an meinem Spiel. Der Ball ist mir rausgerutscht. Das ist, was passiert ist", sagte Fultz damals nach dem Spiel.

"Dartitis" als Auslöser der Probleme?

Dennoch zog Raymond Brothers seinen Schützling nur wenige Tage danach aus dem Verkehr und schickte ihn in der Folge zu mehr als zehn Spezialisten. Eine Aktion, die bei den Verantwortlichen in Philadelphia für große Verwunderung sorgte. "Aus medizinischer Sicht haben wir nichts gesehen, was ihm nicht erlaubt hätte, zu spielen. Er hat gestern gespielt und er hat auch vor zwei Tagen gespielt", äußerte sich General Manager Elton Brand kurz darauf.

Hanlen hatte bereits im Sommer eine andere Erklärung ins Spiel gebracht. Fultz würde an dem sogenannten "Yips" leiden - eine mentale Blockade die man auch bei Profigolfern oder Dartsspielern ("Dartitis") kennt. Leidet man an diesem Problem, kann man den Ball nicht zum richtigen Zeitpunkt loslassen - oder den Golfschläger nicht durchschwingen bzw. den Darts-Pfeil loslassen. Auch Philly.com hatte unter Bezug auf Quellen im Umfeld von Sixers-Coach Brett Brown von einem mentalen Problem berichtet.

Fultz droht Ausfall von drei bis sechs Wochen

Daraufhin wurde auch über einen Trade spekuliert, was Brothers allerdings umgehend dementierte: "Mein Fokus liegt darauf, Markelle gesund zu bekommen. Ende der Geschichte."

Dementsprechend erleichtert wirkte er nun auch, als endlich eine Diagnose gestellt werden konnte. "Die Leute haben gesagt, dass es ein mentales Problem war. Das ist nicht der Fall. Es ist nicht möglich, dass du der Nummer eins Pick bist und plötzlich nicht mehr in der Lage bist, deinen Arm zum Wurf zu heben. Etwas stimmte nicht und nun wissen wir die Antwort auf das Problem", so Brothers.

Doch auch wenn nun endlich Klarheit in der Angelegenheit zu herrschen scheint, dürften einige Restzweifel bleiben, ob Fultz nach seiner Behandlung bei einem Physiotherapeuten in Los Angeles wieder zu alter College-Stärke zurückfinden kann. Einen endgültigen Beweis dafür kann der Spieler nur selbst auf dem Court liefern.

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Bis dahin werden allerdings noch einige Wochen vergehen. Offiziell gaben die 76ers bekannt, dass Fultz auf unbestimmte Zeit fehlen werde, intern geht man jedoch anscheinend von einer Ausfallzeit von mindestens drei bis sechs Wochen aus.


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Detroit is a better team than I expected Relying on the bigs is not the way to beat the Bucks though I'm going to the game at the Forum and expect the Bucks to have their way with them Bucks win by 20
          Allen and Tucker seek to improve slumping teams      Cache   Translate Page      
Fans of parity are in love with the NBA right now. In the Western Conference, 5.5 games separate the top-seeded Denver Nuggets from the 14th-seeded Utah Jazz. In the Eastern Conference, the red-hot Milwaukee Bucks have cooled off, while the Boston Celtics appear to be piecing together a working rotation
          NBA Power Rankings: Toronto continues to lead the pack while Milwaukee tumbles      Cache   Translate Page      
Seven weeks into the year, the parity amongst NBA teams is almost unprecedented. While Toronto leads the way as the quickest team to reach 20 wins by far (the next closest team is 3.5 games back), there are a number of elite teams that hold similar records thus far. With that in mind, here's a breakdown
          Liquid Mixer - Athea Laboratories - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
*Job Opening **–* *2nd shift* *(3:30 p.m. 12:00 a.m.)* *Liquid Mixer **–* *Athea Cornell * *Summary: *The Liquid Mixer is responsible for the accurate... $14.99 an hour
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          Director/Vice Chair of Research - Society of Academic Associations of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine (SAAAPM) - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
The Department of Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) seeks a Director/Vice Chair of Research to lead, direct and supervise all departmental research...
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          Obamacare study: 25% decline in home delinquencies among newly insured poor people      Cache   Translate Page      

Poor people were not the primary target of Obamacare; as a group, their care is more likely to be "non-compensated" (trips to the emergency room while classed as "indigent" and unable to pay), so insurance shouldn't make a big difference to them, right?

Wrong.

A recently updated study, The Effect of Health Insurance on Home Payment Delinquency: Evidence from ACA Marketplace Subsidies, from finance and business researchers affiliated with both academic business schools and several federal reserve banks, compares the rate of home payment delinquencies (mostly rent payments) among the poorest Americans who received Obamacare through Medicaid expansion with their counterparts in Red States that rejected the expansion and denied coverage to their poor citizens.

The headline finding is that poor people with health-care are 25% less likely to miss rent payments than their uninsured counterparts. That finding is stable year-over-year, too.

The authors argue that the cost of the Medicaid expansion can be offset with savings from evictions, which impose costs in excess of the costs of providing health care.

But of course, those savings are a pittance compared to the national savings we'd realize by eliminating for-profit, private healthcare altogether and replacing it with a national universal healthcare system.

Instead, low-income households may be the most sensitive to healthcare shocks. Her results counter the conventional wisdom that poor people put off healthcare spending; often, they can’t. The study points to an example from Matthew Desmond’s Evicted, which recounts the circumstances of poor renters across Milwaukee. “They had fallen behind [on rent] two months ago, when a neck X-ray and brain scan set Teddy back $507.

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          .NET Developer - TeamSoft - Green Bay, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Our client is seeking three .NET Developers in either Milwaukee, WI or Green Bay, WI. Responsibilities: Develop, code, test and debug new software or...
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          Registered Pipelayer - Dave Jones, Inc - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
As a registered pipe layer you will install private water mains, laterals, and private interceptor main sewers under the general supervision of a licensed...
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          Email Marketing Senior Specialist - Associated Bank - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Effectively manage internal and external partnerships. This position develops and maintains strong relationships with business unit leaders, front line...
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          Rockwell Automation Joins Initiative to Bring OPC UA to Field-Level Devices      Cache   Translate Page      
MILWAUKEE, November 29, 2018 &mdash; Rockwell Automation is joining an OPC Foundation initiative to extend the OPC UA protocol to field-level industrial communications. Under the initiative, a series of working groups are being formed to bring the OPC UA protocol&rsquo;s vendor-independent, end-to-end interoperability to field-level devices. The initiative plans to address use cases not currently in scope for EtherNet/IP. It could also simplify other use cases, especially in multi-vendor,...
          We Energies Named Best in Midwest for Keeping the Lights On      Cache   Translate Page      
Company receives recognition for the eighth year in a row MILWAUKEE,&nbsp;Nov. 29, 2018&nbsp;/PRNewswire/ --&nbsp;For the eighth year in a row, We Energies has received the ReliabilityOne&trade; Award in the Midwest for the superior reliability of its electric system. This marks the 11th time in the past 13 years that the company has been recognized as the most reliable utility in the region. The award, which is based on performance for the year 2017, is presented annually by PA Consulting...
          Overhardt Recalled to Milwaukee      Cache   Translate Page      
DULUTH, Ga. - The Atlanta Gladiators announced on Tuesday that the Milwaukee Admirals of the AHL have recalled forward Alex Overhardt from his loan.... - ECHL Atlanta Gladiators
          Health Systems Manager, Cardiovascular & Metabolism - (Milwaukee, WI) - Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc (6062). At Janssen, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives....
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          Man Arrested In Connection With Package Thefts      Cache   Translate Page      
A 31-year-old man was taken into custody on Saturday, Dec. 1 in connection with numerous package thefts throughout Greenfield and Milwaukee County.

          FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN - Roland Machinery Company - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Roland Machinery Company. Roland Machinery Company is progressive construction equipment sales company which has been in business for more than 50 years....
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          Heavy Equipment Territory Sales Person - Roland Machinery Company - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
*Description: Territory Salesmen for Heavy Construction/Forestry Equipment * Responsible for the sale, rental or leasing of all new and used Construction...
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          Senior Data Consultant (Remote/Travel) - Appirio - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Appirio is a trusted partner to some of the world’s largest brands, including YP, Cardinal Health, Coca-Cola, eBay, Facebook, Home Depot, Sony PlayStation, Moen...
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          DevOps / Release Management Technical Lead, Salesforce (Remote/Travel) - Appirio - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Workday - Data Conversion Lead - Appirio - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Change Enablement - Principal Consultant (remote/travel) - Appirio - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Salesforce Technical Lead, Thrive (Remote) - Appirio - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          311 E Erie St #222, Milwaukee, WI 53202, $222,900 1 bed, 1 bath       Cache   Translate Page      
864 sqft, 1 bed, 1 bath, single-family home in Milwaukee, WI - Historic Third Ward
          “Not Guilty” Ruling Doesn’t Make Things Right      Cache   Translate Page      
Reporter Edgar Mendez reflects on his arrest and treatment by Milwaukee Police for doing his job.
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City would have option to buy site for Walker's Point station for a KRM line.
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A better comparison would be the Bosch FL12 12-Volt Max Work Light which has less lumens but at $59 it runs on the same batteries as very nice drill, impact driver, jig saw, heated jacket and USB power pack, etc. The Bosch FL12 has longer runtime, very strong magnet, tripod mount and carabiner. With all those hany tools and a power pack that can charge a phone or tablet, we always have plenty of the 12 volt batteries around.
          Lead Engineer R&D - Welch Allyn - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Risk Management Director - MGIC - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Why work at MGIC? Are you someone who wants to play a critical role in our company’s success? Do you enjoy solving puzzles and finding a better way to get...
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          Relationship Banker - Milwaukee Metro Area - WI - JP Morgan Chase - Germantown, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Underwriter - Home Equity - Milwaukee, WI - JP Morgan Chase - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Underwriters support and uphold fair lending practices of JPMorgan Chase, and are responsible for productivity targets ensuring the highest quality and level of...
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          Wealth Management - Private Bank - Client Advisor - Vice President - Milwaukee, WI - JP Morgan Chase - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
JPMorgan Chase &amp; Co. Is a leading global financial services firm with assets of more than $2.4 trillion, over 240,000 employees and operations in over 60...
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          Consumer Direct - Home Lending Advisor (Home Equity/Refinance) - Milwaukee, WI - JP Morgan Chase - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Wealth Management - Private Bank - Banker - Vice President or Executive Director - Milwaukee, WI - JP Morgan Chase - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Relationship Banker - Milwaukee West and South Area - WI - JP Morgan Chase - Waukesha, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          NBA Central Division Writers - Otgbasketball.com - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
JOIN THE OTG TEAM!!! (otgbasketball.com) We are looking for NBA Contributors for the following teams: - Chicago Bulls - Detroit Pistons - Cleveland...
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          Property Manager - CommonBond Communities - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
CommonBond is excited to announce that we are looking for a full-time Property Manager for a wonderful 80 unit apartment dedicated to families in Milwaukee,...
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          Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Reporter Molly Beck feet away from protesters in Wisconsin      Cache   Translate Page      
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel State Politics Reporter Molly Beck joins John Williams to describe Republican plans to limit the power of the incoming governor in Wisconsin. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3573340/jw-full-show-12-4-18_2018-12-04-165240.64kmono.mp3  
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This is a progressive firm with a modern culture that is well suited for a rainmaker personality. We are seeking an attorney that has a focus on the Energy and...
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          .NET Developer - TeamSoft - Green Bay, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
Our client is seeking three .NET Developers in either Milwaukee, WI or Green Bay, WI. Responsibilities: Develop, code, test and debug new software or...
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Roland Machinery Company. Roland Machinery Company is progressive construction equipment sales company which has been in business for more than 50 years....
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          Heavy Equipment Territory Sales Person - Roland Machinery Company - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          12/3 Through the 1940's: Basgall, Fussell Deals; Elbie Goes; No Go Van Mungo; RIP Lefty; HBD Hickory, James, Suitcase & Lou      Cache   Translate Page      
  • 1878 - RHP Walt “Hickory” Dickson was born in New Summerfield, Texas. Hickory never tossed for the Pirates, but did spend the last two years of his career with the Pittsburgh Rebels of the Federal League between 1914-15. He worked 67 games for the Rebs, going 16-24-1, 3.44 pitching at the ages of 35 & 36. Dickson’s MLB claim to history is rather dubious: in his first full year in the show in 1912, he started 18 straight games that his team, the Boston Braves, lost. It took 95 years for the Brewers’ Dave Capuano to break that mark. But in the minors, he once tossed back-to-back, complete game, five-hit shutouts on the same day at the end of the season for his Cleburne team against second place Fort Worth; it’s said that Fort Worth was so discouraged after the twin bill by their performance against him that they forfeited the championship series against first place Cleburne. His nickname dates back to his youth. He healed quickly from a broken bone and was back to normal in a blink, leading his hoodies to consider him tough as hickory. 
  • 1919 - C James Tillman was born in Washington, DC. Tillman was a veteran of local Negro teams in the DC area when he was called to help fill the Homestead/Washington Grays roster. From 1941 through 1943, Tillman held the thankless job of backing up Josh Gibson. While he didn’t get much work for the Grays, Tillman carried the torch for the old Negro League as a speaker in various school and civic events, keeping the memory of the history and players alive. He passed away in 2009 at the age of 89. 
Harry Simpson's Toonerville Namesake
  • 1925 - 1B/OF Harry “Suitcase” Simpson was born in Atlanta. He closed out his eight-year MLB career with the Pirates in 1959 after the Bucs got him as part of the Ted Kluszewski deal with the White Sox. He got into nine games and hit 4-for-15 (.267) before retiring. Cort Vitty of SABR wrote that he picked up his nickname during his Negro League days. Harry wore a size 13 shoe, and a sportswriter dubbed him “Suitcase” Simpson, based on a character by that name with feet as large as suitcases, in the comic strip “Toonerville Folks.” 
  • 1927 - The Bucs dipped into the Texas League, trading LHP Mike Cvengros and C Ike Danning to Wichita Falls for LHP Fred Fussell. Fussell had a pretty solid campaign in ‘28 (8-9-1/3.61) but gave up 42 runs (38 earned) in 39-2/3 IP the following season, his last in the majors. Cvengros made a comeback in 1929 with the Cubs but other than that season, he spent his remaining years tossing in the American Association and Texas League, working through 1937. Danning got into two games with the St. Louis Browns in ‘29; he was destined to be a career minor leaguer. 
  • 1937 - The winter meetings kicked off with a bidding war for Brooklyn Dodger fireballer (his 238 K led the lead in 1936) Van Lingle Mungo. Several teams were in hot pursuit as the Brooklyn Dodgers were rumored to want to dump his $15K salary. The Pittsburgh Press said that da Bums wanted an outfielder, infielder and pitcher, and the Bucs had reportedly dangled OFs Paul Waner/Woody Jensen, P’s Red Lucas/Bill Swift/Big Jim Weaver and IF Pep Young as bait. Nothing came of it; the Dodgers swallowed hard and ponied up Van Mungo’s paycheck. Good thing for the Pirates, too - Big Poison, even at age 35, still had three good campaigns left, the other guys also stayed on the team and went on to have solid years while Van Mungo, who had won 18 games in 1936, would only win 18 more matches total in the next five years after injuring his arm during the 1937 campaign. 
  • 1939 - Frank “Lefty” Killen died in Pittsburgh at the age of 69 of a heart attack. Killen was a life-long yinzer who spent the middle six years (1893-98) of his 10-season big league stay with the Pirates. He led the league in wins twice with 36 in 1893 as a 22-year-old and 30 in 1896, with a 112-82/3.97 overall slash as a Bucco. During his career, he also tossed for the Milwaukee Brewers (1891), Washington Senators (1892), Boston Beaneaters (1899) and Chicago Orphans (1900). Killen won 20 or more games five times and ended his career with a line of 164-131/3.78 with 253 complete games and 13 shutouts. Lefty lived on Federal Street and operated a North Side hotel/cigar store from a building he owned after he retired. He’s buried in Allegheny County Memorial Park in Allison Park. 
Monty Basgall 1952 Topps
  • 1947 - Busy day for the Buccos. They sold 11-year vet 1B Elbie Fletcher to the Cleveland Indians (he had one more MLB season left), traded minor league IFs Jimmy Bloodworth and Vic Barnhart to the Dodgers for 2B Monty Basgall (Bloodworth played four more seasons and Barnhart, whose dad Clyde was also a Pirate, never made it back to MLB while Basgall played three years for the Bucs hitting .215) and named Al Lopez manager of the AAA Indianapolis Indians. Lopez had turned down the same deal a year earlier to get in a last go-around as a player (he caught for 19 years). That decision to bypass managing may have cost him a shot at the Bucco field general job when skipper Billy Herman was fired and replaced by Billy Meyers after the campaign. 
  • 1945 - LHP Lou Marone was born in San Diego. Lou, the Bucs’ 30th round pick from the 1965 draft, had a MLB career that consisted of 30 games tossed for the Pirates (29 in 1969 with one last outing in 1970), posting a line a 1-1/2.63 from the pen. His ‘70 season was cut short by an arm injury, and in 1971 and ‘72 he was given a shot to make the club but couldn’t impress. Part of his problem was his conditioning; Lou was 5’10” and weighed in at 225 pounds, leading to the nickname of “Toad.” Family matters: Lou was the cousin of pitcher John D'Acquisto who won the NL Rookie Pitcher of the Year award in 1974 with the Giants.

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  • 1847 - Hall of Famer C/3B James “Deacon” (he was a clean-living, religious fellow) White was born in Caton, NY. He played as a 41-year-old for the Alleghenys in 1889, and lasted one more season before ending his 20-year career with the Buffalo Bisons, retiring with a .312 BA. As a member of Forest City of Cleveland, White led off the opening game against the Fort Wayne Kekiongas with a double off Bobby Mathews, considered the first major league hit (the National Association of Professional Baseball Players was the first pro league), and banged into the first double play. Deacon also helped popularize the catcher’s mask and he was the first pitcher to go into a wind-up (he pitched twice, piling up 10 innings of relief work). Sadly, Deacon died on July 7th, 1939, at the age of 91, just after being snubbed for inclusion in the Hall of Fame. It took until 2013 for White to earn a spot in the Hall. 
Deacon White 2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions
  • 1876 - RHP Roscoe Miller was born in Greenville, Indiana. Roscoe started out on fire, winning 23 games for Detroit as a rookie. He stumbled along for the next couple of years but seemed to have righted the ship with the Pirates in 1904, going 7-7/3.35. But bad luck intervened. Miller was riding with 14 other Pirates in a carriage when the rear wheel collapsed. Several players were hurt when the carriage folded and was dragged on its side by the horses, including Miller, who injured his wrist badly in the accident. That would become his last MLB season, although he spent five years in the minors afterward. Roscoe had a boatload of nicknames, with Rubberlegs, Roxy and Ross among them. "Ross" and "Roxy" are plays on Roscoe, and he was dubbed "Rubberlegs" after moving from Detroit to New York to Pittsburgh in a 14-month span. 
  • 1896 - C Mike Wilson was born in Edge Hill, Pennsylvania (Montgomery County). Mike’s entire MLB career consisted of five appearances behind the dish and an 0-for-4 career hitting line in 1921 for Pittsburgh. He is notable, though, as one of the early two-sport players who suited up for the Pirates, as he spent four winters playing football with early pro clubs in Buffalo, Rochester and Rock Island. 
  • 1898 - Pittsburgh traded IF Bill Gray and RHP Bill Hart to Milwaukee of the Western League for OF Ginger Beaumont. Gray wouldn’t play in the majors again while Hart tossed one more big league campaign. Beaumont spent eight of his 12 MLB seasons as a Pirate, hitting .321 over that span, winning the NL batting title once and leading the league in hits three times. 
Ginger Beaumont 1906 Fan Craze
  • 1906 - RHP Johnny Welch was born in Washington, DC. Welch tossed for nine seasons, closing out his career in 1936 with the Pirates after being picked up in June from the PCL’s San Diego Padres, where he had been sent by Boston in May. He got a save for Pittsburgh in nine outings with a 4.50 ERA, spent the next season in the minors at St. Paul and hung ‘em up after the 1937 campaign at age 30 - his minor league contract had been sold to San Francisco and Johnny didn’t want to play so far from home. No compromise was reached and Welch walked. He didn’t have much time left - he passed away in 1940 after a nine-month battle with TB. 
  • 1934 - UT Andre Rodgers was born in Nassau, Bahamas. He was with the Bucs from 1965-67, batting .257 over that time, playing all four infield spots while seeing action in left field, too. Rodgers was the first Bahamian to play in the major leagues. A talented cricket player who paid his own way for a tryout with the Giants in 1954, he finally cracked the majors in 1957 and played 11 big league seasons, finishing with a .249 BA. 
  • 1936 - The Pirates signed 23-year-old IF Lee “Jeep” Handley as a free agent after a strong rookie audition with the Reds. He was a dependable sometimes starter, sometimes bench player for the Bucs over eight seasons (1937-46, with time off for WW2), averaging 105 games per year and hitting .269. It’s been speculated (by the Uniontown Morning Herald of 1938) that he got his nickname in 1936 as a Cincinnati rookie when he apparently reminded the veterans of a new Popeye cartoon strip character, “Jeep.” As Popeye said when gifted with Jeep: "Well, blow me down! A baby puppy!" 
Jeep Handley 1937 (photo: The Sporting News Collection)
  • 1963 - Win some, lose some… The Pirates lost OF Bobby Tolan, who just turned 18 with a season at Class A Reno under his belt, to the Cards in the now defunct first-year player draft. Tolan ended up with a solid 13-year career with a .265 lifetime BA and even made a late stop back to his original Bucco club in 1977. Pittsburgh claimed LHP Luke Walker from Boston in the same draft, and Luke spent 8-of-9 MLB seasons with the Pirates, going 40-42-9/3.42 in 243 games (100 starts) as a sort of an all-around pitching handyman. 
  • 1967 - GM Joe Brown worked out a pair of deals, trading minor league 1B/OF Bob Oliver to the Minnesota Twins for 35-year-old reliever Ronnie Kline and selling C Jim Pagliaroni, who had offseason neck surgery, to the KC Athletics the next day. Kline won 12 games and saved seven in a strong ‘68 campaign, then faded the next season and was sent to SF for Joe Gibbons. Oliver seasoned for awhile, then starting in 1969, ran off seven MLB seasons, five as a starter with KC and California, batting .256 lifetime with an OPS+ of 100 on the nose. Pags had two seasons and 120 games left in him, hitting .244 during his last hurrah in the AL.

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In the late 1800s Chicago families bought their Christmas trees from the decks of schooners that had ferried them across Lake Michigan. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll meet Herman Schuenemann, known as "Captain Santa," who brought Christmas to the city for 30 years until a fateful storm overtook him.

We'll also peruse some possums and puzzle over a darkening phone.

Intro:

In 1991 a Yale physician proposed naming toes.

No one's quite sure how cats navigate.

Photo: Herman Schuenemann, center, with W.K. Vanaman, left, and a Mr. Colberg aboard a Christmas tree ship in the Chicago River, 1909. Sources for our story:

Fred Neuschel, Lives & Legends of the Christmas Tree Ships, 2007.

Larry Peterson, "The Legend of the Christmas Ship," Wisconsin Magazine of History 96:2 (Winter 2012/2013), 28-39.

Glenn V. Longacre, "The Christmas Tree Ship," Prologue 38:4 (Winter 2006), 6-12.

Shannon Marie Lange, Chicago Shipwrecks: Disasters and Their Impact on Maritime Law, dissertation, Southern New Hampshire University, 2017.

Fred Neuschel, "Sailors as Entrepreneurs in a Great Lakes Maritime Village," Northern Mariner 8 (1998), 65-82.

Fred Hollister, "Loss of the Christmas Tree Schooner," Sea Classics 39:5 (May 2006), 50-55.

Amy Meyer, "Rouse Simmons Mystery Still Relevant," [Manitowoc, Wis.] Herald Times Reporter, Nov. 1, 2015.

Kevin Collier, "Is 'Christmas Tree Ship' a Ghost of Christmas Past?" TCA Regional News, Dec. 22, 2014.

"Lake Michigan Almost Canceled Christmas," Battle Creek [Mich.] Enquirer, Nov. 30, 2014.

Doug Moe, "Film Tells Tale of Christmas Tree Ship," Wisconsin State Journal, Nov. 29, 2013.

John Gurda, "'Christmas Tree Ship' Went Down on the Lake 100 Years Ago," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Dec. 1, 2012.

Meg Jones, "Events Mark 100 Year Anniversary of Sinking of Christmas Tree Ship," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 22, 2012.

Jordan Tilkens, "Centennial Celebration Commemorates Sunken Ship," [Appleton, Wis.] Post-Crescent, Nov. 22, 2012.

Jordan Tilkens, "Two Rivers Museum Marks 100th Anniversary of 'Christmas Tree Ship' Sinking," Green Bay [Wis.] Press Gazette, Nov. 21, 2012.

Tony Trowbridge, "When the Christmas Spirit Foundered in Chicago," Chicago Tribune, Nov. 11, 2012.

Kristopher Wenn, "Smaller Stories Fill Christmas Tree Ship's History," [Manitowoc, Wis.] Herald Times, Nov. 18, 2007.

Dennis McCann, "Christmas Tree Ship Surfaces in Memory," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 12, 2006.

Mike Michaelson, "Algoma Remembers 19th-Century Christmas Tree Ships," [Arlington Heights, Ill.] Daily Herald, Nov. 21, 2004.

Susan Smith, "89 Years Later ... ; Legend of Famed But Ill-Fated Christmas Tree Ship Revived," Wisconsin State Journal, Dec. 2, 2001.

"Coast Guard Re-Enacts 'Christmas Tree' Voyages," Associated Press, Dec. 4, 2000.

David Young, "The Fir Trade Separating Fact From Legend in Loss of Christmas Tree Ship," Chicago Tribune, Dec. 26, 1999.

David Young, "A Tall Order Milwaukee Schooner Being Built to Meet a Solid Heritage," Chicago Tribune, Oct. 4, 1998.

Margaret H. Plevak, "The Ship That Never Arrived Schooner Loaded With Yule Trees Vanished in Lake," Milwaukee Journal, Dec. 8, 1992.

"Large Christmas Tree Crop," Michigan Manufacturer & Financial Record 14:24 (Dec. 12, 1914), 27.

"Heart to Heart Talks," Successful Farming 12:12 (December 1913), 81.

"Chicago Notes," Horticulture 18:18 (Nov. 1, 1913), 611.

"Christmas Tree in Crepe; Mourning Recalls to Chicagoans Death of Lake Captain and Crew," New York Times, Dec. 26, 1912.

"Has Christmas Tree Widow; Chicago to Be Supplied with Firs, Despite Schooner's Wreck," New York Times, Dec. 11, 1912.

"Had Fifteen on Board," Lemmon [S.D.] Herald, Dec. 6, 1912.

"Christmas Tree Ship Lost; Wreckage of Old Schooner Washed Ashore in Lake Michigan," New York Times, Dec. 5, 1912.

"Vessel With 15 Men Lost," Rock Island [Ill.] Argus, Dec. 4, 1912.

"To Greet Santa Claus," Fruit Trade Journal and Produce Record 46:10 (Dec. 9, 1911), 6.

"Notes," American Florist 35:1174 (Dec. 3, 1910), 937.

Listener mail:

Wikipedia, "Opossum" (accessed Nov. 21, 2018).

Wikipedia, "Powhatan Language" (accessed Nov. 21, 2018).

Ann Gibbons, "Why 536 Was 'The Worst Year to Be Alive,'" Science, Nov. 15, 2018.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days: The Standard of Truth: 1815–1846, 2018.

"Downing Street's Larry the Cat Gets a Helping Hand From Police," BBC News, Nov. 20, 2018.

"Hilarious Moment Downing Street Policeman Knocks on Number 10 to Let Larry Cat In," Sun, Nov. 20, 2018.

This week's lateral thinking puzzle was contributed by listener Scott Richards.

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Milwaukee has been home to Harley Davidson for more than a century, but it's becoming more popular with new residents, too. Here are the 5 most popular Milwaukee neighborhoods.

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          George Clooney and Rande Gerber have a third partner in their $1 billion tequila company, and he happens to be a real estate tycoon      Cache   Translate Page      

Mike Meldman sitting on a paddleboard

  • Mike Meldman is the third partner in George Clooney's billion-dollar Casamigos tequila.
  • He also happens to be a real estate tycoon as owner of Discovery Land Company.
  • Discovery owns 23 properties that cater to "CEOs, presidents, and athletes."
  • To become a member of one of the resorts, people have to buy land on the property and build a home.
  • They boast golf courses, restaurants, bars, and other sports.

George Clooney and multimillionaire Rande Gerber shook up the drinks industry in June 2017 when they sold their tequila company, Casamigos, to Diageo for a whopping $1 billion.

However, the pair actually have a third business partner — real estate tycoon Mike Meldman, who everyone we've asked seems to call "one of the most well-connected people I know."

Meldman's road to success has been an impressive one.

Born in Milwaukee, he told Business Insider that he went to Stanford as a history major with dreams of being a lawyer but "bombed the LSATs" and didn't apply.

"I ended up dealing blackjack in Harrah's Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino," he told BI — though that didn't last long.

"I met a guy who asked me if I wanted to make as much money as I wanted to and work as little as I wanted to, and he hired me [to] his startup commercial real estate company," he said.

He started as a broker selling land and leasing properties in Freemont, California, across the bridge from Palo Alto, where Stanford is.

"I had no training, but I went out and learned how to make deals," he said, adding that within a year and a half he went from a broker working weekends to make money to "selling all of Freemont."

He started taking the money he earned and buying properties to develop himself, which he said had its "ups and downs" in the 80s.

"I bought a ranch outside of Palo Alto with 300 acres and [space] for 35 houses which had every environmental constraint known to man," he said. "It took me 18 years to get 28 lots on the property, [but it] taught me how to develop property through the environment and not kill the vegetation."

See more: The incredible life of multimillionaire Rande Gerber: George Clooney's business partner, Cindy Crawford's husband, and father to 2 budding supermodels

And the experience has certainly paid off now.

"I say I got a PhD in property development," he said. "I was able to take that education and experience and move that to other places around the country."

'Everything taken care of in a casual way'

Aerial shot down fairway toward green, silos and Comfort Station_Discovery Land Company

Meldman officially founded Discovery Land Company in 1994.

His first big project was in Pinnacle Peak, Scottsdale, Arizona, where he set out to develop a "massive resort" and ended up with 250 homes.

His next project was also centred around golf, but by the time he set up his third resort in Whitefish Montana, he had two kids, aged six and eight at the time, who were living a city life in San Francisco.

"I figured the golf would sell to the men, but I wanted to do something that the wife and kids would enjoy," he said.

So he started the "Outdoor Pursuits" programme, which allows members to hire local people to teach them things like paddle boarding or take them swimming with sharks. "I wanted to teach [my kids] things I never learned, [like] flyfishing, wakeboarding," he said. 

His kids also acted as "guinea pigs" for his next project in Hawaii, where he incorporated surfing and swimming.

"[We] turned it into a way of life, not only for me and my kids but for other families," he said.

Step-by-step, Discovery "exploded" and became 23 real estate projects.

Now, CEOs, presidents, and athletes are among those who own property, according to Meldman, who once called the resorts "frat houses for families."

To become a member of the Discovery resorts, people have to buy land on the property and build a home, which Meldman says "creates a trust and community where you know your neighbour."

The community is private and low-key, providing somewhere that successful people can go and "have everything taken care of in a casual way," from playing sports in the morning to eating and drinking in the afternoon and evening.

Back of Ridge House with view of surrounding landscape_Jeff Lipsky

The resorts are designed to "take the stress out of vacation planning."

Even the "comfort stations" are "styled like the inside of an editor's closet," according to Meldman.

Here's the outside of one at Silo Ridge Field Club, a private, gated, 800-acre resort 90 minutes from Manhattan which was the first to open on the east coast. 

Comfort Station_Discovery Land Company

Inside the comfort stations, Meldman says you'll find everything from frozen margaritas to ice cream sundaes and hot dogs.

Comfort Station interior and snacks display 2_Jeff Lipsky

There are also outdoor bars like this, as well as pools and a hot tub.

Outdoor bar with surrounding landscape views_Jeff Lipsky

Good food is a focus throughout at properties like Silo Ridge, which has a vegetable garden and an executive chef serving up five-star farm-to-table or dock-to-table cuisine "styled beautifully but still casual" — as well as kids' menus.

Chef Jonathan Wright preparing dish_Jeff Lipsky

Still, Meldman claims the resorts — and the golf clubs — are super casual.

"People now go to the Bahamas and even professional golfers play in bathing suits and no shirt," he said.

"A golf club can be very intimidating, but because I wasn't a golfer from a country snob background, I made it a little more casual."

Despite the fact the company claims to have some of the best golf courses in the world, there are "no rules — you don't have to wear a collared shirt, you can golf barefoot, it's fun.

"You're not sitting at a pool like you are at a Four Seasons with people snapping videos with their phones, you're comfortable being yourself." 

'George was always entertaining'

It was thanks to this friendly, chilled atmosphere that Meldman met Clooney and Gerber — and with them embarked on the Casamigos journey, now his side project.

"George has a pretty tight-knit group of guys, and every year they go on his birthday golf trip," Meldman said. "A long time ago, they started going to my projects, and I ended up hanging out with them and we all became friends."

"They built their houses in my project in El Dorado... Their houses were two beautiful homes next to eachother that they called Casamigos. George was always entertaining and had his friends around, and we a generous and gracious host, and we were drinking a lot of tequila, and decided to make our own."

casamigos

"We didn't ever really make it to sell it, [we just thought] my projects and Rande's bars and [it being] what George drank would be enough to make it successful."

However, without even realising, the trio were bringing in about 1,000 bottles, and were told by their distiller that they needed to get licensed.

Once they did, the brand "immediately took off" due to word of mouth and started winning awards.

"There weren't roles that were drawn up, but Rande had a creative role and ran things," Meldman said. George, we just put a shirt on. [He thought] "if paparazzi is going to chase me I might as well sell my tequila."

Meanwhile, Meldman was the one with the connections. "For almost every major [restaurant or grocery] chain in the country, either the money behind it or the CEO was a member of one of my projects," he said.

"I don't use the membership for anything because it's a private club, but I was able to at least make a call and ask for favours. Everyone was really nice to us about it, we were able to get into a lot of places faster than we would if we didn't [have those connections.]"

See more: The $1 billion sale of George Clooney's tequila company just made him 2018's highest-paid actor — here's the story of how the brand was set up by accident

'We have money to do things we couldn't do before'

Now, he added: "We are wholly owned subsidiary of Diageo so nothing has really changed that much other than that we have a lot more money. They're trying to open up the rest of the world for us but we're still running the US.

"We have money to do things we couldn't do before... Since we sold to Diageo we doubled our sales."

Gerber also confirmed to Business Insider that the involvement of the trio has remained the same.

"Absolutely nothing has changed... It's business as usual," he said. "George, Mike, and I are passionate about Casamigos and everything we do."

Meldman added: "Casamigos is probably the fastest-growing spirit of all time, and we did it all in four years. It's successful because it's a good product. There are going to be a lot of people who are going to imitate it and try to do it, but it was a lot of work from all three of us — we underestimated the amount of work. If we knew how much effort and work it took I don't know if we actually would have done it.

"For me, it became part of my everyday life but it was a lot of work to get the brand out there, to get distribution."

There's some fun that comes along with being involved with Casamigos, though.

Meldman got to attend the royal wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank, Casamigos' European Brand Manager, back in October.

See more: Jack Brooksbank says he's in charge of drinks for his royal wedding to Princess Eugenie — and there'll be plenty of George Clooney's tequila on offer

The company also continues to throw its annual star-studded Halloween parties each year.

'Successful people rewarding themselves for their success'

Mike Meldman holding a coconutHowever, Discovery, which claims to have consistently sold $1 billion in real estate a year, remains the main focus for Meldman, who now lives in Arizona, where the company's corporate HQ is based.

Discovery launched onto the east cost for the first time last year with its Silo Ridge property and also opened Dune Deck Beach Club in Westhampton, New York.

"We have a lot going on," Meldman said, adding that the company is launching a project called "Driftwood" in Austin, "Troubador" in Nashville, and "Barbuda Ocean Club" in Barbuda, which will start as a hurricane relief effort re-building schools, hospitals, and infrastructure.

Philanthropy has become a big part of the business, and Meldman founded the Discovery Land Foundation in 2007 to support the places and people (particularly children) around the resorts.

The charity claims to put "hundreds of millions a year into the community," contributing funds from Discovery and hosting events and tournaments and the resorts.

See more: Inside George Clooney and multimillionaire Rande Gerber's star-studded Halloween parties, hosted in both LA and Vegas

Now with three sons, aged five, 28, and 30, allowing successful people an opportunity to connect with their families is a clear focus for Meldman.

"The demographic is really just successful people rewarding themselves for their success, and also investing in their family," he said.

"One of the only regrets a lot of successful people have is not spending enough time with their families, and the clubs are places families want to go."

SEE ALSO: Inside George Clooney and multimillionaire Rande Gerber's star-studded Halloween parties, hosted in both LA and Vegas

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          Top 10 reasons why GOP power grab bill being fast-tracked      Cache   Translate Page      
10. Governor's retirement party planning is time-consuming: Mar-a-Lago unavailable, though Pariah Resort and Tire Center can accommodate.

9. "Co-equal branches charter member" challenge coin design deadline loom.,

8. Vos is behind on Winston Churchill book club assignments. Just learned no credit given for "Winnie the Pooh." 

7. Fitzgerald needs a nap.

6. Governor's retirement paperwork is time-consuming. Upset loss not expected.

5. Staff still debating bill signing optics: In secret, or at frozen custard stand? Bucky Badger sweater or Packers jacket?

4, Walker still deciding whether to turn over Louisville Slugger baseball of Koch prank call fame to State Historical Society, or list on eBay?

3. Walker still debating: full-service real estate broker, or discount operation?

2. Walker staff just found out there's no Amtrak train from Madison and Milwaukee for full-dress farewell ride to Mitchell Airport for warm weather getaway. So: ask Vos for a ride, or corporate jet?

And the Number 1 reason why the rush is on:

1. Walker needs every possible hour to use veto power to make bill worse.
   

          Walker's embrace of secrecy & stealth are fundamentally anti-democratic, anti-Wisconsin      Cache   Translate Page      
All signs point to Walker signing most if not all of the secretly-crafted 141-page elevation of legislative power awarded to Republican legislators at the expense of the Governorship from which voters ejected him.

Fitting, isn't it, that the legislators who drafted the proposals they camouflaged as "reasonable" were themselves installed in districts they gerrymandered through maps secretly-drafted behind the closed doors of private attorneys off the State Capitol grounds.

Where, from their artificially-safe legislative seats, and with taxpayer dollars paying both their salaries and their gerrymandering-legal specialists' fees, these GOP legislators awarded privilege after perk after newly-amplified power onto Walker.

Who, you must remember, had ascended to the Governor's office in 2010 with the help of partisan operatives stashed on the public payroll in the Milwaukee County Executive's Office and who could communicate with each other and GOP campaigns through a secretly-installed and operated Internet router in then-County Executive Walker's office suite.

Walker has loved the stealth move, whether dropping the Act 10 bomb on public employees in the early days of his first term, or since his defeat on November 6th by welcoming the final closed-door work of his legislative henchman and delivering a series of sucker punches to incoming Democratic officials chosen by a majority of voters.

Woody Guthrie said some people rob you with a six-gun, some with a fountain pen. And now with late-night, lame-duck, taxpayer-paid law-writing, papered over with a wafer-thin veneer of democratic 'process' rammed through the people's house. 

When lawmakers become lawbreakers. There's a new Wisconsin Idea, which replaces for now the old one Walker tried once to stealthily kill. I guess the second time's the charm. 

It takes an especially perverse figure operating in a democratic environment that is fundamentally based on openness and established rules to select secrecy and stealth as his default behaviors.

I don't think we yet know all the reasons why Walker would sabotage any shot at a legacy by attacking the voting majority.

Could be that he doesn't care, could be that everyone he owes called in their markers, could be that he needs this one last power high to mask for the next few weeks any inkling of doubt that can come creeping around the back door.

Along with that rising sense of mediocrity that a cocksure incumbent would feel in his gut when exposed as a loser in an election upset. 

By one of those Act 10 teacher-types Walker thought he'd stamped out.

Or, could be that when all's said and done, the ad copy writers have gone home the photography air brushes have been put away and the band has stopped playing that Walker is still that nasty bad loser Milwaukee first saw 30 years ago.

The one with the fragile ego, inflated sense of his own value and even back incapable of taking responsibility for a loss at the polls.

The one whose response to losing the Marquette campus newspaper 1988 endorsement for Student Body President over his rule-breaking campaign  - - before he went on to lose that election - - was the tossing away of as many copies of the paper carrying the endorsement pullback that his supporters could grab. 

Details below:
Here's how the Marquette Tribune described that election:
His sophomore year, Walker ran for president of the Associated Students of Marquette University (ASMU, the former title for Marquette Student Government). He was accused of violating campaign guidelines on multiple occasions.

The Tribune reported then that he was found guilty of illegal campaigning two weeks before his candidacy became official. Later, a Walker campaign worker was seen placing brochures under doors at the YMCA. Door-to-door campaigning was strictly prohibited.

Walker initially denied this but later admitted to the violation, which resulted in lost campaign privileges at the YMCA.

In the run-up to election day, the Tribune’s editorial board endorsed Walker’s opponent John Quigley, but said either candidate had the potential to serve effectively.

However, the Tribune revised its editorial the following day, calling Walker “unfit for presidency.” The column cited Walker’s distribution of a mudslinging brochure about Quigley that featured statements such as “constantly shouting about fighting the administration” and “trying to lead several ineffective protests of his own.”

The revision also expressed disappointment in Walker’s campaign workers reportedly throwing away issues of the Tribune after the endorsement was initially made.

Walker dismissed this, saying he had no knowledge of what his supporters did, according to a Tribune article from February 25, 1988.
Bur we do know that Kremlin-style plotting and double-dealing by wannabe Commissars-cum-Wisconsin Republican office holders is something new and foreign and repellent to the Wisconsin of Gaylord Nelson, and to moderate Republicans like businessman and Milwaukee civic icon Sheldon Lubar who minced no words in an open letter Tuesday to Walker & Co.
"I am not proud to read in the Milwaukee newspapers and learn the conniving that Wisconsin Republicans, led by you and certain others, are planning," Lubar wrote.
Let's hope that when Walker departs the scene there's a democratic rebound led by a mass movement too disgusted to let ever let there ever be a Walker 2.0 - - and which dedicates itself right now to turning the 2020 elections into Vos and Fitzgerald defeats that make Walker's margin look insignificant.





          Vos' self-aggrandizes on limiting executive powers      Cache   Translate Page      
I'd noted the hypocrisies in 
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WI GOP Assembly Speaker Robin Vos' 11th-hour moves to shift powers to the Joint Finance Committee and away from newly-elected Democratic Gov. Tony Evers after having helped give many of those same powers to Walker to make the GOP Governor even stronger. 

For eight years.

Not surprisingly, Vos posted a tweet that suggested some substantial history on his part on the subject, but you can be the judge of whether his claim was merely unconvincing or downright laughable:

More ICYMI: I have been concerned about the balance of power in state government for some time.
I go for laughable, because all he references is a remark he made to a journalist in 2016, followed by absolutely no remedial legislation.

Say you're the boss in a company, and one of your employees whose 14th anniversary on the job is January 3rd, 2019 wants a promotion.

You ask hm what he'd he done to justify it, and he cites something he'd said two years ago to someone outside the company about how it'd be a good idea to take away some powers from the boss.

In fact, Vos benefited from executive action a few months ago when the federal government gave Wisconsin the $160 million Walker sought to finish the road work so vehicles could get to and from the Foxconn project district in Vos' district.

Does Vos really believe that US DOT, the White House and various congressional offices are going to be as responsive to major funding requests from a group of Wisconsin state legislators filling in for a chief executive?

I can just hear federal officials who are used to dealing with Governors on such natters saying, 'Speaker who is on the phone? Their Joint Committee wants what? Is that their marijuana control board?"

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          George Clooney and Rande Gerber have a third partner in their $1 billion tequila company, and he happens to be a real estate tycoon      Cache   Translate Page      

Mike Meldman sitting on a paddleboard

  • Mike Meldman is the third partner in George Clooney's billion-dollar Casamigos tequila.
  • He also happens to be a real estate tycoon as owner of Discovery Land Company.
  • Discovery owns 23 properties that cater to "CEOs, presidents, and athletes."
  • To become a member of one of the resorts, people have to buy land on the property and build a home.
  • They boast golf courses, restaurants, bars, and other sports.

George Clooney and multimillionaire Rande Gerber shook up the drinks industry in June 2017 when they sold their tequila company, Casamigos, to Diageo for a whopping $1 billion.

However, the pair actually have a third business partner — real estate tycoon Mike Meldman, who everyone we've asked seems to call "one of the most well-connected people I know."

Meldman's road to success has been an impressive one.

Born in Milwaukee, he told Business Insider that he went to Stanford as a history major with dreams of being a lawyer but "bombed the LSATs" and didn't apply.

"I ended up dealing blackjack in Harrah's Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino," he told BI — though that didn't last long.

"I met a guy who asked me if I wanted to make as much money as I wanted to and work as little as I wanted to, and he hired me [to] his startup commercial real estate company," he said.

He started as a broker selling land and leasing properties in Freemont, California, across the bridge from Palo Alto, where Stanford is.

"I had no training, but I went out and learned how to make deals," he said, adding that within a year and a half he went from a broker working weekends to make money to "selling all of Freemont."

He started taking the money he earned and buying properties to develop himself, which he said had its "ups and downs" in the 80s.

"I bought a ranch outside of Palo Alto with 300 acres and [space] for 35 houses which had every environmental constraint known to man," he said. "It took me 18 years to get 28 lots on the property, [but it] taught me how to develop property through the environment and not kill the vegetation."

See more: The incredible life of multimillionaire Rande Gerber: George Clooney's business partner, Cindy Crawford's husband, and father to 2 budding supermodels

And the experience has certainly paid off now.

"I say I got a PhD in property development," he said. "I was able to take that education and experience and move that to other places around the country."

'Everything taken care of in a casual way'

Aerial shot down fairway toward green, silos and Comfort Station_Discovery Land Company

Meldman officially founded Discovery Land Company in 1994.

His first big project was in Pinnacle Peak, Scottsdale, Arizona, where he set out to develop a "massive resort" and ended up with 250 homes.

His next project was also centred around golf, but by the time he set up his third resort in Whitefish Montana, he had two kids, aged six and eight at the time, who were living a city life in San Francisco.

"I figured the golf would sell to the men, but I wanted to do something that the wife and kids would enjoy," he said.

So he started the "Outdoor Pursuits" programme, which allows members to hire local people to teach them things like paddle boarding or take them swimming with sharks. "I wanted to teach [my kids] things I never learned, [like] flyfishing, wakeboarding," he said. 

His kids also acted as "guinea pigs" for his next project in Hawaii, where he incorporated surfing and swimming.

"[We] turned it into a way of life, not only for me and my kids but for other families," he said.

Step-by-step, Discovery "exploded" and became 23 real estate projects.

Now, CEOs, presidents, and athletes are among those who own property, according to Meldman, who once called the resorts "frat houses for families."

To become a member of the Discovery resorts, people have to buy land on the property and build a home, which Meldman says "creates a trust and community where you know your neighbour."

The community is private and low-key, providing somewhere that successful people can go and "have everything taken care of in a casual way," from playing sports in the morning to eating and drinking in the afternoon and evening.

Back of Ridge House with view of surrounding landscape_Jeff Lipsky

The resorts are designed to "take the stress out of vacation planning."

Even the "comfort stations" are "styled like the inside of an editor's closet," according to Meldman.

Here's the outside of one at Silo Ridge Field Club, a private, gated, 800-acre resort 90 minutes from Manhattan which was the first to open on the east coast. 

Comfort Station_Discovery Land Company

Inside the comfort stations, Meldman says you'll find everything from frozen margaritas to ice cream sundaes and hot dogs.

Comfort Station interior and snacks display 2_Jeff Lipsky

There are also outdoor bars like this, as well as pools and a hot tub.

Outdoor bar with surrounding landscape views_Jeff Lipsky

Good food is a focus throughout at properties like Silo Ridge, which has a vegetable garden and an executive chef serving up five-star farm-to-table or dock-to-table cuisine "styled beautifully but still casual" — as well as kids' menus.

Chef Jonathan Wright preparing dish_Jeff Lipsky

Still, Meldman claims the resorts — and the golf clubs — are super casual.

"People now go to the Bahamas and even professional golfers play in bathing suits and no shirt," he said.

"A golf club can be very intimidating, but because I wasn't a golfer from a country snob background, I made it a little more casual."

Despite the fact the company claims to have some of the best golf courses in the world, there are "no rules — you don't have to wear a collared shirt, you can golf barefoot, it's fun.

"You're not sitting at a pool like you are at a Four Seasons with people snapping videos with their phones, you're comfortable being yourself." 

'George was always entertaining'

It was thanks to this friendly, chilled atmosphere that Meldman met Clooney and Gerber — and with them embarked on the Casamigos journey, now his side project.

"George has a pretty tight-knit group of guys, and every year they go on his birthday golf trip," Meldman said. "A long time ago, they started going to my projects, and I ended up hanging out with them and we all became friends."

"They built their houses in my project in El Dorado... Their houses were two beautiful homes next to eachother that they called Casamigos. George was always entertaining and had his friends around, and we a generous and gracious host, and we were drinking a lot of tequila, and decided to make our own."

casamigos

"We didn't ever really make it to sell it, [we just thought] my projects and Rande's bars and [it being] what George drank would be enough to make it successful."

However, without even realising, the trio were bringing in about 1,000 bottles, and were told by their distiller that they needed to get licensed.

Once they did, the brand "immediately took off" due to word of mouth and started winning awards.

"There weren't roles that were drawn up, but Rande had a creative role and ran things," Meldman said. George, we just put a shirt on. [He thought] "if paparazzi is going to chase me I might as well sell my tequila."

Meanwhile, Meldman was the one with the connections. "For almost every major [restaurant or grocery] chain in the country, either the money behind it or the CEO was a member of one of my projects," he said.

"I don't use the membership for anything because it's a private club, but I was able to at least make a call and ask for favours. Everyone was really nice to us about it, we were able to get into a lot of places faster than we would if we didn't [have those connections.]"

See more: The $1 billion sale of George Clooney's tequila company just made him 2018's highest-paid actor — here's the story of how the brand was set up by accident

'We have money to do things we couldn't do before'

Now, he added: "We are wholly owned subsidiary of Diageo so nothing has really changed that much other than that we have a lot more money. They're trying to open up the rest of the world for us but we're still running the US.

"We have money to do things we couldn't do before... Since we sold to Diageo we doubled our sales."

Gerber also confirmed to Business Insider that the involvement of the trio has remained the same.

"Absolutely nothing has changed... It's business as usual," he said. "George, Mike, and I are passionate about Casamigos and everything we do."

Meldman added: "Casamigos is probably the fastest-growing spirit of all time, and we did it all in four years. It's successful because it's a good product. There are going to be a lot of people who are going to imitate it and try to do it, but it was a lot of work from all three of us — we underestimated the amount of work. If we knew how much effort and work it took I don't know if we actually would have done it.

"For me, it became part of my everyday life but it was a lot of work to get the brand out there, to get distribution."

There's some fun that comes along with being involved with Casamigos, though.

Meldman got to attend the royal wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank, Casamigos' European Brand Manager, back in October.

See more: Jack Brooksbank says he's in charge of drinks for his royal wedding to Princess Eugenie — and there'll be plenty of George Clooney's tequila on offer

The company also continues to throw its annual star-studded Halloween parties each year.

'Successful people rewarding themselves for their success'

Mike Meldman holding a coconutHowever, Discovery, which claims to have consistently sold $1 billion in real estate a year, remains the main focus for Meldman, who now lives in Arizona, where the company's corporate HQ is based.

Discovery launched onto the east cost for the first time last year with its Silo Ridge property and also opened Dune Deck Beach Club in Westhampton, New York.

"We have a lot going on," Meldman said, adding that the company is launching a project called "Driftwood" in Austin, "Troubador" in Nashville, and "Barbuda Ocean Club" in Barbuda, which will start as a hurricane relief effort re-building schools, hospitals, and infrastructure.

Philanthropy has become a big part of the business, and Meldman founded the Discovery Land Foundation in 2007 to support the places and people (particularly children) around the resorts.

The charity claims to put "hundreds of millions a year into the community," contributing funds from Discovery and hosting events and tournaments and the resorts.

See more: Inside George Clooney and multimillionaire Rande Gerber's star-studded Halloween parties, hosted in both LA and Vegas

Now with three sons, aged five, 28, and 30, allowing successful people an opportunity to connect with their families is a clear focus for Meldman.

"The demographic is really just successful people rewarding themselves for their success, and also investing in their family," he said.

"One of the only regrets a lot of successful people have is not spending enough time with their families, and the clubs are places families want to go."

SEE ALSO: Inside George Clooney and multimillionaire Rande Gerber's star-studded Halloween parties, hosted in both LA and Vegas

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          Behold the Republicans Scorched State Tantrum!!!       Cache   Translate Page      
My Trumpian conservative friend in Milwaukee said he wasn't buying what Republican Rep. Robin Vos and Sen. Scott Fitzgerald were saying about their outrageous power grab against incoming governor Tony Evers and AG Josh Kaul. He's as outraged as Democrats. 





The only saving grace is the fact that Republicans have definitely overstepped their legislative powers, which seems to be the only way out of this mess. 


Here's Tony Evers CNN interview:



Biggest Issue in Governor and AG Race, GONE: Republicans will apparently win this by any means possible. Later they'll say Evers failed to fulfill campaign promise:
JSThe legislation would hamper Evers and Kaul from withdrawing the state from a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn the Affordable Care Act and the protections it provides for coverage of pre-existing conditions ... a central (issue) in both their races as Democrats hammered Republicans over the state's participation in the lawsuit that Walker authorized. Puts lawmakers in charge of litigation, allowing them to keep alive a lawsuit.
Kill ObamaCare and Coverage for Preexisting Conditions: And who was surprised by this...Republicans voted against their only ballyhooed solution to protecting preexisting conditions... high-risk pools? Yes, they did:
2. State senators failed to deliver on a campaign promise from Walker to approve legislation that protecting health insurance coverage for those with pre-existing conditions. All Democrats and two Republicans voted against that legislation ... The Republican caucus refused to support revisions to the bill from Craig and Kapenga that would have created a high risk-sharing insurance pool. Democratic senators voted against the bill because the legislation allowed insurers to impose lifetime caps on coverage.

Who cares about the Environment and Low Wages? Not Republicans
: Killing transportation funding for smaller highway projects isn't just a job killer, but will probably kill smaller construction companies depending on federal funding. Thank the bald bizarro Sen. Duey Stroebel for this piece of genius legislation:  
Legislation to concentrate federal money into a smaller number of road projects so that other projects could avoid having to comply with federal environmental and wage laws. Another provision slightly decreased income tax rates.
Much Needed Internet Sale Tax Revenue Thrown Out: Will we ever start spending state revenue on the backlog of desperately needed repairs and updating?
Modestly lowers the state’s income tax rates next year to offset about $60 million in online sales taxes from out-of-state retailers that Wisconsin recently began collecting.
The following are HUGE changes as well and not secondary to everything listed above. This is the overreach that will hopefully win a court challenge by the new administration: 



1. Bars judges from giving deference to state agencies’ interpretations of laws when they are challenged in court. That could make it easier to win lawsuits challenging how environmental regulations and other laws are being enforced.

2. Broadens lawmakers' powers to block rules written by the Evers administration to implement state laws.

3. Requires the Evers administration to report if the governor pardons anyone or his aides release anyone from prison early.

4. Forces Evers to get permission from the Legislature before asking the federal government to make any changes to programs that are run jointly by the state and federal governments. That would limit the governor's flexibility in how he runs public benefits programs. If the Legislature’s budget committee determined the administration was not implementing recent changes to those programs, it could reduce funding and staffing for state agencies.

5. Gives lawmakers — instead of the attorney general — control over how court settlements are spent.

6. Makes it easier for lawmakers to hire private attorneys at taxpayer expense when they are accused of violating the open records law or other statutes.

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This set contains over 250 pieces so your kiddos can create and play out scenes from the ice planet, Hoth! This foldout model features an opening bacta tank with space for Luke Skywalker, a rotating examination chair, bed, wash station, medical tools, a Princess Leia minifigure and 2 medical droids.

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          Obamacare study: 25% decline in home delinquencies among newly insured poor people      Cache   Translate Page      

Poor people were not the primary target of Obamacare; as a group, their care is more likely to be "non-compensated" (trips to the emergency room while classed as "indigent" and unable to pay), so insurance shouldn't make a big difference to them, right?

Wrong.

A recently updated study, The Effect of Health Insurance on Home Payment Delinquency: Evidence from ACA Marketplace Subsidies, from finance and business researchers affiliated with both academic business schools and several federal reserve banks, compares the rate of home payment delinquencies (mostly rent payments) among the poorest Americans who received Obamacare through Medicaid expansion with their counterparts in Red States that rejected the expansion and denied coverage to their poor citizens.

The headline finding is that poor people with health-care are 25% less likely to miss rent payments than their uninsured counterparts. That finding is stable year-over-year, too.

The authors argue that the cost of the Medicaid expansion can be offset with savings from evictions, which impose costs in excess of the costs of providing health care.

But of course, those savings are a pittance compared to the national savings we'd realize by eliminating for-profit, private healthcare altogether and replacing it with a national universal healthcare system.

Instead, low-income households may be the most sensitive to healthcare shocks. Her results counter the conventional wisdom that poor people put off healthcare spending; often, they can’t. The study points to an example from Matthew Desmond’s Evicted, which recounts the circumstances of poor renters across Milwaukee. “They had fallen behind [on rent] two months ago, when a neck X-ray and brain scan set Teddy back $507.

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          The 23 Best Concerts to See in Portland: December 6-19      Cache   Translate Page      
Redd Kross! Jessica Pratt! Frankie Simone! by Mercury Things to Do Staff

THU DEC 6

The Thesis Four-Year Anniversary
For the last four years, Portland’s ever-growing hip-hop scene of artists, producers, photographers, writers, fans, and friends have flocked to Kelly’s Olympian every first Thursday to support and show face at the monthly showcase. Thanks to the event’s main organizers Mac Smiff and resident DJ Verbz, the Thesis lineups have been consistently solid for quite a while now. This one has North Portland rapper Vinnie Dewayne headlining, as he returns from a hiatus after the death of his friend. Dewayne’s exceptional music video for recent single “Losing Direction” is definitely worth a watch, and his live performances don’t disappoint. I’m also particularly excited to catch rising rapper Nina Xo, who I’ve not yet seen live, but is said to have fun, high-energy sets. Regardless of the lineup, the night will be a surreal realization of just how long a lot of us have been out here building and networking together in the scene. Here’s to four more years of meeting up at Kelly’s. (9 pm, Kelly’s Olympian, 426 SW Washington, $10; w/Vinnie Dewayne, Load B, Nina Xo, Elton Aura, Verbz) JENNI MOORE

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Blossom, Maarquii, Amenta Abioto, Karma Rivera
Happening the same night as the Thesis, this bill at Mississippi Studios is a fucking stunner. Along with R&B singer/songwriter Blossom, there’s also high femme rapper Maarquii, who recently dropped their excellent debut album C.A.B.O. (AKA Cut a Bitch Off). Maarquii’s performances are marked by fierce rapping, voguing, and if their single “Roll Up” is on the setlist, likely some twerking as well. There’s also rapper Karma Rivera, who’ll be rocking cuts off her debut EP Don’t Sleep on This, which came out earlier this year. But the most unmissable act on the bill is probably singer/songwriter/storyteller Amenta Abioto, who uses a loop machine to blend soul, gospel, spoken word, jazz, and ancient African sounds. Abioto seems to have perfected her act as of late, exemplified by her recording of “Wade.” And when she’s live, her expertly controlled vocals sound better than ever. Plus, this show is free. Go see her now. (Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, 8 pm, FREE) JENNI MOORE


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FRI DEC 7

Night Birds, Macho Boys, Bothers, Death Ridge Boys
New Jersey’s hardcore traditionalists Night Birds specialize in the kind of snotty punk rock that was born for skate videos and victimless teenage crimes. It’s the sound of dropping out of high school, or at least avoiding it as much as possible. The sound of suburban knuckleheads looking for a reason to sneer. The sound of your first mohawk slicing through the air as you dive into a roiling pit filled with other silly and pissed and righteously obnoxious kids who might kinda feel the same way you do. Were those good times? Not really. But the music was pretty all right. (Tonic Lounge, 3100 NE Sandy, 8:30 pm, $10-13) CHRIS STAMM

The Soft Moon, Hide, Vive la Void
After spending nearly a decade in Oakland making moody, motorik-paced post-punk for the pop-leaning Captured Tracks record label, the Soft Moon’s Luis Vasquez used this year’s Criminal—his fourth studio album—as an opportunity to make a few changes. Now living in Berlin, Vasquez signed a new deal with the experimentally inclined Sacred Bones and unleashed an album full of intensely confessional industrial synth-rock (à la Nine Inch Nails) that tackles the lingering effects of his difficult childhood. The result is an urgent and unnerving work of exploration, self-reflection, resignation, and redemption that lifts the veil on Vasquez and puts him at the front of his music for the first time. (Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell, 9 pm, $16-18, all ages) BEN SALMON


SAT DEC 8

Rosanne Cash
Over the past four decades, Rosanne Cash has quietly made one of the most consistent careers in country music. Since releasing her self-titled debut in 1978, the singer/songwriter has released 14 albums, each sounding surer and steadier than the last. Cash’s storytelling skills are on full display on her new record, She Remembers Everything, which includes a couple of interesting collaborations with Kris Kristofferson and Elvis Costello. After paying tribute to her late father Johnny on 2009’s The List, Cash is easing back into her own sharp observations on life and growing older. She Remembers Everything all but solidifies her status as a major influence on country music. (Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark, 8 pm, sold out, all ages) MARK LORE


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SUN DEC 9

YOB, Khorâda, Thrones
It’s been a wild year for Yob: Almost two decades into their career, the heavy rock trio faced their own mortality and reached their highest level of critical success. Guitarist/vocalist Mike Scheidt wrote a good portion of Yob’s latest record, Our Raw Heart, as he stared down death in the hospital with diverticulitis. In the process, what was almost the end became a rebirth. The album, and the members of Yob themselves, continue to demolish the tidy “doom” label that was cast upon them so many years ago—this is a band that may well be creating their own genre. (Star Theater, 13 NW 6th, 9 pm, $20) MARK LORE

Advance Base, Lisa/Liza
Advance Base’s third full-length, Animal Companionship, is about naming a dog after a dead boyfriend. It’s about actualizing long-distance internet love affairs, and going to the park just to watch dogs run around. Backed by only electric piano and drum machine beats, these stripped-down songs capture both the pervasive loneliness of life and the will to alleviate it—the desire we all have to care and be cared for. At times, the album inches songwriter Owen Ashworth closer to being bedroom-pop’s Springsteen, with its working-class tales of finding beauty in refinery lights, kissing a partner’s smoky hair after an apartment fire, and falling in love at the Aquatarium. (Turn! Turn! Turn!, 8 NE Killingsworth, 8 pm) JOSHUA JAMES AMBERSON


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MON DEC 10

Billie Eilish, Strange Hotels, Finneas
If you’re not familiar with pop sensation Billie Eilish, or if you’re flummoxed as to why someone you’ve never heard of is instantly selling out venues every time she comes to Portland, don’t kick yourself in the ass too hard. Eilish is a creation of Instagram rather than any record label, and has a passionate 9.2 million followers to prove it. AND she’s only 16 years old, with her first gorgeous hit “Ocean Eyes” popping off when she was the ripe old age of 13. But before you brush her off as another unasked-for internet-born Bieber, listen to her music. Her pipes are a thing of angelic glory and her songwriting ability (with assistance from her brother) belies her age with emotional maturity. Check out her newest single, “When the Party’s Over,” for a taste of her moody, choral-infused power, and be on the lookout for her next Portland gig—because unless you’re quick, you can forget about nabbing tickets to that one as well. (Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, 8 pm, sold out, all ages) WM. STEVEN HUMPHREY

Ezra Furman, Michael Rault
No one’s turning 20th-century rock ’n’ roll archetypes on their ear as well as Ezra Furman. His latest, Transangelic Exodus, is a “road” album, a soundtrack for crisscrossing America jam-packed full of anthemic melodies and sing-along choruses. Sounds familiar, right? Well, it’s also a dystopian queer rock opera about angels, outlaws, and fighting fascism—proving that rock can survive if it’s about more than cars and girls. (Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukee, 8 pm, $14-16, all ages) NED LANNAMANN

Fucked Up, Narrow Head
Fucked Up’s new album Dose Your Dreams is long, clocking in at 18 tracks and more than 82 minutes, which seems antithetical to their reputation as a hardcore punk band, but not if you know what Fucked Up’s all about. For more than a decade, the Canadian collective has been toying with the notion of genre, backing harsh hardcore vocals with cinematic guitar-pop, building rock operas from the underground up, and generally bending and stretching the expectations of punk. Dose Your Dreams is no different: It’s a strange and psychedelic rollercoaster ride that doesn’t sound much like past Fucked Up albums. This, folks, is the best punk band on the planet. Catch them while you can. (Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, 9 pm, $17-20) BEN SALMON


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WED DEC 12

Cake
Cake isn’t the type of band that needs to produce a constant stream of new music, and the scale of their popularity means they don’t even really need to play live that often. The proof is the fact that their Doug Fir show sold out pretty quickly, despite the band having only put out one new song in the last seven years. That song, “Sinking Ship,” is vintage Cake, showcasing tight grooves, group shouts, and John McCrea’s curmudgeonly croon. All proceeds from the single’s sales are being donated to Doctors without Borders, and tonight’s “Tacky Sweater Soirée” show is also a benefit for the Giving Tree. (Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside, 9 pm, sold out) RYAN J. PRADO

Emma Ruth Rundle, Jaye Jayle
Thanks to her seemingly endless supply of dramatic guitar licks and haunting vocal melodies, doom-struck folk singer Emma Ruth Rundle will always be the centerpiece of her songs. But while making her latest album On Dark Horses, she shared space with new collaborators in her new hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. Working with members of Jaye Jayle (including romantic partner Evan Patterson), Young Widows, and Wovenhand, Rundle’s new songs find heightened emotional heft in full-band arrangements. The result is a sound that’s lighter and lusher than her previous releases, but every bit as darkly beautiful. (Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, 9 pm, $13-15) BEN SALMON


THURS DEC 13

Bossin’ Up: Fountaine, JxJury, LC Lonely Child, Rikoe Wavy, Jay So Smoov
Comedian Shrista Tyree has been hosting hip-hop shows and open mics in Portland for a minute, and the latest endeavor she’s producing, Bossin’ Up, goes down at Bossanova Ballroom. Tyree, a talented comedian, is a natural host for the music showcase, and she’s even been known to perform comedic raps alongside Bossin’ Up’s resident DJ Chuckie Buckets. Oh, and the Mercury is a proud sponsor! The latest showcase hoists rapper/producer Fountaine as its headliner, which is a super good call. Fountaine’s original sound, versatility and bouncy stage presence make his shows an interactive treat. (Bossanova Ballroom, 722 E Burnside, 8 pm, $7) JENNI MOORE

Minus the Bear, Tera Melos
It’s a bummer whenever a band as good as Minus the Bear decides to hang it up. After 17 years, six LPs, 12 EPs, and a whole lotta touring, the Seattle quartet is saying farewell on this final string of West Coast dates. The band’s experimentalism was born from the post-hardcore early ’00s, and has rotated through wild hybrids of prog, ambient, psych, and punk that peaked on 2007’s classic Planet of Ice, and was refined on their trippy sophomore record, Menos El Oso. They’re leaving fans with a final EP, Fair Enough, and plenty of inspired artists in their wake. (Roseland, 8 NW 6th, 8 pm, sold out, all ages) RYAN J. PRADO


FRI DEC 14

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Protomartyr, Preoccupations, Hurry Up
The pairing of Detroit’s Protomartyr and Calgary’s Preoccupations for a double-headliner tour is a brilliant one, and not merely because the two bands are already alphabetically nestled together in your iTunes library. Protomartyr has the market cornered on thinking, literate-minded rock music, with vocalist Joe Casey’s half-spoken lyrics touching on religion, philosophy, and politics. Preoccupations, on the other hand, examine guitar-rock’s more jittery, mechanical attributes, using it as a vehicle for melodic repetition and abstract minimalism. Together, the two bands make for a thorough treatise for the shape of post-punk to come, as evidenced on their new split 7-inch, which finds each band covering one of the other’s songs, to surprising and invigorating results. (Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, 9 pm, sold out) NED LANNAMANN

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CRITIC’S PICK: Kurt Vile & the Violators, Jessica Pratt
Kurt Vile is Kurt Vile—long hair, guitar, barely enunciated lyrics about “Rollin’ with the Flow,” you get the picture—but tonight’s opener Jessica Pratt is pure magic. Already deserving a place in the same pantheon that houses Karen Dalton, Judee Sill, and Vashti Bunyan, Pratt’s 2012 self-titled debut and 2015 sophomore album On Your Own Love Again have proven her ability to spin spider-web melodies out of a few chords and a voice that sounds like it belongs to a lonely alien folksinger echoing across a faraway galaxy. (Extraterrestrial evidence can be found on the shiver-inducing track “Bushel Hyde”: “I am calling out to you/From the ’nother place/Words mean more than they did before/In that other place.”) But that’s not quite right, because Pratt’s music is far too introspective to be alien; she always sounds like she’s a million miles away but still somehow grounded in her own head. Almost every Jessica Pratt song is a complex patchwork of fleeting thoughts, memories that can’t seem to fade, and striking images of things like an empty bed and “people’s faces blended together like a watercolor.” The foundation of her new single “This Time Around”—from her forthcoming record Quiet Signs, which is due in February on Mexican Summer/City Slang—is a simple guitar riff looped over and over, but the effect is bewitching. That should come as no surprise; Jessica Pratt is a master of the deceptively simple song. (Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, 8 pm, $29.50-32, all ages) CIARA DOLAN


SAT DEC 15

Frankie Simone’s Holigay Spectacular: Blossom, Cristina Cano, Zora Pavonine, Che Che Luna, Frankie’s Kweens
Frankie Simone’s Holigay Spectacular aims to “keep the season bright and gay” with burlesque performances from the likes of Zora Pavonine and Che Che Luna and sets from Blossom, electro-swimwave singer/songwriter Cristina Cano (AKA Siren and the Sea), and the rising pop sensation herself. Expect mind-blowing dance moves and plenty of holigay cheer. (Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, 9 pm, $15-20) CIARA DOLAN

Tenacious D
The underdog element of folk-metal-comedy duo Tenacious D took a hit when Jack Black turned out to be one of the world’s biggest movie stars. But the homegrown charm of their HBO series and first album returns with Post-Apocalypto, a project that’s more than the D’s first album since 2012’s Rize of the Fenix—it’s also a six-episode cartoon series freely viewable in full on YouTube (you can also watch Post-Apocalypto: The Movie, which pastes all six episodes together). The crudely drawn animation—apparently done entirely by Black—is reminiscent of the doodles of Dio and Van Halen logos that littered countless spiral notebooks in countless high school study halls. More importantly, it’s got the same silly stoner humor and worship of the almighty riff that made Tenacious D such a fun, affectionate proposition to begin with. (Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, 8:30 pm, sold out, all ages) NED LANNAMANN


SAT DEC 15 & SUN DEC 16

Patterson Hood
What a generous and wonderful gift the artistic output of Patterson Hood has turned out to be. The son of one of the greatest bassists who ever lived—David Hood of Muscle Shoals, Alabama—Patterson’s legacy would have been assured even if he’d just dipped his toe in the waters of his dad’s profession. But as it turns out, Hood not only co-fronts one of the most prolific and fiery rock bands of the past two decades (Drive-By Truckers), he’s carried on a simultaneous solo career in music< and become a fantastic essayist and storyteller, exploring the conflict of the two Americas and the redemptive power of music. Now a Portlander, Hood carries on a relatively new holiday tradition with two solo shows at the Doug Fir, where he’ll do plenty of talking, and just as much playing. (Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside, 9 pm, $20-25) NED LANNAMANN

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert
Old-man goth-kid Tim Burton has made a lot of great movies (Edward Scissorhands!) and a lot of shitty movies (Alice in Wonderland!), but when he’s good, he’s good—and for proof, look no further than 1993’s stop-motion musical A Nightmare Before Christmas, adapted by director Henry Selick from Burton’s fantastic story. Sweet, creepy, funny, sad, and gorgeous to both look at and listen to, it’s a simultaneous celebration and satire of this goofy-ass season... and it’ll be even better with the Oregon Symphony performing Danny Elfman’s all-timer of a score live to picture. (Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway, $45-115, all ages) ERIK HENRIKSEN


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SUN DEC 16

CRITIC’S PICK: Redd Kross, Dale Crover Band
Teenage Fanclub, the Posies, and Redd Kross constitute the holy triumvirate of ’90s power-pop. Those first two bands have been obsessed with creating the perfect sequel to Big Star’s #1 Record for the duration of their careers, but Redd Kross’ origin story is a little less straightforward. Formed around the nucleus of choir boy brothers Jeff and Steve McDonald, Redd Kross started as a goofy, quintessentially Californian hardcore band, whose 1982 debut album Born Innocent—released when both McDonalds were teenagers—features songs with titles like “Kill Someone You Hate” and “Pseudo-Intellectual.” On their 1987 follow-up, Neurotica, the band synthesized punk with their childhood adoration for Sid and Marty Krofft and bubblegum pop bands like the Partridge Family, resulting in a warped paean to ’70s Saturday morning ephemera. Then comes the band’s trio of power-pop all-timers: 1990’s technicolored Third Eye, 1993’s Phaseshifter (which Stone Temple Pilots aped to an embarrassing degree on their album Tiny Music... Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop), and 1997’s Show World, whose lead single “Mess Around” boasts guitar-pop’s pithiest refrain since “Ticket to Ride”: “Can’t you see?/Monogamy/Has always been so hard for me.” After a 15-year break from releasing new music, Redd Kross returned in 2012 with an excellent album on Merge called Researching the Blues, a 30-minute loud-pop romp that contains at least two of the band’s best songs: the title track and “Stay Away from Downtown.” Even after all these years, Redd Kross remain one of America’s greatest—and strangest—bands. (Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, 9 pm, $15-18) MORGAN TROPER


MON DEC 17

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Cults, Munya
Québécois musician Munya kind of sounds like the Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan—who passed away this year, leaving my face in a permanent frown—singing breathily in French over entrancing synth-pop. In 2018 Munya released her first two EPs, and she plans to release a third early next year. North Hatley layers woozy, Mac Demarco-style guitar riffs over cruise-controlled beats and sweet lyrics, like those on “Des Bisous Partout” (which translates to “kisses everywhere”). Her second EP, Delmano, includes a charming ode to ghosting called “If I’m Gone Tomorrow (It’s Because of Aliens)” and “Hotel Delmano,” which might be Munya’s best song yet, made great with bongos, a mystical synth line, and layered, siren-like harmonies. Munya only has a few tracks to her name, but she’s already created a swirling pink fog in pop heaven that’ll hopefully linger for quite a while. (Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, 8 pm, $18-20) CIARA DOLAN


WED DEC 19

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John Legend
A few years ago, I got really mad when I tried to Google “John Lennon” and it auto-populated “John Legend.” But the EGOT winner has more than earned his place atop search engine results, with a multi-pronged talent, a long history of philanthropy, and a more-vital-than-ever sense of social awareness. Tonight, Legend will be singing Christmas songs, proving his cross-generational appeal. (Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway, 8 pm, $69.50-149.50, all ages) NED LANNAMANN

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Install Crestron, Extron, and AMX control systems. Top Prospect Consulting is looking for an Audio/Visual Technician....
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Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award. As a Sales Account Associate, you will work with the sales team on processing...
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          THE WINERY DOGS Announce May 2019 U.S. Tour      Cache   Translate Page      
THE WINERY DOGS — the hard rock power trio featuring guitarist/vocalist Richie Kotzen (POISON, MR. BIG), bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, DAVID LEE ROTH) and drummer Mike Portnoy (SONS OF APOLLO, DREAM THEATER) — will embark on an American tour in May of 2019. The trek will mark the group's first tour in nearly three years. Tour dates: May 01 - Derry, NH - Tupelo Music Hall May 02 - Jim Thorpe, PA – Penn's Peak May 03 - New York, NY - Sony Hall May 05 - Ridgefield, CT - Ridgefield Playhouse May 07 - Hopewell, VA - Beacon Theater May 08 - Nashville, TN - Basement East May 09 - New Orleans, LA - House Of Blues May 11 - Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey May 12 - Houston, TX - Warehouse Live May 15 - Ft Wayne, IN - Pierre's May 16 - Milwaukee, WI - Potowatami Casino May 17 - Milwaukee, WI - Potowatami Casino May 18 - St Charles, IL - Arcada Theater May 20 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue May 23 - Denver, CO - Oriental Theater May 24 - Grand Junction, CO - Mesa Theater May 25 - Las Vegas, NV - Vamp'd May 28 - Sacramento, CA - Crest Theater May 29 - Santa Cruz, CA - Rio Theater May 30 - Anaheim, CA - The Grove May 31 - Los Angeles, CA - Saban Theater Since wrapping up an extensive world tour in support of their sophomore album, "Hot Streak", in the summer of 2016, THE WINERY DOGS have performed live on just two occasions — during the inaugural "Monsterwood" West Coast edition of the Monsters Of Rock cruise in the fall of 2016, and nearly a year later during an "Ultimate Jam Night" tribute to late ADRENALINE MOB, SOTO and TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA bassist David Zablidowsky at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Over the past two years, each of the members of THE WINERY DOGS have toured extensively with other acts — Kotzen with his long-running solo band; Sheehan with SONS OF APOLLO and MR. BIG; and Portnoy with SONS OF APOLLO, THE NEAL MORSE BAND and SHATTERED FORTRESS. THE WINERY DOGS were founded in 2012 after Portnoy and Sheehan — who initially aimed to collaborate with former WHITESNAKE and BLUE MURDER guitarist John Sykes — reached out to Kotzen, who played with Sheehan in MR. BIG from 1997 to 2002. The group's 2013 self-titled debut reached No. 27 on the Billboard 200 after selling more than 10,000 copies in the U.S. during its first week of availability. The initial sales of "Hot Streak" were even better, as the album debuted at No. 30 in late 2015 after shifting 13,000 equivalent album units in America during its first week of availability. Despite the band's success, Kotzen expressed a desire to return to his solo career after the end of the "Hot Streak" touring cycle. "I wanted to go back to what I was doing my whole life, which is making my music and my records," he said during an appearance on the satellite radio program "Trunk Nation" earlier this year. He reiterated that sentiment during a subsequent interview with Sofa King Cool. "I thought in my mind, 'Well, this worked. It was fun. It was really cool. But I kind of want to go back to being Richie for a while and doing what I was doing before,'" he said. For their parts, Sheehan and Portnoy both publicly voiced hope that THE WINERY DOGS' hiatus would be short-lived. In an interview with "The Unchained Rock Show" this summer, Sheehan called THE WINERY DOGS his "favorite band." "I love THE WINERY DOGS," he said. "Richie wanted to do some [other] things, and we wanted to give it a break for a while so it didn't get stale, and it would be new to us all the time. We will do more WINERY DOGS for sure." Portnoy, meanwhile, told Mitch Lafon this spring that "it's just a matter of when" until the group would reconvene. "I know all three of us love that band and we love working together, so it's a matter of Richie kind of just getting his rocks off on his own," he said. "He's just enjoying doing his own thing. He's always been a little… um… I don't wanna say 'scared'… I'll say, like, 'hesitant' to commit to a full-time band for the rest of his life. He spent so much of his life and career as a solo artist, and then once he got swept up in THE WINERY DOGS for two back-to-back cycles, which lasted maybe four or five years, I think it maybe overwhelmed him a bit and he just needed to step away and breathe and not have to be so committed to something. He likes to kind of just float on his own terms and his own schedule and do his own thing, which I can totally respect. So, at this point, when he's ready, I know Billy and I would love to do some more."
          Salesforce Senior Developer (vLocity) - Accenture Technology - Accenture - Milwaukee, WI      Cache   Translate Page      
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          US Republicans seek to curb power of newly-elected Democrat governor      Cache   Translate Page      
File photo shows Evers greeting supporters as he makes a campaign stop at the Coordinated Campaign southside office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. — AFP photo CHICAGO: Republicans in Wisconsin sought Tuesday to curb the authority of the US state’s newly-elected
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          Republicans Change the Rules       Cache   Translate Page      
By Jeff Simpson

Courtesy of our friend Heather at the Wisconsin Public Education Network! 


Dear friends of Wisconsin public schools,
"Who is asking for this?" "This is not democracy."
We were there last night to bear witness on behalf of our children as the Joint Finance Committee (JFC) adjourned just after midnight, after hours of testimony during which only one person spoke in favor of any measure, Ironically, that one measure (changing the date of the spring 2020 election)  was the only bill that did not advance last night. Not even the authors of the bills attended to speak in favor of this unprecedented power grab.
The Senate and Assembly will now take up the three bills that moved forward. THESE BILLS WILL HAVE LONG-TERM IMPACTS ON OUR STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS, and are widely opposed by members of both parties. Even the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial team is taking a strong stand: Once again, it's time for Wisconsin citizens to let politicians know who's the boss"If you think votes matter, if you think citizens should be in charge of their government, you can stop them by raising your voice."
Capitol staffers tell us the Senate will be called into session at 10 am, and the Assembly at 1pm. IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LAWMAKERS NOW. Find contact info for your legislators here:  http://legis.wisconsin.gov
"The optics problem looks bad." - Senator Luther Olsen
The bills are most vulnerable in the Senate, where several members have expressed qualms over the sweeping measures. We also urge you to take a moment to make a call to the following  Senators and ask them to put people before party politics:
  • Senator Howard L. Marklein, Spring Green - (608) 266-0703 - Sen.Marklein@legis.wi.gov
  • Senator Rob Cowles, Green Bay - (608) 266-0484 - Sen.Cowles@legis.wisconsin.gov
  • Senator Dan Feyen, Fond du Lac - (608) 266-5300 - Sen.Feyen@legis.wi.gov
  • Senator Luther Olsen, Ripon - (608) 266-0751 - Sen.Olsen@legis.wisconsin.gov
  • Senator Jerry Petrowski, Marathon - (608) 266-2502 - Sen.Petrowski@legis.wisconsin.gov
  • Senator Patrick Testin, Stevens Point - (608) 266-3123 - Sen.Testin@legis.wi.gov

Our message remains the same (and you're welcome to customize it as you see fit):
Stop playing politics,  and stop playing games with democracy. Voters said in November that they are ready for a new era of civility and working together for what's best for our children and our communities. Let's respect that and get to work. Vote NO on each of these bills and take time now to start working on policy that ensures the success of our students, schools and communities.
These are the bills that moved forward:  
Thank you for taking action to support strong schools and good government!
- Heather

Also for some fun reading, the world is watching Wisconsin again. 
Scott Fitzgerald doesn't trust Tony Evers.  Who knew gaining BIG Ftz's Trust was the final step to getting elected?   I guess we now have the new "voice of reason" in Wisconsin.  This guy:






















          Republican Businessman Sheldon Lubar Calls Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker 'Conniving'      Cache   Translate Page      
“I am not proud to read in the Milwaukee newspapers and learn the conniving that Wisconsin Republicans, led by you and certain others, are planning."
          RE: Lids.com has the MLB retro classics      Cache   Translate Page      

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Yeah. Maybe I'm overreacting a touch. But upon opening, I'm instantly drawn to say it looks like your 2001-2007 era Tampa Bay rays. Good call. It has no semblance of ever really being a Milwaukee Brewers cap.

You know who doesn't let me down? I got the last sz 8 of HCs custom of this cap.

A few more comparison shots before they get returned today

HC custom vs retro classic.


Chinese custom vs retro classic.

The green is actually darker with the rc. Unbelievable. It does appear to be dark Navy though.

Chinese custom Ms vs RC

The Chinese customs aren't without their faults. Both feature dark Navy uppers. Both should be light Navy. So in some sense, these two match the Retro classics to make this 'what if set. The saving grace for the two Chinese customs is that they appear to use a seafoam type green stitching. Almost aqua. That falls more in line with the original. The retro classic is more of a lime green. Lime green, dark Navy, and gold do not work too well together.

The product page has a CGI image so I should've known. I also purchased the white Ms cap last year and returned it. That one was also dark Navy with a much larger M that it should be.

If anyone wants the size 8s, they should repopulate on their website within a day or two




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