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Archambault's map
There are a variety of ways you can map Milwaukee. Last year, someone imagined how a Milwaukee subway map might look. More recently, the city was charted judgmentally. But beginning this week, you'll be able to buy letterpress-printed copies of Archie Archambault's minimalist map of Milwaukee neighborhoods at Broadway Paper and on Etsy.
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No time? Play 9
The game of golf is losing more players than it's gaining, and one of the primary complaints is that in today's fast-paced world, it simply takes too long to play. One way to get your fix is to just play nine holes. It's an idea the Milwaukee County courses, and even golf's governing bodies, are promoting.
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World War I database
An extensive new database went live this week -- the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I -- at the Milwaukee Public Library's website that will be a boon to genealogists, historians and other researchers.
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Paul Ryan's plan
Last week, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) set forth another in his continuing series (like Harry Potter, but with more magical thinking) of budget committee plans designed to "help" the poor. I'd like to offer 100 things Paul Ryan could have proposed in this most recent version but didn't that might actually help the poor.

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