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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Friday, Aug. 1, 2014

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MKE Teacher SPAce
As if teaching all year long wasn't enough, Melissa Pallin -- who teachers lower elementary (1-3 grades) at Highland Community School and leads a summer learning program, too -- has taken an idea and made it reality in the matter of just a few months. In April, Pallin hit upon the idea of a space that would support her fellow teachers in a wide variety of ways. By July, her MKE Teacher SPAce was open on the second floor of the Plankinton Arcade in The Shops of Grand Avenue.
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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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Ross leaves WITI Fox 6
Last week WITI-TV Fox 6 general assignment reporter Jeremy Ross left the station. This week he is a freelance journalist with WBBM-TV CBS 2 in Chicago.
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Milwaukee River Disney?
"The Downtown Milwaukee River ... Once a mighty stream of commerce, now seeks a new role in the life of the city." So said a 1968 report by the Milwaukee River Technical Study Committee, a 10-member group of local officials that convened for five years to assess the state of the river, look back at its history and consider its future. The report makes for interesting reading nearly 50 years later.

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