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Lessons learned: Is Milwaukee ready for Ebola?

In the early spring of 1993, the truth was becoming all too apparent: A pandemic was breaking out in Milwaukee, one that would infect approximately 403,000 citizens and lead to at least 69 related deaths within a few weeks. Eventually, the microscopic culprit's name was uncovered - cryptosporidium - and the lessons learned during those weeks in 1993 would be just as important for another potential outbreak more than 20 years later.

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St. James Of London-Creams With A Twist

I've mentioned St. James of London shaving creams on Sharpologist a couple times now, including getting listed in the "best shaving creams" list.  They are one of several new shaving cream brands on the market that are cut from the cloth of the old-line British shaving establishments.  But St. James is unique in that it is an established brand that has resurfaced with a twist. St. James' History St James of London was created in 1953 by Creightons.  The St James of London brand was originally only sold within the UK for most of it's life. It wasn't until the...

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What remains of a bridge
Tens of thousands of folks came out to see the 1926 dedication of the new Lincoln Memorial Bridge and Drive. Fifty years later, the bridge was crumbling and was soon replaced. But a few bits of it remain today on Milwaukee's East Side.
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New Year's resolutions
If you haven't already made your resolutions for 2015, you might want to start thinking about them. Or you might not. Here's what OnMilwaukee.com staffers plan to do - or not do - in the upcoming year.
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Szezesliwego Nowego Roku
"Happy New Year!" That greeting will be heard and said for the next few of weeks as 2015 is ushered in around the world. Ever wonder how those words translate in other tongues? Do you have a friend on the other side of the globe you'd like to wish good fortune to for the new year in his native language?
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Prepared for conference
When you don't have a postseason to play for, you have to play for the regular season games on the schedule. Such is the case for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, which begins Horizon League play on Friday having run the gauntlet in the non-conference with games against teams from the "power five" conferences. While the team suffered losses in those games, the team feels it has prepared them for a competitive league season.

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