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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

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7 questions for musician Karl Paloucek
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7 questions for musician Karl Paloucek

This week, Karl Paloucek is one of a number of Milwaukee musicians taking part in Betty Blexrud-Strigens' Patti Smith tribute -- "Smith Uncovered" -- at Alverno College on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m. He's also riding high after the release of his second record, "Sail," recorded over 20 years and issued by Brew City's Latest Flame imprint. As he preps his contribution to "Smith Uncovered," we asked Paloucek about "Sail" and what comes next.

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Milwaukee Area Event Calendar

Today's featured events
7 p.m. at 212 Wisconsin Avenue, Oconomowoc WI
Fireside Dinner Theatre
8 a.m. at IndependenceFirst, 540 South 1st Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204

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Banning political ads
When you want to decide who to vote for in a particular election -- like the governor's race that's on our doorstep -- probably the absolute worst way to get information about the candidates is through television or radio ads. There is probably nothing more inaccurate of deceitful than these ads which are created by campaigns, parties and various support groups.
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West Allis wings battle
A few years ago, we OnMilwaukee.com editorial staffers did a couple wings challenges, but pitting places on the eastern sides of town -- Bay View, Downtown, East Side. This time, we decided to pit two beloved and acclaimed West Allis institutions to the test: TomKen's and Magoo's.
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No ID needed to vote
The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily blocked the Wisconsin voter ID law. Wisconsin voters will not need to show IDs to vote on Nov. 4, reports Milwaukee Neighborhood New Service's Andrea Waxman.
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The Vanguard
Another long-awaited restaurant will open as early as next week. And it sounds like loads of delicious fun.

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