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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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April 11, 2014
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36469   Reader submitted blog Human, After All.
My friend *Lilly moved on to another job some time ago. I see her every now and then. I miss our silliness and trying to survive grad school together.Sometimes when I see her she asks if people around the office miss her. To some it seems weird since she left almost two years ago. I had dinne...
Posted by KarenPilarski at 10:52 p.m. | Talkbacks
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April 10, 2014
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Community Blogger   Reader submitted blog Take Care of your Mouth
Smokeless tobacco products come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and even flavors.  However, despite carrying flavors like Peach, Apple, and Berry Blend, smokeless tobacco products are far from harmless.    Smokeless tobacco can cause serious damage to your mouth and gums. One of...
Posted by Ladj2038 at 6:24 p.m. | Talkbacks
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April 6, 2014
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36469   Reader submitted blog Don't Dream It's Over
 A dream is difficult to let go. Langston Hughes deliciously delivers the message in the poem "A Dream Deferred"  A dream put off slowly decomposes until nothing is left. A vision of the life once wanted was juicy and tasty. Now the dream as Hughes put it "sags like a ...
Posted by KarenPilarski at 8:57 p.m. | Talkbacks
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April 5, 2014
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36490   Reader submitted blog Weather or not, the Curious Case of Economic Volatility - April 5th, 2014
Weather or not, the Curious Case of Economic Volatility  - April 5th, 2014We've become so accustomed to hearing about weather with respect to the jobs report it is been way to easy to confuse the meteorologist on the local news for an economist these days. That is what makes yesterday's jobs...
Posted by paulwinghart at 6:27 p.m. | Talkbacks
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April 4, 2014
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36469   Reader submitted blog Do you want the good news or bad news first?
Bad news is unpleasant and unavoidable. I was having a conversation with a woman named Katie today. We discussed how in any job, a person always has to be the bearer of some sort of dreadful decision. A diagnosis of a serious illness or concerning test result.An application for college, a ...
Posted by KarenPilarski at 9:19 a.m. | Talkbacks
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March 30, 2014
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36469   Reader submitted blog The Ball Game
Baseball players never hit a home run every chance at bat. The pitching arm is sore or just tired from the double header. Somehow the stars align and that is when the magic happens. The bat is swatted at the air in a few trial strokes. The crowd wild and untamed chanting the player's name. A ...
Posted by KarenPilarski at 1:07 p.m. | Talkbacks
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March 25, 2014
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36469   Reader submitted blog Never Ending Roller Coaster
Tick tick tick. The train on the ride clicks along the track. Heart palpitates and white knuckles clench the seat restraints. Slowly the car jerks up the hill as nervous laughter is heard a few car trains behind. Body tightens and teeth grinds as the car tips over the highest poin...
Posted by KarenPilarski at 7:02 p.m. | Talkbacks
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March 21, 2014
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36490   Reader submitted blog The Cure for Inflataphobia? Why a Dose of Surplus Productivity Of Course! - March 19th, 2014
The Cure for Inflataphobia? Why a Dose of Surplus Productivity Of Course!  - March 19th, 2014by Paul WinghartHave an irrational fear of inflation these days? Well, you are clearly not alone. It seems that stoking the inflationary-fear fires is all the rage in the realm of economic content. B...
Posted by paulwinghart at 10:02 a.m. | Talkbacks
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March 19, 2014
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36490   Reader submitted blog Sleep in a Bottle? Now I'll Drink to That!
Sleep in a Bottle? Now I'll Drink to That!  - March 12th, 2014by Paul WinghartIt seems that surplus productivity has taken the beverage industry by storm. Gone, apparently, are the days when a beverage was sold on its ability to "quench that deep-down body thirst". Now, a beverage ...
Posted by paulwinghart at 1:52 p.m. | Talkbacks
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March 8, 2014
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36490   Reader submitted blog Selling Smelling, The Epic Collision of Bacon and Surplus Productivity
This one is not to be missed. Bacon, the Chuck Norris of cured meats, has just been elevated to epic status thanks to one of the world’s largest food company’s embrace of surplus productivity. If you aren’t aware by now, Kraft Food’s Oscar Meyer brand of meats has introduc...
Posted by paulwinghart at 5:19 p.m. | Talkbacks
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