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OnMilwaukee.com Weekend Preview, May 29-31, 2015

Published May 28, 2015

The great Milwaukee weekend is here! Taste your way through the Walker's Point Food Crawl, drink your way through the Alpine BierFest or eat your way through Taco Fest. Celebrate all things "Star Wars" at Miller Park, laugh your night away at the Black and Brown Comedy Get Down, check out Mitchell Street Sun Fair or listen your weekend away at Punk Fest. Ride the Miller Lite UPAF Ride for the Arts, celebrate the "Dog Days of Summer," and more! Make it a great one!

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The magic of the weekday day game

Published May 27, 2015

The sounds are a little different inside Miller Park during a weekday day game. It's not that it's much quieter or more empty than a night game, although it's pretty easy to tell the difference. Even though the parking lots today were jam-packed, there are lots and lots of kids here. And adults who probably should be at work.

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Cooper School's Kayla homers in Strike Out Bullying contest

Published May 8, 2015

While the Brewers are struggling, not so the kids at MPS' James Fennimore Cooper Elementary on the South Side. Kayla Jimenez, a sixth-grader at the school - which meets state academic expectations and whose principal was tapped last year to serve on an important committee - has won the Crew's first-ever Strike Out Bullying essay contest. Maybe the Dodgers should have read her essay before Thursday's game.

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Counsell's lack of experience might look familiar to Bucks' Kidd

Published May 6, 2015

The trend in both the NBA and Major League Baseball is to hire managers and coaches without any previous experience, And in most cases the trend has been a successful one. Craig Counsell is the latest in the line of new managers who have never managed before. He and Jason Kidd share a number of qualities.

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Roenicke firing just one step toward solving Brewers' woes

Published May 4, 2015

Mark Attanasio has a baseball team that is the worst in the league and it feels like the pressure is building on him to do something. He's faced with a couple of alternatives and the one that should not even be considered is "do nothing."

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Thornburg healthy, ready for big year

Published April 27, 2015

Tyler Thornburg has been pitching for the Milwaukee Brewers since 2012, but last year was to be his first as a full-time reliever. He started well, but was then lost for the year with an elbow injury. He is back and healthy at the start of 2015 and hopes to prove, again, that he belongs in the majors.

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Davis felt good as season got underway

Published April 23, 2015

Some many call him a question mark in the Milwaukee Brewers lineup, but Khris Davis was feeling confident about himself and the team as the 2015 campaign got underway.

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Sad September to awful April; Brewers need big turnaround

Published April 23, 2015

Through 15 games, the Brewers are at record lows. A sad September has been followed by an awful April. If things don't change quickly, a repeat of the really ugly 1984 season could make for a long summer at Miller Park.

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Brewers' numbers are frightening

Published April 21, 2015

Numbers and statistics can be misleading in all sports. But the numbers for the Milwaukee Brewers this season are absolutely frightening. Nobody expected this kind of performance.

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Is BuzzFeed truthful?

Published April 20, 2015

BuzzFeed launched an internal investigation to see if any questions or comments were deleted after the new editor-in-chief Ben Smith was hired in the beginning of 2012. The results may have an impact on the perception of the site's integrity.