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Local fundraiser based on "Dancing with the Stars"

Published Jan. 28, 2014

The National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin used dancing as the draw for its Spotlight on Life dinner that illuminated more than 2,000 children and adults waiting for a life-saving organ transplant in Wisconsin.

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Hank Aaron tweets? Yes, he does

Published Jan. 22, 2014

Hank Aaron has only tweeted eight times, but he made news with his last one by sending a message to Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.

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Love of sports brought Hutchison to WISN-TV Ch. 12 reporting post

Published Dec. 16, 2013

Ben Hutchison gets to experience southeastern Wisconsin most mornings as a live reporter for WISN-TV Ch. 12's morning newscasts. But before taking the gig at the ABC affiliate, his experience with Milwaukee was directly related to his love of baseball.

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#confessyourunpopularopinion

Published Dec. 5, 2013

The hashtag #confessyourunpopularopinion was hot on Twitter yesterday. This national hashtag made me think, what's your unpopular Milwaukee opinion? Use the talkbacks, Twitter or Facebook and vent away.

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Welcome back, John Axford

Published July 3, 2013

Very quietly, Milwaukee Brewers reliever John Axford has put together a very good season since way back on April 9. Have you noticed? The pitcher opens up about how he fixed his mechanics, Twitter tough guys and dealing with boos for the first time.

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Twitter is just a tool

Published April 24, 2013

My students who read this post are going to laugh because I had a soapbox moment about this in class last week. Here is my current media "thing": Twitter is a tool used by human beings. It can be used for both good and evil. It can be used with skill and finesse or with ineptitude and incompetence. My concern is that many of us seem to lose our common sense when it comes to evaluating the difference on the social media site.

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Times have changed for athletes in social situations

Published Feb. 20, 2013

Depending how old you are and where you go in Milwaukee, you'll hear stories about members of the Milwaukee Brewers and Bucks pulling up a bar stool and having a beer and sharing a story with the locals. But as time has gone on and technology has advanced, the city's athletes are less likely to be part of the bar scene.

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Burger King hack exposes media vulnerability

Published Feb. 19, 2013

Yesterday, fast-food chain Burger King lost its Twitter account. The feed was shut down following a hack, during which the restaurant's larger competitor's images and golden arches were posted on the page.

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I barely understand LinkedIn

Published Feb. 11, 2013

I got an email from LinkedIn this morning congratulating me for being among the top five percent most-viewed LinkedIn profiles for 2012. Considering that I barely understand the purpose of LinkedIn, I find this hard to believe. On the other hand, since I barely understand LinkedIn, it just might be true.

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Gaffigan shows Milwaukee some love on Twitter

Published Dec. 19, 2012

Comedian Jim Gaffigan showed Milwaukee some love today by promoting "his" beer that's being sold at The Pabst Theater during his upcoming three nearly sold-out shows.