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Orlando Williams Wight: The man who cleaned up Milwaukee

Published March 13, 2015

There has never been anyone quite like Orlando Williams Wight. Entirely self-taught (he never attended a college or university), he was a medical doctor, lawyer, theologian, engineer, author of 12 books, editor of 38 more and - for a few extremely eventful years in the late 1870s - Milwaukee's Commissioner of Health.

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My personal travel hell

Published March 2, 2015

There are some things that no human, no matter how much grace, patience or tolerance they possess can abide. There are some things that get the goat of even the Mother Theresa of airline passengers.

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Measles vaccination rates improving but potential for outbreak remains

Published Feb. 23, 2015

In Milwaukee, 89 percent of K-12th grade students have their required vaccinations, an all-time high, and three percentage points higher than the rate in 2013, according to a new report from Milwaukee NNS. The compliance rate at Milwaukee Public Schools is 90 percent, according to Tony Tagliavia, spokesman for the district. That rate is not high enough to protect Milwaukee residents from an outbreak of a disease such as the measles.

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Should Wisconsin ban e-cigarettes in bars?

Published Feb. 11, 2015

Although Wisconsin passed the smoking ban in 2009, e-cigarettes were not included in the legalese, and consequently, vaping in public places remains lawful and has become increasingly popular in bars. People are divided on the issue and, due to a lack of information, are often uncertain about whether or not there are risks.

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I almost forgot to write this blog

Published Feb. 5, 2015

I will embarrassingly admit that I started this piece a while back, saved it and then never even recalled its creation or need for completion until I was opening another document and stumbled upon "Blog Memory."

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Massage Therapy Myths

Hey there readers! My name is Melissa and I've been a massage therapist for about 5 years now. I'm sure there's a few of you out there who have had massage and are now highly addicted. You've experienced many benefits including: reduction of pain, stress relief, and just a sense of euphoria! I'm ...

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