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Wisconsin memories of the "forgotten war"

Published Nov. 11, 2013

Wisconsin Veterans of the Forgotten War have a way of getting lost in the crowd. The Korean War. June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953. They come from all walks of life and occupations. An older relative, retired neighbor, or longtime friend. They have names, and powerful stories of survival.

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Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative turns houses into homes

Published Nov. 10, 2013

Tracey Sperko and the rest of the small staff at the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative have tons of these touching stories. True life tales about seemingly small, insignificant items - a pair of children's pink boots, a kitchen table, a blanket - that transformed a house or apartment into something far more meaningful than just four walls, a roof and a floor. That's the goal of the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative.

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Have what it takes? "Food Network Star" is casting in Chicago

Published Nov. 6, 2013

If you know a person who both has a deep love and knowledge of food, and is able to entertain you and your friends, you may want to forward this story on to them ... the "Food Network Star" is holding an open casting call on Nov. 16 in Chicago.

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Causes And Cruises

Thursday November 11th, 2010 - Miami, FL   Far too many overly serious topics are coming to the forefront at once lately, at least for my tastes, but they are. I want to focus on fun and funny and doing as much good with as much time as I have left on this cockeyed little space pebble f...

Thank You All Veterans

Wednesday November 11th, 2009 - Orlando, FL   I’ve said it before and I meant it - one thing I never joke about is how much I appreciate my freedom as an American citizen. I may be a dented can in what’s seemingly becoming a dented country, but warts and all this is home. I ...

Thanks To All Veterans

Tuesday November 11th, 2008 - Lake Villa, ILVeterans Day. One thing I will not joke about is how grateful I am for my freedom as an American citizen. It was drilled into me by my grandfather and I still remember his telling me any chance he got how lucky I was to be born where I was and not to ev...


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