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Published Feb. 25, 2013
"Boy, I hate people." I hear that all the time from people who work in animal welfare. I disagree. I understand why they feel that way. When you do this work, you hear stories all the time that make you angry. Abuse and neglect. Domestic violence. Well-meaning stupidity. Even the simple failure to stick with commitments: "I'm moving out of town, so I need to surrender my 12-year-old dog." These stories would make anyone mad, let alone someone who cares enough about animals to have chosen shelter work over other, almost certainly better-paying, options.
Published Nov. 10, 2007
Veteran bowler and writer Doug Schmidt has written the first comprehensive -- and lively -- history of bowling in Milwaukee.
Published Nov. 3, 2007
Read Ruby West Jackson and Walter T. McDonald's book "Finding Freedom: The Untold Story of Joshua Glover, Runaway Slave," and you'll immediately recognize the significance of the intersection of Glover and Booth Streets.
Published Oct. 9, 2007
Great things come in small packages sometimes. Witness Erika Janik's compelling volume, "Odd Wisconsin: Amusing, Perplexing and Unlikely Stories from Wisconsin's Past," a 180-odd-page book packed full of interesting scenes from America's Dairyland.
Published Sept. 21, 2007
You don’t have to be from Wisconsin anymore to know about Patricia McConnell. The Madison animal behaviorist’s Wisconsin Public Radio show is syndicated nation-wide and her once locally published books are now in shops thanks to Random House.
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