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To save animals, you have to like people

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.

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"Finding Freedom" trails runaway slave Joshua Glover

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.

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"Odd Wisconsin" captures state's quirky characters

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.

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