By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Jan 11, 2010 at 3:03 PM
There's never a shortage of new people, events, decisions and ideas in Milwaukee, some moving the city forward and some holding it back. In this subjective and light-hearted article, we take Milwaukee's temperature for the start of January 2010.

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Packers cornerback Charles Woodson -- There's a Facebook group called "75 percent of the Earth is covered by water, the rest is covered by Charles Woodson."
Dead sea scrolls -- These ancient artifacts finally make their way to Milwaukee. Exhibit opens at the Milwaukee Public Museum Jan. 22. 
Mayoral takeover of MPS -- Are there enough votes in the Legislature to pass any kind of reform at all?

Elvis's birthday -- The King would have been 75. You can glipse his bike at the H-D Museum through Jan. 31.
Asian Carp -- This just in: These suckers can weigh up to 100 lbs.
New Milwaukee Archbishop -- Jerome Listecki marks one week today.

Mayor Barrett's wounded hand -- It's on the mend. Perhaps all those campaign hand shakes are helping.
2010 Winter Olympics -- One month and couting until kickoff in Vancouver.
Von Trier -- Happy hour starts an hour earlier (3 p.m.) under the new ownership.



Street food -- Many of Milwaukee's vendors have wrapped it up for the season but a few, like Streetza, are braving the cold to bring us hot pizza.

Leaving your tree on the curb -- There are plenty of ways to avoid dumping them in the landfill.
Honey bottles -- Not in our airport, you're not!
The Burger Joint -- Looks like another Cousins is giving Brady Street a try.

Dairyland Greyhound Park -- Dead. Want to adopt a dog?
Blizzard coverage -- Literally.
Lunch at Cafe Corazon -- Apparently it's on hiatus. But you can still get brunch and dinner.