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Aside: FlexBall

  Good Wall Street Journal article (normally behind a paywall but THIS LINK appears to be open) about Proctor and Gamble's Gillette brand about to announce a new Fusion cartridge-based razor, the "FlexBall."  The company will be formally announcing the razor on April 29. Some interesting quotes from the article: P&G Chief Executive A.G. Lafley said  "Many have wondered if it's possible to keep improving premium razors, trading consumers up," he said, adding that it is "not only possible, but also coming soon." and "Today's consumer remains challenged, making it more difficult to translate new technologies into higher prices," said Stephen...

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S. Carey
After the band's explosion into the spotlight in 2012, it seemed as though every Milwaukee band was trying to find a way to associate itself with Bon Iver. Eau Claire native S. Carey certainly has a pretty solid claim to connection; he is, after all, Bon Iver's drummer. Recently, Carey has taken some time to record his latest album, "Range of Light," and he's bringing the resulting soulful, evocative odes to nature and life to Club Garibaldi Thursday night.
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Milwaukee ruins part 2
Sometimes hidden, sometimes in plain site in parks, along roadsides, at the lakefront, are remnants of Milwaukee's past scattered. While Milwaukee has preserved parts of its past built environment, many buildings and bridges and other structures have long disappeared. Meanwhile, stray bits of that past can still be seen. Here are a few...
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Trinity Evangelical
The day that I followed the steeples from St. John's Lutheran on Vliet Street to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on North 4th Street, I spied another steeple straight up the block and it was then that I discovered the former Evangelische Dreieinigkeits Kirche at the corner of 4th and Meinecke. What I found there was not only a beautiful church, but some forgotten Milwaukee history.
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Room to improve
We were curious to hear what parents and teachers in the district thought were the areas that were overlooked or under-addressed in the district over the past four years; not a bashing session, but an honest discussion of areas that need a boost in our schools. So, we asked...

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