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Calling The Kettle Black
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Sept. 21, 2011
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Reader submitted blog The Sports Bag: Do We Care About The Bears?
This week is Bears-Packers week.  There has been some back-and-forth talk about what the Bears were going to do to the Packers in their matchup at Soldier Field Sunday.There's no need to worry.  If the Bears want a challenge, I'd say bring it.The team have other things to worry about th...
Posted by tsparks at 3:03 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Sports
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Aug. 30, 2011
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Reader submitted blog Neo-Nazi Group Won't Do a Thing
Let the Neo-Nazi group come near State Fair Park.  They're not the Ku Klux Klan or the Skinheads.  This group will come here Saturday to take a stand.What kind of stand will they take?  You wouldn't call this white group the gatekeepers of the city of West Allis.For them, the call ...
Posted by tsparks at 10:26 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Milwaukee Buzz
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Aug. 19, 2011
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Reader submitted blog High School Football Fever
High schools all across the state of Wisconsin began the first week of Friday Night lights.  Most of the schools played their first football game Friday, almost two weeks before the first official school day.For me, it was either go to the Packers preseason game at Lambeau Field or watc...
Posted by tsparks at 11:54 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Sports
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Reader submitted blog Happy To Be Working
A copule of days ago, I pulled out of my garage getting ready to drive to work.  As I drove down the alley, there was another man already at work.He probably clocked in at the break of dawn, around 6:00 a.m.  I was still in bed tossing and turning.  It was too early for me to ...
Posted by tsparks at 10:51 a.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Living
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Aug. 10, 2011
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Reader submitted blog Robbers Didn't Care About Killing Pregnant Woman
The pregnant woman with twins in her belly who was gunned down in front of her teenage son was trying to go to work.  Two black men didn't have anything better to do than to kill her because she wouldn't give up her purse.Do you know where the killers are?  Someone does.  I wa...
Posted by tsparks at 10:02 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Milwaukee Buzz
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Aug. 7, 2011
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Reader submitted blog Annual Reunion Picnic Peaceful
Every year on the first Sunday in August, there's a reunion picnic at Carver Park.  Usually, there's no drama, just people catching up.There I saw generations of people who either live or used to live in Hillside or Lapham Park over the years.  Most of the people who are from either pro...
Posted by tsparks at 10:46 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Living
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Aug. 5, 2011
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Reader submitted blog State Fair Attacks Were Racial
It was a good thing that I didn't attend State Fair Park Thursday night.  Tone Loc and M.C. Hammer were in concert.  I thought about seeing them, but would have seen the worst public disturbance at the Fair. You have heard the reports by now about the large group of young black p...
Posted by tsparks at 7:26 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Milwaukee Buzz
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Aug. 2, 2011
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Reader submitted blog Weekend Violence Overshadows Peace Rally
By Troy SparksLast Friday, organizers from the Riverwest community marched in the heat from the Holton Youth Center on Holton and Burleigh Sts. to North Division High School on 12th and Center Sts. It was a peaceful walk to the high school track that included food, music and messages on stop...
Posted by tsparks at 8:17 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Living
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July 18, 2011
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Reader submitted blog Are Milwaukee Cops Trigger Happy?
By Troy SparksNine people have been shot by Milwaukee police officers this year.  Some of them were justified through self defense.Most, if not all of them were black.  They have no respect for law enforcement when they shoot at cops or lunge at them with a knife.  In those situati...
Posted by tsparks at 9:14 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Milwaukee Buzz
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July 6, 2011
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Reader submitted blog Mob Attacks By Black Youths Unacceptable
No matter what race you are, all of us who saw the actions of mostly young black people on tape at a gas station as wrong.Never had I saw a large group of kids ransack a gas station at one time.  And they must have been that hungry and thirsty to help themselves from the cooler and the snack...
Posted by tsparks at 11:14 p.m. | Talkbacks
Category: Milwaukee Buzz
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