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Little League World Series sparks questions about youth sports

Published Aug. 26, 2014

I spent a lot of time in the last week watching the Little League World Series baseball games, but watching these kids I found myself wondering whether it's really a good thing for kids to take something like baseball this seriously at this early an age.

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Local chef to participate in Trotter Project fundraiser

Published Aug. 14, 2014

Chef Justin Carlisle, owner and executive chef of Ardent, 1751 N. Farwell Ave., will create a dish inspired by the legendary Charlie Trotter. It will be available on Saturday, Aug. 16 and proceeds will benefit the Trotter Project.

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Jeremy Ross leaves Fox 6 for move to Chicago

Published Aug. 6, 2014

Last week WITI-TV Fox 6 general assignment reporter Jeremy Ross left the station. This week he is a freelance journalist with WBBM-TV CBS 2 in Chicago.

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WLUM broadcasts live from Lollapalooza

Published July 31, 2014

The staff from WLUM-FM 102.1 will get out of the studio this weekend to broadcast live from the Lollapalooza 2014 music festival in Chicago.

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Discover LEGOLAND fun much closer than Florida

Published July 6, 2014

At LEGOLAND in Florida - and presumably the California location, too - there is a "miniland" of American urban skylines recreated diminutively with LEGO bricks. It's one of the highlights of the huge parks. But, if you can't get there to see it, don't worry. The LEGOLAND Discovery Center in suburban Chicago is itself a mini version of the outdoor LEGOLAND, though entirely inside. And, best of all, even the Discovery Center has a miniland.

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Visit Milwaukee hosts Chicago writers

Published June 27, 2014

Earlier this week, VISIT Milwaukee had four writers in town from Chicago to experience Milwaukee, including the Harley-Davidson Museum, local restaurants and Summerfest.

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Man of the people: Jabari Parker brings Bucks, Milwaukee together

Published June 27, 2014

Jabari Parker was formally introduced to Milwaukee on Friday afternoon in an intimate gathering of at the Milwaukee Public Market. It was a fitting setting, even for a young man who will be considered one of the faces of the franchise.

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Bucks select Jabari Parker No. 2 overall

Published June 26, 2014

The Milwaukee Bucks made Chicago native and Duke University freshman Jabari Parker the No. 2 pick of the NBA draft on Thursday night.

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Where were you during the O.J. chase?

Published June 17, 2014

I remember exactly where I was 20 years ago today, the night O.J. Simpson captivated the entire nation with his slow-speed chase through Los Angeles. I was at Hooters.

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The perfect fit: Marquette hires Steve Wojciechowski

Published April 2, 2014

Steve Wojciechowski has spent nearly two decades on the campus of Duke University - it was going to take someplace special to do it. A perfect fit. Marquette University was that place.

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Daddy-daughter holiday travel is a treasured gift

Published Jan. 4, 2014

Every once in a while I fear our younger child gets a raw deal. Our eldest had our undivided attention for a few years. And I mean undivided. But our younger child has grown up in a more hectic household where things are a bit more complicated. Hoping to give her some of the focus that her brother got, I booked us a daddy-daughter weekend in Chicago.

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Mayana Chocolate brings a sweet spot to Spooner

Published Dec. 20, 2013

Life without chocolate? Not sure that is a scenario Lindsay Garric's willing to negotiate. And now, Mayana Chocolate is local to Spooner. Situated in the upper northwest corner of Wisconsin, almost five hours from Milwaukee, a road trip may be in order.