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Etc.: Five weird years

The page 1 story in The Journal May 9, 2012, five years ago Tuesday, began:

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Posted: May. 15, 2017 10:14 a.m.

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Culture Matters - Cultural Unity Celebrated Since 1862

Many Americans believe Cinco de Mayo marks the anniversary of Mexican Independence from Spain, but nothing could be further from the truth, although marketing executives ...

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Posted: Apr. 27, 2017 11:00 a.m.


Sleepwalking - Dandelions

When I was a lad in grade school, it was common for most of the pupils to walk home for lunch. Some brought their lunch ...

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Posted: Apr. 27, 2017 10:59 a.m.


To Hug or Not to Hug

One cultural issue that is ever-so-present between Mexicans and Americans is the issue of personal relationships.  This is a cultural difference that is very apparent ...

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Posted: Apr. 20, 2017 11:34 a.m.


Birthing Centers

A few years ago the local hospital ceased all birthing and maternity operations. They did this in the face of increasing costs and regulation coupled ...

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Posted: Apr. 20, 2017 11:33 a.m.


Etc.: The Band

Readers know that my biggest life accomplishments include five years in the University of Wisconsin Marching Band, and its outside-football edition Varsity Band.

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Posted: Apr. 05, 2017 10:27 a.m. | Updated: Apr. 05, 2017 5:00 p.m.


This budget provision needs to go

Five weeks ago I wrote on this page of your favorite weekly newspaper about two terrible bills in the Legislature for those who want to ...

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Posted: Apr. 02, 2017 4:56 p.m.


Guest opinion: Why I’m running

On Tuesday, the voters of Wisconsin and Platteville have an important decision to make in the future of education in our state.

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Posted: Mar. 29, 2017 10:12 a.m.

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