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  • The $755,000 Hank Aaron Challenge!
    Written by Ken Leinbach
    Thursday, 19 February 2015
    The $755,000  Hank Aaron Challenge!

    Ce-le-brate good times, come on!
    There’s a party goin’ on right here
    A celebration to last throughout the years
    So bring your good times
    and your laughter too
    We gonna celebrate your party with you

    Do you remember that song from Kool and the Gang? Well guess what folks, we have our own Kool Gang and wow, do we have something to celebrate!

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  • Soil Sleuthing
    Written by Jeff Veglahn
    Monday, 29 June 2015
    Soil Sleuthing

    You know that old saying: “you can’t judge a book by its cover?” It turns out the same is true of restoration projects like Three Bridges Park. You can’t get the full story just from looking at the “cover” — what’s visible above the surface. What you see above ground doesn’t tell you everything, because the proof is in the pudding ... or in this case, the soil. Three Bridges Park is on the site of a brownfield (a vacant post-industrial parcel of land) in the Menomonee Valley. With every passing year, Three Bridges Park loses its resemblance to a brownfield and gains resemblance to a natural greenspace.

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  • The Story of Us
    Written by Jamill “Jimmy” Bradley
    Saturday, 27 June 2015
    The Story of Us

    A lot has been said about the youth of today, sparking a long-winded conversation regarding the merit of each generation.

    Questions of generational inferiority, criminal intentions and crippling apathetic mindsets have all seemed to elicit less than flattering opinions about those of us set to inherit the nation. Conversations like these only rarely involve the subject of the discussion: teenagers. As an 18 year-old high school senior, I am left to wonder about the accuracy of this conclusion.

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