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Milwaukee's Menagerie: Hank the Dog

By Tim on May 6, 2015 12:19 PM

If one wanted the ultimate in cheesy taglines for the story of Hank the Dog, “he wandered onto the field and into our hearts” would be a major contender, but also not entirely inaccurate, either.

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Meet bestselling author James Bradley - May 6

By Heather on May 1, 2015 10:17 AM

Spend an evening with James Bradley, the bestselling author of Flags of our Fathers, Flyboys, and The Imperial Cruise. His new book is The China Mirage, a riveting history of turbulent U.S.-China relations from the 19th century to World War II and Mao's ascent.

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Milwaukee's Menagerie: Samson the Gorilla

By Tim on Apr 29, 2015 2:09 PM

It is time to finally acknowledge the 652 pound gorilla for which many have been waiting patiently. His name was Samson, and he was probably the loneliest of the animals of Milwaukee.

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Milwaukee's Menagerie: Greely the Killer

By Tim R on Apr 22, 2015 9:05 AM

His fur may have been white as snow, but in his chest beat the heart of an ice cold killer. His name was Greely, the most dastardly polar bear to ever set paw in Milwaukee.

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