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Curmudgeon's Corner

cur-mud-geon: anyone who hates hypocrisy and pretense and has the temerity to say so; anyone with the habit of pointing out unpleasant facts in an engaging and humorous manner

Cell Phone Debate...

Germantown, Police, Quality of Life, Wisconsin

There seems a perpetual debate over the use of cell phones while driving.  Likewise, there seems the general thought that a new law ought be devised to ban the use of cell phones while driving.

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Drugs: What You Need To Know

Education, Germantown, Police, Quality of Life

The Germantown Youth Futures organization is sponsoring a program that I previewed during my Citizen Police Academy experience last year.

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Newspaper Changes Continue...

Economy, Quality of Life

I have written about the changing landscape that is 'the newspaper' rather often as this saga continues to unfold.  I am, obviously, writing a blog on a website owned and operated by a newspaper, something that wasn't possible only a few years ago.

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Village Buzz - Follow-Up - January 8th...

Fire Department, Germantown, Village Buzz

Three, or Four, or Five...

Education, Wisconsin

Those are the number of potential candidates for the State Superintendent position in Wisconsin this spring.  The number is assured of being at least three.  Two others are attempting to "rehabilitate" the signatures ruled as irregular.  Those two are Lowell Holtz who is the Superintendent of the Beloit School District, and Todd Alan Price who is a professor at the National-Louis University.  Holtz had 1,930 signatures that met the requirements and Price had 1,884.  2,000 is the magic number.  They have until tomorrow to make the necessary changes/corrections if they hope to be in the race.

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