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Milwaukee Patch Regional Editor Mark Maley ran into local "American Idols" singer Danny Gokey and got a shoutout to all his homies.
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Patch Regional Editor Mark Maley is in Tampa, covering the Republican National Convention. While he was there, he ran into Wisconsin's First Lady Tonette Walker...who wanted to give a shout-out to the folks back in Tosa!
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Tired of the same old house? Why not look at one where you can host a fancy costume party? Or maybe a poetry reading by the fireside.

One looks like a castle, a couple are more than $1 million. Here are 5 houses for 5 different kinds of parties!
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Skip the store and tackle your holiday shopping list online. Here's a sneak peek at Amazon's Black Friday deals.

So when exactly does Black Friday start and end? Here's the scoop, plus an Amazon deals sneak peek.
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Schools in Metro Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin dominate the list of the state's top 100 elementary schools. Here's the list:

Schools in Metro Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin dominate the list of the state's top 100 elementary schools. Here's the list:
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One of our favorite stories from 2017: How an elderly man fought off his attacker. Spoiler Alert: you might laugh at how he foiled his attacker. 😡

85-year-old Waukesha resident Wallace Van Duser had a gunman sneak up behind him. When he responded, the gunman ran for his life.
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Some of the best and most useful content comes from the Patch community. Here's a roundup of stories from this week.

Some of the best and most useful content comes from the Patch community. Here's a roundup of stories from this week.
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A new app hopes to preserve the U.S. manufacturing market. Here's how it works. (via Boston Patch)

Patch Local Innovators: How a Somerville techie spent years on shop floors developing Tulip, an app that reboots American manufacturing.
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How much does the average person in your community make? 👦🏼 👧🏼 How does it compare with your neighbor's? We have the answer to those questions here.

As GOP officials grapple with tax reform, advocates say it could boost median incomes across the board. Here's where your community stands:
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What this homeless man did for a stranded driver will warm your heart. Now she wants to pay him back. (via Cinnaminson Patch)

Kate McClure is helping raise money for a homeless man who spent his last $20 to help her get home.
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❤️ A lot of people are thankful this year for Mindy Mueller, who fought to overcome the loss of her stillborn daughter in order to help others.

Mindy Mueller's daughter was stillborn, and nobody could explain why. Now Mindy is fighting to prevent tragedies that "nobody talks about."
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The same painkillers you might use for chronic pain or after a surgery can lead to a serious addiction. Here's how, and here's one person who lived to tell about it. 🚑

Wisconsin's opioid epidemic starts in the medicine cabinet. What happens when one person's suffering becomes a community-wide problem?
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Planning a trip to Southridge? Here's when the mall is open Thanksgiving and Black Friday! 👠 👢

Santa comes to Southridge Mall starting Saturday, Nov. 11. The mall will also have extended holiday hours and special events!
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🌬 💨 The almanac also offers a forecast for the next three months for Wisconsin and the rest of the Great Lakes region. 🌪

The almanac also offers a forecast for the next three months for Wisconsin and the rest of the Great Lakes region.
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AAA says the 2017 holiday weekend will see the most travelers since 2005. Here are 5 tips to help you beat the rush.

AAA says the 2017 holiday weekend will see the most travelers since 2005. Here are 5 tips to help you beat the rush.
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She was America's oldest mom of twins when her children were born 13 years ago. Now, as she celebrates her 70th birthday, Patch finds out how Aleta St. James keeps up with her teenagers. (via New York City Patch)

At 57, Aleta St. James was the oldest mother of twins in U.S. history. Patch checks in with the septuagenarian mother of teenagers.
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⛄️ ❄️ A Wisconsin woman says she will deliver your holiday cards via her professional dogsled team — for free. (Don't forget your stamps though)

A Wisconsin woman says she will deliver your holiday cards via her professional dogsled team — for free. (Don't forget your stamps though)
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What are the 2017 holiday shipping deadlines? Find out US Postal Service deadlines for Wisconsin here:📦 🏷 📪

What are the 2017 holiday shipping deadlines? Find out US Postal Service deadlines for Wisconsin here:
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