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Milwaukee's Menagerie: Gertie the Duck

By Tim on Apr 15, 2015 9:15 AM

Have you ever crossed the Wisconsin Avenue bridge and gone ‘Wait, why is there a four foot duck statue here?’ Well wonder no longer, person who has never Googled that question!

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The Great Gatsby published 90 years ago today

By Heather on Apr 10, 2015 10:13 AM

On April 10, 1925, exactly 90 years ago today, the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald was published by Charles Scribner's Sons. To observe the occasion, Time magazine has posted the original 1925 Time book review of The Great Gatsby. Although now considered one of the great American novels of the 20th century, it was not immediately obvious that the book would attain…

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