Milwaukee Brewers Adopt Adorable New Puppy Mascot

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On February 17th, a precious puppy wandered into the Milwaukee Brewers’ complex and has stolen the hearts of everyone at the facility. Hank, named after Hank Aaron, is an approximately Read More The post Milwaukee Brewers Adopt Adorable New Puppy Mascot appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News Milwaukee Brewers

Cat with 26 Toes Saves Milwaukee Animal Rescue Center

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While it's usually the job of an animal shelter to keep a cat alive, Daniel the cat has been using his natural gifts to save the Milwaukee Animal Rescue Center. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News

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Taste of Organic & Social Innovation – New Expo Coming to Milwaukee

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Sponsored by local Milwaukee business I am a Force4Good™, Taste of Organic & Social Innovation Expo are two days in September that are destined to change the lives of others. Milwaukee, WI : An Expo that is a first for the Milwaukee Marketplace will bring together Vendors & Consumers with one simple goal: creating positive change through the power of teamwork. " Taste of Organic & Social Innovation September 28 - 29, 2012 Aloft Milwaukee Downtown 1230 N.

Sure it's only Schlitz, Old Milwaukee and PBR, but it's still a tragedy

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CMD's Lisa Graves a Finalist for Milwaukee Press Club Award | PR.

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CMD's Lisa Graves a Finalist for Milwaukee Press Club Award. The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) is pleased to have an article chosen as a final entry in the 82nd Annual Milwaukee Press Club Awards (MPC) for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code. Sign up. Reports Lisa Graves. Mary Bottari. Brendan Fischer. Rebekah Wilce. Harriet Rowan.

Caught on Tape: Walker Plans for a Single Party State | PR Watch

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Video was obtained and released by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel less than a month before the June 5th recall election for Wisconsin governor that shows newly elected Governor Scott Walker in a frank conversation with one of his biggest supporters. As for the future, Walker spokeswoman Ciara Matthews told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel : "Governor Walker has made clear repeatedly that he does not have an interest in pushing right-to-work legislation.". Skip to Main Content Area.

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Walker Says that "Job Creators" Will Be Back After the Recall | PR.

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The banner headline in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel this morning "State posts largest percentage job loss in U.S. Well, thats not true, what would make me happier would be if he was convicted as a result of the John Doe Investigation into crimes committed during his tenure as Milwaukee County Executive? Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code. Sign up. Reports Lisa Graves. Mary Bottari.

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Wisconsin Recall Roundup May 16, 2012 | PR Watch

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The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that sentencing of Darlene Wink, a former county aide to Governor Scott Walker , has been delayed until July 17 so Wink can continue to help prosecutors. She was one of two Walker staffers later charged with spending a great deal of time fundraising and working on the gubernatorial campaign while on the public payroll as part of a wide ranging John Doe investigation being run out of the Milwaukee District Attorneys office.

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ReMatch! Barrett to Face Walker in Historic Recall Election | PR Watch

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Wisconsin voters chose Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to run against incumbent Governor Scott Walker in the first gubernatorial recall election in the states history. But today, with the primary out of the way and the battle lines drawn, independent expenditure groups took out one of their biggest weapons in the recall, the 15 felony indictments against Scott Walkers former aides and associates emerging from a secret "John Doe" probe being run out of the Milwaukee District Attorneys office.

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Whatever happened to The Sports Economist?

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Here is another one from Deadspin : The Wisconsin Senate voted 21-10 to approve $250 million in public financing for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. The  Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel  has  exhaustive detail  on the compromises struck to pass the Senate version of the bill. Proponents of the arena have cited the hoped for economic development in downtown Milwaukee as a reason to spend so much public money on it.

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Hawk at Miller Park

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Check out this (mislabeled) video of a hawk in Miller Park , home of the Milwaukee Brewers, much to the dismay of the resident pigeons. What do you think it is? It looks like a Cooper’s Hawk to me. Asides

Montel Williams Busted for Marijuana Pipe

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Milwaukee TSA busted Williams when he tried to make it through security with the pipe in his carry on, which set of metal detectors. Former talk show phenomenon Montel Williams is in trouble with the law after he went through airport security with a metal smoking pipe cops say is used to smoke marijuana. Though there was no residue in the pipe, Williams was held and released after paying a nominal fine for possession of drug paraphernalia.

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More Advanced Sex Skills: Orgasms Everywhere. {Adult}

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I was walking in the park by the art museum downtown Milwaukee. Out in the open, next to a patch of woods was a 10 point buck. This was one big deer; it was mid day, and I was shocked to discover people walking by without noticing it. They didn’t expect it to be there, that […]. Adult/NFS Sexy Z ADMIN Love Featured Today couples love male orgasm orgasms relating romance sex sexuality

Friday beer post: whatever happened to Stroh's?

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If you went to college in the 1980s (I was in college from 1981 to 1989) you remember Schaefer, Schlitz and Old Milwaukee. My first beer was Stroh's: In August 1989 the Stroh Brewery Co. was in retreat. The company that had treated employees like family laid off 300 people, one-fifth of its white-collar workforce. “I I had to let go four of the five people in the marketing research department. It was heartbreaking,” remembers Ed Benfield, former director of market research at Stroh.

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Recall Roundup May 15, 2012 | PR Watch

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The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel took a look at the number. Walker Ads Blame Barrett for Milwaukee Jobs Situation. The Walker camp has brushed off an old theme against Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, who is challenging Wisconsin Governor Walker in the recall campaign scheduled for June 5. Tom Barrett has failed in Milwaukee for eight years," states the grave announcer. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "the 23,900 loss was the largest among all states.

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I know I live in a sports crazy town, but this is surprising to me

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Milwaukee                  53.4/73. Top 10 Metered Markets For Super Bowl XLVII. Baltimore                59.6/83. New Orleans             57.1/77. Washington, DC        56.9/80. Norfolk                     55.8/76.

10,000 Take Over Grant Park for Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival

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Portland, LA, Milwaukee, Toronto, and even London, England were out to represent the reach and variety of epic vegan offerings across the globe. On Saturday June 10th, ten thousand people helped prove that there’s success in promoting veganism, and tons of fun to be had doing it. We’re still coming out of our food coma from a day of enjoying the incredible vegan feast that was on offer at the second annual Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival.

President Obama visits Master Lock

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In-sourcing instead of outsourcing President Obama , on February, 15, 2012, visited Master Lock’s Milwaukee manufacturing plant, for a tour of the hi-tech manufacturing facilities and to praise the company on in-sourcing jobs back to the United States from China. Since mid-2010, Master Lock has brought back approximately 100 jobs to its Milwaukee factory.

White Roofs Cut Energy Consumption In Cool Climates Too

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student Mirata Hosseini modeled the effect in the notoriously cold cities of Milwaukee, Montreal, Toronto, and even Anchorage, and found value everywhere. One of the easiest ways to fight global warming is more widely applicable than previously thought, and has the added bonus of saving money. All it takes is a pot of white paint and a bare roof. An astonishing portion of the world's energy consumption goes toward air conditioning.

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Taking Resilience to the Streets

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Albany, CA; Ashland, MA; Catskill, NY; Charlottesville, VA; Clemson, SC; Berkeley, CA; Goshen, IN; Humboldt County, CA; Monmouth County, NJ; Milwaukee, WI; Northfield, MN; Northhampton, MA; Sarasota, FL; Schenectady, NY; Seattle, WA; and State College, PA. This fall, neighbors across the U.S. will be meeting in each other’s homes to support each other in reducing their reliance on fossil fuels, building social cohesion, and strengthening their community’s resilience.

Urban Weasels, Coral Atlas & Ivory-Sniffing Dogs

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Zombie alewives pile up on Milwaukee’s beach. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel). Fisher cats — in the weasel family, but larger, at up to 13 pounds — are becoming a nuisance in some urban areas. They are great climbers and slip easily into tunnels, so find plenty of small animal prey in urban settings. Photo credit: Flickr user Property#1 via a Creative Commons 2.0 license.

Santorum: Voters Without ID Want to Perpetrate Fraud | PR Watch

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Think Progress questioned Santorum about voter ID at a campaign stop in Milwaukee in March: Think Progress : Voter ID has been a big issue here in Wisconsin. Ricky Tyrone Lewis is 58 years old, a Marine Corps Veteran and a lifelong Milwaukee resident," Judge Flanagan wrote in his March 6 decision. "He He was able to offer proof of his honorable discharge but Milwaukee has been unable to find the record of his birth so he cannot obtain a voter ID card.".

Cleaner Environment and Cleaner Home in 7 Easy Steps! (Recycling Infographic)

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BetterCleans is a premium house cleaning services company in Milwaukee and as recycling is a hot topic amongst our customers and with plastic waste being such a major issue; we wanted to help make things easier for people to have a cleaner home and a cleaner environment. Company bio : BetterCleans is a premium home cleaning services provider based in Milwaukee, WI. The plastic waste crisis is in the news a lot these days.

Wisconsin Recall Roundup May 21, 2012 | PR Watch

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Walker is running against Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in a recall election scheduled for June 5, 2012. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett fired back on Walkers new jobs numbers with an ad of his own, questioning the integrity of Walkers new numbers and criticizing Walker for not being transparent with the public about his conversation with the Milwaukee County District Attorney surrounding the secret " John Doe " criminal probe of Walkers former staff and associates.

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Wisconsin Recall Roundup May 22, 2012 | PR Watch

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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has started to focus on the ongoing John Doe investigation that has led to felony charges against a number of Governor Scott Walkers former top aides from the time when he was Milwaukee County Executive. Yesterday, Barrett held a press conference where he challenged Walker to disclose to the public all the documents and emails that he has turned over to the Milwaukee County District Attorney in the probe. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us.

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St. Louis Cardinals Are In The World Series

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Once they squeaked into the playoffs the Cardinals won a tough series with the highly powered and highly favored Philadelphia Phillies and then managed to knock off a divisional rival, the Milwaukee Brewers, in six games to clinch the pennant. Forgive me for a momentary lapse from relatively straightforward bird-blogging. My St. Louis Cardinals, the storied National League franchise, have won their 18th National League pennant in convincing fashion.

Ravenswood Winery: Besieged (2014)

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Beer has become famously associated with particular cities in history – Munich, London, Dublin, Pilsen, Milwaukee – in ways that no wine ever has. It’s no secret that beer and wine share a common heritage that dates back to the earliest days of human civilization.

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The Cooler: Tweeting Sharks, Animal Cannibals, Farmbots & More

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel). A megapod of spinner dolphins was videotaped for the first time. Image credit: DH Parks under a Creative Commons License. By Marty Downs, Bob Lalasz, Matt Miller and Lisa Feldkamp of the TNC Science Communications team. We find tons of cool conservation and conservation science stuff every week on the Internets — now we’re sharing some of the best with you every week in The Cooler: Wildlife. When sharks use twitter. New Yorker).

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448 Great Things to do in Nature

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stacy loves gardening (especially growing veggies) and she is a master gardener in Milwaukee where she teaches youth gardening in the community. Find a Four-leaf Clover. Start your own Plants from Seed. Find your State Bird. These are just three of the 448 great things to do in nature before you grow up that are covered in illustrated detail in The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book by Stacy Tornio and Ken Keffer.

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Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch Defends ALEC on FOX.

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Submitted by Milwaukee Phil (not verified) on April 19, 2012 - 12:11pm. I agree Milwaukee Phil. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code. Sign up. Reports Lisa Graves. Mary Bottari. Brendan Fischer. Rebekah Wilce. Harriet Rowan. Contributing Writers Beau Hodai. Jill Richardson. Wendell Potter. Will Dooling. Take Action. Latest News. Media Video Archive. Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests.

Why Everything You Know About Bluegill Management is Wrong

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A study by Rypel in collaboration with researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Freshwater Sciences found that the reduction in size was not likely due to a shift in genetics, as has been shown to be the case in some other prominent studies on fishing pressure. Bluegills are prone to overpopulation. This is accepted knowledge among many anglers.

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For the Love of Compost

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It’s an unwritten rule: craftsmen buy Milwaukee tools, pro golfers use Cobra drivers, and serious gardeners compost. For the Love of Compost. Recycled Plastic Spin Bin Composter. In fact, a flower or vegetable garden without compost is like a Ferrari without an engine. Additionally, compost bins, barrels or bags come in a variety of sizes, price ranges and methods.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Compost Bin

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It’s an unwritten rule: craftsmen buy Milwaukee tools, pro golfers use Cobra drivers, and serious gardeners compost! How to Get the Most Out of Your Compost Bin. So you’ve started to compost. Good for you! Good for your garden, too. And you know you did it right because you followed the instructions of an expert. But even the best-designed and most carefully constructed compost pile could benefit from a few choice tips. If you have already used them, turn the virtual page.

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The Incredible Shrinking $7.5 Million Damage Tab for the Wisconsin.

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million dollar damage claim was so laughable to people on the ground that even the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel s fact-checking arm, "Politifact," promptly rated the claim a "pants on fire" lie (which earns the sites flaring flames icon). Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code. Sign up. Reports Lisa Graves. Mary Bottari. Brendan Fischer. Rebekah Wilce. Harriet Rowan. Contributing Writers Beau Hodai.

Bike-Friendly Cities, Overheated Trout and Protein 2.0

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel). Last summer’s heat wave in the upper Midwest took a toll on populations of native trout, which don’t survive water temperatures above 77 degrees F. Photo credit: Flickr user Al_HikesAZ , via a Creative Commons 2.0 license. By Marty Downs, Bob Lalasz, Matt Miller, Lisa Feldkamp and Cara Byington of the TNC Science Communications team.

ALEC in Wisconsin: The Hijacking of a State | PR Watch

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Before Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker ran for governor, he was a state legislator from 1993-2002 and a proud member of American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). When asked by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel if Walker was drawing from the ALEC playbook, Walkers press secretary Cullen Werwie replied "absolutely not." A video recently released by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel provides evidence to the contrary. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds.

Hippos Amok, Missing Ocean Plastic, TroutBlitz & More

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel). Deceased drug lord Pablo Escobar imported hippopotamuses to his estate in the Colombian countryside. Other animals imported for his personal zoo have been relocated, but the hippos continue to wreak havoc in the region. Photo credit: Flickr user Riccardo Cuppini under a Creative Commons 2.0 license. By Marty Downs, Bob Lalasz, Matt Miller, Lisa Feldkamp and Cara Byington of the TNC Science Communications team.

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Hang onto that Paycheck! ALEC "Sharpens Focus on Jobs" | PR Watch

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When Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed a law preempting a modest ordinance granting Milwaukees restaurant workers a few paid sick days a year, a largely female work force earning poverty wages, ALEC eagerly took up the issue in its "Labor and Business Regulation Subcommittee" at the ALEC 2011 meeting in New Orleans. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code. Sign up. Reports Lisa Graves. Mary Bottari.

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Walker Raises and Spends More Money than Any Candidate in.

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Former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk has raised $977,000; Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has raised $831,500, Secretary of State Doug LaFollette $118,000, Wisconsin Senator Kathleen Vinehout, $44,000. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel : $8.37 Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code. Sign up. Reports Lisa Graves. Mary Bottari. Brendan Fischer. Rebekah Wilce. Harriet Rowan.

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Graphene Monoxide might help synthesize gen next semiconductors

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B.Sameer Kumar: Engineers and scientists at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (UWM) have accidentally stumbled upon what could be the future of semi conductor technology. Of course, this is still an idea is still in its infancy, but scientists have synthesized a material called Graphene monoxide (GMO), which gives graphene the properties of a semiconductor.

Ten Things You Should Never Buy Again

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Milwaukee, WI. According to Co-op America, there are Ten Things You Should Never Buy Again because of their non-sustainability and impact on clean air and water. Co-op America runs the National Green Pages directory of retailers that follow environmental and social responsible practices. Here are the first five items: 1. Styrofoam cups because they last forever. Paper towels because they take up landfill space and waste trees.

New Florida Polytechnic campus starts taking shape with structure designed by Santiago Calatrava

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The ones at the Milwaukee Art Museum are already a glowing examples of this amazing architectural creation and soon Florida too will sport one of these. B.Sameer Kumar: Brise soleil is a technique in architecture that refers to the use of various kinds of sun shading that provides for both natural ventilation and temperature control.

No War on Women in Wisconsin? | PR Watch

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Walker signed a law preempting a modest sick leave ordinance for Milwaukees restaurant workers, a largely female work force earning poverty wages. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code. Sign up. Reports Lisa Graves. Mary Bottari. Brendan Fischer. Rebekah Wilce. Harriet Rowan. Contributing Writers Beau Hodai. Jill Richardson. Wendell Potter. Will Dooling. Take Action. Latest News. Media Video Archive.