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    September 24, 2014

    John Oliver's Devastating Takedown of Miss America Has a Local Angle [VIDEO]

    Sunday night, John Oliver, host of HBO's Last Week Tonight, eviscerated the Miss America competition for its misogyny and misleading claims about the amount of scholarship money it doles out to women.Though Miss America officials claim to make $45 million in scholarships available to contestants -- ... More >>

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    September 12, 2014

    Prison Rape: It's Just a Joke, Guys

    Yesterday, we shared the story of Minneapolis residents successfully petitioning against Chino Latino's latest offensive billboard which bragged that the restaurant has "The freshest meat outside of a prison." An overwhelming number of commenters thought it was fine or didn't get why the "joke" was ... More >>

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    July 9, 2014

    The fall of net neutrality: Cable's plot to destroy the internet

    Higher costs and worse service loom on the horizon

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    December 20, 2010

    Corpse sex and penis gluers: Five really weird Wisconsin stories in 2010

    WikiWelcome to weird Wisconsin.​Wisconsin is a weird place, and we documented the evidence in 2010. There were so many stories to pick from, but we whittled them down to five. Teenagers digging up a corpse for sex. Two-timed women Krazy-Gluing a guy's junk to his his abdomen. A wife who bite ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010

    "NOT the whiteman's bitch," also NOT elected

    "NOT the Whiteman's bitch" does "The Daily Show."​Ieshuh Griffin's decision to brand herself "NOT the Whiteman's Bitch" as a part of her campaign strategy for Wisconsin Assembly managed to capture the attention of local and national media. But that was about it.

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    September 16, 2010

    "Not the white man's bitch" meets "The Daily Show"

    Ieshuh Griffin is "not the white man's bitch.​Since Wisconsin won't let Ieshuh Griffin her put her campaign slogan, "NOT the white man's bitch," on the ballot in her run for a seat in the state Assembly, she's looking for other megaphones. Last night, John Oliver gave her one on "The Daily Sh ... More >>

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    August 10, 2010

    Steve Horner's Top 5 Best Quotes

    Steve Horner will tell you just what's on his mind. Even if he probably shouldn't.​There's something to be said about a guy with no filter. That's Steve Horner, brother of the Independence Party-endorsed gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner. While Tom has made headlines with his political ambiti ... More >>

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    November 4, 2009
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    November 4, 2009