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Milwaukee Talks: Olympic hopeful Liam Ortega

Published Sept. 25, 2013

After graduating from Marquette University with a degree in psychology in 2007, Liam Ortega decided to pursue his Olympic dream by qualifying for the United States' long track speed skating team as they prepared for the 2010 winter games. But a freak accident in practice in 2008 resulted in brain trauma, causing Ortega to miss out on giving it his best shot. Now, fully healthy - but without his sense of smell - he's giving it another shot.

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Social Circle: Where do you want to travel?

Published April 14, 2012

A lot of people traveled this past week because of the holidays and / or spring break vacations, which left others with the desire to hit the road - or the sky. So this week, OnMilwaukee.com asked the social circle where they would travel if they could.

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Milwaukee's new moose, via Alaska

Published May 29, 2009

A three-day old moose calf that was found Wednesday in Alaska with its umbilical cord still hanging from its belly is headed to the Milwaukee County Zoo.