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7 notable Milwaukee Nicks for St. Nick's Day

Published Dec. 6, 2018

Today marks St. Nicholas Day, the day of tribute to this saintly man who would gift good boys and girls with little treats stuck in their shoes or stockings. But why just celebrate one great Nick when Milwaukee has played home to several notable Nicks?

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The Fonz visits The Fonz

Published Aug. 9, 2016

Henry "The Fonz" Winkler is in Milwaukee today for tomorrow night's Wisconsin State Fair "Happy Days: Live" main stage show. So what does The Fonz do to kill some time in the city that helped make him famous? We'll give you one guess.

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Hangin' with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Published Aug. 7, 2016

Hello, Shelia Stubbs. We would like you to meet the author, filmmaker, activist, columnist, global icon and six-time NBC champion that changed the game of professional basketball. That's what happened last month, Madison365 reports.

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Kid Rock docks in Milwaukee

Published Aug. 3, 2016

After being spotted yesterday floating around the shores of Mackinac Island on a 198-foot yacht - reportedly appraised at $100 million - Robert "Kid Rock" James Ritchie apparently docked in Milwaukee later that same day.

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Adele gives Milwaukee fan a birthday to remember

Published July 11, 2016

Did you have a good weekend? Yes? Well, Milwaukeean and Adele fan Kathleen Dohearty's was better, as she got to join the crooning pop star on stage for a duet of "Someone Like You" last night in Chicago.

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Lil Wayne suffers seizure on flight out of Milwaukee

Published June 13, 2016

According to a report from TMZ, rapper Lil Wayne's private jet from Milwaukee to California had to make an emergency landing today in Omaha, Neb., after the rapper suffered a seizure mid-flight.

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No, Matthew McConaughey is not moving to Milwaukee

Published March 27, 2016

Milwaukee-based fans of Matthew McConaughey thought they woke up to an Easter miracle today, as an article claiming the Oscar-winning actor was moving to Milwaukee began circulating around the web. But (not so) surprise: That's straight-up fiction.

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I don't feel sorry for Charlie Sheen

Published Nov. 17, 2015

Am I supposed to feel sorry for Charlie Sheen? I hope he conquers his addictions, stays healthy, stops beating women and lives a long life. People can turn their lives around. It's never too late for that. But I'm not going to turn him into some heroic figure.