You Name It, This Guy Made It Sing
A sampling of the author's gems
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Profiles & Features
The definitive look at the blueblood human dynamo behind the "Mob Mayor" of Las Vegas.
Legal gunslinger Ed Langer was at the top of Milwaukee's IRS pyramid – until he saw something that he just couldn't let go.
As Door County and the Wisconsin Legislature have both learned since 1985, here's a state-park friends group that MEANS it when they talk about “keeping it real.”
B2B & Business
Rating 10 quintessential Twin Cities business classes.
The first and definitive spot-news account of the consequences for a Wisconsin contractor after a construction disaster.
An in-depth look at how an Oregon body shop embraced new-wave business principles, took the plunge -- and thrived.
Up-close and personal with a bizarre homicide case that still haunts today.
Face-to-face with street gangs and "the rock" in Madison, Wisconsin.
An award-winning expose that helped change things for the better in Dane County, Wisconsin.
Editorials & Reviews
A cornerstone of Las Vegas Weekly's decidedly only-in-Vegas “Alcohol Appreciation Issue” in 2001, this editorial was a big awards winner too.
A kids' movie favorite gets the once-over from an adult – and comes up smelling, well … like kids.
Taking on a Second Amendment controversy in Vegas, while following one of the city's longest-standing credos: Lighten up.
Too lazy for church this season? Read this story instead.
A survey of more than 400 lawmakers and lobbyists reveals who calls the shots, who works the hardest – and, among other things, who might be mistaken for State Capitol furniture.
Five great theater-town meeting venues that'll make your event SPECIAL.
Burned horribly by a commuter-bus arsonist, a Madison, Wisconsin couple opens up for the first time about their ordeal – and how they'll face the future.
Was the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department to blame in the death of a would-be track star?
In 2002, Dane County, Wisconsin judges blocked a push to create one. But advocates say they're better for jails and inmates. Here are the pros and cons, and how the courts work.
Law & Politics
An unlikely friendship that challenges the status quo.
Yet another definitive, up-close-and-personal report: on the far-flung insider activities of lobbyist and former state Democratic Party Chair William Gerrard, one of the most influential – and publicity-shy – figures in Wisconsin political history.
Which one is which? It's a little hard to tell as a Capitol powerhouse and a self-made business success square off in a bellwether Wisconsin state Senate race.
A portrait of future All-American and NBA All Star Michael Finley as a (very smart) senior at the University of Wisconsin.
Former Olympian and UW star Suzy Favor Hamilton has a new life and ambitious new goals as a runner.
For great athletes like the onetime Badgers we spoke to, adjusting to life after stardom can be tough.
Is the Mafia still in Milwaukee? Was it ever in Milwaukee?
A sizzling cop-versus-cop misconduct case wreaks havoc in a hard-pressed suburb.
Was he a hotshot lawyer who thought he was above the law? Or the victim of a drug war that's getting REALLY personal?
This & That I
Lucy Gallardo's BIG education payoff at Inland Empire Auto Body and Paint.
Inside Sommerset Circle, Madison, Wisconsin's most notorious low-income housing project.
Sure you're in love, but Cloud Nine can turn into a nasty thunderstorm fast if you don't keep money matters in order.
This & That II
Looking for a getaway that'll test your imagination? How about Wisconsin's oldest operating inn?
Dispatches from one of America's most prestigious historically black women's colleges.
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