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Daily Bread for 9.25.22: Putin Rigs the Vote

Good morning. Sunday in Whitewater will be windy with afternoon thundershowers and a high of 65. Sunrise is 6:46 AM and sunset 6:45 PM for 11h 59m 24s of daytime. The moon is new with 0.1% of its visible disk illuminated.   On this day in 1237, England and Scotland sign the Treaty of York, establishing…

Daily Bread for 5.2.22: The Short Distance Between Whitewater and the Kremlin

Good morning. Monday in Whitewater will be cloudy with a high of 55.  Sunrise is 5:46 AM and sunset 7:57 PM for 14h 11m 02s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing crescent with 2.6% of its visible disk illuminated. On this day in 2012, a pastel version of The Scream, by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch, sells for $120 million in…

Daily Bread for 4.27.22: How Putin Conned the Right

Good morning. Wednesday in Whitewater will be cloudy with a high of 44.  Sunrise is 5:53 AM and sunset 7:51 PM for 13h 58m 27s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 11.5% of its visible disk illuminated. On this day in 1945,  Benito Mussolini is arrested by Italian partisans in Dongo, while attempting to escape disguised as a…

Daily Bread for 4.3.22: BBC Reports Evidence Points to War Crimes on Road Outside Kyiv

Good morning. Sunday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with a high of 45.  Sunrise is 6:31 AM and sunset 7:24 PM for 12h 52m 23s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing crescent with 5.4% of its visible disk illuminated. On this day in 1865, Union forces capture the Confederate capital of Richmond. . The Russian…

Daily Bread for 3.21.22: Putin’s Torrent of Lies

Good morning. Monday in Whitewater will be mostly cloudy with a high of 71.  Sunrise is 6:54 AM and sunset 7:09 PM for 12h 14m 36s of daytime.  The moon is a waning gibbous with 88.1% of its visible disk illuminated.  Whitewater’s Library Board meets at 6:30 PM. On this day in 1965, Martin Luther King…

Daily Bread for 2.28.22: Free Markets Bring Prosperity and Peace, but Putin Chooses War and Poverty

Good morning. Monday in Whitewater will be sunny with a high of 44.  Sunrise is 6:30 AM and sunset 5:43 PM for 11h 13m 31s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 6.3% of its visible disk illuminated. Whitewater’s Urban Forestry Commission meets at 4:30 PM, and the Whitewater School Board goes into closed session…

Daily Bread for 2.27.22: Ronald Harold, Donald John, and Vladimir Vladimirovich

Good morning. Sunday in Whitewater will be sunny with a high of 37.  Sunrise is 6:32 AM and sunset 5:42 PM for 11h 10m 39s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 11.9% of its visible disk illuminated. On this day in 1904, Wisconsin’s second state capitol burns: On this date fire destroyed the…

Daily Bread for 2.16.22: Of Putin and Threats Closer to Home

Good morning. Wednesday in Whitewater will be cloudy with a high of 48.  Sunrise is 6:48 AM and sunset 5:28 PM for 10h 39m 43s of daytime.  The moon is full with 100% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 1960, the U.S. Navy submarine USS Triton begins Operation Sandblast, setting sail from New London, Connecticut,…

National Reporting on Sen. Ron Johnson

Wisconsin’s political events have had more national attention over the last decade than the politics of similarly-sized states, but then we’ve had a worse politics than states of similar size. In the Washington Post, there’s a lengthy story about Sen. Ron Johnson that’s well worth reading in full. Michael Kranish, Mike DeBonis and Karoun Demirjian…