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As Milwaukee lost industrial jobs, the infant mortality rate skyrocketed in some parts of the city. Rick Wood/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel hide caption

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Milwaukee's 'Misery Index': Infant Mortality

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Soldiers pray with a chaplain in Afghanistan. Jason Torpy says military chaplains are assigned many secular advising duties that atheist service members need, too. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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Chaplains Wanted For Atheists In Foxholes

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Left to right: Melanie Rice, her son Ezra Penland and grandmother Sheila Kay Adams. Laurin Penland hide caption

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From Knee-To-Knee To CD: The Evolution Of Oral Tradition In Mountain Ballads

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Pauline Kael was a film critic for The New Yorker from 1967 to 1991, as well as the author of several books, including I Lost It at the Movies and For Keeps: 30 Years at the Movies. AP hide caption

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Pauline Kael's Legacy Built By Straying From Herd

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Mayer Hawthorne's latest album is called How Do You Do. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mayer Hawthorne: A Motor City Kid Looks To The Future

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