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Gun Control, PGA and Unions Among Hottest Blog Posts

From gun control to the Packers to Gov. Scott Walker's State of the State address, Patch bloggers weighed in on a variety of topics this week. Here is a look at some of the most popular posts over the past week.

Blog posts in Wisconsin Patches this past week covered the gamut — from gun control to unions and the Junior PGA coming to Milwaukee.

Every day, Patch's Local Voices bloggers share information, insight and opinion about what matters to them. Here's a selection of blogs from throughout the past week.

In, "" Patch blogger Tammi Washington talks about the power of Pinterest and how one pin can be worth more than 1,000 words. 

With 80-plus comments, "" this post by Brian Dey garnered quite an extensive conversation on Patch. He talks about how each of the most recent shootings took place in "gun-free" zones.

In "" Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele shares his first blog post on Patch and talks about the revenue the Junior PGA will bring to Milwaukee. 

Keith Schmitz's post entitled, "Wholly Macro" snagged more than 100 comments. This blog talks about voting against one's self-interests and the ceaseless union battles. 

United Wisconsin took a turn posting on Patch in a piece called "Scott Walker vs. Reality." With 31 comments, the group's debut blog post takes a look at Gov. Scott Walker's State of the State address.

You can be a blogger for on Patch, too. Just click the "Start a Blog" button on any Patch homepage. It's a simple, free and fun way to express your thoughts and feelings on any topic to a wide audience. So what's stopping you? Start blogging on Patch today!

Bob McBride January 20, 2013 at 04:57 PM
Under the heading of "News" you're now reporting what happened on Patch. Do you realize that this article falls directly above (in the listing in the leftmost column on the main page - in this case, Shorewood's main page) yet another article similarly rehashing what happened on the site?
Mark Maley January 20, 2013 at 05:10 PM
Bob: We're trying something new here...Highlighting some of our best content on the weekend. Not everyone is a loyal Patch reader and checks us out daily as you do!
Bob McBride January 20, 2013 at 05:19 PM
Mark, I realize you're trying something new here.
Lee January 21, 2013 at 04:54 PM
I have no pinterest in this. (That was a pun) By the way, the original blog on that latest fad (pinterest) read like an advertisement for using yet another time waster on the web. I have wasted enough time rehashing this and won't be doing it again. Once is enough for me.

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