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  • Are you more of a Snow Miser or a Heat Miser?

    11/24/2008 11:02:38 AM PST · by Scythian · 26 replies · 2,547+ views
    Heat Miser is cooler, but I think I'm a snow miser ... Snow Miser vs Heat Miser
  • MATC Says Frugal Former Teacher Donated $1 Million

    06/19/2006 5:55:41 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 5 replies · 332+ views
    JSOnline via AP ^ | June 19, 2006 | Staff Writer from AP
    MILWAUKEE, WI (AP) -- A retired school teacher who made her own clothes and saved money however she could has left $1 million to the Milwaukee Area Technical College, the school said. Marian Drake Breskvar, who died in June 2004 at the age of 90, is considered the largest benefactor in the history of the college's foundation, said Jerry O'Sullivan, coordinator of student life at the West Allis campus. The former Milwaukee Public Schools teacher left behind about 40 percent of her estate, pushing her total contributions past $1 million. The amount is about one-fourth of the total assets of...