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Politics & Government
10:41 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Supervisor Spends Night In Park to Call Attention to Homelessness

Boxes of donated clothes and supplies tucked inside a room in the Dineen Park golf shack await distribution following an event to call attention to homelessness in Milwaukee in 2013.
Credit Bob Bach

Milwaukee County Supervisor Michael Mayo calls his second homeless awareness event a success and promises a return next year.

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Education
1:00 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Educators Share Ideas at Huge Conference in Milwaukee

Educators from across the country browsed the exhibits Thursday at the Council of Great City Schools conference.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Topics range from enacting Common Core state standards to hiring good teachers.

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World
4:31 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

An Update From The Ongoing Fight to Eliminate Global Nuclear Arsenals

Credit PLOUGHSHARES FUND

An expert in global nuclear disarmament says we are making great progress in reducing the numbers of atomic weapons globally, but we still have a long way to go to get the number to zero.

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Arts & Culture
4:10 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Florentine Opera Opens Season With 'The Flying Dutchman'

Wayne Tigges as the "Dutchman"
Florentine Opera

As the Florentine Opera Company gets ready for their opening production of the season, the conductor and some of the cast members stop by Lake Effect to chat. 

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UWM Today
2:00 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

UWM's Growing Graduate School

Tom Luljak and Marija Gajdardziska-Josifovska
Credit Jon Strelecki

Over the past few years, we have talked a great a deal on this program about the big physical changes occurring at UWM. 

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Environment
10:12 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Evidence of Asian Carp DNA Detected in Green Bay Waters, Heightens Concern for Great Lakes

Credit Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee, Flickr

Silver carp DNA was discovered in the Fox River, a tributary of Lake Michigan.

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Arts & Culture
9:09 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Dead Horses: New Album Unintentionally Inspired by Steinbeck

The Dead Horses.
Credit Eleanor Peterson, WUWM

    

Singer-songwriter Sarah Vos came across a quotation recently that read:

“Modern-day society is the most well-fed and comfortable slaves of history.”

The quotation stayed with her. The quotation, along with her love for John Steinbeck’s works, subconsciously helped compose her band’s new album.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Analysts: What Walker and Burke Need to Do to Rally Voters Before Election Day

Eleven days remain before Gov. Walker and Mary Burke face off at the polls

There will be at least a couple big campaign events in Milwaukee in coming days, with President Obama and former president Bill Clinton scheduled to visit.

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Arts & Culture
9:27 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Ex Fabula: Breast Cancer Awareness

Amy Wilbourne and Kerri Grote
Credit Art Montes

    

Haunted houses, pumpkin carving and pink ribbons. This week, in honor of October and breast cancer awareness month, Ex Fabula wants to tip our hat to all of those who have been touched by breast cancer by featuring two of our favorite stories about “the girls.”

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Arts & Culture
2:10 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Florentine Opera Offers Residencies For Young Conductors

Florentine resident conductor Vladimir Kulenovic
Credit Florentine Opera Company

Vladimir Kulenovic is the first recipient of a new conducting residency at the Florentine Opera.

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