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Health & Science
3:52 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

How Does Wisconsin Fare When It Comes To Preventing The Flu?

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Ebola has once again risen to the top of newscasts. But doctors and public health officials around the country say they wish a similar state of alarm would exist over the upcoming flu season.

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Environment
2:17 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Some Scientists Want Wisconsin's Wolves Relisted As Endangered

Credit WDNR

Earlier this month, six researchers from around the country issued a letter of concern about the management of Wisconsin’s wolf population. 

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Politics & Government
2:07 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Former President Clinton Stumps in Milwaukee for Burke

With Election Day just around the corner, gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke is getting help from several big-name Democrats.

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Regional
1:18 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Why Gender Matters When It Comes To Prison & Rehabilitation

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While men make up the largest numbers in the prison equation, women end up behind bars as well. And, their imprisonment and rehabilitation has a ripple effect also felt in the greater community.

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Environment
11:41 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Rishi Tea Settles into Menomonee Valley

Credit S Bence

Two Rufus King grads created Rishi Tea 17 years ago. Three moves and a lot of growth later, the company built a 50,000 square foot building with plenty of extra room in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley.

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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 National Conference in Milwaukee on Urban Schools

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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