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3:07 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Staying Safe in Wisconsin's Heat

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The heat and humidity will stick around all week, until cooler temps arrive this weekend.

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Arts & Culture
12:02 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

A Brief History of Swearing

Throughout the ages, people have used swear words to shock, offend - and release some stress.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Milwaukee native and author Melissa Mohr, about her new book "Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing."

A new book takes readers on an obscene journey exploring foul language through the ages.

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Health & Science
11:14 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Fighting Obesity: Medical College of Wisconsin Teams Up with Local Group

A new study on obesity is using data from members of a local-based weight loss group.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviewed Doctor Sherry Zhang and Barb Cady.

A researcher taps the members of a local-based organization to learn more about the genetics of obesity.

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Economy & Business
8:47 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Mining Protester Released on Bail, Governor Urges Calm

A mine protester charged with theft has been released on a signature bond.

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Smaller Budgets, Increased Technology, Drive the Evolution of Libraries

A sign points the way to the Villard Square library on Milwaukee's north side
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People who use Milwaukee’s east side library will have to visit a temporary site for the next 15 months.

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Health & Science
5:28 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Aurora Patient Infected with Potentially Deadly Bacteria

An Aurora Health Care patient has been diagnosed with bacteria that can kill up to half of the patients who become infected.

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Economy & Business
3:08 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Cars' Gadgets & Gizmos: When Not Everything Goes Vroom

Ah, the simplicity of cars in time gone by.
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews auto contributor Mark Savage.

In a world of modern accommodations every new gadget and gizmo is made to provide convenience, through regularly it comes with added confusion and expenditures.

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Economy & Business
2:39 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

What Makes a Successful Nonprofit Board

A new book explains what drives the most successful nonprofit boards.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews nonprofit executives Frank Martinelli and Pat Wyzbinski, and book editor Terrie Temkin.

There are nonprofit organizations in many sectors of life – from education, to arts, to media.  But what nonprofits have in common is how they’re governed – through a board of directors.

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Regional
1:01 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

UWM Men's Basketball Team Will Play Downtown

After playing this past year on campus, at the Klotsche Center, the Panthers will return to the U.S. Cellular Arena, at least for the next five seasons.

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