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12:15 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

New Arboretum on Milwaukee River Takes Root

Arboretum project director Aaron Zeleske

We talk with some of the worker bees behind the new Rotary Centennial Arboretum that opened Saturday. It stretches between North Avenue and Locust Street.

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Regional
11:00 am
Mon September 30, 2013

NML's New Office Tower Will be Just One Change in Downtown Milwaukee

Other buildings could bloom along Milwaukee's lakefront in coming years

The new 32-story office tower Northwestern Mutual plans to build in downtown Milwaukee, will be just one change to the landscape.

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Regional
10:49 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Roadway Resculpting to Begin Soon Along Milwaukee's Downtown Lakefront

Planners envision easier access and more green space along Milwaukee's downtown lakefront

While Milwaukee awaits construction of a 32-floor Northwestern Mutual office tower, work will begin on new passageways along the downtown lakefront.


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Health & Science
5:27 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Can Science Explain the Benefits of Meditation?

Early morning meditation
Credit Andre Engels/Wikipedia

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews Richard Davidson, a University of Wisconsin professor who studies the science of emotions.

Among the films being featured at this year's Milwaukee Film Festival is a documentary called “Free the Mind."

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Arts & Culture
4:38 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Milwaukee Filmmaker Guides Child Stars to Rave Reviews in 'Mister and Pete'

“The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete” from director/producer George Tillman, Jr., will appear Saturday evening at the Milwaukee Film Festival.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews filmmaker George Tillman, Jr.

While known for its array of films, the Milwaukee Film Festival also pays tribute to people who have made significant contributions to film culture as a whole.

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