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Arts & Culture
3:24 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

'The Dissolve' Keeps Film Criticism Professional, Even Online

The Dissolve is an online film criticism site based in Chicago.
Credit Pitchfork

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews editorial director Keith Phipps and editor Scott Tobias, of the film "The Dissolve."

The 2013 Milwaukee Film Festival kicks off tonight, offering a representative mix of films produced these days, from the shorts and animation to the full-length blockbusters in their 35mm glory.

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UWM Today
3:03 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Sustainable Development & the Importance of Protecting Biodiversity

Tom Luljak and Tim Haas
Credit Jon Strelecki

Tim Haas, associate professor of Business Statistics at UWM's Lubar School of Business, discusses sustainable development and the critical importance of protecting biodiversity with UWM Today host Tom Luljak.

Haas' interest in the environment and sustainable manufacturing brings together his research on finding optimal strategies for managing political-ecological systems, his engineering background and his experience in teaching and using statistical tools.

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Environment
2:41 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

New Arboretum Helps Milwaukeeans Branch Out into Nature

Rotary Centennial Arboretum
The Hacker Family, Milwaukee, WI

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews key players who developed Milwaukee's new arboretum.

After planning for several years, the 40-acre Rotary Centennial Arboretum opens along the Milwaukee River north of downtown this weekend.

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Politics & Government
1:00 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

New Standards Proposed for Changing School Mascots

Republican legislators are proposing four requirements for changing a school mascot in Wisconsin. Until now, just one person had to object, on the basis of race.

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Economy & Business
10:56 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Wisconsin #34 in Private Sector Job Creation

Wisconsin added just over 24,000 private sector jobs between March, 2012 and March 2013.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Wisconsin added 24,305 private sector jobs from March 2012-March 2013. The rate of growth places it 34th among states.

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