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Politics & Government
4:54 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Abele Proposes Freezing Property Taxes and Cutting Sheriff's Budget

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele delivered his 2014 budget proposal calling for pay raises and cuts to the sheriff's department budget

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Thursday delivered his 2014 budget to the county board. His plan totals $1.3 billion and freezes property taxes.

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Arts & Culture
4:05 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Essay: The Fashionista

A fashion runway
Credit Sebastian Dooris/Flickr

Lake Effect essayist Cari Taylor-Carlson says fashion doesn't come naturally to her.

Over a lifetime, Lake Effect essayist Cari Taylor-Carlson has weathered many changes. 

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Health & Science
3:56 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

What Happened to All Those Moon Rocks?

The crater Daedelus is on the far side of the Earth's moon. This image was taken by Apollo 11.
Credit NASA

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews astronomy contributor Jean Creighton.

The Apollo moon missions (11 through 17, minus the infamous 13) collected more than 800 pounds of moon rock. But whatever happened to those samples?

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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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