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3:25 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Former Justice: Clergy Sex Abuse Files Could Help Victims Heal

Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Janine Geske
Credit Marquette University

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews former state Supreme Court justice Janine Geske.

People inside and outside of the Catholic Church are still trying to assess the long-term ramifications of the scores of documents released by the Milwaukee Archdiocese this week.

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Regional
3:20 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Reporter: Few New Details in Milwaukee Archdiocese Papers

A religion reporter weighs in on whether the released documents contain new information about what the Catholic Church knew.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews religion reporter Marie Rohde about the recent developments in the Milwaukee clergy sex abuse cases.

The Milwaukee archdiocese released hundreds of documents related to the clergy sex abuse cases - did they really contain bombshells?

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Arts & Culture
2:30 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

3 Gardening Tips for Balancing Beauty and Abundance

Overgrown Russian sage
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews gardening contributor Melinda Myers.

The imminent Independence Day holiday is another milepost in the annual gardener’s calendar. 

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Arts & Culture
1:52 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Take the Path to Wisconsin's Best Trails

A bicycle path in Wisconsin
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews writer Tom Held about Wisconsin's best trails.

Wisconsin boasts thousands of miles of trails - but which are the best?

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Health & Science
11:56 am
Wed July 3, 2013

Virginia Group Steps Into Wisconsin Raw Milk Case

Raw milk case continues in Wisconsin

The Virginia-based Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund has filed an appeal, on behalf of a Wisconsin dairy farmer. In May, a state court convicted Vernon Hershberger of violating a hold the state had put on his raw milk products, a seal, indicating they should not be sold publicly.

However, the jury found him not guilty of producing milk, operating a dairy plant and selling retail food without licenses.

On the misdemeanor conviction, the judge fined Hershberger $1,000.

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Regional
9:34 am
Wed July 3, 2013

Boaters: Milwaukee's Perfect - When the Weather's Nice

Meyers and Rosyneks now spend summer weekends tethered to their boat

People will pack Milwaukee’s lakefront Wednesday evening for the annual July 3rd fireworks extravaganza. Another crowded place will be the city’s waterways - if the weather cooperates.

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Regional
8:25 am
Wed July 3, 2013

Court Upholds Conviction of Parents who Prayed Instead of Getting Medical Care for Dying Daughter

Wisconsin Supreme Court
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Madeline Neumann died of undiagnosed diabetes in 2008. She was 11 years old.

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Arts & Culture
7:37 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Letter of a Wisconsin Civil War Soldier Inspires Song

The envelope from a letter written by a Civil War soldier
Credit The Civil War Letters of Mack and Nan Ewing Collection

Madison band Count This Penny plays a song inspired by the words of a Wisconsin soldier fighting in the American Civil War.

As we remember the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, we've been hearing about the experiences of Wisconsin soldiers fighting in the American Civil War.

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Arts & Culture
7:18 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Wisconsinites Make Last Stand at Gettysburg

Barlow's Knoll after the first day of battle at Gettysburg
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Lake Effect's Civil War historian Thomas Martin Sobottke tells the story of Wisconsin soldiers fighting in the Battle of Gettysburg.

One hundred fifty years ago, over the first 3 days of July, one of the fiercest and most important battles of the American Civil War was fought.

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Arts & Culture
6:48 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

'30 Americans' Showcases Black Artists' Experiences

Hank Willis Thomas' "Branded Head, 2003" is on display at the "30 Americans" exhibit at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Credit Milwaukee Art Museum

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews artist Hank Willis Thomas and Milwaukee Art Museum curator Lisa Sutcliffe.

The Milwaukee Art Museum’s latest exhibition, 30 Americans, opened last month to the public.

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