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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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Politics & Government
6:47 am
Thu September 26, 2013

County Leaders At Odds Over Courthouse Security

Public safety funding would increase as part of County Executive Chris Abele's 2014 budget which he'll announce today.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Sheriff David Clarke Jr. have different notions about how to improve security at Milwaukee County Courthouse entrances.

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Arts & Culture
3:54 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

To Tip Or Not to Tip? How Much is the Question

When deciding how much to tip, some customers go with "not at all."
Credit passiveaggressivenotes/Flickr

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews dining contributor Ann Christenson.

Quickly – what’s 17 percent of $55.50?  Or maybe 20 percent? 

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