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Arts & Culture
4:22 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

New Book Features "Eyes of India" and Work of Milwaukee Kids

Lake Effect's Nathan Royster speaks with Michael Greer about "The Eyes of India."

Art is often a leap of faith - an innate belief that your painting, or your music, or writing is going to touch people the way you intended. 

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Arts & Culture
4:16 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Minister Takes Leap of Faith in Mystery Writing

Nanci Rathbun's first novel is a mystery starring protagonist Angelina Bonaparte, a librarian-turned-PI.

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews author Nanci Rathbun about her new book and her unusual path to mystery writing.

Wisconsin native Nanci Rathbun is proof positive that you can have more than one career in a lifetime. In fact, she's had three.

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Politics & Government
1:42 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

County Board Looking for More Routes, Cheaper Fares from Future Transit Manager

Milwaukee County is looking for a new managerial partner to take over running the county buses.

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews County Board chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic.

The future management of the Milwaukee Country Transit system is still in flux.  The for-profit Dallas-based MV Transportation emerged as the leading bidder in the process. 

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Politics & Government
12:49 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Barrett Budget Raises Taxes to Hire Police Officers, Tackle Foreclosures

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett delivers his 2014 budget address to the Common Council

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett introduced a budget Tuesday that would modestly raises taxes. The typical homeowner would pay about $18 more in 2014.

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Education
12:25 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Form and Function Are the Winners In New MIAD-Marquette Partnership

Marquette University's College of Engineering will collaborate with the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design to co-train the next generation of Industrial Designers.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North speaks with Marquette's Robert Bishop and MIAD's Neil Hoffman about the schools' collaborative efforts.

Industrial designers and engineers work very closely together to create the products we use: from toothbrushes to jumbo jets. 

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