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Education
4:26 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

MPS Dumps Letter Grades for K-8

Milwaukee Public Schools is following a trend in education - moving away from traditional letter grades. 

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Arts & Culture
4:16 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Rowers to Converge on Milwaukee River

Milwaukee will be flooded with row teams from Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois on September 21st.
Credit Michael Pereckas/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Alyssa Remington, race director of the 2013 Milwaukee River Challenge.

Rowing: it's a sport you either love or hate. But either way, it's making a splash in Milwaukee this weekend.

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Politics & Government
12:14 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

County Inks New Deal for War Memorial/Milwaukee Art Museum

Group photo, after signing the agreement
Credit Susan Bence

Milwaukee County officials have approved a new agreement for funding the lakefront War Memorial and the Milwaukee Art Museum.

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Education
10:35 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Most Wisconsin Public Schools Meet or Exceed Expectations

According to the Dept. of Public Instruction, 88% of (1,910) schools met or exceeded expectations in 2012, while three percent (58 schools) failed to meet expectations.

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Environment
8:56 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Only Small Number of Carp Needed For Foothold in Great Lakes

A new study cautions that even a small number of carp would be enough for the invaders to begin colonizing  the Great Lakes.

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