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8:00 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Health Organizations Come Together to Provide Better Care for Less

Health Care systems across the country are looking for ways to better care while also making is less expensive

The U.S. is inching closer to the Affordable Care Act. On October 1, people can begin signing up for health insurance plans on the new federal exchange. One goal of the law is to help make health care more affordable.

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Education
1:08 am
Tue September 17, 2013

MPS Continues to Fill Teaching Positions

Milwaukee Public Schools remains short-staffed two weeks after the start of the school year.

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Politics & Government
2:59 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Milwaukee Mom: Texting Driver Paralyzed My Son

Milwaukee mom Valetta Bradford and her son Xzavier, who was paralyzed by a texting driver three years ago, are featured in a new national campaign and documentary about distracted driving.
Credit AT&T

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Milwaukee mother Valetta Bradford and her 8-year-old son, Xzavier Davis-Bilbo.

A Milwaukee woman tells the story of her son's injuries at the hands of a texting driver in a new documentary - and hopes others will take action.

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Environment
2:59 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

State Senate Will Not Vote Tuesday on Limiting Access to Proposed Mine Site

The author of a bill restricting how close people can get to a proposed mine in northern Wisconsin says he does not have enough votes.

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Politics & Government
1:52 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

AT&T Works with Local Schools to Prevent Texting and Driving

Wisconsin has had texting while driving laws on the books since Dec. 2010, but it remains a big issue on our roads.
Credit Jason Weaver/Flickr

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews AT&T Wisconsin State President Scott Vandersanden about the company's anti-texting-while-driving campaign.

Werner Herzog's brutal and moving documentary about the dangers of texting and driving, "From One Second to the Next," has gone viral since it was released just a few weeks ago.

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