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11:03 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Busy Travel Period Commences - Delays Probable on Certain Stretches

Wisconsin travelers will hit the the road for Thanksgiving and the gun deer hunt

Wisconsin expects its heaviest traffic today, tomorrow, Wednesday and the Sunday after Thanksgiving, because of the holiday and the deer hunt.

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Environment
6:00 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Paddle Forward Pushes Into Final Days of Mississippi Expedition

Paddle Forward took on new crew member for final stretch. Her name is Winnibigoshish Helena Barge - Winnie for short.

Next week, eleven explorers paddling the Mississippi River should arrive in New Orleans. Our virtual guide, Martha Brummitt says Paddle Forward has taken on a new member.

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Arts & Culture
1:00 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Most WUWM Staffers Give the Nod to Susan Stamberg's Cranberry Relish

Lake Effect intern Nathan Royster gives the relish a try.
Credit LaToya Dennis

NPR's Susan Stamberg has offered listeners her mother-in-law's recipe for Thanksgiving cranberry relish, every year since the early 1970s.

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Economy & Business
4:36 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

What Do Milwaukee's Young Professional Groups Do?

Young professionals gather at a Newaukee and FUEL Milwaukee event at Millioke Restaurant.
Credit Newaukee Facebook

Since it came on the scene four years ago, the organization known as Newaukee has connected thousands of Milwaukee’s young professionals.

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UWM Today
4:33 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

How Estrogen Protects Memory

Tom Luljak and Karyn Frick.
Credit Jon Strelecki

Host Tom Luljak talks with neuroscientist and UWM Professor Karyn Frick about her work in identifying estrogen's role in maintaining memory.

Frick's work has shown that estrogen has a beneficial effect on the brain's hippocampus, which deteriorates with age or Alzheimer's disease.

Ultimately, she hopes to find a way for women to take estrogen in midlife to stave off age-related memory loss -- without the health side effects.

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Regional
4:19 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Jury Finds Advance Cast Stone Mainly Guilty in Fatal Parking Garage Accident

A Milwaukee jury Thursday found a Random Lake company mainly responsible for the death of a 15-year-old boy in 2010.

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Politics & Government
3:58 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

City of Milwaukee to File Federal Complaint Against Dynacare

Dynacare Laboratories admits losing the private information of more than 9,000 city workers and their families, the city contends, violating HIPAA laws.

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Economy & Business
2:14 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Essay: Influential Milwaukeean Mitchell Fromstein, 85, Fought Manpower's Takeover

The late Mitchell Fromstein (left) was a former CEO of Manpower, who led the business through upheaval. Also pictured: current ManpowerGroup CEO Jeff Joerres and co-founder Elmer Winter
Credit PRNewsFoto/ManpowerGroup

Mitchell Fromstein died recently at the age of 85. History’s currents are broader than the life of a single individual, but Fromstein’s life certainly captured an era in Milwaukee.

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History
1:47 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

How Wisconsin's Biggest Living History Museum Wound Up in a State Forest

Schulz Farm at Old World Wisconsin
Wisconsin Historical Society

As the largest outdoor museum of rural life in the country, Old World Wisconsin demonstrates how our immigrant ancestors lived through heirloom gardens, antique machinery and painstakingly restored buildings.

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Environment
10:54 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Wind Turbine Controversy Blows Back into Legislature

The impact of wind turbines was the subject of a hearing Wednesday at the state Capitol.

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