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5:38 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Essay: A New Yorker in Milwaukee on September 11, 2001

An American flag waves in the wind.
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Lake Effect essayist Linda Benjamin remembers September 11, 2001.

Today marks the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that crashed airplanes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and killed thousands.

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Environment
5:21 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Why Do Forests Matter in the Fight Against Aquatic Invasive Species?

Forest Service representatives are in Milwaukee to talk about efforts to prevent the transfer of invasive species from forests to the Great Lakes.
U.S. Forest Service

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews the Forest Service's Anthony Erba and John Rothlisberger.

It turns out that the health of forests has quite a bit to do with the health of the lakes.

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Arts & Culture
4:54 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Essay: The Ryan Braun Debacle

Ryan Braun in June 2013
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Lake Effect essayist Paul Heinz reflects on the scandal involving the Brewers' Ryan Braun.

In 2004, after Paul Molitor was elected to the Baseball Hall-of-Fame, and as the Brewers were limping along to win about 67 games a season, a friend wrote to me, "The Brewers will never have more than two players in the Baseball Hall-of-Fame. Ever! That sucks!"

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Regional
3:13 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Milwaukee Remembers 9-11

9-11 relic

A piece of the World Trade Center continues living in Milwaukee and taking center stage at the War Memorial's annual 9-11 remembrance.

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Politics & Government
2:24 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Federal Judge Upholds Wisconsin Act 10

U.S. District Judge William Conley says law stripping away public union rights does not violate workers' right to assemble or to equal protection.

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