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Environment
11:46 am
Sat June 1, 2013

Investing in the Great Lakes: The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Zebra Mussels
Credit NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Flickr

Lake Effect's Susan Bence talks with Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the EPA.

The condition of the Great Lakes will receive its fair share of attention over the next few days.

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Regional
4:09 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Lani Hall and Her Musical Endeavors

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Lani Hall is a prominent world class singer whose debut began with the group Brasil 66, who later signed to Herb Alpert’s record label A&M Records, Herb and Lani then began working collectively together to make music.

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Politics & Government
2:35 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Walker Signs Law, Weakening Milwaukee County Board

Gov. Walker signed changes into law Friday, for the Milwaukee County Board.
Credit Whitney Curtis

Gov. Scott Walker signed historic legislation Friday at Serb Hall, changing Milwaukee County governance.

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Arts & Culture
1:26 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

"Bollywood is not real cinema": Gopalakrishnan and Indian Cinema

Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Indian film writer, producer, and director.
Credit University of Wiscosnin-Milwaukee

The Peck School of the Arts at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee just established a new film archive and research fund for their nationally-known film department.

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Education
12:31 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

MPS and Teachers Collaborate on Handbook to Replace Contract

Staff handbook will be MPS employee guide, starting in July

Milwaukee Public Schools and the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association released a joint statement Friday, announcing passage of a handbook for MPS employees.

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Arts & Culture
12:12 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Supermen, Heroes, Aliens, and Monsters: This Summer's Movies

One of the great summer pastimes in America is to go cool off in the movie theater.  But is there anything good to see this year?

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Arts & Culture
11:21 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Angels v. Angel-Human Hybrids: Trussoni's Angelopolis

Angelology, Trussoni's newest book.
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For those who are intrigued by Dan Brown’sAngels and Demons and Elizabeth Kostova’s The HistorianDanielle Trussoni’s trilogy,Angelology, might be a great addition to the summer reading list.

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Economy & Business
10:23 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Caterpillar and Local 1343 Reach Tentative Contract

Union leaders representing 800 workers at Caterpillar's South Milwaukee plant and company negotiators have agreed on a tentative labor contract. Union members will vote on it June 11.

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Environment
8:37 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Gogebic Taconite Gets Exploratory Permit

The DNR has granted an exploratory permit to Gogebic Taconite, the company that wants to open a giant iron mine in northern Wisconsin.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Parks Nominee Wants to Further Current Success

Parks nominee John Dargle speaks with reporters Thursday.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has decided whom he wants to head the parks system: John Dargle.

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