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Health & Science
2:54 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Book: Dark Side of Biotechnology Is in Our Own Food

Is there a dark side to the biotechnology industry?
Credit UWM

Lake Effect's Rachel Bloom interviews Dr. Wilhelm Peekhaus.

Over the past 15 years, agricultural biotechnology has taken hold in North America.

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Education
2:41 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Amid Sagging Enrollment, High Schools Turn to Self-Promotion

How are schools marketing themselves to prospective students?
Credit Bill McChesney/Flickr

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon speaks to Larry Sussman about schools' ad campaigns.

What's driving the heated competition for new high school students in Milwaukee?

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Arts & Culture
2:06 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Boutique, Artist Celebrate Creative Fabric of Third Ward

Lela Boutique in the Third Ward celebrates 10 years of business.
Credit Lela

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Lela boutique owner Carrie Arrouet and artist Reggie Baylor.

A renowned artist is helping a Third Ward clothing boutique mark its 10th birthday - in a unique way.

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Politics & Government
12:47 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Who Should Draw Wisconsin's Political Districts?

Boundaries set until 2020

A bipartisan group wants the Legislative Reference Bureau, not lawmakers, to revamp political boundaries every 10 years. Leaders don't seem supportive of change.

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Environment
11:22 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Solar Panels Top Some Milwaukee Bus Stop Shelters

Bus stop located on N. 17th St. and W. Highland Ave. in Milwaukee
Michelle Maternowski

The panels will power ads on the sides of 50 bus shelters. Clear Channel Communications maintains them for the Milwaukee County Transit System.

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