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12:26 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Jazz-Infused Hip-Hop Gets 'Klassik' Treatment

Klassik released his first album, “In the Making," last year, and has just completed a tour of performances.
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Lake Effect's Nathan Royster interviews Milwaukee hip-hop artist Klassik.

Milwaukee is not the center of the hip-hop universe, but one local artist is setting out to make a name for himself – and his jazz-steeped hip-hop music – here.

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Health & Science
11:35 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Harley Riders, Beware: Crashes Are Rising

Eric Oliver says that motorcyclists need to be noticed by everyone.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with journalist Eric Oliver.

Tens of thousands of motorcycle riders are already in Milwaukee for Harley-Davidson’s 110th anniversary celebration, and tens of thousands more will be rolling into town by the weekend.

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Arts & Culture
11:24 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Multilingual Mass the New Norm for Some Milwaukee Catholics

Inside of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Milwaukee, the flags represent different cultures unified in spirit.
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Lake Effect's Amy Kiley explores multicultural approaches to faith and liturgy.

The days of the Catholic Mass in Latin are pretty much over.

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Environment
11:12 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Can Streams and Iron Mining Coexist?

Northland College stream monitoring team - from left - Elizabeth Alexson, Kim Oldenborg and coordinator Matt Hudson

One unanswered question in the proposed iron ore mine in far northern Wisconsin is: what impact would a mine have on the region’s air and water?

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Books
10:18 am
Thu August 29, 2013

True-to-Life Spies Threaten Union Cause in Civil War Novel

Thomas Martin Saturday's first story in the Eaton-Ellis series takes place in spring/summer of 1862, at the start of the Peninsula Campaign of the Civil War.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews author Thomas Martin Saturday.

A new historical novel features a murder mystery in the midst of the Civil War.

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