Economy & Business
5:00 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Abele Anxious For New Transit Manager to Get Onboard

An exhibit at the Milwaukee Transit Museum shows trackless trolleys coping with the aftermath of a blizzard decades ago.

The Milwaukee County Transit System may feature new management for the first time in decades.

The Milwaukee County Transit System has revised a few bus routes, as of this week. Meanwhile, county leaders may change which company runs the system.

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1:00 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Harley Riders Converge on Milwaukee for Birthday Bash

Bike night draws a crowd to the Harley Davidson Museum
Credit Marti Mikkelson

The decibel level will rise in Milwaukee this week. Tens of thousands of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts will arrive in town for the company’s 110th anniversary celebration.

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Arts & Culture
3:58 pm
Sat August 24, 2013

This B-17 Still Flies - and Amazes

Memphis pilot Dan Bowlin flies the "Aluminum Overcast" B17 for the Experimental Aircraft Association.
Credit Gianofer Fields

Lake Effect contributor Gianofer Fields interviews B-17 pilot Dan Bowlin.

We meet the pilot of a B-17 Flying Fortress.

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Politics & Government
3:49 pm
Sat August 24, 2013

What Milwaukee News Did You Miss This Week?

News analyst Bruce Murphy is the editor and chief columnist for
Credit Urban Milwaukee

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews news analyst Bruce Murphy about the week's top stories.

News of suspended Brewer Ryan Braun’s apology dominated much of the local news this week.

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4:33 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

UW System Among Those Piloting New Options for Working Students

Students would study at their own pace

President Obama made brief mention of Wisconsin Thursday, while speaking to students at the University of Buffalo. He outlined ways states are working to hold down the cost of higher education.

“Southern New Hampshire University gives course credit based on how well students master the material, not just on how many hours they spend in the classroom. So the idea would be, if you’re learning the material faster, you can finish faster, which means you pay less and you save money. The University of Wisconsin is getting ready to do the same thing,” the President said.

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