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12:58 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Trempealeau County will Stop Issuing New Sand Mining Permits

An overflow crowd applauded Monday night, when the Trempealeau County Board voted to stop issuing new permits for frack sand mining, for at least one year.

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Politics & Government
12:37 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

What Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About Politics

A new book looks at the intersection of pop culture and political theory.
Credit The University Press of Kentucky

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews Joseph Foy and Dean Kowalski about the book, "Homer Simpson Ponders Politics: Popular Culture as Political Theory."

The idea that pop culture is filled with parables and stories beneath the surface is nothing new.

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Economy & Business
11:09 am
Tue August 20, 2013

MillerCoors Brewing Big Business Five Years After Merger

MillerCoors products on the shelf.
Credit Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews reporter Rich Rovito about MillerCoors.

Five years after Miller merged with Coors, we look in at how the joint venture is going.

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Politics & Government
9:04 am
Tue August 20, 2013

New Bill Would Raise State Highway Speed Limit to 70

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A Wisconsin lawmaker will propose legislation today that would boost the state's highway speed limit from 65 mph to 70 mph.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Milwaukee Mayor's Budget Adds 100 Police Officers

In the wake of a violent summer in Milwaukee, Mayor Tom Barrett proposes putting more police officers on the streets

Milwaukee’s recent violent crime wave is on the mayor’s mind as he plans the city budget for 2014.

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