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1:39 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Compromise Would Ensure Long-Term Funding for War Memorial, Art Museum

Milwaukee County's War Memorial Center and the Milwaukee Art Museum (in the background)
Credit Peter Alfred Hess/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with Milwaukee Art Museum director Dan Keegan, War Memorial director David Drent, and County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic.

Advocates for the War Memorial Center and the Milwaukee Art Museum are optimistic about their future after a compromise agreement was reached recently to provide long-term county funding for both.

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Politics & Government
12:13 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Wisconsin May Ban Employers From Demanding Social Media Access

Wisconsin employers could not ask workers or job applicants for their personal social media accounts, under a bill before a state Senate committee.

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Politics & Government
12:04 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Milwaukee County Finances Improve

A local analyst says Milwaukee County's financial situation is better, but big challenges remain.

Veteran budget analyst Rob Henken says Milwaukee County's financial picture is looking better, but several big financial challenges loom.

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Regional
1:00 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Immigrant Rights Group Takes Message from Milwaukee to 12 Cities

Thousands participated in the Voces de La Frontera May Day march in Milwaukee in 2011
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Voces de la Frontera continues to demand a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

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Irish Fest
10:06 am
Sat August 17, 2013

The Modern Grass Updates Bluegrass Sound

Modern Grass is warming up in the Lake Effect lobby.
Eleanor Peterson, Lake Effect

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews The Modern Grass, a bluegrass band from Nova Scotia.

There are lots of unique acts at Irish Fest this year, but if you just happened upon the music of the five piece band, The Modern Grass, you probably wouldn't have thought you were at Irish music festival. 

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