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Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Think Getting into College is Hard? Novel's 'Testing' is Downright Brutal

Joelle Charbonneau's first young adult novel puts a young girl in a dystopian future where college entrance exams are brutal.
Credit Joelle Charbonneau

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews dystopian young adult fiction writer Joelle Charbonneau.

Today’s ACT and SAT exams can be brutal, but in author Joelle Charbonneau's new book, some college admission tests are even lethal.

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Economy & Business
10:01 am
Tue August 13, 2013

How the U.S. Navy Impacts Milwaukee's Economy

Rear Admiral Dee Mewbourne.
Credit US Navy photo

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Rear Admiral Dee Mewbourne.

A high-ranking naval leader says even though Milwaukee isn't on the high seas, the U.S. Navy is important to Milwaukee’s economic security.

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Environment
9:10 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Plan Moves Ahead For Second State Elk Herd

The DNR is considering placing a second elk herd near Black River Falls.

Hearings could be scheduled soon on plans to establish a second elk herd in the state.

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Concerned About Shootings? Community Activists Say Be Vigilant

A rash of shootings in Milwaukee this month has left seven people dead and 16 injured.

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Regional
5:54 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

Lawns in Milwaukee Must be Kept 7” or Shorter

The City of Milwaukee has amended its ordinance regarding tall grass and noxious weeds.

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