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Environment
5:43 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

“Dead Zones” Found in Lake Michigan

Parts of Lake Michigan’s Green Bay have areas of low oxygen, which threaten aquatic life.

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Economy & Business
5:25 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Unemployment Rate Remains 6.8 percent

The state’s unemployment rate was unchanged in July. But Gov. Walker’s administration sees signs of improvement, using a different metric.

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UWM Today
2:30 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Dean Provides Updates on UWM's Lubar School of Business

Tom Luljak and Tim Smunt
Credit Jon Strelecki

UWM's Lubar School of Business’ proximity to diverse industries, major companies and budding entrepreneurial ventures translates into a host of internship and career opportunities for students.

The Lubar School’s relationships with businesses also enhances the intellectual capital of the business school's faculty. Faculty members regularly collaborate with industries on executive development and management research, further distinguishing the school's reputation and bringing first-hand knowledge and insight back to students.

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Irish Fest
1:43 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Three Irish Symbols You Didn't Know Had Spiritual Origins

An early Celtic cross
Credit Jibi44/Wikimedia Commons

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Julianne Donlon about Irish spirituality.

Milwaukee's Irish Fest starts tonight, and after 30 years it's more than just one of the city's most popular ethnic festivals.

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Education
12:39 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

2,400 Students Apply for 500 New Private School Vouchers

Wisconsin will add 500 students and 25 schools to its school Choice program - outside Milwaukee and Racine

Next week, the Dept. of Public Instruction will pick via a lottery which 500 students get a voucher. Most already attend a religious school.

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