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10:35 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Most Wisconsin Public Schools Meet or Exceed Expectations

According to the Dept. of Public Instruction, 88% of (1,910) schools met or exceeded expectations in 2012, while three percent (58 schools) failed to meet expectations.

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Environment
8:56 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Only Small Number of Carp Needed For Foothold in Great Lakes

A new study cautions that even a small number of carp would be enough for the invaders to begin colonizing  the Great Lakes.

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Politics & Government
8:33 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Former Legislative Leader Gets Big Pay Raise

Former Assembly Majority Leader Scott Suder will nearly double his salary when he starts work at the Public Service Commission next month.

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Health & Science
8:00 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Health Organizations Come Together to Provide Better Care for Less

Health Care systems across the country are looking for ways to better care while also making is less expensive

The U.S. is inching closer to the Affordable Care Act. On October 1, people can begin signing up for health insurance plans on the new federal exchange. One goal of the law is to help make health care more affordable.

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Education
1:08 am
Tue September 17, 2013

MPS Continues to Fill Teaching Positions

Milwaukee Public Schools remains short-staffed two weeks after the start of the school year.

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Politics & Government
2:59 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Milwaukee Mom: Texting Driver Paralyzed My Son

Milwaukee mom Valetta Bradford and her son Xzavier, who was paralyzed by a texting driver three years ago, are featured in a new national campaign and documentary about distracted driving.
Credit AT&T

A Milwaukee woman tells the story of her son's injuries at the hands of a texting driver in a new documentary - and hopes others will take action.

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Environment
2:59 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

State Senate Will Not Vote Tuesday on Limiting Access to Proposed Mine Site

The author of a bill restricting how close people can get to a proposed mine in northern Wisconsin says he does not have enough votes.

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Politics & Government
1:52 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

AT&T Works with Local Schools to Prevent Texting and Driving

Wisconsin has had texting while driving laws on the books since Dec. 2010, but it remains a big issue on our roads.
Credit Jason Weaver/Flickr

Werner Herzog's brutal and moving documentary about the dangers of texting and driving, "From One Second to the Next," has gone viral since it was released just a few weeks ago.

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Environment
1:38 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Lights Go Out in Menomonee Valley Helios Solar Plant

A sea of Helios panels follow the sun at a solar farm in rural Walworth County.

Its website shows no sign of change, but Helios Solar Works shut down operations in its Menomonee Valley plant.

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Arts & Culture
1:02 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Old 97s Find Inspiration in Strange Places - Like Lunchboxes

The Old 97s play at Turner Hall, and are interviewed by Lake Effect's Mitch Teich.
Gretchen Teich

The genre known as alt-country goes in and out of fashion with some regularity.  Right now, it’s in fashion – witness the thousands of people who turned out in Milwaukee earlier this month for a concert by the group Mumford and Sons.

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