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12:42 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Triathletes Arrive In Milwaukee

Part of Milwaukee's downtown skyline frames the finish line awaiting racers in this weekend's USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships.

Thousands of athletes, family members and spectators will flock to Milwaukee's lakefront this weekend for national competitions.

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Regional
11:51 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Milwaukee's Internationally-Acclaimed Luthier Continues His Craft

Denny Rauen, Riverwest's Luthier, is known nationwide.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North speaks with luthier Denny Rauen on his 30 years of restoring and repairing guitars.

It’s been 30 years since Denny Rauen set up shop, first in the Chicago-area and then in the Milwaukee's Riverwest. Since then, he’s become an internationally-acclaimed luthier.

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Economy & Business
11:29 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Location is a Big Factor of the Wealth Gap

Families have to consider the location of where they live in proximity to their place of employment.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci speaks with Dave Pate and Anne Price.

Milwaukee is known nationwide as being one of the most segregated cities in the country; segregated both racially and economically.

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Regional
11:11 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Wisconsin Cleans Up at American Cheese Society's Competition

Nearly 1,800 entries were found at the American Cheese Society competition in Madison, Wisconsin last week.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci speaks with Lake Effect's Jeanette Hurt.

A week-long conference includes and awards cheese makers from all over the world and Wisconsin comes away with the most awards.

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Regional
11:02 am
Fri August 9, 2013

State Fire Marshall Investigating Blaze that Killed Local Businesswoman

Sarah Brucker died in her Delafield condo, after it caught fire Wednesday night. She opened Blush Beauty Boutique in Milwaukee and has two young children.

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