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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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Politics & Government
9:34 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Urban Violence Not Unique to Milwaukee

Four people have died from gun violence in the last week in Milwaukee.

UWM Criminologist Stan Stojkovic says many cities are experiencing a rash of violence this summer.

Milwaukee officials hope aggressive new strategies will help curtain a recent spike of deadly gun violence in the city.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri August 9, 2013

It's Looking More Like a Woman Might Challenge Walker

There’s plenty of speculation about which Democratic candidates will run for governor in 2014. The names mentioned most often so far, are two women – state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout and former Trek executive Mary Burke.

According to the Wisconsin Blue Book, the major parties have never picked a woman to run in the general election for governor. Mordecai Lee says that record has not been intentional.

“It’s important we not over-interpret that,” Lee says.

Lee is professor of Governmental Affairs at UW-Milwaukee.

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