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2:01 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Initiative to Reduce Crime in Milwaukee's Washington Park Neighborhood

Tom Luljak and guests
Credit Jon Strelecki

Kimberly Hassell, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at UWM, is playing a key role in the planning and evaluation of a crime-reduction initiative in Milwaukee's Washington Park neighborhood.

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Regional
12:23 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Teen Mom Story Sets Precedent Of Achieving Success Regardless Of Circumstance

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci talks with Anna Hammernik, graduate of Rosalie Manor Community and Family Service's Positive Parenting Program.

One of Milwaukee's biggest public health concerns is its high teen pregnancy rate.

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Arts & Culture
11:34 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Soldiers' Letters Illustrate Wisconsin's Military History

Soldiers' published letters in newspapers helped maintain and pass on Wisconsin's involvement in the Civil War.
Credit Wisconsin Historical Society Press, Tumblr

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci speaks with John Zimm about the letters of Wisconsin's soldiers from the Civil War.

One family’s scrapbook became a powerful resource for Wisconsin’s involvement in the Civil War.

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Regional
10:57 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Central and Northeast Wisconsin Work to Recover from Severe Storms

The storm tore the roof off of this house in Kaukauna, WI.
Wm. Glasheen/Post-Crescent Media (Appleton, WI)

Two tornadoes and powerful winds whipped through parts of Wisconsin late Tuesday and early Wednesday. The storms flattened structures, including barns and a church.

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Arts & Culture
10:42 am
Thu August 8, 2013

A White Piece of Art Makes Life Colorful: Milwaukee Chamber Theatre performs Reza's "Art"

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's production of Yasmina Reza's "Art" is opening tonight, featuring (l-r) Tom Klubertanz, C. Michael Wright & Brian Mani.
Credit Bill Finn

Lake Effect's Bonnie North speaks with actors Tom Klubertanz, C. Michael Wright & Brian Mani about their newest production, "Art."

Would you spend $200,000 on a painting of a white background with white stripes?  How would your closest friends react if you did?

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