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10:00 am
Wed August 7, 2013

North Point Lighthouse Brings Maritime History Alive

The North Point Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters
Credit North Point Lighthouse

The North Point Lighthouse in Milwaukee's Lake Park neighborhood is a treasure trove of maritime history set off the beaten path of Milwaukee tourist destinations.

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Arts & Culture
10:00 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Rock Island Lighthouse Sets Scene for Historical Mystery Novel

Pottawatomie Lighthouse on Rock Island
Credit United States Coast Guard

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews author Kathleen Ernst.

The shores beneath a historic lighthouse become a crime scene in a new murder mystery from Kathleen Ernst.

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Regional
9:30 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Thousands of Triathletes Heading for Milwaukee

Most of the triathlon will hug Milwaukee's lakefront

This coming weekend, Milwaukee will host the 2013 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships. As many as 4,300 people are set to compete in the swim-bike-run.

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Environment
6:00 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Rethinking Damaged Urban Trees - Waste to Resource

Urban trunks awaiting Bob Wesp's inspections.

A mill in Hartford receives nearly 4,000 urban trees a year from which to salvage lumber.

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Regional
1:00 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Crowds Flock to the Fair

The pleasant weather is drawing many people to the fair
Credit Wisconsin State Fair

State Fair spokeswoman Kathleen O’Leary talked with WUWM’s Ann-Elise Henzl

State Fair has been drawing big crowds, especially over the weekend.

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