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1:18 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Highway 41 Could Become Interstate By 2014

The starting point of U.S. Highway 41 is located on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Credit Chicago Man/Flickr

Part of next year's road construction could be plans to convert U.S. Highway 41 into an interstate.

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Environment
1:01 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Scientist: Asian Carp Not a Threat to Lake Michigan

Credit kategardiner.com

A UWM School of Freshwater Sciences researcher shares his “big picture” view of the state and future of the Great Lakes, particularly Lake Michigan.

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Environment
7:27 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Ammo Plant Evolves into Recreational Area Amidst Public Debate

Remnants of its former life remain at Badger entrance off U.S. Highway 12.

When the DNR opens the Sauk Prairie Recreational Area – south of Baraboo next year- it might feature a shooting range and ATV trails. Public opinion is mixed.

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Education
1:00 am
Tue September 3, 2013

A Year in MPS, through the Eyes of a New Teacher

Daniel Timothy Graves is a new teacher at Fratney, a school in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Classes start Tuesday for most Milwaukee Public Schools and hundreds of new teachers. We'll follow a newcomer, starting with his preparations.

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Arts & Culture
12:00 am
Mon September 2, 2013

Herb Alpert, His Trumpet and Other Delights

Credit Flickr

Please note: This interview originally aired in June, 2013.

It's been said that you can recognize trumpeter Herb Alpert within the first three notes of a song.

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Politics & Government
11:52 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Chief Flynn: "Most Violent Period in 5+ Years"

Murders and non-fatal shootings have surged this summer in Milwaukee.
Credit Vincent Desjardins, Flickr

Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn was among a group of chiefs of police who met with US Attorney General Eric Holder this week to discuss a surge in youth violence.

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Regional
11:30 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Two Veterans Trek from Milwaukee to LA to Raise Awareness and Money

Dryhootch founder Bob Curry
Susan Bence

The goodbyes lasted as long as the ceremony on the terrace of the Milwaukee County War Memorial as Tom Voss and Anthony Anderson prepared to set off by foot to Los Angeles.

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Transportation
11:24 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Wisconsin Eyes Amtrak Route Expansion

Amtrak's Hiawatha route runs from Milwaukee to Chicago's Union Station (pictured).
Credit Mitch Teich photo

Scott Walker rose to the governor’s seat in a campaign that pledged – among other things – to kill plans for high-speed rail in Wisconsin. 

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Arts & Culture
11:06 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Ponch Rides into Town to Celebrate Harley-Davidson's 110th

Erik Estrada and Lake Effect's Mitch Teich

In honor of Harley's 110th anniversary, some big names and thousands of motorcyclists are storming the city. One of the big names: Erik Estrada.

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Arts & Culture
10:00 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Essay: A Woman and Her Harley

Harleys line the street near 62nd & Layton for the 110th anniversary celebration of Harley-Davidson.
Credit Mitch Teich

"Wow, that’s so cool!”

That’s what I hear from onlookers when I’m riding my motorcycle.

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