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

A Short Bright Flash: French Physicist's Lens Revolutionized Lighthouses

Point Reyes Lighthouse in San Francisco, Calif.
Credit vtsr/Flickr

As we mark National Lighthouse Day, we hear about the technology that saved lives and built empires.

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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

Hospital Admitting Privileges a Tedious Process

Doctors usually go through a rigorous process to obtain admitting privileges at local hospitals.

The Wisconsin Justice Department is fighting on behalf of a new state abortion rule. It requires providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

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