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5:17 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Six Bills Would Toughen Wisconsin's Drunk Driving Laws

One bill lawmakers are considering would make the third OWI conviction a felony
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Two GOP lawmakers say the state’s OWI statutes are weaker than those in the rest of the nation.

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Sikh Temple Shooting Anniversary
3:30 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Year after Sikh Temple Shooting, Events Planned to Honor Victims

Victims of the Sikh Temple Shooting - Paramjit Kaur, Satwant Kaleka, Prakash Singh, Ranjit Singh, Suveg Singh Khattra and Sita Singh.

August 5th marks the one year anniversary of the Sikh Temple shootings. Activities have been planned in Oak Creek and Milwaukee to remember the six victims and those injured - Baba Punjab Singh and Oak Creek Police Lt. Brian Murphy.

The Sikh Temple of Wisconsin's website reads, "Your presence would show that this is not only a Sikh tragedy, but also an American tragedy. We must fight this violence not with more violence but by coming together with kindness and love."

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Education
3:15 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Experts Discuss Education Standards in Milwaukee

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Experts and officials from around the country gathered in Milwaukee this week, in part, to discuss educational standards and accountability.

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Regional
2:19 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

8th Annual Comedy Festival Places Milwaukee on the Map

The comedy duo The Union, performing at the Milwaukee Comedy Festival.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North talks with Matt Kemple, founder of the Milwaukee Comedy Festival.

Back in 2006, Matt Kemple decided that Milwaukee’s comedy scene was sparse and could benefit from expansion - thus the Milwaukee Comedy Festival was born.

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Chancellor's Report
1:30 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

UWM Chancellor Reflects on UWM System President Reilley's Tenure

Mike Lovell and Dave Edwards

On his fifth anniversary with UW-Milwaukee, Chancellor Mike Lovell reflects on his reasons for coming to Milwaukee as Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science and his accomplishments as Chancellor. Also, Lovell reflects on the tenure of outgoing UW System President Kevin Reilley.

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