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3:47 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Federal Government to Track Hate Crimes against Sikhs

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the government will keep numbers on hate crimes against seven groups.

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Politics & Government
2:24 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Walker Addresses Mass Shootings at Governors Meeting

Gov. Walker (at podium) addresses reporters at the opening news conference of the National Governors Association meeting this weekend in Milwaukee
Credit Erin Toner

Gov. Walker says if the U.S. hopes to prevent mass tragedies, it must treat mental health issues.

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Politics & Government
11:39 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Walker Welcomes 22 Governors to Milwaukee

Security is tight for the NGA conference. Sidewalks around the Wisconsin Center have been cordoned off, and parking spaces nearby are off-limits
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

The National Governors Association has opened its annual summer meeting, downtown. The state leaders include 12 Republicans and 11 Democrats.

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Health & Science
11:02 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Deaf-Blind Milwaukee Woman Pens Inspiring Life Story

Ruth Silver gives insight into her life in her autobiography "Invisible: My Journey through Vision and Hearing Loss."
Credit prweb.com

Founder of the Center of Deaf-Blind Persons Ruth Silver speaks with Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci about her autobiography.

The Director Emeritus of the Center for Deaf-Blind Persons says disabled people have the ability to live independent lives.

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Environment
10:00 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Humans and Salamanders Lay Claim to Former Ammo Plant

Neotenic tiger salamander in Badger Army Ammuntion Plant reservoir. Photo taken May 10, 2013
Credit John Janzen

Many groups want a voice in the Sauk Prairie Recreation Area's design, while salamanders already have settled in.

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