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1:00 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Surprise and Outrage over Walker Comments on First Responder Union Rights

Tens of thousands of public workers descended on the Capitol in 2011, when Gov. Walker proposed limiting their collective bargaining rights. This week, he hinted he might be willing to consider doing the same for first responders
Credit Andy Stenz

Gov. Walker raised eyebrows Monday, when he indicated he might consider curbing the power of police and firefighter unions.

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Politics & Government
2:33 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Arrests Resume in State Capitol

Police again arrested demonstrators inside the Capitol rotunda, for gathering without a permit. They're challenging the Walker administration's policy of requiring a permit.

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Arts & Culture
2:19 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

The Dunwells - Live in Studio C

The Dunwells
Credit Piper Ferguson

The Dunwells came into the studio today ahead of their gig tonight at the Peck Pavilion. We've got a taste of the what you'll hear if you go to the concert. Blind Sighted Faith is the name of the tune, and of their 1st album... in the coming weeks we'll air the full interview plus two more songs recorded live in our studio today.

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Education
1:18 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

UW System President Kevin Reilly Resigning

After nearly nine years at the helm, Kevin Reilly is stepping down as head of the University of Wisconsin System.

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Arts & Culture
1:15 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Recycled Highway Signs Point to Home for Madison Resident

The highway signs that "patched" the home Carol Bracewell bought
Credit Gianofer Fields

Lake Effect contributor Gianofer Fields interviews Madison homeowner Carol Bracewell.

A Madison woman finds her new home’s previous tenant found a way to recycle old highway signs - and repair his floors at the same time.

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