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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Milwaukee Police Department
10:26 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Duplicate Data Entries Show Some Crime Stats Higher

If you were thinking of moving to a particular neighborhood in Milwaukee, you’d likely want to know a number of things: how is public transportation, say, and are there parks and libraries nearby? But perhaps most important would be the crime rates – what are they and are they going down, or up?

The Milwaukee Police Department maintains a public website for just such searches, but it turns out their data contained many duplicate records – which would obviously skew search results.

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Health & Science
8:52 am
Tue July 30, 2013

"Jetman" Plans Public Flight Today in Oshkosh

Yves "Jetman" Rossy will make his first U.S. public flight at EAA's AirVenture 2013 in Oshkosh.
Credit André Bernet

A European adventurer plans his first U.S. flight while outfitted in a custom jet suit today at the EAA's "Airventure."

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Politics & Government
8:32 am
Tue July 30, 2013

State Group Seeks Access to Federal Health Funds

Citizen Action of Wisconsin wants federal health care funds for 20 counties.

Twenty Wisconsin counties are using Ohio as a model as they seek federal health care funding.

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