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10:00 am
Wed August 7, 2013

North Point Lighthouse Brings Maritime History Alive

The North Point Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters
Credit North Point Lighthouse

The North Point Lighthouse in Milwaukee's Lake Park neighborhood is a treasure trove of maritime history set off the beaten path of Milwaukee tourist destinations.

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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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Regional
1:00 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Crowds Flock to the Fair

The pleasant weather is drawing many people to the fair
Credit Wisconsin State Fair

State Fair has been drawing big crowds, especially over the weekend.

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Health & Science
2:39 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Wisconsin Approves First Batch of Health Insurers for Federal Exchange

The Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner's office has okayed the participation of 13 insurance companies in the new federal marketplace. Now they need federal approval.

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Environment
2:24 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Gardening for All Five Senses

Melinda Myers shows us how to garden with more than just sight in mind.
Credit Melinda Myers

Amid the lively chaos at the Wisconsin State Fair lies a little oasis with cooler temperatures and greener horizons.

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Politics & Government
1:46 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Wisconsin Plus 48 Years of the Voting Rights Act

Wisconsin remains a leader in terms of voter turnout

The U.S. enacted the Voting Right Act on August 6, 1965, prohibiting states and communities from imposing prerequisites on voting, that could make it difficult for people of color to cast ballots.

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Regional
12:38 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

New Dictionary Defines Bubbler, Sheepshead and Other Wisconsin Terms

The Dictionary of American Regional English defines geographically specific words and terms
Credit DARE/UW-Madison

If you’ve celebrated a golden birthday, played Sheepshead or directed a thirsty friend to the bubbler … you are probably a cheesehead.

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Health & Science
12:08 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Chinese Researcher on Probation for Stealing Drug from Medical College

A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Hua Jun Zhao to time already served in jail (4 1/2 months), plus two years probation.

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