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12:10 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Book Details Long History of Doping in Sports

Dan Rosen says performance enhancing drugs have been a part of sports for centuries.
Credit Dan Rosen

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews author Dan Rosen on the history of doping in sports.

The news continues to sink in that Ryan Braun will sit out the rest of this season after being suspended by Major League Baseball for involvement with performance-enhancing drugs.

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Health & Science
12:03 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Research Points to Bias Against the Obese

There may be an "anti-fat attitude" among fitness health professionals.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Dr. Christy Greenleaf, an expert in so-called “obesity bias."

"Obesity bias" is a growing issue that comes from an unlikely source - the people trying to help the obese lose weight.

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Politics & Government
11:56 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Milwaukee County Courthouse Back in Business

More repairs needed due to electrical fire, but normal business has resumed

The Milwaukee County Courthouse has fully reopened Wednesday, after being closed in whole or part since July 6, when an electrical fire occurred.

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Environment
11:52 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Why Do We Use Drinking Water to Flush Our Toilets?

A wastewater pipe
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WUWM Environmental Reporter Susan Bence interviews Lynn Broaddus, director of environment programs at The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread.

The Johnson Foundation is taking a detailed look at how we can transform the nation's water infrastructure.

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Environment
10:51 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Can Intensive Farming Coexist with Healthy Lakes and Streams?

Long Lake, Waushara County - Photo taken in 2007, this year there is a 3 foot deep spot of water - but no fish.
George Kraft

The Central Sands region boasts some of Wisconsin’s most productive farm fields, but evidence is growing that keeping them irrigated comes at the expense of nearby streams and lakes.

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