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1:00 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Law Enforcement Boost Efforts to Curb Child Sex Trafficking

This billboard is up around Milwaukee.
Credit FBI

You may have seen new billboards in Milwaukee this week asking people to call an 800 number if they know of a child involved in the sex trade.

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Music
6:27 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Whitehorse Marries Simple Melodies, Complex Harmonies

Whitehorse is Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland.
Credit Six Shooter Records

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Canadian duo Whitehorse.

The Canadian husband and wife duo, Whitehorse, joins us for an in-studio performance.

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Arts & Culture
5:26 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Forget the Brats - Veggies Take Over the Grill

Peppers are just one delicious vegetable that gets new life on the grill.
Credit WoodleyWonderWorks/Flickr

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Milwaukee chef Michael Feker.

For many of us, summer cuisine means steaks, or chicken breasts, or kebabs, or brats, outside, over an open flame.

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Politics & Government
3:58 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Milwaukee May Pay City Workers More, If They Live Here

City leaders want to encourage residency, now that state leaders have banned residency requirements

The City of Milwaukee may not force public workers to live here but might pay them more, if they do. The Common Council approved a resolution Tuesday, to reward employees who live in the city.

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Arts & Culture
2:00 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Girls Rock Milwaukee Empowers Young Women Through Music

A new summer camp teaches girls how to rock out - and that they can do whatever they set their minds to.
Credit Girls Rock Milwaukee's website

Mitch Teich of WUWM's Lake Effect talks to Girls Rock Milwaukee's co-founders, Ashley Smith and Valeri Lucks.

One week, 32 performers, and lots of fun.

That may sound like the tagline for a music festival, but it actually describes a new summer camp for girls with an interest in rock music.

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