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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.
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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.
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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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Sports
1:44 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Braun Suspension Could Hit Brewers' Bottom Line

Ryan Braun won't be playing at Miller Park for the rest of this season, following a 65-game suspension.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews sports contributor Howie Magner.

Milwaukee Brewers star player and former National League Most Valuable Player Ryan Braun has been suspended by Major League Baseball for the rest of this season for violating the league’s rules on performance-enhancing drugs.

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Education
1:31 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Mukwonago School Board Votes to Retain Indians Nickname

Despite a state order and an appeals court ruling, the Mukwonago School Board has voted 8-1 to keep the district's nickname, Indians.

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