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UWM Today
2:00 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Meet Milwaukee's Newest Poet Laureates

Tom Luljak and guests
Credit Jon Strelecki

Host Tom Luljak speaks with Jim Chapson and Jeff Poniewaz, Milwaukee’s newest poet laureates, who each bring different styles of poetry to the position.

Politics & Government
1:46 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Governor Signs Long-Awaited Venture Capital Bill

The new Wisconsin law will provide $25 million to fledgling companies in a list of fields.

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Politics & Government
12:51 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Report: Developer Interested in Buying Several State Office Buildings

It appears at least one real estate developer has expressed interest in buying public buildings in Wisconsin. Sales are allowable, under the new state budget.

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Environment
12:12 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

MMSD Must Make Big Fix Below Downtown Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Metro Sewerage District may have to make costly repairs to its Deep Tunnel in downtown Milwaukee, because of a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision on Thursday.

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Arts & Culture
5:03 am
Thu July 18, 2013

At the End of Your Rope? Just Make More

Old World Wisconsin interpreter Dirk Hildebrandt demonstrates how our ancestors made a key piece of farm equipment.
Credit Gianofer Fields

Lake Effect's material culture contributor Gianofer Fields takes a trip to Old World Wisconsin to learn about rope-making.

When was the last time you found yourself in need of some reliable rope?

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