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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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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Changes Contemplated for Milwaukee's Westown

The Reuss Federal Plaza is one of Westown's best known buildings.

A local group wants to bring more "gusto" to Westown revitalization efforts.

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Environment
12:00 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Water Council on the Move

Workers add finishing touches outside as tenants move into Global Water Center.

The Water Council transplanted itself into its new home - a century-old warehouse in Walker’s Point.

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