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4:55 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

More Portions of the Courthouse to Reopen

Portions of the courthouse have been closed for more than a week, after a fire caused smoke and electrical damage
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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele’s office says the first floor of the courthouse will reopen on Wednesday.

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Arts & Culture
4:03 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

'King Lear' on a Diet: Alchemist Theatre Premieres Slimmed-Down Shakespeare

King Lear to be preformed at the Alchemist Theatre
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews members of The Alchemist Theatre about their new production of "King Lear."

King Lear comes to Bay View's Kadish Park.

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Regional
3:45 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Testimony Begins in Trial of John Spooner who Killed his Teenage Neighbor

The mother of the 13-year-old victim of John Henry Spooner testified at Spooner’s trial on Tuesday.

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Regional
3:07 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Staying Safe in Wisconsin's Heat

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The heat and humidity will stick around all week, until cooler temps arrive this weekend.

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Arts & Culture
12:02 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

A Brief History of Swearing

Throughout the ages, people have used swear words to shock, offend - and release some stress.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Milwaukee native and author Melissa Mohr, about her new book "Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing."

A new book takes readers on an obscene journey exploring foul language through the ages.

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