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2:03 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Jury Convicts 76-year-old Milwaukee Man of Killing Young Neighbor

A Milwaukee jury has found John H. Spooner guilty of first-degree intentional homicide, for shooting to death 13-year-old Darius Simmons. Now the court must decide Spooner's mental state.

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Politics & Government
1:03 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Black Community Leaders: Zimmerman Verdict Unsurprising

Two members of Milwaukee's black community say they aren't surprised by the Zimmerman verdict.
Credit Sal Falko/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with Darryl Williams and Eric Von on the aftermath of the Zimmerman trial.

Two members of Milwaukee's African-American community say the George Zimmerman verdict has a stark takeaway for black male teens.

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Environment
10:00 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Milwaukee Aims for Sustainable Future

Members of the Green Team sporting Refresh MKE tshirts, helped craft the city's sustainability plan.

A crowd gathered Tuesday in a small plaza where the Milwaukee and Menomonee Rivers meet to celebrate the city's first sustainability plan.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Abortion Battle Has Long History in Wisconsin

Anti-abortion activists pray across from a clinic on Milwaukee's east side.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Update: A federal judge decided Wednesday, to continue blocking a new Wisconsin abortion rule, at least for the next two weeks. It requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

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Arts & Culture
5:04 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Walk Down the Streets of Time at the Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear

Local grocer H. Grafman was the museum namesake Avrum Chudnow's father-in-law.
Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Steve Daily, director of the Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear located in Milwaukee.

The streets and shops of a Milwaukee gone by come back to life at a local museum.

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