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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

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

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Regional
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
Credit December Communications

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
Credit Daniel DiMarco/Flickr

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

Credit Photos.com

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.
Credit JohnnyCashsAshes/Flickr

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

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Health & Science
11:14 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Fighting Obesity: Medical College of Wisconsin Teams Up with Local Group

A new study on obesity is using data from members of a local-based weight loss group.
Credit mrd00dman/Flickr

A researcher taps the members of a local-based organization to learn more about the genetics of obesity.

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Economy & Business
8:47 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Mining Protester Released on Bail, Governor Urges Calm

A mine protester charged with theft has been released on a signature bond.

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Smaller Budgets, Increased Technology, Drive the Evolution of Libraries

A sign points the way to the Villard Square library on Milwaukee's north side
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

People who use Milwaukee’s east side library will have to visit a temporary site for the next 15 months.

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