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Economy & Business
8:55 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Worker Injured, Fireworks Ended

Officials in Hales Corners ended a fireworks display shortly after it began last night.

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Regional
1:00 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Gas Prices Relatively Low on Holiday Weekend

Holiday travelers are experiencing less pain at the pump this weekend.
Credit photos.com

Gas prices have taken big rides in recent months.

First, some shot up to well over $4 per gallon. Now, during the holiday weekend, many are nearly a dollar lower.

Many stations across the Milwaukee area are selling gas for 3.29 a gallon.

Erin Roth works for the Wisconsin Petroleum Council. He says there are a couple reasons for the relatively low holiday price.

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Arts & Culture
12:00 am
Thu July 4, 2013

Discovering Little-Known WWI Memorial in Juneau Park

Diane Buck explains significance of the memorial flagpole behind her.

As the country commemorates July 4th, we’ll visit an often overlooked bronze and granite monument in Milwaukee.

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Environment
4:31 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Groups Call for New Hearings on Waukesha Water Request

Waukesha continues its quest for Lake Michigan water

Waukesha has made major revisions in its request for Lake Michigan water, so the Dept. of Natural Resources should conduct new hearings, according to several environmental interests.

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Civil War
3:51 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Iron Brigade Gave Union Advantage at Gettysburg

The Confederates' charge on East Cemetery Hill on the second day of battle at Gettysburg.
Credit Scanned engraving from The Century Magazine

Historian Thomas Martin Sobottke relates the role of Wisconsin soldiers at Gettysburg.

This week marks the 150th anniversary of one of the Civil War's most famous battles.  The Battle of Gettysburg was also the war's deadliest, and Wisconsin soldiers played a key role over its three days.

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