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3:25 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Former Justice: Clergy Sex Abuse Files Could Help Victims Heal

Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Janine Geske
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews former state Supreme Court justice Janine Geske.

People inside and outside of the Catholic Church are still trying to assess the long-term ramifications of the scores of documents released by the Milwaukee Archdiocese this week.

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Regional
3:20 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Reporter: Few New Details in Milwaukee Archdiocese Papers

A religion reporter weighs in on whether the released documents contain new information about what the Catholic Church knew.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews religion reporter Marie Rohde about the recent developments in the Milwaukee clergy sex abuse cases.

The Milwaukee archdiocese released hundreds of documents related to the clergy sex abuse cases - did they really contain bombshells?

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Arts & Culture
2:30 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

3 Gardening Tips for Balancing Beauty and Abundance

Overgrown Russian sage
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews gardening contributor Melinda Myers.

The imminent Independence Day holiday is another milepost in the annual gardener’s calendar. 

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Arts & Culture
1:52 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Take the Path to Wisconsin's Best Trails

A bicycle path in Wisconsin
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews writer Tom Held about Wisconsin's best trails.

Wisconsin boasts thousands of miles of trails - but which are the best?

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Health & Science
11:56 am
Wed July 3, 2013

Virginia Group Steps Into Wisconsin Raw Milk Case

Raw milk case continues in Wisconsin

The Virginia-based Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund has filed an appeal, on behalf of a Wisconsin dairy farmer. In May, a state court convicted Vernon Hershberger of violating a hold the state had put on his raw milk products, a seal, indicating they should not be sold publicly.

However, the jury found him not guilty of producing milk, operating a dairy plant and selling retail food without licenses.

On the misdemeanor conviction, the judge fined Hershberger $1,000.

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