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3:27 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Privacy Questions Linger After NSA Surveillance Leak

President Obama speaks with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper while attending the G8 summit in Northern Ireland.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews foreign policy analyst Art Cyr.

In the wake of the NSA surveillance leak, many Americans are outraged and asking, "Do we live in a big brother state?"

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Regional
3:24 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Milwaukee Mother Charged in Death of Infant

A 22-year-old woman is facing a charge of first degree reckless homicide, in the death of Michael Johnson III.

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Regional
3:24 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Religious Order Says it Failed Victims of Sex Abuse

The Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Joseph allowed outside experts to examine its files on alleged cases of abuse by clergy.

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Education
8:12 am
Tue June 18, 2013

"Milwaukee Succeeds" Sets Achievement Goals

A community-wide initiative wants to increase reading and math proficiency for all Milwaukee students, and meet other benchmarks.

Ellen Gilligan of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation and Mike Soika of Milwaukee Succeeds discuss goals of the new collaborative undertaking designed to help raise the achievement levels of all Milwaukee students.

Milwaukee Succeeds has just released a report listing goals it hopes to achieve by 2020.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Assembly Takes First Crack at State Budget

Members of the Assembly have a long two days ahead of them, as budget deliberations begin.
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The state Assembly Tuesday will begin deliberations on Gov. Scott Walker’s $68 billion spending plan for the next two years.

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