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12:50 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Milwaukee's Homeschoolers Take Learning Outside the Home

Students explore animals' metamorphoses during the Spring Homeschool Day at Lynden Sculpture Garden.
Credit Lynden Sculpture Garden

Lake Effect's Amy Kiley interviews Jennine Pufahl of the Milwaukee Area Home Learners.

What challenges are there to homeschooling children, and what misconceptions do others have about this in-home learning?

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Environment
12:35 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

What Do Wisconsinites Think of a Second Wolf Hunt?

A gray wolf in Wisconsin
Credit Michele Woodford

WUWM environmental reporter Susan Bence interviews UW Madison researchers Adrian Treves and Lisa Naughton on public attitudes toward the state's wolf policy.

The clock is ticking ever closer to Wisconsin’s “still hotly debated” second wolf harvest.

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Arts & Culture
11:52 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Active Military Members: Visit Many Wisconsin Museums for Free This Summer

Milwaukee Art Museum
Yinan Chen, Flickr

Starting Memorial Day, and running through Labor Day, more than 45 museums across Wisconsin will allow active duty military personnel and up to five family members to visit for free.

The Blue Star Museum program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across the county.

Museums participating in Milwaukee:

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Politics & Government
10:29 am
Thu May 23, 2013

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan Writing Book about His Life, Political Views

Ryan including chapters on Republican Party renewal
Credit Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

Wisconsin GOP Congressman and former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is writing his first, major book, according to National Review Online.

Ryan has not indicated whether the project reflects political aspirations about running for president in 2016.

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Education
8:34 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Milwaukee's Rufus King H.S. Wins National Award

Rufus King in Milwaukee has won ACT's national College and Career Transition Award for high schools.

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