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2:37 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Chicago Conference Could Lure International Tourists Milwaukee's Way...Next Summer

A travel conference in Chicago this weekend could impact tourism in Milwaukee next summer.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Malcolm Smith, the General Manager of IPW, an international travel conference.

Have you planned your summer vacation yet?  It might surprise you to learn that there are people overseas who are already plotting their vacations for next year.

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Health & Science
2:18 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

ESSAY: Mixing Methane and International Politics Is a Gas, Gas, Gas

A methane pipe
Credit London Permaculture/Flickr

Lake Effect's Judy Steininger says it's something considerably lighter than its military weight that Russia may soon start throwing around.

Could a molecule composed of one carbon atom and four hydrogen atoms ignite Armageddon?

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Education
1:46 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

What Do Milwaukee Public Schools Need in a New Superintendent?

What do Milwaukee Public Schools' students need from their new superintendent?
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews education analysts Paul Hill and Michael Casserly.

The time of transition continues in Milwaukee Public Schools.  The state’s largest school district is looking for a new superintendent after the announcement earlier this year that Gregory Thornton is leaving to run the public school system in Baltimore.

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Politics & Government
10:52 am
Fri April 4, 2014

List of Wisconsin Legislators Leaving Office Grows Longer

New faces will fill many legislative offices in 2015
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The latest two representatives to announce they will vacate their seats are Democrat Sandy Pasch of Shorewood and Republican Dean Kaufert of Neenah.

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Project Milwaukee
6:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Impact of High Black Male Incarceration Rate Reaches Across State

Homes next to the George Bray Neighborhood Center
Credit LaToya Dennis

While Milwaukee is the epicenter when it comes to the number of black men who’ve served time in Wisconsin’s prisons, it's not the only community feeling the pain.

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