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Economy & Business
12:55 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Brookfield Company Rides Into a Second Century

One of the vintage sewing machines that Walsh uses to produce its high-end harnesses.
Credit Thea Treiber

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich gets a behind-the-scenes tour of Walsh Products in Brookfield.

You've probably never noticed the low-slung, unassuming building on Calhoun Road in Brookfield.

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Economy & Business
11:33 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Flying Car Seeks to Insert Innovation Chip Into Milwaukee

Flying Car Milwaukee's three day annual event will begin next Wednesday.
Credit Courtesy of Flying Car

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Michael Hostad, Executive Director of Innovation in Milwaukee, and Cathie Madden,a consultant helping organize Flying Car Milwaukee.

Next week, people from across a diverse group of disciplines will converge on UW-Milwaukee's Zelazo Center to talk about innovation - but not necessarily in the sense of invention.

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Economy & Business
11:12 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Wisconsin Added 28,000 Jobs in 2013; Ranked 37th Nationally

Wisconsin created private sector jobs at a rate of 1.2 percent, about half the national rate, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Health & Science
10:23 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Dr. Michio Kaku Focuses on the Future of the Mind

Dr. Michio Kaku will speak on Thursday night in Milwaukee.
Credit Courtesy of the author

Lake Effect's Bonnie North talks with Dr. Michio Kaku.

Phenomena like telepathy, video-taping our dreams, implanting new memories into our brains, or performing telekinesis have long been the province of science fiction.

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Environment
6:00 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Global Water Center Helped Bring Women of Water Together in Milwaukee

Carrie Bristol-Groll, Laurie Parons, Tess Massaroni, Carol Strackbein, Linda Reid, Denise Schmidt, Elizabeth Thelen, Nadia Bogue, Marian Singer, Rosheen Styczinski, Lilly Goren
Credit S Bence

During the opening of the Global Water Center last September, a conversation among women whose professions involve water, evolved from casual to inspired.

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Regional
6:00 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Municipalities Continue Improvements to Prevent Flooding

Severe weather has been pummeling southern Wisconsin this week.

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Ex Fabula
9:13 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Ex Fabula: Aims McGuinnesses Shares 'Close Encounters' & 'Mother Load' Stories

Emcees Dasha Kelly and Leah Delaney with Aims McGuinness at Ex Fabula ALL STARS
Credit Art Montes

Ex Fabula's Leah Delaney joins Bruce Winter in the studio for Ex Fabula's weekly WUWM@Nite segment.

Milwaukee’s Ex Fabula brings you stories from their monthly StorySlams.

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Arts & Culture
10:57 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Paul McCartney's "Decade Without a Map"

Paul McCartney, playing to a full house in Miller Park last July.
Credit Mitch Teich

Tom Doyle speaks with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich about his biography of Paul McCartney.

June 18th is Paul McCartney’s 72nd birthday.  It was almost a year ago when the former Beatle and his band played a triumphant concert in front of Miller Park’s biggest crowd ever.

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Arts & Culture
10:26 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Legendary Drummer and Bad Boy Ginger Baker is Still Making Music

Ginger Baker album cover for "Why?"

Ginger Baker talks with Bonnie North ahead of his Milwaukee concert.

When most people think of drummer Ginger Baker, they think of his work in Cream.

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Project Milwaukee
10:02 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Former Milwaukee Inmates: 'I Am More Than My Record'

Carl Fuller of Milwaukee is a father of six, including two “lovely boys” and four “beautiful, beautiful” daughters. His necklace is a picture of a young Carl, and represents his attempt to return to “that innocence.” Fuller was found guilty of felony and misdemeanor cocaine possession, felony firearm possession, disorderly conduct and criminal trespassing, and misdemeanor battery, and spent time behind bars.
Credit Cynthia Hoffman

WUWM's Mitch Teich talks with Ann-Elise Henzl, Stephanie Lecci and Michelle Maternowski about More Than My Record and hears a few men's stories.

Tens of thousands of black men living in Milwaukee have criminal records. In many people’s eyes, the men’s records define them. We asked how they define themselves. 

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