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1:37 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

DA Charges Suspect with Attempting to Rob Concertina Bar

BB guns recovered from scene

The Milwaukee DA's Office accuses 21-year-old Jose M. Munoz of being one of three men who tried to hold up Kochanski's Concertina Bar. The owner killed another suspect.

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Environment
12:58 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Trempealeau County will Stop Issuing New Sand Mining Permits

An overflow crowd applauded Monday night, when the Trempealeau County Board voted to stop issuing new permits for frack sand mining, for at least one year.

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Politics & Government
12:37 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

What Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About Politics

A new book looks at the intersection of pop culture and political theory.
Credit The University Press of Kentucky

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews Joseph Foy and Dean Kowalski about the book, "Homer Simpson Ponders Politics: Popular Culture as Political Theory."

The idea that pop culture is filled with parables and stories beneath the surface is nothing new.

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Economy & Business
11:09 am
Tue August 20, 2013

MillerCoors Brewing Big Business Five Years After Merger

MillerCoors products on the shelf.
Credit Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews reporter Rich Rovito about MillerCoors.

Five years after Miller merged with Coors, we look in at how the joint venture is going.

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Politics & Government
9:04 am
Tue August 20, 2013

New Bill Would Raise State Highway Speed Limit to 70

Credit Photos.com

A Wisconsin lawmaker will propose legislation today that would boost the state's highway speed limit from 65 mph to 70 mph.

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