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Regional
9:49 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Past and Future of Milwaukee County Transit

Lake Effect talks about the past and future of Milwaukee County Transit with the company that’s operated the system for more than three decades, but could soon find itself displaced.

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with Jacqueline Janz of Milwaukee Transport Services.

This summer, the news came out that the for-profit, Texas-based MV Transportation was the chosen bidder to operate the Milwaukee County Transit System.

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Economy & Business
5:00 am
Tue October 1, 2013

New Healthcare Coop Targets Individuals and Small Biz

The health care exchange market was rolled out today along with several new health care insurers

People across the country in need of health insurance have new options starting Tuesday. In Milwaukee, there is a new health insurance player.

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Regional
3:49 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

State Officials: No Need to Worry About Fuel Pipeline Near Sunken Bridge

An underground fuel pipeline lies about 12 feet from a support pier for a highway bridge that sank in Green Bay.

Wisconsin Department of Transportation spokesman Kim Rudat says the pipeline is sound and has been clearly marked.  He says officials are not concerned about its safety so far.

Officials closed the Leo Frigo Bridge last week after the pier sank, causing a two foot dip in the pavement.  The pipeline runs from Chicago into Wisconsin and carries gasoline and diesel to Green Bay. 

Health & Science
2:15 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Wisconsin's Health Insurance Exchange: Calculate Your Premium

As Wisconsin people can begin shopping on the new health care insurance exchange on Oct. 1, here are answers to some questions with Jackie Garner of U.S. Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services.

Q: Who needs to pay attention to this inaugural enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act?

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Environment
12:15 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

New Arboretum on Milwaukee River Takes Root

Arboretum project director Aaron Zeleske

We talk with some of the worker bees behind the new Rotary Centennial Arboretum that opened Saturday. It stretches between North Avenue and Locust Street.

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