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1:00 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Smaller Budgets, Increased Technology, Drive the Evolution of Libraries

A sign points the way to the Villard Square library on Milwaukee's north side
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

People who use Milwaukee’s east side library will have to visit a temporary site for the next 15 months.

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Health & Science
5:28 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Aurora Patient Infected with Potentially Deadly Bacteria

An Aurora Health Care patient has been diagnosed with bacteria that can kill up to half of the patients who become infected.

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Economy & Business
3:08 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Cars' Gadgets & Gizmos: When Not Everything Goes Vroom

Ah, the simplicity of cars in time gone by.
Credit Bill McChesney/Flickr

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews auto contributor Mark Savage.

In a world of modern accommodations every new gadget and gizmo is made to provide convenience, through regularly it comes with added confusion and expenditures.

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Economy & Business
2:39 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

What Makes a Successful Nonprofit Board

A new book explains what drives the most successful nonprofit boards.
Credit CharityChannel Press

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews nonprofit executives Frank Martinelli and Pat Wyzbinski, and book editor Terrie Temkin.

There are nonprofit organizations in many sectors of life – from education, to arts, to media.  But what nonprofits have in common is how they’re governed – through a board of directors.

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Regional
1:01 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

UWM Men's Basketball Team Will Play Downtown

After playing this past year on campus, at the Klotsche Center, the Panthers will return to the U.S. Cellular Arena, at least for the next five seasons.

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Politics & Government
12:38 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Green Bay Could Outlaw Saggy Pants

A Green Bay alderman says he's tired of seeing low-riding pants and exposed underwear.

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Education
12:28 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Girls in Tech Comes to Milwaukee

Girls in Tech has a chapter starting in Milwaukee to get women of all ages involved with technology.
Credit Kalexanderson, flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Beth Akerlund, managing director of the Milwaukee Chapter of Girls in Tech.

A Milwaukee area group forms to attract girls and women to technology fields.

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Politics & Government
10:13 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Part of Courthouse Open Again

The Milwaukee County Courthouse is again open for criminal and other court proceedings. Cleaning continues throughout the building.

Milwaukee County administrator Don Tyler says it's too soon say when all of the Milwaukee County Courthouse will reopen. Criminal courts are open again starting today.

The Milwaukee County Courthouse reopened today after a partial clean up.

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Fast Food Workers Call for Higher Wages

The minimum wage is $7.25/hour. The last time it rose was in 2009.
Credit David Schott, Flickr

Organizers in a number of cities are pushing for fast food wages to climb to $15, and for employees to form unions.

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