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10:36 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Date America: From Milwaukee to Los Angeles to Find Love

Bob Murray in his documentary, "Date America"

Bob Murray was not planning to become a filmmaker. But a few years ago, the Milwaukee area banker took stock of the state of his dating life, and decided that his only choice was to go on a nationwide quest to find love, and make a movie in the process.

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Arts & Culture
10:03 am
Tue October 1, 2013

New Novel Explores A Centuries-Old Conspiracy Theory About A Bavarian King

Oliver Pötzsch is the author of the new novel “The Ludwig Conspiracy.”

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews author Oliver Pötzsch.

The Milwaukee Film Festival, which runs into next week features both films with local ties, and also internationally significant titles.

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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. 

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