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8:42 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Gov. Walker Unveils Job Creation Legislation

The Walker administration wants action on a number of bills designed to put people to work.

Gov. Scott Walker says bill proposed for the fall session will help him live up to his promise to create 250,000 jobs. Democratic leaders express skepticism.

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Regional
4:46 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Council Members Urge Walker to Reject Kenosha Casino

Casino opponents fear the project would lure jobs from the Milwaukee area. Those who support the casino say it would create regional jobs
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Milwaukee leaders say the city could lose thousands of jobs, if the Menominee tribe is allowed to build a new casino.

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Arts & Culture
4:22 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

New Book Features "Eyes of India" and Work of Milwaukee Kids

Lake Effect's Nathan Royster speaks with Michael Greer about "The Eyes of India."

Art is often a leap of faith - an innate belief that your painting, or your music, or writing is going to touch people the way you intended. 

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Arts & Culture
4:16 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Minister Takes Leap of Faith in Mystery Writing

Nanci Rathbun's first novel is a mystery starring protagonist Angelina Bonaparte, a librarian-turned-PI.

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews author Nanci Rathbun about her new book and her unusual path to mystery writing.

Wisconsin native Nanci Rathbun is proof positive that you can have more than one career in a lifetime. In fact, she's had three.

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Politics & Government
1:42 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

County Board Looking for More Routes, Cheaper Fares from Future Transit Manager

Milwaukee County is looking for a new managerial partner to take over running the county buses.

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews County Board chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic.

The future management of the Milwaukee Country Transit system is still in flux.  The for-profit Dallas-based MV Transportation emerged as the leading bidder in the process. 

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