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1:08 am
Tue September 17, 2013

MPS Continues to Fill Teaching Positions

Milwaukee Public Schools remains short-staffed two weeks after the start of the school year.

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Politics & Government
2:59 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Milwaukee Mom: Texting Driver Paralyzed My Son

Milwaukee mom Valetta Bradford and her son Xzavier, who was paralyzed by a texting driver three years ago, are featured in a new national campaign and documentary about distracted driving.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Milwaukee mother Valetta Bradford and her 8-year-old son, Xzavier Davis-Bilbo.

A Milwaukee woman tells the story of her son's injuries at the hands of a texting driver in a new documentary - and hopes others will take action.

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Environment
2:59 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

State Senate Will Not Vote Tuesday on Limiting Access to Proposed Mine Site

The author of a bill restricting how close people can get to a proposed mine in northern Wisconsin says he does not have enough votes.

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Politics & Government
1:52 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

AT&T Works with Local Schools to Prevent Texting and Driving

Wisconsin has had texting while driving laws on the books since Dec. 2010, but it remains a big issue on our roads.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews AT&T Wisconsin State President Scott Vandersanden about the company's anti-texting-while-driving campaign.

Werner Herzog's brutal and moving documentary about the dangers of texting and driving, "From One Second to the Next," has gone viral since it was released just a few weeks ago.

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Environment
1:38 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Lights Go Out in Menomonee Valley Helios Solar Plant

A sea of Helios panels follow the sun at a solar farm in rural Walworth County.

Its website shows no sign of change, but Helios Solar Works shut down operations in its Menomonee Valley plant.

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