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1:03 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

An Initative to Help Local Business People Grow Companies & Create Jobs

Tom Luljak, Julia Taylor and Michael Hostad.
Credit Jon Strelecki

The Greater Milwaukee Committee and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have joined with several other state and local organizations as partners in an initiative to help local business people grow small companies in order to create jobs.

Milwaukee will be the first community in the U.S. to develop an entrepreneurial scale-up program using a model developed by expert Daniel Isenberg.

Host Tom Luljak talks with two members of the group, UWM's Michael Hostad and GMC's Julia Taylor.

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Arts & Culture
12:26 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Jazz-Infused Hip-Hop Gets 'Klassik' Treatment

Klassik released his first album, “In the Making," last year, and has just completed a tour of performances.
Credit tbz.foto, Tino Pinkston, and Xavier Ruffin

Lake Effect's Nathan Royster interviews Milwaukee hip-hop artist Klassik.

Milwaukee is not the center of the hip-hop universe, but one local artist is setting out to make a name for himself – and his jazz-steeped hip-hop music – here.

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Health & Science
11:35 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Harley Riders, Beware: Crashes Are Rising

Eric Oliver says that motorcyclists need to be noticed by everyone.
Credit steeleman204, flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with journalist Eric Oliver.

Tens of thousands of motorcycle riders are already in Milwaukee for Harley-Davidson’s 110th anniversary celebration, and tens of thousands more will be rolling into town by the weekend.

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Arts & Culture
11:24 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Multilingual Mass the New Norm for Some Milwaukee Catholics

Inside of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Milwaukee, the flags represent different cultures unified in spirit.
Credit Ajtilley

Lake Effect's Amy Kiley explores multicultural approaches to faith and liturgy.

The days of the Catholic Mass in Latin are pretty much over.

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