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3:37 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Heat May Have Caused Man's Death

The heat index on Tuesday was 101 degrees

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday, to determine the cause of death of a man in Milwaukee.

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Politics & Government
3:22 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Union Leader Arrested in Capitol Protest

Marty Beil, executive director of the Wisconsin State Employees Union, was arrested on Wednesday.

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Politics & Government
2:59 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Senate President Questions Walker’s Criteria for Casino Decision

Sen. Mike Ellis says the governor is ignoring the free enterprise system, by allowing other tribes to potentially block a Menominee casino

Republican Mike Ellis says the governor is contradicting the principle of free enterprise, by putting certain restrictions on a potential casino.

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Education
12:15 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

In Disparate Community, Local YWCA Works to Make Racial Justice Within Reach

Participants in the YWCA's "Unlearning Racism" program learn about privilege and inequality during an activity.
Credit YWCA of Southeast Wisconsin

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews the YWCA's racial justice director Martha Barry.

As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, one Milwaukee organization consistently works to keep issues of racial justice front and center.

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Economy & Business
12:03 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Optimism, Harleys Rumble into Milwaukee

Harley celebrates their 110th anniversary this week in Milwaukee
Credit Larry Darling/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich Talks with John Schaller

The rumble of motorcycle engines is already echoing through downtown Milwaukee, ahead of this week's festivities celebrating Harley-Davidson.

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