Irish Fest
10:21 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Milwaukee's Irish "Ma Mary" Cared for Colombia's Poorest

Milwaukeean Mary McCormick created several programs to help the poor in Colombia.
Credit Marquette University Press

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews authors Don Mueller and Jacqueline Maggiore about the life of Milwaukee's "Ma Mary" McCormick.

An Irish Milwaukee mother’s faith leads her to the slums of Colombia. Her story is being told in the Irish Fest Cultural Village today.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Senate Panel Hears Emotional Drunken Driving Testimony

A committee heard testimony Thursday at the State Capitol on legislation that would toughen drunken driving laws.
Credit bcdixit

A couple legislators continue hammering away at drunken driving in Wisconsin.

They’ve introduced six bills aimed at toughening penalties.

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5:43 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

“Dead Zones” Found in Lake Michigan

Parts of Lake Michigan’s Green Bay have areas of low oxygen, which threaten aquatic life.

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Economy & Business
5:25 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Unemployment Rate Remains 6.8 percent

The state’s unemployment rate was unchanged in July. But Gov. Walker’s administration sees signs of improvement, using a different metric.

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UWM Today
2:30 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Dean Provides Updates on UWM's Lubar School of Business

Tom Luljak and Tim Smunt
Credit Jon Strelecki

UWM's Lubar School of Business’ proximity to diverse industries, major companies and budding entrepreneurial ventures translates into a host of internship and career opportunities for students.

The Lubar School’s relationships with businesses also enhances the intellectual capital of the business school's faculty. Faculty members regularly collaborate with industries on executive development and management research, further distinguishing the school's reputation and bringing first-hand knowledge and insight back to students.

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