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1:00 am
Fri August 9, 2013

It's Looking More Like a Woman Might Challenge Walker

There’s plenty of speculation about which Democratic candidates will run for governor in 2014. The names mentioned most often so far, are two women – state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout and former Trek executive Mary Burke.

According to the Wisconsin Blue Book, the major parties have never picked a woman to run in the general election for governor. Mordecai Lee says that record has not been intentional.

“It’s important we not over-interpret that,” Lee says.

Lee is professor of Governmental Affairs at UW-Milwaukee.

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Regional
3:56 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

MPD Officer Arrested for Sexual Assault and Stalking

The Milwaukee Police Department says one of its officers was arrested Wednesday.

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UWM Today
2:01 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Initiative to Reduce Crime in Milwaukee's Washington Park Neighborhood

Tom Luljak and guests
Credit Jon Strelecki

Kimberly Hassell, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at UWM, is playing a key role in the planning and evaluation of a crime-reduction initiative in Milwaukee's Washington Park neighborhood.

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Regional
12:23 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Teen Mom Story Sets Precedent Of Achieving Success Regardless Of Circumstance

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci talks with Anna Hammernik, graduate of Rosalie Manor Community and Family Service's Positive Parenting Program.

One of Milwaukee's biggest public health concerns is its high teen pregnancy rate.

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Arts & Culture
11:34 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Soldiers' Letters Illustrate Wisconsin's Military History

Soldiers' published letters in newspapers helped maintain and pass on Wisconsin's involvement in the Civil War.
Credit Wisconsin Historical Society Press, Tumblr

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci speaks with John Zimm about the letters of Wisconsin's soldiers from the Civil War.

One family’s scrapbook became a powerful resource for Wisconsin’s involvement in the Civil War.

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