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Health & Science
11:18 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Baldwin Wants to Lift Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men

The U.S. has not allowed gay men to donate blood since the 1980s - when HIV and AIDS cases grew, because gay men had a higher rate of infection than the general population.

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Arts & Culture
10:53 am
Mon August 5, 2013

'Bootstrapper' Refuses to Sell Family Farm

Mardi Jo Link's memoir

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with author Mardi Jo Link.

It’s the quintessential American idea of resilience: pulling ourselves up by our own bootstraps.

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Health & Science
10:10 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Teens Lament Gun Violence in City, Say It's Common

A cherry tree was planted on a lot near 45th and Center in honor of Russell Setum who was shot and killed near the site last spring.

The dedication of a newly planted tree in honor of a gun shot victim was the centerpiece of a picnic organized by a Milwaukee neighborhood association this weekend.

Adults and teens lament the prevalence of gun violence in Milwaukee.

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Regional
1:00 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Peace Event Honors Victims of Sikh Temple Shooting

A few of the hand-decorated lanterns that were later lit, and floated along the Milwaukee River
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

It was one year ago that a white supremacist walked into the Oak Creek Sikh temple, opened fire, and killed six worshippers.

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Politics & Government
4:20 pm
Sun August 4, 2013

Governors Will Focus on Workforce Training, Amid Health Care Changes

Governors who helped lead NGA meeting in Milwaukee.
Credit NGA

As the National Governors Association meeting drew to a close Sunday in Milwaukee, the new chair announced the NGA's next focus:  preparing tomorrow's workers.

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