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8:19 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Counting Milwaukee's Homeless Residents

Clyde Cole (right) has taken part in the meal program at St. Ben's for eight years. Brother Dave Schwab (left) is director of the program.

While it’s often an invisible population, homeless advocates believe that on any given day, there are as many as 1,500 men, women and children looking for a place to sleep in Milwaukee.

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Regional
1:00 am
Thu August 1, 2013

State Fair Tradition Extends Back More Than 160 Years

An antique postcard captures an early image of fairgoers.
Credit Wisconsin State Fair

Kathleen O'Leary, a spokeswoman for the fair, shares some of the fair's historic highlights with WUWM's Ann-Elise Henzl

The annual Wisconsin State Fair begins in West Allis on Thursday.

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Politics & Government
1:38 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Judge Continues Ban on New Wisconsin Abortion Rule

A federal judge has told Wisconsin, it cannot enforce a new rule on abortion providers, at least until August 8. The rule requires them to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

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Education
12:46 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

48 Private Schools Register for Wisconsin's Expanded Voucher Program

Wisconsin is allowing 500 students to take part in the statewide voucher expansion

Private schools in Green Bay top the list - with six applying.  Sheboygan is next, with four schools filing the necessary paperwork.

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Health & Science
10:00 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Bottle vs. Breast: The New Mommy Wars

A new book details how the United States got on the breastfeeding bandwagon - at the expense of moms can only or choose to formula feed.
Credit James Stewart/Flickr

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews author and blogger Suzanne Barston about her new book "Bottled Up."

Breastfeeding advocates say "breast is best" - but does the movement leave other moms out in the cold?

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