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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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Arts & Culture
10:00 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Diners Debate Breastfeeding at the Table

A mother breastfeeds her child at a restaurant.
Credit ibu menyusui/Flickr

Few topics seem to galvanize public debate quite as much as breastfeeding in public.

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Environment
10:00 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Transforming Water Challenges into Resources

MMSD head Kevin Shafer (left) and Brian Jensen with Allegheny Conference on Community Development shared their perspectives on water resource management.

This week Milwaukee’s Public Policy Forum is playing  host to government researchers from across the country. Water resource management was one of the topics they tackled.

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