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2:19 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

8th Annual Comedy Festival Places Milwaukee on the Map

The comedy duo The Union, performing at the Milwaukee Comedy Festival.
Credit Guy F. Wicke/Flickr

Lake Effect's Bonnie North talks with Matt Kemple, founder of the Milwaukee Comedy Festival.

Back in 2006, Matt Kemple decided that Milwaukee’s comedy scene was sparse and could benefit from expansion - thus the Milwaukee Comedy Festival was born.

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Chancellor's Report
1:30 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

UWM Chancellor Reflects on UWM System President Reilley's Tenure

Mike Lovell and Dave Edwards

On his fifth anniversary with UW-Milwaukee, Chancellor Mike Lovell reflects on his reasons for coming to Milwaukee as Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science and his accomplishments as Chancellor. Also, Lovell reflects on the tenure of outgoing UW System President Kevin Reilley.

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Environment
12:49 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Milwaukee Hunting Mosquitos

The Milwaukee Health Department has applied more than 2,200 doses of mosquito larvicide to catch basins across the city, to help prevent West Nile virus.

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Politics & Government
12:16 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

National Governors Association Meeting Kicks Off in Milwaukee

The National Governors Association’s annual meeting begins Thursday in Milwaukee and will run through the weekend.

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Politics & Government
12:13 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Legislators Take Another Crack at Toughening Penalties for Drunken Driving

Two Republican legislators say Wisconsin's drunken driving laws have been lax, for too long, particularly when it comes to repeat offenders.

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