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Economy & Business
12:56 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Study: Post-Recession, Nonprofits Expect Growing Donations

Members of the Navy volunteer at Milwaukee's Hunger Task Force.
Credit Navy.outreach/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Biz Times executive editor Steve Jagler and journalism students James Gutierrez and Samantha Nash.

A new study shows Milwaukee nonprofits are beginning to thrive once again.

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Politics & Government
11:56 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Wisconsin Expands its Definition of Food Stamp Violations

Gov. Walker updated Wisconsin's laws on Monday, regarding what constitutes food stamp trafficking - and imposed criminal penalties on violations. The Legislature forwarded the changes to him.

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Politics & Government
10:47 am
Mon July 22, 2013

County Exec Will Review Emergency Procedures Following Fire

All judicial functions are back to normal scheduling at the Milwaukee County Courthouse.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele says the recent Courthouse fire illustrated the need for emergency plans that cover many contingencies.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele credits the dedication of staff members for the quick resumption of many services at the Courthouse.

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Regional
1:00 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Wisconsin’s Enduring Heritage in Tractor Production

Case was one of the early innovators in agricultural equipment and tractor technology
Credit Permission by CNH America LLC

A couple companies with a history of making agricultural equipment in Wisconsin will step forward in coming days.

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Regional
2:00 pm
Sat July 20, 2013

Hundreds Rally for Justice in Downtown Milwaukee

Brooke Love wore a hoodie and carried skittles, to represent what was on Trayvon Martin, when he was shot to death in Florida.

People across the country took to the streets Saturday, in support of Trayvon Martin, and to urge federal officials to bring forth charges. Milwaukee was among more than 100 cities where people participated.

Around a thousand or so people gathered in front of the federal building downtown. While the catalyst was last week’s verdict in the George Zimmerman trial in Florida, it was clear the rally here was about more.

Brooke Love came dressed in a black hoodie and carried a bag of skittles.

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