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4:12 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Spooner Tells Court He Killed Teen to Serve Justice

John H. Spooner took the witness stand Thursday afternoon - against the advice of his attorney, and testified he shot 13-year-old Darius Simmons to exact justice, not revenge.

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Arts & Culture
3:23 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Not All Summer Films are Blockbusters: Lake Effect talks Movies with Dave Luhrssen

While summer is usually the time for Hollywood blockbusters, that doesn’t mean there aren’t other good films to be seen during the hot months. Plenty of alternatives are available for the non-teenaged film-goer.

Contributor Dave Luhrssen joins Lake Effect's Dan Harmon to talk about two of these films, beginning with Woody Allen’s newest, Blue Jasmine. Allen is normally associated with New York City, but for the past few films his locales have been in Europe. In Blue Jasmine, he’s back in this country, but on the opposite coast in San Francisco.

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Arts & Culture
2:59 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

The Innocence Game: A Thriller based on Northwestern University's Innocence Project

Chicago, the "other" character in Michael Harvey's novels.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews author Michael Harvey.

Michael Harvey’s newest novel, The Innocence Game, is based on Northwestern University's Innocence Project.

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Environment
2:50 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Three Bridges Park Opening July 20th

Three Bridges Park will be opening on July 20th.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Ken Leinbach and Laura Bray.

This summer brings the opening of a new park, one where families can explore and learn about Wisconsin’s ecology.

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