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8:00 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Lodging Costs Skyrocket for Harley 110th Anniversary

The Iron Horse hotel is offering several packages for Harley enthusiasts

In just a few weeks, more than 100,000 people will converge on Milwaukee. They’ll come from across the world to celebrate 110 years of Harley Davidson. An important part of any trip is having a decent place to stay.

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Economy & Business
7:58 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Second Quarter Sales, Net Income Up for Harley Davidson

The Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee will be a popular attraction during the company's upcoming 110th anniversary celebration.

Milwaukee-based  Harley Davidson logged a strong second quarter.

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Books
3:19 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Author Lives According to Martha Stewart - and Finds It's a Good Thing

As part of her year of "Living," author Jen Lancaster learned to knit.
Credit Jen Lancaster

An author spends a year living following the philosophy of Martha Stewart.

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Politics & Government
2:33 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Senators Suggest "Safety Zones" for Mine Testing Site

Safety zones would keep workers and tourists in the Penokee Hills separated

State Senators Tim Cullen, Bob Jauch and Dale Schultz say they're designing a safety plan for Wisconsin's Northwoods - to protect both Gogebic Taconite employees and people recreating.

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Politics & Government
1:46 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Police Arrest Demonstrators at State Capitol

Smaller gatherings took root, after 2011's massive demonstrations ended
Credit Peter Gorman

Officers handcuffed about 20 protesters at the Capitol on Wednesday and cited them, as the Walker administration enforces rules regarding demonstrations.

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Health & Science
12:10 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Book Details Long History of Doping in Sports

Dan Rosen says performance enhancing drugs have been a part of sports for centuries.
Credit Dan Rosen

The news continues to sink in that Ryan Braun will sit out the rest of this season after being suspended by Major League Baseball for involvement with performance-enhancing drugs.

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Health & Science
12:03 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Research Points to Bias Against the Obese

There may be an "anti-fat attitude" among fitness health professionals.
Credit Nina Hale/Flickr

"Obesity bias" is a growing issue that comes from an unlikely source - the people trying to help the obese lose weight.

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Politics & Government
11:56 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Milwaukee County Courthouse Back in Business

More repairs needed due to electrical fire, but normal business has resumed

The Milwaukee County Courthouse has fully reopened Wednesday, after being closed in whole or part since July 6, when an electrical fire occurred.

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Environment
11:52 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Why Do We Use Drinking Water to Flush Our Toilets?

A wastewater pipe
Credit eutrophication&hypoxia/Flickr

The Johnson Foundation is taking a detailed look at how we can transform the nation's water infrastructure.

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Environment
10:51 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Can Intensive Farming Coexist with Healthy Lakes and Streams?

Long Lake, Waushara County - Photo taken in 2007, this year there is a 3 foot deep spot of water - but no fish.
George Kraft

The Central Sands region boasts some of Wisconsin’s most productive farm fields, but evidence is growing that keeping them irrigated comes at the expense of nearby streams and lakes.

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