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Arts & Culture
5:03 am
Thu July 18, 2013

At the End of Your Rope? Just Make More

Old World Wisconsin interpreter Dirk Hildebrandt demonstrates how our ancestors made a key piece of farm equipment.
Credit Gianofer Fields

Lake Effect's material culture contributor Gianofer Fields takes a trip to Old World Wisconsin to learn about rope-making.

When was the last time you found yourself in need of some reliable rope?

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Changes Contemplated for Milwaukee's Westown

The Reuss Federal Plaza is one of Westown's best known buildings.

A local group wants to bring more "gusto" to Westown revitalization efforts.

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Environment
12:00 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Water Council on the Move

Workers add finishing touches outside as tenants move into Global Water Center.

The Water Council transplanted itself into its new home - a century-old warehouse in Walker’s Point.

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Health & Science
5:34 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

East Meets West: Guide to Wellness Channels Modern & Spiritual Medicine

Dr. Ashok Bedi explains some practical ways we can use spiritual and traditional medicine to achieve wellness.
Credit Boswell Book Company

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Dr. Ashok Bedi, author of "Crossing the Healing Zone: From Illness to Wellness."

"In the 20th century, medicine was strictly concerned with treating illnesses. The medicine of the 21st century is about wellness."

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Regional
4:59 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Jury Delivers Guilty Verdict, Spooner Trial Heads into Second Phase

A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday convicted a 76-year-old man of first-degree homicide. John Spooner shot and killed his 13-year old next-door neighbor last year, after accusing the teen of stealing guns.

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