3:24 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Religious Order Says it Failed Victims of Sex Abuse

The Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Joseph allowed outside experts to examine its files on alleged cases of abuse by clergy.

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8:12 am
Tue June 18, 2013

"Milwaukee Succeeds" Sets Achievement Goals

A community-wide initiative wants to increase reading and math proficiency for all Milwaukee students, and meet other benchmarks.

Ellen Gilligan of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation and Mike Soika of Milwaukee Succeeds discuss goals of the new collaborative undertaking designed to help raise the achievement levels of all Milwaukee students.

Milwaukee Succeeds has just released a report listing goals it hopes to achieve by 2020.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Assembly Takes First Crack at State Budget

Members of the Assembly have a long two days ahead of them, as budget deliberations begin.
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The state Assembly Tuesday will begin deliberations on Gov. Scott Walker’s $68 billion spending plan for the next two years.

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Arts & Culture
6:26 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Get Street Smart about Smart Streets: The Future of Traffic

What will traffic of the future look like?
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Lake Effect's Dan Harmon talks with auto contributor Mark Savage about smart streets.

Driving a smarter car might involve driving your current car on a smarter road. 

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Health & Science
6:17 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Book Offers Lessons for Life from the Dying

A new book tells the stories of hospice patients.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews author Cheri Milton about "Before You Go."

Last year, Lake Effect broadcast a series of conversations about death and dying in the modern world. It turns out, for most of us in the United States – where death often happens away from home – we tend to shy away from talking about the inevitable.

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