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.
Credit Cheri Milton

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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Politics & Government
10:56 am
Mon June 17, 2013

City Begins Summer Youth Internship Program

Mayor Barrett spoke to interns before they began their first day of work
Credit Jodie Tabak

More than 100 teens will work for the City of Milwaukee this summer.

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Economy & Business
10:51 am
Mon June 17, 2013

Realtors Group Says Home Sales Grew for 23rd Straight Month

The median sale price of a home in May was $144,000
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The Wisconsin Realtors Association says sales of existing homes in May increased 18.2 percent, compared to May of 2012.

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