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1:01 am
Mon June 3, 2013

GOP Legislators Grapple with Budget, Discord

The Legislature’s finance committee is expected to take up contentious issues this week
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Republican legislators have not been walking in lockstep this time, with Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed state budget.

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Milwaukee Housing Authority Works to Create Independence

Berryland Public Housing is owned and operated by the Milwaukee Housing Authority

Public housing was designed to help people fallen on hard-times.

However, in cities including Milwaukee, some people remain in the safety net for significant amounts of time.

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Arts & Culture
12:27 pm
Sat June 1, 2013

LEGO Used as Building Blocks for Arts Education and Creativity

Andrew Johnson, Lego Master Builder
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews LEGO Master Model Builder Andrew Johnson.

LEGO has been a part of childhood for many of us, but for some, it is also their career. Andrew Johnson is a LEGO Master Model Builder in Chicago.

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Arts & Culture
12:17 pm
Sat June 1, 2013

Historic Beer Caves Now a Concert Venue

Miller Brewery's Caves.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Andy Nelson and Kindra Loferski at the Miller Brewery Caves.

If you’ve ever taken the tour at the Miller Brewery, you’ve probably encountered the Miller Caves.  A veritable underground bunker, carved into the hill above State Street in the Miller Valley.

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Arts & Culture
12:10 pm
Sat June 1, 2013

Left Your Phone at Home? Maybe It's a Good Thing

Yost's new book, Tweak It.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci talks with author Cali Williams Yost.

As smartphones keep us ever accessible, email creates instant communication, and work increasingly slips into what used to be known as "after hours," it's no wonder many of us find ourselves wishing there were 25 hours a day.

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