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Ex Fabula
9:00 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Ex Fabula: Faking It

Marge Eiseman at Ex Fabula’s January 2012 StorySlam.
Credit Kat Schleicher

Ex Fabula's Leah Delaney joins Bruce Winter in the studio for Ex Fabula's weekly WUWM@Nite segment.

Everyone fakes it from time to time. At Ex Fabula’s January 2012 StorySlam at the Bay View Brew Haus, attendees heard lots of examples, including the following two stories.

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Regional
5:18 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Night Market Opens Wednesday in Downtown Milwaukee

The NEWaukee Night Market
Credit Troy Freund Photography

There are lots of farmer’s markets to visit during summer, but the one debuting in a parking lot on 4th and Wisconsin offers different twists.

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Arts & Culture
4:04 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Listening to Historic Mitchell Street on Milwaukee's South Side

The Modjeska Theatre on Mitchell Street.
Credit Listening to Mitchell

Lake Effect's Bonnie North talks with the artists behind "Listening to Mitchell," Adam Carr and Sonja Thomsen.

There are certain streets that reflect the changing characters of the neighborhoods which they traverse. Sherman Boulevard. Brady Street. And on Milwaukee’s South Side, historic Mitchell Street.

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Project Milwaukee
12:14 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Milwaukee Moms Share Stories of Sons Lost to Gun Violence, Prison System

Two mothers share the stories of their sons and why they believe the criminal justice system is broken.
Credit ThinkStock

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Milwaukee mothers Barbara Robinson and Afriqah Imani.

In their own ways, Milwaukee mothers Afriqah Imani and Barbara Robinson have both lost sons – Imani’s were killed by gunfire, and Robinson’s are serving hundred-year sentences in Wisconsin prisons.

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Regional
11:44 am
Wed July 16, 2014

WI Supreme Court Rules on Restraining Order Against UW System Protester

The state’s highest court says it was appropriate for a Madison judge to approve a UW Board of Regents request for a restraining order.

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Regional
4:37 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Aldermen Demand More Attention to Milwaukee's Vacant Lot Problem

Milwaukee has been demolishing foreclosed homes, leaving vacant lots scattered throughout the inner city.
Credit Marti Mikkelson

Some members of the Milwaukee Common Council want the city to take a more aggressive approach to dealing with nearly 2,500 vacant lots.

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Regional
11:20 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Hundreds Attend Vigil in Memory of 10-Year-Old Sierra Guyton

Prayer preceded the balloon launch to celebrate Sierra Guyton's life
Credit Bob Bach

The Milwaukee girl was shot in May, while playing with her sister outside Clarke Street School. Men were engaged in a gunfight across the playground.

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Groups Launch Ideas Contest to Address Segregation in Milwaukee

There's a new approach to deal with racial segregation in Milwaukee - a contest.

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Regional
2:12 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Monday Night Vigil Planned for 10-Year-Old Sierra Guyton

The third grade Milwaukee girl died early Sunday. A bullet struck her in May, while she was playing outside Clarke Street School.

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Environment
6:00 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Jobs Central to New Orchard in Milwaukee's Harambee Neighborhood

Sabrina Louise Davis leads a work team at All People's garden.
Credit S Bence

As an orchard comes to life on 1st and Locust Street in Milwaukee, community and city partners focus on jobs for adults.

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