Lake Effect

Mitch Teich

Angelic Bakehouse President and CEO Jenny Marino didn't come to her profession with a long background in food.  But her learning curve has taken off impressively - along with the size of her customer base.

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Obesity is what many people tackle first when it comes to the effort to lead a more healthy life. 

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While we can all agree that the prospect of a heart attack is serious, there is evidence that one group of people doesn’t take their own risk for heart attacks seriously.  And it’s a pretty big group.

Bonnie North

This Friday evening at the Pabst Theatre, the second annual Milwaukee Gospel Jubilee takes place.

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Many of us have an idea in the back of our heads that one of these days we will leave the rat race behind and learn to live off the land a bit more. Grow our own food, or perhaps live off the electric grid, maybe even make our own cloth. Kind of like how our great grandparents lived – but with better plumbing.

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We're just under two months away from the April 15th deadline for filing your income tax returns for the past fiscal year. 

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While malnutrition might occur for different reasons in sub-Saharan Africa than it does in Milwaukee, there are some similarities in the approaches being taken to eliminate it.

Anna Applefield Gore is a research associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC. She talks with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich about the role the United States can play to increase food security both locally and globally.

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Mila Teshaieva

For four years, award-winning Ukrainian photographer Mila Teshaieva has documented the central Asian countries of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.

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"I remember being a child and driving down I-55," Milwaukee poet Brittany Cavallaro says, "and not being able to see anything out the window, except for these green stalks that were so thick that I couldn’t imagine what was on the other side of them.  It was almost like being in my very own fairy tale."

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Even though most large cities – including Milwaukee – have their own auto shows, two dates on the calendar standout for the automotive industry in this country.

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