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4:17 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Book Takes a Swing at Red Sox Nation's Universal Appeal

Red Sox fans step up to the plate to share their stories in a new book.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews author Greg Pearson about the Red Sox.

The first pitch of the 2013 World Series is scheduled for this evening at Fenway Park in Boston. 

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Arts & Culture
3:07 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Reviving Simbas Soccer Club a New Goal

Efforts to revive the old Simbas youth soccer club in Milwaukee are underway.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews writer James Carlton about the Simbas soccer club.

Thousands of kids in the Milwaukee area play youth soccer, but the vast majority of the sport is played by kids who live outside the city itself.

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Arts & Culture
4:55 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Is the Bucks' Fan Outreach Working?

The Milwaukee Bucks are making an effort to build team loyalty among its fan base.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews sports contributor Howie Magner.

The controversy continues surrounding calls for a new basketball arena in downtown Milwaukee.

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Arts & Culture
4:54 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Remembering "Handy" Andy Pafko, Former Milwaukee Brave

Andy Pafko's 1955 Bowman Gum baseball card
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews former Milwaukee Brave Andy Pafko. He died this week at 92.

Former Milwaukee Brave Andy Pafko has died. 

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Economy & Business
12:38 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Proponents of New Basketball Arena Try to Court Local Support

The Bradley Center is the current home of the Milwaukee Bucks.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews writer Doug Russell, about the future of the Bucks and the Bradley Center.

The Milwaukee Bucks will open their home basketball season November 2nd against the Toronto Raptors.  As they have since 1988, they’ll call the BMO Harris Bradley Center home.

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