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12:04 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Milwaukee County Finances Improve

A local analyst says Milwaukee County's financial situation is better, but big challenges remain.

Veteran budget analyst Rob Henken says Milwaukee County's financial picture is looking better, but several big financial challenges loom.

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Regional
1:00 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Immigrant Rights Group Takes Message from Milwaukee to 12 Cities

Thousands participated in the Voces de La Frontera May Day march in Milwaukee in 2011
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Voces de la Frontera continues to demand a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

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Irish Fest
10:06 am
Sat August 17, 2013

The Modern Grass Updates Bluegrass Sound

Modern Grass is warming up in the Lake Effect lobby.
Eleanor Peterson, Lake Effect

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews The Modern Grass, a bluegrass band from Nova Scotia.

There are lots of unique acts at Irish Fest this year, but if you just happened upon the music of the five piece band, The Modern Grass, you probably wouldn't have thought you were at Irish music festival. 

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Irish Fest
9:56 am
Sat August 17, 2013

Nova Scotia Group Infuses Scottish Music with a Taste of Jazz

Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac in Lake Effect studios.
Eleanor Peterson, Lake Effect

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews Nova Scotian musician Mary Jane Lamond.

One of the great musical traditions in Nova Scotia and Cape Breton is its Gaelic singing.

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Irish Fest
9:45 am
Sat August 17, 2013

Chicago Duo Shares Irish Immigrant Heritage

Bohola in the Lake Effect studio.
Eleanor Peterson, Lake Effect

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews an Irish music duo from Chicago, bohola.

Irish Fest is winding down here in Milwaukee, but down in Chicago, or “Chi-cargo,” a deep Irish heritage is keeping the music alive.

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