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Politics & Government
12:00 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Essay: Wisconsin at Tax Disadvantage Over Gay Marriage Laws

A gay couple gets married days after the Supreme Court struck down parts of the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
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Essayist Avi Lank weighs in on the Supreme Court's recent ruling on DOMA.

The US Supreme Court’s recent ruling on DOMA will have many far-reaching effects on our society. Essayist Avi Lank says not the least of those will be economic.

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Environment
10:57 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Solar Sets Milwaukee Brewing Company Apart

Jim McCabe shares rooftop with solar panels that heat water used in brewing process.

Milwaukee's 4th annual Brewfest is on tap for Saturday in McKinley Park. One local operation stands out for its greenness.

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Politics & Government
4:05 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

County Supervisors Agree to Up Funding for War Memorial and Art Museum

Milwaukee County supervisors have agreed to a funding deal for the war memorial and the art museum
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Milwaukee County supervisors on Thursday agreed to increase funding for the War Memorial and Milwaukee Art Museum.

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Health & Science
2:35 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

5 Neat Facts About Neptune's New Moon

Neptune now has fourteen moons.
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Lake Effect's Bonnie North talks with Lake Effect contributor Jean Creighton.

Scientists have discovered a new moon for Neptune, raising its number of moons to fourteen.

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Arts & Culture
2:32 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

New Poetry Reading Series Wants to Rock You

A new poetry reading series is coming to Milwaukee.
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Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews poets Paul Scot August and Robert Vaughan.

When was the last time you were at a poetry reading that felt as energized as a rock concert?

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