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12:34 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Mining: Gogebic Taconite Submits Tentative Plans to DNR

Company would test deposits from 5 half-acre sites
Credit Pete Rasmussen

Gogebic Taconite wants to excavate five sites in northern Wisconsin, in order to assess the quality and quantity of the area's buried iron ore. The company estimates removing, at most, 10,000 tons of material from each half-acre location.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Assembly Budget Debate is Short in First Day

Lawmakers in the state Assembly spent most of their time Tuesday waiting for budget changes.
Credit credit bcdixit, flickr

The state Assembly was supposed to put in a day-long session Tuesday debating the budget, but ended up only deliberating for 15 minutes.

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Politics & Government
6:15 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Legislature Approves Venture Capital Fund

Gov. Walker is expected to sign the bill into law
Credit flickr/Althouse

A venture capital bill is on its way to Gov. Scott Walker’s desk.

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Arts & Culture
6:08 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

More Than Deja Vu: Book's Heroine Relives Her Life Over and Over

Author Kate Atkinson explores fate and our choices in her newest novel.

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews author Kate Atkinson about "Life After Life."

What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right?

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Arts & Culture
4:21 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Future Bright for Trapper Schoepp and the Shades

Trapper Schoepp and the Shades
Credit SideOneDummy Records

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Milwaukee band Trapper Schoepp and the Shades.

Local band Trapper Schoepp and the Shades don't let success go to their heads.

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