Lake Effect

Lake Effect

From WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee Public Radio

Lake Effect is Milwaukee Public Radio's the daily interview/magazine program, featuring conversations, commentary and more. Guests - from authors to academics, musicians to politicians - take on subjects that link Wisconsin with the world and the world with Wisconsin.More from Lake Effect »

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Friday on Lake Effect: Tech Education & the BUILD Program, Essential Voices, Grace Helbig

Friday on Lake Effect: Why tech education remains a core part of the mission at one Milwaukee high school. Plus, one of the school's project-based class...

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Thursday on Lake Effect: Former State Senator Tim Cullen, Milwaukee's Sustainability, Sugar Todd

Thursday on Lake Effect: Tim Cullen reflects on his life both in and out of politics, and the ways Wisconsin's political landscape has changed. Then, Mi...

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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Real Estate Trends, Modern and African Dance, Milwaukee Duo Sara and Kenny

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Today on the show, trends in real estate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and around the country. Plus, why modern dance owes an awful...

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Tuesday on Lake Effect: Privatizing Water in Wisconsin, Mental Health Issues, Precious Lives

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Today on the show, the emerging controversy over a bill that would make it easier to private municipal water systems in...

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Lake Effect Weekend: Arsenic in Wisconsin's Water, Bronzeville Arts Ensemble, Ex Fabula

This weekend on Lake Effect: Today on the show, a new report finds that arsenic is a real problem in water in parts of Wisconsin. Then, we'll meet the P...

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Friday on Lake Effect: New Marquette Athletic Research Facility, the Oscars, Author Dean Robbins

Friday on Lake Effect: Marquette announces plans to break ground on a new athletic research facility downtown. President Mike Lovell hopes it becomes an...

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Thursday on Lake Effect: Student Debt in Wisconsin, Local Hotel Boom, 'Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992'

Thursday on Lake Effect: Student debt has increased by 74% in Wisconsin over the past decade. Urban Milwaukee's Bruce Murphy discusses private loans and...

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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Johnson Controls Merger, Milwaukee's 170th Birthday, Local Animators

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Olivia Barrow of the Milwaukee Business Journal discusses the recent news that Johnson Controls will merge with Ireland's Tyco...

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Tuesday on Lake Effect: Struggles Homeless Families Face in Milwaukee, 'Noah's Wife,' Precious Lives

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Homelessness is always tough, but it's even tougher when there are children involved. Andrea Waxman of the Milwaukee...

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Monday on Lake Effect: Arsenic in Wisconsin Water, Catholic Elementary School System, Cave for Sale

Monday on Lake Effect: A new report finds that arsenic is a real problem in water in parts of Wisconsin. Plus, why lead poisoning remains a problem for ...

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