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Lake Effect: Full Show

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Lake Effect, WUWM’s locally-produced magazine program, covers a lot of ground, focusing on your neighbors and your issues. Join the Lake Effect team as they open a window onto life in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin.

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Lake Effect, WUWM’s locally-produced magazine program, covers a lot of ground, focusing on your neighbors and your issues. Join the Lake Effect team as they open a window onto life in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin.

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Lake Effect: Full Show

Latest release on Aug 10, 2020

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Lake Effect, WUWM’s locally-produced magazine program, covers a lot of ground, focusing on your neighbors and your issues. Join the Lake Effect team as they open a window onto life in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin.

Monday on Lake Effect: Securing Absentee Votes, History of Protesting, PBS Host Rick Steves

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Monday on Lake Effect : We learn about the checks in place to make sure your mail-in absentee vote is secure. Then, we look at the history of Milwaukee protests and how current movements can learn from our past. Plus, travel guide Rick Steves shares new things he’s learned to appreciate while staying at home in the summer for the first time in 30 years. Guests: Claire Woodall-Vogg, executive director of the city of Milwaukee Election Commission John Gurda, historian and author Rick Steves, PBS host

Aug 10 2020

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Lake Effect Weekend: Voting By Mail, Fit For You, Space Raft Video Game, 'Milwaukee's Alleys'

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This weekend on Lake Effect : As we approach Wisconsin’s fall partisan primary, we go through best practices for voting by mail. Our Fit For You segment addresses how to exercise safely with a mask on. We explore the creation of a new NES video game set here in Milwaukee, plus feature an essay on the world of Milwaukee’s alleys. Guests: Neil Albrecht, former executive director of the Milwaukee Election Commission Sandra Hunter, director of the Athletic and Human Performance Research Center Jordan Davis, lead singer and guitarist for Milwaukee band Space Raft Barbara Miner, essayist

Aug 08 2020

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Friday on Lake Effect: MPD Chief, U.S. Government, Teachers Prep Virtual Lessons, 'Disclosure'

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Friday on Lake Effect : We recap the Fire and Police Commission meeting where MPD Chief Alfonso Morales was demoted. Then, we learn how our political system developed here in the U.S. Later, we hear concerns from teachers as they get ready to start the school year virtually. Plus, the documentary Disclosure looks at the history of transgender misrepresentation in media. Guests: LaToya Dennis, WUWM news reporter Phil Rocco, assistant professor in the department of political science at Marquette University Alyssa Guthery, K-5 teacher at Milwaukee French Immersion School; Magen Haffenden, third-grade teacher at Lincoln Avenue Elementary School Sam Feder, director of Disclosure

Aug 07 2020

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Thursday on Lake Effect: DNC Update, El-Pueblo, Opioid Epidemic Awareness, 4H State Fair

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Thursday on Lake Effect : We go over the latest DNC updates after it was announced that Vice President Joe Biden won’t be coming to Milwaukee. We learn about El Pueblo, an activist group formed in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Then, speak with a local advocate for opioid awareness and research. Plus, how Wisconsin’s 4-H program is coping with the pandemic and the loss of the State Fair. Guests: Maayan Silver, WUWM news reporter Allan Yobali Chaboya, member of El Pueblo Neil Dogra, founder of the Opioid Epidemic Awareness Campaign Dondieneita Fleary-Simmons, state program manager of 4-H

Aug 06 2020

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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee Census Efforts, MAARPR, Space Raft Video Game

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Wednesday on Lake Effect : We learn about local efforts to get a complete count for the 2020 Census. Then, we hear about the revival of a local activist group called, the Milwaukee Alliance Against Racism and Political Repression. We explore the creation of a new NES video game set here in Milwaukee. Plus, an essayist compares the coronavirus pandemic to experiences during the Great Depression. Guests: Tammy Rivera, executive director the Southside Organizing Committee; Bill Schmitt, executive director of the United Methodist Children’s Services of Wisconsin Lauryn Cross and Johanna Geisler, members of the Milwaukee Alliance Against Racism and Political Repression Jordan Davis, lead singer and guitarist for Milwaukee band Space Raft Aleta Chossek, author and essayist

Aug 05 2020

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Tuesday on Lake Effect: Voting By Mail, Ozaukee Youth United, Fit For You

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Tuesday on Lake Effect : As we approach Wisconsin’s fall partisan primary, we learn about the best practices for voting by mail. Then, we hear from a newly-formed group of young activists in Ozaukee County who are organizing events to promote racial justice. Then our Fit For You segment addresses how to exercise safely with a mask on. Plus, an essay explores what we learn from our parents. Guests: Neil Albrecht, former executive director of the Milwaukee Election Commission Natalie Peters and Nathan Baker, founders of Ozaukee Youth United Dr. Sandra Hunter, director of the Athletic and Human Performance Research Center Jan Wilberg, writer and community activist

Aug 04 2020

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Monday on Lake Effect: ADA Anniversary, 5 Things To Do, E. Coli Research, East Side Art Lot

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Monday on Lake Effect : We hear from a local champion for people with disabilities as he heads into retirement. Then, we look at five community events happening in Milwaukee this month. We learn how one Milwaukee neighborhood is getting creative to make more outdoor space. We look at new research being done at UW-Milwaukee that could tell us if a beach is safe to swim or not. Plus, an essay on Milwaukee’s alleys. Guests: Tim Ochnikowski, former director of Milwaukee County Office For Persons With Disabilities Adam Carr, deputy editor for community engagement at the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service Liz Brodek, executive director of the East Side Business Improvement District Natalie Rumball, Ph.D., candidate at UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences Barbara Miner, essayist

Aug 03 2020

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Thursday on Lake Effect: Wrongful Conviction, Restaurants During COVID-19, Milwaukee Music Roundup

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Thursday on Lake Effect : We learn about Ladarius Marshall, a local teenager imprisoned for murder and released 12 years later, after a federal judge found police violated his constitutional rights. Then, contributor Kyle Cherek explains how the lack of federal and local leadership in restaurant operations has led to public distrust. Plus, in this month’s Milwaukee Music Roundup we learn what some local musicians are creating during this pandemic. Guests Matthew Pinix, lawyer Kyle Cherek, food historian Matt Wild, co-founder of Milwaukee Record

Jul 30 2020

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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Minority Mental Health, Eviction Crisis, Surviving COVID-19

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Wednesday on Lake Effect : In honor of Minority Mental Health Month we hear one man’s struggle with mental illness and his advice for others. Then, we learn about a Milwaukee County program that aims to help people facing eviction. Plus, a local COVID-19 survivor shares her story to help this global pandemic feel a little more personal. Guests: Beny Perez-Reyes, Principal Owner of Clover-Phoenix Capital and suicide survivor David Crowley is the Milwaukee County Executive; Jim Mathy, Milwaukee County Housing Division Administrator Danielle Nelson, COVID-19 survivor

Jul 29 2020

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Tuesday on Lake Effect: Why Conventions Matter, How Did You Do That, H.H. Bennett

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Tuesday on Lake Effect : We learn why conventions matter in the election process and what we can expect from Milwaukee’s scaled down DNC. Then, we have the latest installment in our series on entrepreneurship, How Did You Do That? which explores one man’s career in life sciences. Plus, we learn about H.H. Bennett, the man known for making the Wisconsin Dells famous. Guests: Elaine Kamarck, senior fellow at the Brookings Institute and member of the Democratic National Committee How Did You Do That? Jenna Loda Eddy, Visitor Services Coordinator at the H.H. Bennett Studio and Museum

Jul 28 2020

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Monday on Lake Effect: Federal Agents In Milwaukee, Fit For You, Evolving Hospitality Industry

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Monday on Lake Effect : We hear what it could be like to have federal agents in Milwaukee. Then our Fit For You segment asks: even though gyms are open during the coronavirus pandemic, is it safe to go? We learn about the Milwaukee Independent Restaurant Coalition and what they hope to change in the hospitality industry. Plus, an epidemiologist gives her advice on how to protest safely in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Guests: Rebecca Ellis, reporter for Oregon Public Broadcasting Dr. Joyce Sanchez, infectious disease specialist at Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin Dan Jacobs, co-founder of the Milwaukee Independent Restaurant Coalition Dr. Laura Cassidy, research director for the Institute for Health & Equity at the Medical College of Wisconsin

Jul 27 2020

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Lake Effect Weekend: Milwaukee DNC, BLOC, Boswell Book Company's Summer Reading List

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This weekend on Lake Effect : We hear from the secretary for the Democratic National Committee about what to expect from the scaled down convention. We learn about Black Leaders Organizing for Communities and their efforts to engage voters. Plus Daniel Goldin of Boswell Book Company joins us to share his annual summer reading recommendations — with a Wisconsin theme. Guests: Jason Rae, secretary for the Democratic National Committee Angela Lang, executive director of Black Leaders Organizing Communities Daniel Goldin, Boswell Book Company

Jul 25 2020

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Thursday on Lake Effect: Listen MKE Youth Activists, Perseid Meteor Shower, Summer Reading List

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Thursday on Lake Effect : We hear the latest Listen MKE which focuses on young people who are organizing and participating in the ongoing Milwaukee protests. Then our astronomy contributor shares her tips on how to best observe the Perseid meteor shower. Plus, Daniel Goldin of Boswell Book Company shares his annual summer reading recommendations. Guests: Isabella Busby, Christopher Washington, & Malania Moore, youth activists & protest organizers Jean Creighton, director of the Manfred Olson Planetarium at UW-Milwaukee Daniel Goldin, proprietor of Boswell Book Company

Jul 23 2020

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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Addressing Addiction, Opioid Epidemic Awareness, Muralist Vedale Hill

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Wednesday on Lake Effect : How a new partnership between WisHope and the Ripon Police Department hopes to address addiction. Then we speak with a local advocate for opioid awareness and research, who's just 17-years-old. Plus, muralist Vedale Hill talks about the importance of public art and its messaging. GUESTS: Peter Brunzelle, executive director of WisHope; Bill Wallner, Chief of Police for the City of Ripon Police Department Neil Dogra, founder of the Opioid Epidemic Awareness Campaign Vedale Hill, artist & activist

Jul 22 2020

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Tuesday on Lake Effect: MPD DNC Requests, COVID Response Tracking Study, BLOC

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Tuesday on Lake Effect : We learn about some of the supplies and weaponry the Milwaukee Police Department is requesting for the Democratic National Convention. Then, a new study finds that Americans feel more unhappy and isolated today than in nearly 50 years. We learn about Black Leaders Organizing for Communities and their efforts to engage voters. Plus, Madison children’s book author Pat Zietlow Miller talks about her new story, “My Brother The Duck.” Guests: Jeramay Janene, president of Urban Milwaukee Louise Hawkley, loneliness expert & senior research scientist at NORC at the University of Chicago Angela Lang, executive director of Black Leaders Organizing Communities Pat Zietlow Miller, author

Jul 21 2020

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Monday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee DNC, Affordable Housing, Garden Maintenance, Making Masks

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Monday on Lake Effect : We hear from the secretary for the Democratic National Committee about what to expect from the scaled down convention. Then, we look at a new report about affordable housing in the City of Milwaukee. We learn some summer garden maintenance tips and the right time to pick your veggies. And, how local arts organizations are putting masks and face shields in the hands of frontline workers. Guests: Jason Rae, secretary for the Democratic National Committee Joe Peterangelo, senior researcher for the Wisconsin Policy Forum Melinda Myers, gardening expert Jared Clarkin, director of production at Milwaukee Rep

Jul 20 2020

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Lake Effect Weekend: Equity & Inclusion, Black Transgender Experience, Milwaukee Art Museum

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This weekend on Lake Effect : The chairman of the City of Wauwatosa’s Equity and Inclusion Commission talks about how they are pushing for change. Then, two Black women of trans experience discuss the many inequities facing transgender people. Plus, we learn about the Milwaukee Art Museum’s plan to reopen and how the pandemic has changed their business model. Guests: Sean Lowe, chairman of the Equity and Inclusion Commission for the City of Wauwatosa Elle Halo, LGBTQ health equity advocate and board member of Diverse & Resilient; Naomi Antrell-Jones, prep services coordinator at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Brigid Globensky, senior director of education and programs at the Milwaukee Art Museum; Josh Depenbrok, public relations officer at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Jul 18 2020

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Thursday on Lake Effect: DNC Hotels, Police-Community Relations, Parking Lot Theatre

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Thursday on Lake Effect : We learn how the pared down DNC will impact hotels in Milwaukee and get a firsthand perspective from the general manager of the Iron Horse Hotel. Then, a former Milwaukee police officer talks about the structural changes that need to happen to address police brutality. Plus, we learn how the the Parking Lot Theatre project came to be. Guests: Tom Daykin, reporter covering commercial real estate for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Bob Lambert, general manager of the Iron Horse Hotel Pardeep Singh Kaleka, executive director of the Ziedler Group and the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee Anne Koller and Manny Lara, co-founders of Parking Lot Theatre

Jul 16 2020

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Wednesday on Lake Effect: WI Supreme Court Decisions, Black Trans Inequality, 'Our Bodies Stay Home'

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Wednesday on Lake Effect : We learn how two recent decisions from the Wisconsin Supreme Court could impact the power of the executive branch. Then, two women talk about their experiences as Black and trans people, and the many inequities faced by transgender people. Plus, we learn about a coronavirus children’s book inspired by a writing competition. Guests: Paul Nolette, associate professor and chair in the Department of Political Science at Marquette University Elle Halo, community activist and board member of Diverse & Resilient; Naomi-Antrelle Jones, prep services coordinator for youth at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Lora Hyler, author of Our Bodies Stay Home, Our Imaginations Run Free

Jul 15 2020

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Tuesday on Lake Effect: Sheriff Earnell Lucas, Convention Host City, Restaurants Reopening

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Tuesday on Lake Effect : We talk with Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas about police accountability. We look at how Milwaukee hosting the DNC could help Democrats win Wisconsin. Plus, we speak with the chef and owner of Lazy Susan on the challenges of keeping a restaurant running during a pandemic. Guests: Sheriff Earnell Lucas, Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department Christopher Mann, political scientist at Skidmore College AJ Dixon, chef and owner of Lazy Susan

Jul 14 2020

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