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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.

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

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

    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

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

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

    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

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

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

    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

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

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

    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

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

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

    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

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

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

    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

    • 52 min

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