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Lake Effect: Full Show Podcast

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Lake Effect is your connection to the community. We bring you local conversations about the people, places and organizations that shape Milwaukee.This podcast features full episodes of Lake Effect.Learn more about Lake Effect here.

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Milwaukee, WI

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Milwaukee PR

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Lake Effect is your connection to the community. We bring you local conversations about the people, places and organizations that shape Milwaukee.This podcast features full episodes of Lake Effect.Learn more about Lake Effect here.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Monday 5/20/24: SDC problems, women's heart health, Chirp Chat, 'Secret Milwaukee'

5/20/2024
We learn about problems the Social Development Commission is facing. We learn about women's heart health. We learn about the raptor program at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center. Plus, explore a book called Secret Milwaukee.

Duration:00:51:29

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Thursday 5/16/24: Primary care shortage, Capitol Notes, Bubbler Talk

5/17/2024
How a shortage of primary care providers impacts both patients and doctors. Capitol Notes looks ahead to the Republican state political convention this weekend. This week’s Bubbler Talk explores engravings found along Brady Street in Milwaukee.

Duration:00:51:30

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Wednesday 5/15/24: university endowments, periodical cicadas, world champion taxidermist

5/15/2024
We learn about university investment funds and endowments. We learn about the millions of cicadas emerging from the ground this summer. Plus, speak with a world champion taxidermist.

Duration:00:51:30

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Tuesday 5/14/24: Spring wildfires, Aging Advocacy Day, Aquatics Ambassadors program, 'Milwaukee in Stone & Clay'

5/14/2024
We look at what’s happened so far during spring wildfire season. We learn about Aging Advocacy Day in Wisconsin. We learn about the Aquatics Ambassador program. We speak with the author of Milwaukee in Stone & Clay, a book about Milwaukee's geological architecture.

Duration:00:51:16

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Monday 5/13/24: Milwaukee County Executive's second term, PFAS regulations, 'Farmer Wants a Wife' finalist

5/13/2024
Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley shares what he hopes to do in his second term in office. We learn what steps are being taken in Peshtigo, Wisconsin to mitigate PFAS in drinking water. Plus, we speak with one of the finalists from the dating reality show, Farmer Wants a Wife.

Duration:00:51:21

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Wednesday 5/8/24: fire department challenges, Camacho's, 'The People's Joker', Everywhere is Queer

5/8/2024
We learn about a new initiative to provide mental health services to members of the Milwaukee Fire Department. We visit one of Milwaukee’s longest standing Mexican bars, Camacho's. We speak with the co-writer of “The People’s Joker. ”Plus, tell you about a website and app that helps people find queer-owned businesses.

Duration:00:51:32

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Tuesday 5/7/24: Proposed MPS budget, poison expert, Public Trust podcast, spongy moths

5/7/2024
We look at what’s in the proposed budget for Milwaukee Public Schools. A poison expert and author talks about science literacy. We speak with the producer of a podcast that explores the impact of forever chemicals in Wisconsin. We learn about an invasive species that’s threatening Wisconsin’s trees.

Duration:00:51:19

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Monday 5/6/24: traffic deaths report, student protests & politics, Bay View massacre, 72-year-old UWM graduate

5/6/2024
We look at a new report that finds traffic deaths have gone up in Milwaukee County. Capitol Notes explores the political implications of the student protests. We learn about the 1886 Bay View Massacre. Plus, meet a 72-year-old woman about to graduate from UWM.

Duration:00:51:20

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Thursday 5/2/24: student protests, 'Swing State of the Union', Indigenous exhibit at Milwaukee Public Museum, Bubbler Talk

5/6/2024
We learn how the long history of protesting at UW-Madison is being documented. We bring you a sneak peek of WUWM's new podcast Swing State of the Union. We learn about future plans for the large rotating powwow exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. Plus, learn what happens when an animal at the Milwaukee County Zoo dies.

Duration:00:51:32

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Wednesday 5/1/24: Labor rights advocates, anti-Chinese riot in Milwaukee, tick check, viral job listing

5/1/2024
We explore how some Wisconities are advocating for workers rights. We learn about the anti-Chinese riots that took place in Milwaukee in the late 1800s. We learn how to do a proper tick check. Plus, tell you about a job listing that went viral last summer — that invites you to eat cheese for a living.

Duration:00:51:32

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Tuesday 4/30/24: 'Swing State of the Union' podcast, school choice history, spring cleaning tips, Milwaukee Music Roundup

4/30/2024
We introduce you to WUWM’s new podcast, Swing State of the Union. We explore the history of school choice. We get some tips on how to organize your home during spring cleaning. Plus, hear new local music in the Milwaukee Music Roundup.

Duration:00:51:23

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Monday 4/29/24: local hospital recognized, Rare Books Room, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Mechanic Shop Femme

4/29/2024
We learn about one Wisconsin hospital being recognized for its work improving maternal care for Black pregnant people. Our Books and Beyond series visits the Rare Books Room at Central Library. We learn about the programs offered through Milwaukee’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Plus, tell you about a car education blog called Mechanic Shop Femme.

Duration:00:53:49

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Thursday 4/25/24: Medicine Fish, Black Lens, Walker's Pint

4/25/2024
Connecting young people of the Menominee Indian Tribe with nature. Film choices for the Milwaukee Film Festival from the Black Lens programmer. Walker’s Pint, the only lesbian bar in Wisconsin,

Duration:00:51:32

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Wednesday 4/24/24: Milwaukee real estate, accessible walks, Milwaukee Film Festival

4/24/2024
The status of the Milwaukee-area real estate market. A guide book for accessible walks in the city. The director and part subject of the documentary “Chasing Chasing Amy.”

Duration:00:51:32

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Tuesday 4/23/24: Local lesbian history, Chirp Chat, Light Needs, Live at Lake Effect

4/23/2024
Local lesbian history in honor of Lesbian Visibility Week. A new program donating birding backpacks to community centers. “Light Needs” - a film about plants. Live at Lake Effect featuring Milwaukee’s own Buffalo Nichols.

Duration:00:51:19

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Monday 4/22/24: Russo-Ukrainian War, Capitol Notes, the first Earth Day, Richland

4/22/2024
A Wisconsin professor from Ukraine shares his experiences since the 2022 Russian invasion. Capitol Notes catches up on the latest in Wisconsin state politics. The woman who helped organize the first Earth Day. The director of “Richland” discusses what remains of a small town built for the Manhattan Project.

Duration:00:51:23

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Thursday on Lake Effect: political conventions, stink bugs, Wisconsin hikes, farewell to Bob Reitman

4/18/2024
We explore how political conventions have changed over time. We learn about stink bugs. We talk about some of the best hikes in Wisconsin. Plus, say farewell to the host of It’s Alright Ma, It’s Only Music, Bob Reitman.

Duration:00:51:12

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Tuesday 4/16/24: Mayor Johnson reflects, AAPI history, Lady Like, Dynamic Range

4/16/2024
Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson reflects on his first term. New legislation requires Asian American and Hmong American history in Wisconsin schools. RuPaul’s Drag Race queen Lady Camden. Bill Tennessan speaks on his exhibition "Dynamic Range."

Duration:00:51:17

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Thursday 4/11/24: No One Asked You, hydroponics, grilled cheese championship

4/11/2024
“No One Asked You,” a documentary about how humor is used to fight for abortion rights. A program that introduces high schoolers to agriculture, nutrition, and careers in science. The Wisconsin grilled cheese sandwich championship in Dodgeville.

Duration:00:51:20

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Wednesday 4/10/24: Remembering Cardinal Stritch, Chirp Chat, 'Shari & Lamb Chop'

4/10/2024
The history of the now-shuttered Cardinal Stritch University. A new episode of Chirp Chat: why birds migrate. We speak with the director of "Shari & Lamb Chop,” which kicks off the Milwaukee Film Festival.

Duration:00:51:11