Audrey Nowakowski

Lake Effect Intern

Audrey is a graduate of Cardinal Stritch University where she majored in Communication Arts and minored in History and English. She has worked with 91.7 WMSE producing public service announcements.

Currently, she is a production assistant with WUWM’s Lake Effect program – editing interviews, posting corresponding web articles, and aiding the production of stories.

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Economy & Business
4:24 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Can More Of Milwaukee's Brownfields Thrive Once Again?

Aerial view of the Century City land.
Credit The Sigma Group

The Milwaukee-based Public Policy Forum issued a report earlier this fall analyzing the success of the Menomonee Valley's rebirth. 

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Economy & Business
4:03 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

New Milwaukee Seed Accelerator Seeks To Jump-Start Innovation Among College Students

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Organizers hope The Commons, a new seed accelerator project, will spark more collaboration between the business community and higher education institutions in the Milwaukee region.

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Sports
2:46 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Promising Start To The Milwaukee Bucks' Season

Jerryd Bayless #19 of the Milwaukee Bucks drives to the hoop on a fast break for two points during the second half against the Philadelphia 76ers against the Milwaukee Bucks at BMO Harris Bradley Center on October 31, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Credit Mike McGinnis/Getty Images

The Milwaukee Bucks will take the court in Auburn Hills, Michigan tomorrow for a game against the Detroit Pistons.  It'll be their sixth game of the season - the team has two wins and three losses so far.

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Arts & Culture
2:24 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

New Cookbook Features Simple French Dessert Recipes

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Dorie Greenspan is considered a culinary guru.

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Arts & Culture
8:32 am
Fri November 7, 2014

South Milwaukee Children's Book Author Releases Her 39th & 40th Books

Credit janethalfmann.com

When it comes to children’s literature, it’s hard to beat a good animal story. And that’s good news for South Milwaukee children’s book author Janet Halfmann, who has written more than a few animal-themed books in her career.

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Arts & Culture
3:06 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Remember Radiolab's Episode On Lucy The Chimp? Well, Now It's An Opera

Credit Lucy The Opera

Thanks to Radiolab's story on the life of Lucy the chimpanzee, Lucy: The Opera now exists. 

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Education
2:41 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

How Writing And Grammar Reflects A Society

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Why is so much academic writing basically unreadable? Steven Pinker says the writers are cursed with too much knowledge. 

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Politics & Government
9:56 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Offers A Different Budget Proposal

The future of Milwaukee's Lakefront is a major part of the Milwaukee County Budget.
Credit Mark Z / Flickr

Earlier this week, hundreds of people turned out at the Milwaukee Art Museum for a public hearing on the proposed Milwaukee County budget for the coming fiscal year.  

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Politics & Government
3:51 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

What Gov. Walker's Victory Means For His Political Future

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at his election night party November 4, 2014 in West Allis, Wisconsin.
Credit Darren Hauck/Getty Images

Scott Walker was elected to another four-year term as Wisconsin governor yesterday, beating back a challenge from Trek bicycle executive Mary Burke.  

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Arts & Culture
2:00 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

A Caregiver's Reflection On Alzheimer's

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The death of Car Talk’s Tom Magliozzi this week of complications from Alzheimer’s has many of us thinking about our parents, our grandparents, even ourselves. 

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