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Friday on Lake Effect: Political Flashpoints in Wisconsin, Milwaukee EKG Company, Pimento Cheese

Friday on Lake Effect:

Why is Wisconsin the place, and why is now the time, that battles are heating up over organized labor, and the future of higher education? One analyst says the political flashpoints have actually been simmering for decades here, and elsewhere. Later, the story of a Milwaukee company, quietly making leading EKG machines for more than three decades. Plus, a Milwaukee woman shares the wisdom she gained from surviving a heart attack a few years ago. And a Texas dairy delicacy catches on among cheese fans in Wisconsin.


  • Richard​ Longworth, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • Justin Mortara, Mortara Instrument
  • Kimberly Montgomery, American Heart Association
  • Martha Davis Kipcak, Mighty Fine Food