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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee County OEM, National Cricket Competition, Musician Brett Newski

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

Milwaukee County’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is responsible for the smooth running of many things, including our paramedics. Founding director, Christine Westrich, how OEM operates. Then, as Milwaukee prepares to host the first national cricket league competition, we learn about the sport. And even though musician Brett Newski has performed all over the world, he explains why he's happy to call Milwaukee home.


  • Christine Westrich, founding director, Milwaukee County Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
  • Dr. Abdur Chowdhury, president, National Cricket League
  • Brett Newski, musician