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Thursday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee Lead Abatement, Policing in Wisconsin, 6 Things in Milwaukee, Harvesting Maple Syrup

Thursday on Lake Effect, we learn about the new approach to lead abatement in Milwaukee. Then, in our final installment of our Policing in Wisconsin series, we learn how virtual reality could help build understanding between police and the community. We look at five things to do in Milwaukee this month. Plus, explore the lessons that can be taken from harvesting and making maple syrup.


  • Kirsten Johnson, Milwaukee Health Commissioner; Karen Dettmer, Milwaukee Water Works Superintendent; Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett
  • Eddie Johnson, former Chicago Police Officer and Superintendent; Robin Robinson, former director of restorative justice practices for the Chicago Police Department; Anton Seals, community activist in Chicago; Nikiya Gordon, professor of psychology at Marquette University
  • Adam Carr, deputy engagement editor at Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
  • Michael Price Wasaghezig, Michael Zimmerman Jr., Wendy Makoons Geniusz, Nathan Breu, and Margaret Noodin, work with sugaring