Back To School, The Case For And Against Zucchini, Washington News

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President Donald Trump speaks as he tours an area Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, that was damaged during demonstrations after a police officer shot Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis. Evan Vucci/AP Photo

A food and drink reporter discusses some responses he received to a request for tasty zucchini recipes. And our weekly look at top stories in national politics includes the latest messaging around protests and racial justice from presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump. Plus, we hear how you’re feeling about the start of school during a pandemic.

Featured in this Show

  • How Students And Parents Are Feeling About School Starting In A Pandemic

    K-12 and college students are heading back to class this week, and the COVID-19 pandemic is making things look a lot different. We hear about a survey of how Marathon County students are feeling and hear how you’re thinking about the first day of school.

  • This Week In Washington: September 2, 2020

    We review some of the week’s top national political stories, including the continued gridlock in Washington over further economic relief and stimulus from the U.S. government and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifying on Capitol Hill.

  • A Wisconsin Reporter Tests For The Best Ways To Use Zucchini Overflow — And It's Not Bread

    A question that divides many: Can zucchini be tasty on its own, or is it just destined to make bread? A Wisconsin reporter challenged his readers to prove to him that zucchini could be good all on its own, and he tested many of their tips and recipes. We talk about which ones impressed him and others that were less memorable.

Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Sharon Belton Guest
  • Scott Wong Guest
  • Daniel Higgins Guest

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