Cash bail system changes, Bucks playoff preview, Cuban refugees

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A criminal law professor joins us to explain the changes voters approved for the state’s cash bail system. Then, a Milwaukee Bucks radio host joins us to recap the team’s strong season and preview the upcoming playoffs. Later, we talk to the hosts of two public radio podcasts about Cuban refugees that came to Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • How cash bail changes will affect pretrial detention in Wisconsin

    Wisconsin voters approved a referendum that amends the state constitution to change certain aspects of the cash bail system. A criminal law professor joins us to explain what impacts the changes will have.

  • Milwaukee Bucks poised for deep playoff run after strong 2022-23 season

    The Milwaukee Bucks finished the 2022-2023 regular season with the best record in the NBA. One of the team’s radio hosts joins us to recap another strong season and preview the upcoming playoffs.

  • NPR and WPR podcasts follow Cuban refugees

    Over six months in 1980, more than 100,000 Cubans fled the island across the Florida Straits to the United States. WPR’s podcast Uprooted and the second season of NPR’s podcast White Lies follow the lives of some of these Cubans as they made their way through Fort McCoy. We speak with the co-hosts from both podcasts about the Cubans exiles who came through Wisconsin.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Cecelia Klingele Guest
  • Justin Garcia Guest
  • Maureen McCollum Guest
  • Andrew Beck Grace Guest

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