Cooking With Asparagus, Wisconsinites Not Receiving Unemployment Checks, Twitter Vs Trump

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asparagus tips, liz west (CC-BY)
asparagus tips, Photo: liz west (CC-BY).

An acclaimed chef walks us through some creative ways to cook asparagus on this edition of Food Friday. Then we talk with WPR’s state capitol reporter about the politics at play with hundreds of thousands of unpaid unemployment claims in Wisconsin. And we discuss President Trump’s latest move to weaken social media companies.

Featured in this Show

  • Food Friday: Asparagus

    Seize the spear! We talk all about cooking with asparagus, with acclaimed chef, cookbook author and food columnist David Tanis.

  • The Political Fight Over Delayed Unemployment Checks

    State lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle are blaming the other side over delayed unemployment claim approval. We’ll talk to a reporter to find out more.

  • Twitter 'Fact-Checks' President Trump's Tweets

    On Wednesday, Twitter added fact-checking links to two tweets from President Trump, where he made false claims about mail-in ballots. We talk to a journalism professor about the move, and the fallout since.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • David Tanis Guest
  • Laurel White Guest
  • Lucas Graves Guest

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