Coronavirus Update In Wisconsin And Out Of State, The Cost Of Deer Crashes, Pro Cyclists With Oneida Ties

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Assembly Speaker Robin Vos
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos. Shawn Johnson/WPR

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos spoke Tuesday about a Wisconsin legislative response to the coronavirus pandemic. We talk with WPR’s state capital bureau chief about what he said, and then discuss the latest state case numbers and efforts to stop the spread with a Wisconsin public health expert. Then we look at the rising costs of repairing automobile damage from collisions with deer, which spike in November. And a pair of pro cyclists with family ties to Oneida Nation in Wisconsin talk about some of their recent achievements, and obstacles from the pandemic.

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  • COVID-19 Continues To Spread In Wisconsin As Other States Implement New Restrictions

    Wisconsin reported a single-day record for deaths due to COVID-19 yesterday, as the virus continues to spread rapidly around the state. We talk with a public health doctor about the situation and look at the mandates and restrictions going into place around the country.

  • Deer Crashes Happen Every Day, But Peak In November

    November is the worst month for deer collisions in Wisconsin, and some auto repair businesses say fixes are becoming more expensive. We look into why costs are going up and which parts of the state see the most crashes.

  • Two Professional Bicyclists Share Wisconsin Native American Heritage

    A brother and sister with ties to Wisconsin’s Oneida Nation talk about recent accomplishments and how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted their training and competition schedules.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Dr. Patrick Remington Guest
  • Joe Taschler Guest
  • Shayna Powless Guest
  • Neilson Powless Guest

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