Extremism On Display In America, Circus Artifact In Durand, Special Transportation Projects

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Protesters gathered around the outside of the U.S. capitol building.
Trump supporters gather outside the Capitol, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. As Congress met to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, thousands of Trump supporters attacked the Capitol, forcing lawmakers to flee. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

We talk with an expert in extremism about what took place at the U.S. Capitol last week, and how government agencies are treating new threats of violence. Then we learn about a restaurant that was holding a secret about a bygone era. And a state transportation official tells us how money for special transit projects will be spent.

Featured in this Show

  • Former FBI Counterterrorism Expert On The Pro-Trump Insurrection

    A former FBI counterterrorism expert says that this is the most stressful time for the investigative agency since the terrorist attacks of 9/11. He joins the show to explain what happened at the Capitol last week and what to expect next in the wake of threats at state capitols around the country.

  • Living With An Uncovered Circus Artifact

    A Durand resident uncovered an historic mural advertising the circus in his family’s restaurant. We talk with him about how the story that received national attention has changed life for him and the business.

  • Gov. Evers Puts $3.8M Towards Special Transit Projects

    Governor Tony Evers is awarding $3.8 million to agencies that provide special transit to seniors and individuals with disabilities. We talk to Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary-designee Craig Thompson about how the money will be used and dispersed across the state.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Clint Watts Guest
  • Ron Berger Guest
  • Craig Thompson Guest

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