An economics professor explains what happens when the Federal Reserve raises interest rates. Then, a Wisconsin paleontologist helps us sift through some disagreement in the dinosaur community about the Tyrannosaurus rex. Later, we learn more about the music scene in the Northwoods area of Wisconsin with the help of a musician and WPR host.
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How the Federal Reserve is moving to address inflation
With the Fed expected to raise interest rates, we talk about the last time that happened, and what we can expect to see in the economy as a result.
What we know about the Tyrannosaurus rex
Some paleontologists think we should split the Tyrannosaurus genus into multiple species besides just rex. A Wisconsin-based dinosaur expert shares his view and what we know about the prehistoric creature.
'Midwest Music Hour' highlighting songs and stories from the northwoods
Musicians in the Wisconsin northwoods are getting the spotlight on WXPR’s Midwest Music Hour. We talk with the host of the program about what’s happening in the area’s music scene and how he’s working to support local artists.
- Rob Ferrett Host
- Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
- Tim Peterson Producer
- Lorin Cox Producer
- Dean Knetter Producer
- Kevin Bahr Guest
- Thomas Carr Guest
- Scott Kirby Guest
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