Fewer Road Deaths, Dontre Hamilton Ruling, Words Of The Year, Holiday Traditions

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Deaths on Wisconsin roads are on track to be the lowest in more than 70 years. We learn about efforts to reduce road deaths across the state. We also explore the defining words of 2014 and talk about cherished holiday traditions.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin On Track For Fewest Road Deaths Since 1943

    Wisconsin has seen 480 road deaths so far in 2014. If it finishes the year under 500, it will mark the fewest annual road deaths in the state since 1943.

  • Linguist Looks At The Words That Defined 2014

    Vortex, Cromnibus, and Ebola were just some of the words that defined 2014. A linguist talks about his picks for words of the year.

  • Wisconsin Life: Holiday Traditions

    It’s the time of year to celebrate the holidays, and many families have time-honored traditions. An expert on Scandanavian culture explains what’s behind some of these popular traditions.

Episode Credits

  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Mike Arnold Host
  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • David Pabst Guest
  • Ben Zimmer Guest
  • Jim Leary Guest

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