Foxconn Vote, Drag Queen Story Time, Iconic American Desserts

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The state Assembly voted yesterday on the incentive package for technology manufacturer Foxconn. WPR’s state capitol reporter discusses the outcome and the prospects of the incentives going forward. We also hear about a Wisconsin library encouraging tolerance by hosting a drag queen story time. And during Food Friday, we learn how to make some of the most iconic store-bought desserts and snacks at home.

Featured in this Show

  • Assembly Passes Foxconn Incentive Package

    The Wisconsin State Assembly passed the $3 billion incentive package for Taiwanese electronics manufacturing company Foxconn to build a plan tin southeast Wisconsin. We find out how the debate and vote went, and what’s next.

  • Drag Queen Story Hour

    Libraries around the country are hosting Drag Queen Story Hours to encourage children to feel good about being different. We talk with a Madison librarian organizing a local event, and with the drag queen who will be reading.

  • Food Friday: Homemade Versions Of Your Favorite Store-Bought Goodies

    Food Friday regular Lori Skelton tackles the age-old question of which is better, store-bought or homemade? She experiments with homemade versions of classic store-bought treats, like Oreos, inspired by Culinary Institute-trained Stella Parks.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Laurel White Guest
  • Holly Storck-Post Guest
  • Craig Schlagel Guest
  • Lori Skelton Guest

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