Gas price efforts, Award-winning Wisconsin doctor, Overly bright headlights

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Prices for various grades of gas are posted on the digital readouts of a pump at a service station Wednesday, March 9, 2022, in Denver. David Zalubowski/AP Photo

We talk to an economist about the ways state and federal governments are trying to lower gas prices. Then, we talk to a Wisconsin doctor who was named one of USA TODAY’s Women of the Year. Later, a journalist helps us understand why newer cars have headlights so bright.

Featured in this Show

  • How to bring gas prices back down

    The Biden administration and state governments are trying different ways to bring down gas prices. We explore what controls the market and what efforts might work.

  • Wisconsin doctor awarded USA TODAY's Women of the Year recognition

    Wisconsin doctor Julianna Doniere is recognized as one of USA TODAY’s Women of the Year. She received such recognition after fighting against opioid addiction, gun violence and COVID-19. Join us to hear from Dr. Doniere on what the recognition means to her and common misconceptions associated with both addiction and gun violence.

  • Headlights too bright? It's not just you — and it could change

    General Motors has recalled certain headlights for issues related their being too bright — and in the wrong direction. But modern headlights in general have built a reputation for being too aggressive. We talk about how these luminaries may be dialed back going forward.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Menzie Chinn Guest
  • Dr. Julianna Doniere Guest
  • Henry Grabar Guest

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