Governor Walker Calls For Tougher Measures To Slow Spread Of CWD, Cryptocurrency Political Donations, Is The Music Album Dead?

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Making and releasing a full album has been a way for a band to make a statement and give the listener a piece of their world, but many people aren’t listening to full albums anymore. We talk with a music expert about our tendency to gravitate toward singles. We also hear about some political campaigns accepting cryptocurrency in donations, and discuss the new rules Governor Walker is calling for to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease in the state’s deer population.

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  • Governor Walker Calls For Tougher Measures To Slow Spread Of CWD

    Governor Scott Walker is calling for stricter hunting and farming guidelines to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease, or CWD, in the state’s deer population. The neurological disease was first found in Wisconsin in Dane County 16 years ago. Since then, the state Department of Natural Resources says 53 counties are considered affected by CWD. We talk to Patrick Durkin about the proposed rules and the impact CWD has had in Wisconsin.

  • Two Takes On Whether To Allow Cryptocurrency Donations To Politicians

    The Wisconsin Ethics Commission is considering whether to allow the use of “cryptocurrencies,” such as bitcoin, as political donations. We talk with a supporter and an opponent of the idea.

  • Music Industry Expert Says The Album Is Dead

    According to our guest, the days of the music album are long gone despite some artists’ continuing attachment to it. We discuss why he says we live in a singles world today and that it’s time for artists, bands and record labels to give in to that fact.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Patrick Durkin Guest
  • Phil Anderson Guest
  • Rep. Jimmy Anderson Guest
  • Bobby Owsinski Guest

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