Late-Season Snowstorm, Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign Focuses On African American Women, Milwaukee Drivers Unlikely To Yield To Pedestrians

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A major winter storm is trekking across Wisconsin with the potential of dropping nearly a foot of snow in some areas. We get an update on the situation. Plus, a UW-Milwaukee professor and his team tracked behavior at 20 different intersections in the city to find out how likely drivers are to stop for pedestrians to cross. We talk to the professor about the results. We also hear from two women who are leading a campaign for breast feeding awareness, particularly for African American women.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Gretchen Brown Producer
  • Jeff Last Guest
  • Tia Murray Guest
  • Tamara N Thompson Guest
  • Robert Schneider Guest

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