Lincoln Hills Changes, Drug Pricing, Harry Potter Anniversary

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A judge has ordered changes to the conditions at the Lincoln Hills juvenile corrections facility. We hear what improvements the judge has in mind and when they could take place. President Trump is expected to sign an executive order on prescription drug pricing in the coming weeks. We find out what it may include and why critics are claiming it is too friendly to the pharmaceutical industry. We also talk about the impact of the magical Harry Potter stories, celebrating their 20th anniversary this year.

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    On Friday, a federal judge ruled that the Wisconsin Department of Corrections would need to address and reduce alleged abusive practices at the Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls. Molly Beck of the Wisconsin State Journal joins us to give us the latest.

  • Why Drug Prices Are Still So High

    As the Trump administration drafts an executive order on drug prices, we talk to someone who tracks drug prices to find out why prescriptions cost so much in the first place.

  • The 20th Anniversary Of Harry Potter

    This week marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter.books. We take stock of the Harry Pottery legacy and look back at the height of Harry Potter mania.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Producer
  • Molly Beck Guest
  • Doug Hirsch Guest
  • Holly Hassel Guest

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