Looking At The ‘WOW’ Counties’ Political Influence, Teletherapy During The Pandemic, Violent Crime Rising

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We look at the role the counties of Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington could play in this fall’s elections. Then we talk with a pair of Wisconsin counselors about how their work providing therapy has changed as a result of the coronavirus. And we discuss the uptick in violent crime in U.S. cities.

Featured in this Show

  • The Role Of The 'WOW' Counties In The 2020 Election

    Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington — or, WOW — counties play a significant role in presidential elections. We talk to a political reporter about how these counties have impacted elections in the past and what they’re already telling us about the 2020 race.

  • Teletherapy During The Pandemic

    As the coronavirus pandemic required people to stay home, teletherapy replaced traditional in-person therapy sessions. We speak with two Wisconsin counselors about the challenges and unexpected advantages of therapy via video conference.

  • A Look At The Rise In Violent Crime In US Cities

    Certain types of violent crime are rising this year, compared to last year, in cities across the nation — including Milwaukee and Madison. We look at what’s driving the uptick and what local leaders are doing about it.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Craig Gilbert Guest
  • Susan Mcdonald-Conroy Guest
  • Rachel Zentner Guest
  • Richard Rosenfeld Guest

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