NFL Demons, Chemicals In Lake Michigan, How Not To Get Hacked

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With football season upon us, Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert talk with a sportwriter about whether the NFL can overcome its demons. Plus, why pharmaceuticals are showing up in Lake Michigan and how to protect your online passwords and avoid being hacked.

Featured in this Show

  • The Demons of Football

    After the first Packers game of the season, has the NFL confronted its demons? A sportswriter explores how the concussion controversy and violent crime may impact the football season.

  • Chemicals Found Lake Michigan At Concentrations Above Environmental Concern

    Pharmaceuticals and personal care products were found in Lake Mihcigan at levels of environmental risk by a group of researchers at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. The environmental risk of personal care products in large lake systems, such as the Great Lakes, has been questioned due to high dilution; however, the concentrations found in this study, indicate a significant threat to the health of the Great Lakes, particularly near shore organisms.

  • How Not To Get Hacked

    Our email accounts and online accounts are easy to hack. WPR tech guy Kevin Trueblood shares some advice on how to protect our passwords.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Jason Keidel Guest
  • Rebecca Klaper Guest
  • Kevin Trueblood Guest
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer

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