Olympic Update, Older Workers & Unemployment, Humanitarian Crisis in Syria, Wisconsin News Roundup

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It’s been a big week at the State Capitol and Veronica Rueckert and Cynthia Schuster get the latest from WPR’s News Department. We’ll also wrap up our series on long-term unemployment in Wisconsin, focusing on older workers and the challenges they face. Then, we’ll update you on the humanitarian crisis in Syria – and latest from Sochi.

Featured in this Show

  • A Hockey Showdown At Sochi

    As the Sochi Olympics come to a close, women’s hockey announces a victor and men’s hockey gets down to the final two teams. The anticipated final showdown between Russia and the United States in men’s hockey is out of the question, as Finland beat Russia in the quarterfinal.

  • Humanitarian Crisis In Syria: An Update

    By all media accounts, the humanitarian crisis in Syria is critical. While the killing continues unabated, relief organizations are struggling to get aid to a desperate population. Cynthia Schuster gets an update from an aid organization in the field.

  • State News Round-Up For February 21, 2014

    WPR’s assistant news director joins us to talk about what’s making news in Wisconsin this week, and what’s around the corner – including the latest on the John Doe emails released on Wednesday and new movement on bills in the Assembly.

Episode Credits

  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Cynthia Schuster Host
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Sharon Terlep Guest
  • Andrea Koppel Guest
  • Noah Ovshinsky Guest

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