Parenting text line, Teaching creativity, Train derailment safety

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One of the directors of a new text program in Wisconsin joins us to share the service that provides resources for parents. Then, we learn about how to teach people to be more creative. Later, we talk to a reporter about his work covering train derailments and safety concerns in the industry.

Featured in this Show

  • New text service providing parenting resources in Wisconsin

    The United Way of Wisconsin announced a new partnership with the non-profit Bright By Text, which provides parenting advice and child development resources over text. One of the program directors joins us to share how the system works.

  • Uncovering the causes of freight train derailments

    ProPublica has been investigating freight train derailments in the United States and has found some common causes for these accidents. We talk with a reporter who covers railroad safety for ProPublica about ways to improve railroad safety.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Rebecca Levy Guest
  • Topher Sanders Guest

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