Reexamining prison sentences, Mother’s Day meals

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Fences surround outdoor areas.
Basketball goals and picnic tables are located behind the living units at Lincoln Hills youth prison Thursday, April 15, 2021, in Irma, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We talk to a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter about his series looking at prison sentences. Then, our weekly “Food Friday” segment offers ideas for Mother’s Day and the role of moms in our cooking.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • James Causey Guest
  • Katie Workman Guest

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