Report on Milwaukee Opioid Deaths, Fewer People Voting On Identity Lines, Kids: Don’t Post About Me On Social Media

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A new report from Milwaukee Alderman Michael Murphy’s office shows that majority of the people in Milwaukee that die from opioid overdoses are white adults. We talk to the alderman more about the report’s findings. It seems like we share everything on social media, but some kids are asking their parents not to post about them. Our guest explains the dos and don’ts of sharing about your child online. We also examine whether or not people are voting along their identity lines.

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Episode Credits

  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Michael Murphy Guest
  • Maria Murriel Guest
  • KJ Dell'Antonia Guest

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