Republicans Challenge Safer-At-Home Extension In State Supreme Court, More Chapter A Day Content Available, Living Slower And Better During Coronavirus Distancing

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A sign reminds shoppers to stay 6 feet apart at the Piggly Wiggly grocery store in Sister Bay
A sign reminds shoppers to stay 6 feet apart at the Piggly Wiggly grocery store in Sister Bay, Wis., on March 30, 2020. Store manager Jay Kita says the store initially ran low on food when non-residents began flocking to Door County in March. Kita says the store has since caught up with demand. Coburn Dukehart/Wisconsin Watch

A reporter gives us the latest on Wisconsin Republicans’ efforts to upend Governor Evers’ extension of his Safer-At-Home order. Then we learn how to access some additional past Chapter A Day content that’s available during this time. And we discuss the benefits of being forced to live slower with an MIT physicist.

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  • Wisconsin Republicans Attempt To Thwart 'Safer At Home' Extension

    State Republicans are challenging moves made by Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm, including the extension of an order for Wisconsinites to avoid non-essential travel outside the home. We get the latest from WPR’s capitol bureau chief.

  • More Ways To Enjoy Chapter A Day During The Coronavirus Pandemic

    Fans of Chapter A Day on WPR have a chance to listen to some past offerings for a short time. We find out what’s available and how to access it.

  • Coronavirus Has Forced Us To Slowdown — And That Might Be A Good Thing

    Americans like to figure out ways to do things faster and more efficiently. Now that many obligations and places to visit have been shut down, some of our lives and cities have slowed down too. We talk with a physicist and writer about how this forced slowdown could be causing us to pause and reflect.

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  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Michele Gerard Good Guest
  • Alan Lightman Guest

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