‘Roseanne’ Canceled, Minnesota Vs. Wisconsin

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Roseanne Barr arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “Roseanne” on Friday, March 23, 2018 in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

ABC’s ‘Roseanne’ reboot was canceled this week after its star, Roseanne Barr, published a racist tweet about former Obama White House aide Valerie Jarrett. We talk to a journalist and we want to hear your opinions on ABC’s decision. We also pick apart the Wisconsin vs. Minnesota rivalry, which has expanded to economic comparisons as well.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Robert Thompson Guest
  • David French Guest
  • Chris Rochester Guest

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