Senate Candidates Get Personal In Attacks, Music And The Brain, The State Of Marijuana In Our Union

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This November, nine states will vote on marijuana referendums. Here in Wisconsin, marijuana legalization is seeing high levels of approval according to a recent Marquette Law School poll. We speak to an expert about what the outlook is, and how we got to this point. We find out how the brain responds to music, and what new research is showing us. And get the latest in the race for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin.

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  • As Election Day Draws Closer, Senate Candidates Make Personal Swipes

    As we edge closer to Election Day, the race for the U.S. Senate seat in Wisconsin has gotten more personal and bitter. We’ll speak with political reporter Mark Sommerhauser about the latest in the race for the Senate.

  • The Brain And Music

    International surveys show people rank music as one the most supreme pleasures of life. Today, we look at new reserach that has identified specfic neural pathways in the brain that react exclusively to music.

  • Marijuana's Popularity On The Rise

    A recent Marquette Law School poll shows that record high numbers of Wisconsinites favor the legalization of marijuana. This is amid a national trend of marijuana legalization — recreational ‘weed’ is legal in four states and Washington D.C. We talk to one of the foremost experts on marijuana policy about what this election might mean for the flowering herb.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Producer
  • Aarushi Agni Producer
  • Mark Sommerhauser Guest
  • Nancy Kanwisher Guest
  • Sam Norman-Haignere Guest
  • John Hudak Guest

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