State News Roundup, Bodily Effects Of Daylight Saving Time, Pros And Cons Of ‘Woke’ Culture

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Our recap of local state stories includes La Crosse Police requiring reimbursements from political campaigns. Then we look at daylight saving time and its physical impacts on humans. And we discuss “woke” and “cancel-culture” in light of recent comments from former president Barack Obama.

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  • State News Roundup – November 8, 2019

    After being stuck with several unpaid bills, the La Crosse Police Department is requiring political campaigns to cover some of their costs before holding events in the city. We find out more about the policy. Then, we check in on stories from other areas of the state.

  • The Impact Daylight Saving Time Has On The Body

    This Sunday, a majority of people throughout the country set their clocks back an hour to mark the end of daylight saving time. While it might be fun to gain the hour lost in the spring, the time change still has an impact on the body. We talk with an expert to learn more.

  • Is 'Woke Culture' Hurting Our Discourse?

    In recent comments at an Obama Foundation summit, former President Barack Obama criticized “wokeness” and “cancel-culture.” We hear two perspectives – one from an activist who says it’s toxic, and another from a journalist who says it’s the best tool this generation has.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Jourdan Vian Guest
  • Paul Martino Guest
  • Loretta Ross Guest
  • Ernest Owens Guest

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