State News Roundup, Erosion Loans Bill, Keeping Kids Busy At Home

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In our roundup of Wisconsin news, we hear how people around the state are supporting each other during the coronavirus outbreak. Then we hear from a state lawmaker on legislation aimed to help mitigate effects of coastal erosion by Lakes Michigan and Superior. And a pediatrician gives us some ideas for filling kids’ time while they’re home from school.

Featured in this Show

  • State News Roundup – March 20, 2020

    As schools and businesses close down to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Wisconsinites are finding ways to help each other out, from free meals to extra tips. We talk with reporters in La Crosse, Green Bay, and Madison about the support they’re seeing in their communities.

  • Bill Aims To Address Shoreline Erosion Damage

    In the first two months of 2020, Lake Michigan broke records for high water levels. That along with more frequent and intense storms, can cause problems for homes and businesses along the shoreline. We talk to lawmaker hoping to provide aid to those affected by erosion.

  • How To Keep Kids Engaged During COVID-19

    Schools across the United States are closing or shifting to online learning as the coronavirus outbreak continues across the country. We talk to a pediatrician about what parents and caregivers can do to keep kids engaged and learning while at home.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Miranda Suarez Guest
  • Olivia Herken Guest
  • Nusaiba Mizan Guest
  • Representative Tip McGuire Guest
  • Dr. Dipesh Navsaria Guest

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