State News Roundup, UW Lawn Care Study, GOP Future

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A UW professor recently wrapped up a three-year study of different lawn care methods on sports fields. He talks with us about the results and if we can incorporate any of them in our yards. Sheboygan County is joining a list of Wisconsin counties that are suing pharmaceutical companies for their role in the opioid crisis. We discuss that and other top stories during our state news roundup. We also talk about the direction the national Republican party is taking with midterm campaign season on the horizon.

Featured in this Show

  • State News Roundup For October 27, 2017

    In our weekly news roundup, we look at how Wisconsinites are feeling about Foxconn coming to Wisconsin. We also discuss one Wisconsin county’s decision to take part in a legal battle against pharmaceutical companies, the latest news from the state’s troubled youth prison, and why fans should get excited about the Milwaukee Bucks this year.

  • UW Professor Completes Three-year Turf Study Using Sports Fields In Stoughton

    We talk with a UW-Madison professor who led a three-year grass study using different lawn care approaches on sports fields at a Stoughton park.

  • The Future Of The GOP

    Since the election of President Donald Trump, the Republican Party hasn’t fully coalesced around him as the leader of the party. And with the recent announcement from two prominent Republican Senators, many political watchers are asking what the future of the GOP could be. Lilly Goren, Political Science Professor at Carroll University, joins us to discuss what could be in store for the Republican Party in the coming months and years.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Karl Christenson Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Doug Soldat Guest
  • Lilly Goren Guest

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