Summer Drinks, Police Contracts In Wisconsin, Third District Primary Candidate Interview

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Two glasses with lemon and lime wedges on the rim serving Midwestern Rhubarb Margaritas.
Midwestern Rhubarb Margarita, Photography copyright: Deborah L Melian © 2020

A food and drink writer joins us for Food Friday to talk about concocting refreshing drinks for summer — both alcoholic and non. Then we talk to a reporter who looked into the contents of police union contracts in Wisconsin, and discuss how protective they are of officers. And we conclude our candidate interviews for the state’s third Congressional district primary.

Featured in this Show

  • Food Friday: Summer Cocktails

    On a hot summer afternoon or evening, a nice cool drink can hit the spot. In this week’s Food Friday, we talk about what makes a great cocktail, including flavor, color and bubbles. We also share a few recipes for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and ask for your favorite concoctions.

  • Understanding Police Union Contracts In Our State

    Police union contracts have come under scrutiny across the nation in recent months, as critics wonder if the contracts offer too much protection to officers. We take a look at police union contracts in our state and what exactly they contain.

  • Third Congressional District Primary Candidate Interview: Jessi Ebben

    Continuing our series of interviews with candidates for the third Congressional seat, we speak with Jessi Ebben. She is running as a Republican in the August 11 primary against Derrick Van Orden. The winner will face the winner of the Democratic primary, either Dr. Mark Neumann or incumbent Rep. Ron Kind.

Episode Credits

  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Carrie Allan Guest
  • Will Cushman Guest
  • Jessi Ebben Guest

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