Tough Times For Frac Sand Mining, A Case For The Death Penalty

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Heard On Central Time
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We also look at what’s behind the drop in frac sand mining in Wisconsin. We also learn about an historic chapel in Milwaukee getting demolished this month. And following a recent conversation on the state of the capital punishment in the US, we hear a case in favor of the death penalty.

Featured in this Show

  • A Bleak Forecast For Wisconsin's Frac Sand Mining Industry

    What used to be a booming industry in Wisconsin is now in decline and at least one analyst says more tough times lie ahead. We look at why frac sand mining has been on the decline and what’s happening with once busy mining sites in the state.

  • 'Prettiest Church You Never Saw' Being Torn Down In Milwaukee

    The St. Francis Convent chapel in Milwaukee, built by a famous Wisconsin church architect more than 100 years ago, is in the midst of getting torn down. We talk with an historian about its past and the Catholic order that’s called it home.

  • The Case For The Death Penalty

    Previously on Central Time, we discussed the state of capital punishment in the United States. Now we talk with a legal director for an organization that works to defend and promote the death penalty.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Rich Kremer Guest
  • John Gurda Guest
  • Kent Scheidegger Guest