Unemployment Overpayments, Dane County Farmers’ Market Reopens, Chauvin Trial And Retraumatization For Black Americans

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Derek Chauvin (right) and defense attorney (left) in court
In this screen grab from video, defense attorney Eric Nelson, left, defendant, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, right, listen, Tuesday, April 13, 2021, as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over motions in the trial of Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. Court TV, via AP, Pool

State officials say tens of thousands of Wisconsinites were overpaid unemployment benefits, and in some cases, owe the state tens of thousands of dollars. A reporter and an unemployment expert break down the story. Then, we talk about the return of the Dane County Farmers’ Market and what attendees can expect. And, we discuss how the trial of Derek Chauvin is retraumatizing for some Black Americans.

Featured in this Show

  • Some Wisconsinites Asked To Return Unemployment Benefits

    The state says almost 80,000 Wisconsinites owe back tens of millions of dollars in unemployment money that was overpaid to them. We hear how that happened and get an update on the state of unemployment across the country.

  • The Return Of The Dane County Farmers' Market

    While not at its traditional home on the state Capitol Square, the Dane County Farmers’ Market is back for 2021. We look at what customers to one of the nation’s largest farmers’ markets can expect this year and how organizers are helping to keep people safe.

  • Chauvin Trial Retraumatizing Americans, Especially Black Americans

    We talk with a trauma psychologist about how the trial of Derek Chauvin, which has required revisiting the intense, visual details of the events leading up to the death of George Floyd, is retraumatizing Black Americans.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Andrew Stettner Guest
  • Jill Groendyk Guest
  • Mariel Buqué Guest

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