WEDC Votes On Foxconn, Another Reason To Get The Flu Shot, Treating Veterans

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Getting the annual flu shot not only protects the person receiving it, it’s also a measure fo defense for those who can’t get the vaccine. Plus, we discuss a vote from a key state agency on technology manufacturer Foxconn’s deal with Wisconsin for a new plant in Mount Pleasant. We also hear how sports therapy is being used to treat veterans in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • WEDC Signs Off On $3 Billion Foxconn Deal

    The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation voted 8-2 in favor of a $3 billion incentive package between the state and Taiwan-based technology company Foxconn. We speak with WPR State Capitol Reporter Laurel White about the news.

  • How Getting The Flu Shot Protects Other People

    Every year, the strong recommendation is to get the annual flu shot. But there are some people who are unable to get the shot for a variety of reasons, and that leaves them particularly vulnerable. We find out how others getting vaccinated can help to protect those who can’t.

  • Wounded Veterans Can Find Healing, Community Through New Adaptive Sports Therapy Programs

    For veterans returning home wounded from tours of duty, recovery can be an uphill struggle. But Dr. Kenneth Lee, a doctor and a wounded veteran, joins us to talk about an adaptive sports program that assists veterans in their recuperation. We also speak with James Veltri, a veteran who plays with the Milwaukee Eagles Wheelchair Lacrosse Team.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Laurel White Guest
  • Tom Haupt Guest
  • Dr. Kenneth Lee Guest
  • James Veltri Guest

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