Week In Washington, Spider Season In Wisconsin

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From White House staffing changes to a new lawsuit alleging the President worked with Fox News on an inaccurate story, it’s been a busy week in Washington. A political reporter gets us up to speed on the biggest headlines. Two venomous black widow spiders were found for the first time in Brown County, Wisconsin. We learn how common dangerous spiders are in the state and which types people can expect to see most often.

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  • High Spider Season In Wisconsin

    Two venomous Northern Black Widow spiders have been found for the first time in Brown County, Wisconsin. We talk with a spider expert about how prevalent these dangerous types of spiders are in Wisconsin (spoiler alert: they aren’t very likely to be found here) and what common types of spiders people are most likely seeing in the state.

Episode Credits

  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Sabrina Siddiqui Guest
  • Mike Draney Guest