Week In Washington, Taking A Look At The UW System’s Budget, Milwaukee Bucks’ Season Preview

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Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22), guard Eric Bledsoe (6) and forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during an NBA preseason basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Milwaukee. Milwaukee won 143-121. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

While many eyes were on two other Wisconsin sports teams Monday night, the Milwaukee Bucks are just getting their season started. We talk with a reporter about what we may be seeing this season. We also find out more about the UW-System’s budget. And we take a look at this week’s top national news stories.

Featured in this Show

  • Previewing The 2018-19 Milwaukee Bucks Season

    As the Milwaukee Brewers work to punch their ticket to the World Series, the Milwaukee Bucks are just getting started on their hopeful return to the NBA playoffs. With the return of superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo, a highly-regarded new head coach and a brand new arena, we discuss what we can expect from the team this year and how far they may go.

  • What's Happening With Budgets In The UW System

    Campuses throughout across the University of Wisconsin system are facing declining enrollments and financial problems. Schools, such as the UWM and UW-Oshkosh, have had to make significant cuts to remain solvent. Karen Herzog, Higher Education Reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, joins us to talk about what’s happening with the UW system’s finances.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Bill Martens Interviewer
  • Matt Velazquez Guest
  • Karen Herzog Guest