Wisconsin News Roundup, Concern Over African Swine Fever, Top News

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We look at a couple stories making news around Wisconsin, including reaction to proposed transmission line routes in Bayfield County. And with a virus that’s killing pigs spreading across Asia, we learn what preparations are underway to combat it in the U.S. We also cover a top news story.

Featured in this Show

  • State News Roundup – October 25, 2019

    Ozaukee County police have solved a 1984 murder case with the help of an online genetic database. We find out how the investigation finally broke through. We also hear what Bayfield County residents are saying about the two proposed routes for a new transmission line.

  • Wisconsin Pork Producers Preparing For Deadly Pig Virus

    A virus that’s killing pigs is ravaging China’s herds and spreading across Asia. We look at how animal officials in the U.S. are preparing for the threat and what could happen if it finds its way here.

  • The Problem With 'Zero Tolerance' Policies

    A Madison School District staffer has gotten his job back after violating the school’s “zero tolerance” policy on using the “n” word, despite the fact that he was telling a student not to use the slur against him. We take a closer look at “zero tolerance” policies, and why some education researchers say they’re not right for schools.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Danielle Kaeding Guest
  • Dan Benson Guest
  • Tom Crenshaw Guest
  • Jane Close Conoley Guest
  • Harry Peterson Guest