Wisconsin News Roundup, Cost Of Gun Violence, Bringing Extinct Species Back To Life

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Gun violence affects more than 100,000 people and costs taxpayers billions of dollars every year, according to a recent report. A research expert breaks down the total cost of gun violence in the U.S. We also discuss the science behind bringing extinct animals back to life, and review the biggest news stories from around the state.

Featured in this Show

  • State News Roundup For June 12, 2015

    WPR’s assistant news director joins us to talk about abortion legislation, handgun waiting periods and other headlines from around the state this week.

  • What's The Value Of A Life? Tallying The Real Costs Of Gun Violence

    What is the real cost of gun violence? How does one go about tallying it? This is the conundrum an investigative reporter faced in putting a value to one life lost at the end of a gun.

  • The Science Of De-Exinction

    The concept of bringing extinct animals back to life isn’t just the stuff of science fiction: science says it can be done. Our guest walks us through the science of de-extinction and tells us how new populations of previously extinct animals could be managed.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Noah Ovshinsky Guest
  • Kate Golden Guest
  • Beth Shapiro Guest

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