Wisconsin News Roundup, Dogs Protecting Livestock, Clarke Resigns, Russia Investigation Update

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The superintendent of the troubled youth detention center at Lincoln Hills stepped down this week. We hear what’s next for the facility, and check in on other top stories, during our state news roundup. With special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly working with New York’s attorney general on his probe into Russian campaign interference, we get an update on where the investigation stands. We also learn about the growing practice of farmers training dogs to protect livestock. We also check in on Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke’s abrupt resignation yesterday.

Featured in this Show

  • Using Dogs To Protect Livestock And Farm Animals

    We learn about the growing practice of training dogs to protect livestock and other farm animals.

  • Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Resigns

    Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigned on Thursday afternoon. Clarke’s sudden departure came as a surprise for some of his colleagues. We speak with WPR’s Chuck Quirmbach about the resignation and what it could mean for Clarke moving forward.

  • The Russian Investigation Continues

    The prober into alleged Russian meddling and collusion during the 2016 presidential election is fully underway. And several members of the Trump campaign–including former campaign manager Paul Manafort–are of particular interest as Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team continue to investigate. We speak with Marquette political science professor Lowell Barrington about the news and what could be next.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Karl Christenson Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Dr. Julie Young Guest
  • Chuck Quirmbach Guest
  • Lowell Barrington Guest

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