Wisconsin Pro Sports Check-In, Clear Masks For Early Childhood Educators, Washington News

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A WPR sports reporter updates us on what Wisconsin professional sports teams are planning for returning to play amid the coronavirus pandemic. We also learn about what clear face masks may be important for educators and caregivers of young children. And we review several of the week’s stop Washington stories.

Featured in this Show

  • Catching Up On Wisconsin's Pro Sports Teams During COVID-19

    The Milwaukee Brewers and the Milwaukee Bucks are getting ready to return to action after being sidelined for the past few months due to the coronavirus. Meanwhile, the Green Bay Packers announce plans to limit fans at Lambeau Field. WPR’s sports reporter has the latest.

  • Researcher Suggests Early Childhood Workers Use Clear Masks

    Babies and young children take cues from faces to understand the world around them. Part of that process is interrupted when people have to wear masks. We talk to a researcher who suggests caregivers should wear clear masks.

  • This Week In Washington – July 15, 2020

    A political reporter joins us to review some of this week’s top stories out of Washington, including fallout from President Donald Trump commuting the sentence of his advisor and convicted felon Roger Stone.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Megan Hart Guest
  • Lisa Scott Guest
  • Ginger Gibson Guest
  • Kealey Bultena Interviewer

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