Wisconsin Weekly News Roundup, The History Of The Solar Eclipse, Meth In Central Wisconsin

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Next year in August, the first total eclipse in forty years will be visible for Americans. We find out the history of our knowledge and fascination with the eclipses. We get our weekly roundup of Wisconsin news, including the Voter ID ruling and the latest Marquette polls. We also talk to a reporter and local police chief about the rise of methamphetamine use in central Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • Facts And Lore About Solar Eclipses

    Solar eclipses are some of the most awe-inspiring natural phenomena. An astronomer shares the power that had in ancient societies, and how they have been key to understanding our solar system and beyond.

  • State News Roundup For October 14, 2016

    On Wednesday a federal judge said he would order Governor Scott Walker’s administration to make changes to how it treats people who need voting credentials. A state news editor joins us to talk about how lawmakers around the state are reacting to this news and looks at other top stories from this week.

  • Central Wisconsin Sees Rise In Methamphetamine Confiscations

    In the first six months of 2016, law enforcement confiscated about a pound of methamphetamine in central Wisconsin. We talk to a reporter and a local police chief about reasons behind the spread of meth use in Wisconsin.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Tyler Nordgren Guest
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Chris Mueller Guest
  • Chief Dan Ault Guest

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