Women’s World Cup and Wisconsin, What’s next for defense spending?

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Midfielder Rose Lavelle attempts to shoot on goal
U.S. midfielder Rose Lavelle attempts to shoot on goal while a Spain defender slides in for a tackle during a soccer match Sunday, March 8, 2020. The United States won 1-0. Steve Luciano/AP Photo

We preview the FIFA Women’s World Cup, featuring a heavy favorite American squad, with a pair of Telemundo Wisconsin sports anchors. Then we check on the progress of the National Defense Authorization Act.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Alejandra Palacios Guest
  • Montse Ricossa Guest
  • Brett Best Guest
  • Caroline Coudriet Guest

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