De Pere scholar back on ‘Jeopardy!,’ Locations of gunshot sensors, Life next to Lake Superior
We speak with St. Norbert College’s Ben Chan, who is back on “Jeopardy!” in the show’s Tournament of Champions. Then, we learn about the placement of tens of thousands of gunshot monitoring sensors, including more than 100 in Milwaukee. Then, author Sue Leaf discusses her relationship with Lake Superior.
We learn about a bill that would establish a statewide advisory council on the practice of palliative care. Then, we talk with state Rep. Deb Andraca, D-Whitefish Bay, about proposals to restrict firearms on college campuses. Then, we examine a new book about alternative structures for the economy.
UW-Madison research milestone, Bridge closure, Union decertified, Assisted living, Margarine history, Miss Snowflake
We learn about UW-Madison’s new record for research funding. Then, the Prairie du Chien mayor describes the impact of a bridge closure. Then, an Oshkosh worker explains why he helped decertify his union. Then, we hear two stories about people on Medicaid and the odd history of yellow margarine. Then, Miss Snowflake discusses snowmobiling.
We learn about detecting viruses by monitoring air in public spaces. Then, an economist at the Chicago Federal Reserve explains why racial wealth gaps persist. Then, we examine efforts to reduce the use of additives in food.
Ethics agency recommends charges, Turkey earthquake a year later, Federal funding for research in Wisconsin
A WPR reporter explains why the state Ethics Commission is recommending felony charges in a campaign finance case. Then, a UW-Madison student from Turkey details the country’s recovery after a devastating earthquake. Then, we learn more about National Science Foundation funding in Wisconsin.
We explore the state Department of Public Instruction’s new list of recommended reading programs. Then, we hear about a nonprofit working in the Chippewa Valley to resettle dozens of refugees. Then, a Marquette University Law School scholar discusses former President Donald Trump’s court appeals. Then, we examine a trade publication’s praise for Wisconsin golf courses.