The U.S. Farm Bill is set to expire at the end of this month. An Oregon congressman shares a different vision for the legislation and what it could mean for Wisconsin. Then, a reporter explains why the Navy is decommissioning the USS Milwaukee.
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The Navy decommissioned the USS Milwaukee this month after eight years of operation. It was one of a class of Navy combat vessels built in Wisconsin and prone to mechanical failure. Despite costing $500 million each, Congress built more than the Navy wanted. A ProPublica reporter joins us.
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