Foxconn Update, Police Misconduct Payouts

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We dig into Foxconn Inc.’s changing plans for a technology manufacturing plant in Wisconsin. Then, we learn about the results of a national investigation into how much major U.S. cities have paid settling police misconduct lawsuits. (Spoiler: It’s a lot.)

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Ricardo Torres Guest
  • Laura Bronner Guest

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