Funding for victim services, Wisconsin ski jumpers, New tobacco studies

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Ben Loomis soars through the air during the men’s ski jumping portion at the Nordic Combined World Cup, in Val di Fiemme, Italy, Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022. Elvis Piazzi/AP Photo

We discuss an anticipated drop in federal funding for victim services with the advocacy group End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin. Then, we talk with a pair of Eau Claire natives about competitive ski jumping. Then, we examine how Wisconsin handles tobacco after the American Lung Association issues the state a failing grade.

Featured in this Episode

  • Funding for victim services

    Federal funding for victim services in Wisconsin is expected to drop this fall. But a bill moving through the Wisconsin Legislature could boost state funding. We speak with two representatives from End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin.

  • Wisconsin ski jumpers discuss competing

    Two Eau Claire natives are competing across Europe as members of U.S. national teams for ski jumping and Nordic combined. We learn how these athletes are continuing the Chippewa Valley’s long tradition of ski jumping.

  • American Lung Association again issues Wisconsin failing grades

    We talk with an advocate from the American Lung Association and a UW-Madison researcher about how Wisconsin could improve its response to tobacco use.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Monique Minkens Guest
  • Jenna Gormal Guest
  • Andrew Urlaub Guest
  • Ben Loomis Guest
  • Molly Collins Guest
  • Tanya Schlam Guest
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Producer