Tattoos as a healing art, Can street funding fix potholes?

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Heard On The Morning Show
Anita Ritenour (CC-BY)

We explore how tattoos can be way for people to heal from trauma, wounds and illness. Then, can cities and towns eliminate potholes through different funding streams? Two public works directors join the program to talk about street repair.

Featured in this Show

  • Tattooing as a healing art

    For some people dealing with trauma, tattoos have the power to heal. Body art can cover up and transform physical scars, or help others suffering from body dysmorphia and psychological pain. We talk to four tattoo artists whose work transforms their clients.

  • Pothole season: Comparing urban and rural funding streams

    Spring season means pothole season. According to AAA, about 44 million drivers paid for pothole damage in 2022 compared to 28 million in 2021. We compare how Wisconsin cities and villages handle street repairs within their annual budgets.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Alexandra Winthrop Guest
  • Caitlin Romenesko Guest
  • Steve Grenier Guest
  • Teal Spellman Guest

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