Monday 1/23/23: medical marijuana, Capitol Notes, LGBTQ farmers, Lunar New Year
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
4d ago
We learn what medical marijuana legalization could look like in Wisconsin. Capitol Notes looks ahead to Governor Tony Evers' State of the State address. Then, we hear from two LGBTQ farmers on how they're breaking down stereotypes. We explore some traditions of the Lunar New Year. Plus, learn how to brew the perfect cup of tea ..read more
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Thursday 1/19/23: rent control, bomb detection technology, conversion therapy, Dig In!
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
1w ago
We learn about rent control and speak with someone who thinks it's possible here in Milwaukee. Then, we learn about new technology that helps detect explosives and how it could keep people safe. We hear from someone who was subjected to gay conversion therapy. Plus, in this month’s Dig In! we learn why it’s the perfect time to gather with family to prepare and eat a meal ..read more
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Wednesday 1/18/23: mental health history, true crime popularity, Milwaukee Art Museum curator, 'The Luckiest Boy in the World'
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
1w ago
We learn about the history of mental health care in Milwaukee and how it's changed over decades. Then, we explore the rise in true crime media and learn why people are so drawn to the subject. We speak with the new chief curator at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Plus, we hear from the first batboy for the Milwaukee Brewers on his new book, The Luckiest Boy In the World ..read more
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Tuesday 1/17/23: respiratory illnesses, Milwaukee estuary cleanup, frog mating study, local runner
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
1w ago
We learn about the surge in respiratory illnesses in Wisconsin and what people can do to stop the spread of RSV, flu, and COVID-19. We look at how the Milwaukee Riverkeepers are cleaning up the Milwaukee estuary and making it safer to swim and fish. We learn how a sound-proof arena is making it easier to study frog mating calls at UW-Milwaukee. Plus, hear from a man who ran every single street in Milwaukee ..read more
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Thursday 1/12/23: Black suicide rates, Hispanic Professions of Greater Milwaukee, Kernza, Friday the 13th, Streets of Old Milwaukee poem
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
1w ago
We hear from a Milwaukee man who has struggled with thoughts of suicide and the work he’s doing to help others. Then, we learn how the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee is working to support the next generation of Latinos in Wisconsin. We learn about a grain called Kernza that's changing farming in the Midwest. We tell you about the legends surrounding Friday the 13th. Plus, hear a poem inspired by the Streets of Old Milwaukee at the Milwaukee Public Museum ..read more
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Wednesday 01/11/23: top research of 2022, Milwaukee Waters Investigation project, Nearby Nature, Jones Island history
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
2w ago
We go over the top five research findings of 2022 with the Wisconsin Policy Forum. Then, we learn about the Milwaukee Waters Investigation project and how it will help students learn about the importance of our waterways. We hear how two Milwaukeeans are sharing their love of nature with other Black residents. Plus, look at a documentary that explores the history of Jones Island ..read more
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Tuesday 01/10/23: State Supreme Court forum, Newhall House fire, 'The Flagmakers', Book of the Month
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
2w ago
We hear what happened at a forum with the candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court race. Then, we learn about Milwaukee’s deadly Newhall House fire. We speak with one of the filmmakers behind the documentary The Flagmakers. Plus, bring you this month’s Book of the Month pick ..read more
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Monday 01/09/23: 'Milked', 'Last Summer on State Street', 'Butterfly in the Sky', Farm & Fleet vs. Fleet Farm
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
2w ago
We tell you about a book that explores the relationship between Wisconsin and Mexican farmers. We hear from the author of Last Summer on State Street, a book about a housing project in Chicago. We learn about the documentary Butterfly in the Sky, which tells the story of the beloved TV series Reading Rainbow. Plus, learn the real story behind Wisconsin’s dueling brands: Fleet Farm and Farm & Fleet ..read more
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Thursday 01/05/23: education pipeline, Capitol threats, UWM sustainability, 5 things to do, library technology
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
3w ago
We explore the challenges Milwaukee students face when enrolling in and completing postsecondary education. We examine other times the U.S. Capitol came under threat. We learn about UW-Milwaukee’s plans to become a carbon neutral campus by 2050. We tell you about some of the events happening this month in Milwaukee. Plus, learn how public libraries are adapting to new technology ..read more
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Wednesday 01/04/23: Wisconsin drinking culture, Capitol Notes, football health & safety, Milwaukee Music Roundup
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
3w ago
We explore excessive drinking in Wisconsin and its impact on our communities. We look ahead at what’s in store for Wisconsin politics in 2023. We talk about keeping football players safe and healthy. Plus, look back at some of the best songs of 2022 in this month’s Milwaukee Music Roundup ..read more
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