The past and future of 'Wisconn Valley'
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
8h ago
Seven years ago, Wisconsin brokered a deal with Foxconn — one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturing companies. But Foxconn hasn’t come close to the promised jobs or investment. Now, Microsoft is promising a new deal. Will this be any different ..read more
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As EPA limits PFAS in drinking water, Wisconsin lawmakers remain unable to agree how to address forever chemicals
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
9h ago
The EPA established strict limits on several of the manmade chemicals in drinking water, while in Wisconsin, lawmakers continue to butt heads on how to attack PFAS contamination around the state ..read more
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Hydroponics STEM program fosters crop of young gardeners, scientists
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
4d ago
Milwaukee native Mitchelle Lyle, founder and director of the afterschool classes, talks about the hydroponics program’s roots ..read more
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'No One Asked You': How comedy can support abortion clinics & bust stigma
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
4d ago
The documentary “No One Asked You” highlights a unique approach to activism in the fight for abortion rights — humor ..read more
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'Shari & Lamb Chop' documentary kicks off the 2024 Milwaukee Film Festival
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
6d ago
Before Fred Rogers and Jim Henson, Shari Lewis was the true pioneer of children’s television. A new documentary looks into Lewis' career and the pop culture impact she and her trusty sock puppet Lamb Chop had on generations of viewers ..read more
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Wisconsin veterinarian gives insight to the bird flu virus making dairy cows sick in other states
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
6d ago
Agriculture officials have detected avian influenza in dairy herds across the country. No cases have been confirmed in Wisconsin and state officials hope to keep it that way ..read more
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How to admire the northern lights in Wisconsin
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
6d ago
If the recent solar eclipse motivated you to see more astronomical events, how about shifting to the nighttime to see the northern lights ..read more
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Exploring the labor union developed to protect workers in Milwaukee's Deer District
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
6d ago
The Milwaukee Area Service and Hospitality Workers Organization (MASH) was developed to create a community benefits agreement ensuring certain rights for its future employees for Milwaukee's downtown Deer District ..read more
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MMSD draws from nature to manage flood waters in Milwaukee region
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
1w ago
Heavy rains hammered our region this week, causing pressure on the MMSD sewage treatment plant, which couldn’t keep up with the demand. As a result, the MMSD discharged water and sewage into area rivers to prevent wastewater from backing up into basements ..read more
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Organizers of the inaugural Men of Color Summit at UW-Madison hope to create community on campus
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by WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
1w ago
UW-Madison will host its first men of color centered event on campus, aimed at providing a platform for individuals from diverse backgrounds to come together and discuss strategies for achieving self-actualization ..read more
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