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Wisconsin politicians have sparred over how to provide mental health resources to the state's farmers. UW-Extension agriculture and health safety specialist John Shutske discusses the groundwork necessary to help farmers struggling with mental health issues.
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The Wisconsin Legislature is the most polarized by party in recent decades. UW-Green Bay political scientist Aaron Weinschenk discusses how legislators' roll call votes help shape the metric of polarization.
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Per- and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals, better known as PFAS, can contaminate groundwater and pose health risks to people. Multiple Wisconsin municipalities are considering how to deal with PFAS, and Wisconsin DNR Sec.-Designee Preston Cole discusses the state's response to the issue.
Researchers in Wisconsin are exploring how polarized politics can fracture civic discourse. UW-Madison journalism professor Mike Wagner discusses the work of the Center for Communication and Civic Renewal to investigate the intersection of media, technology and politics.
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As the Wisconsin Public Service Commission considers the proposed high-voltage Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line, residents of the corridor stretching from Dubuque, Iowa to Middleton voice concerns about its necessity and potential impacts.
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As Wisconsin sweats in the midst of a July heatwave, a report shows that global warming could lead to a jump in dangerous high summer temperatures in the state. UW Nelson Institute for Climatic Research researcher Michael Notaro discusses the study and what it means.
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With brutal heat affecting Wisconsin, National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan office meteorologist Tim Halbach discusses the risks associated with heatwaves.
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Milwaukee County is looking into ways to change juvenile incarceration, proposing a $42 million renovation to its existing facility. County supervisor Marcelia Nicholson talks about how the county wants to improve conditions for its juvenile inmates.
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The Anishinaabe Solidarity Relay began in 1989. It was a response to racism and hatred directed towards Ojibwe people at boat landings and elsewhere after hunting and fishing treaty rights were affirmed by U.S. Supreme Court.
Its gaze stretches far beyond Earth's confines, and it's taken part in astronomy research around the planet, but when the sun sets, the Burnham telescope calls Wisconsin home.