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May 13, 2016

Noble Wray Discusses Policing Methods

Former Madison Police Chief Noble Wray, who is now a police reform specialist for the U.S. Department of Justice, discusses issues raised in Wisconsin Public Television's documentary "Too Many Candles." The documentary explores issues relating to gun violence in Milwaukee and can be found here: http://video.wpt.org/video/2365749219/

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May 13, 2016

Paul Nehlen Discusses His Candidacy For Congress

Paul Nehlen is incumbent Paul Ryan's challenger in the Republican primary race in Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District. Nehlen has a background in the manufacturing industry.

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May 6, 2016

UW Entomologist Explains Zika Virus Risk In Wisconsin

With infestations of the mosquito species containing the Zika virus found in Illinois, Iowa and southern Minnesota, Dr. Susan Paskewitz said there is a possibility that the species will be introduced into Wisconsin. The state health department will begin surveillance for the species in late May or early June.

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May 6, 2016

Great Lakes Program Gives Emergency Grants To Students

Amy Kerwin of the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation said the program awarded $125,000 to students across Wisconsin this semester. Kerwin said the program focuses on students attending two-year schools because those students tend to be of lower incomes. The grants assist students in emergency situations only and are intended to help cover housing and other living costs.

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May 6, 2016

UW Professor Explains Implications Of Falling Milk Prices

University of Wisconsin Professor of Agriculture and Applied Economics Brian Gould said ultimately, the low milk prices will have a negative effect on Wisconsin economy. But he said milk prices are cyclical and that Wisconsin saw an all-time high in 2014.

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May 6, 2016

UW Professor Explains Reason Behind No-Confidence Resolution

University of Wisconsin Professor Chad Alan Goldberg authored the no-confidence resolution that the Faculty Senate passed this week. The resolution expressed "no confidence" in the UW System Board of Regents and System President Ray Cross to defend the Wisconsin Idea.

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May 6, 2016

"Too Many Candles": A Documentary On Milwaukee Gun Violence

In this documentary airing Monday, May 9 at 7 p.m., Frederica Freyberg reports from Milwaukee on the city's pervasive gun violence.

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April 29, 2016

Matt Rothschild Talks Democratic Presidential Candidates

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Executive Director Matt Rothschild said it is "improbable" that Bernie Sanders will become the Democratic Party's presidential nominee. While Sanders won every county but one in Wisconsin's primary, Rothschild said Wisconsin’s Sanders supporters will still likely vote for Hillary Clinton if she becomes the nominee.

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April 29, 2016

UW Diversity Provost, Student Leader Talk Racism On Campus

University of Wisconsin Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate Patrick Sims and student leader Kenneth Cole discuss recent incidents of racism on the UW campus, as well as potential solutions.

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April 29, 2016

Charlie Sykes On 'Never Trump,' Prospects For GOP Candidates

Conservative WTMJ-Milwaukee talk radio host Charlie Sykes, the leader of Wisconsin's "Stop Trump" movement, said he will never support Donald Trump, even though he will likely be the Republican Party nominee. Sykes said Carly Fiorina's move to align with Ted Cruz might be too late to benefit Cruz's campaign.

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