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June 17, 2016

Here and Now # 1498 – Full Episode

Clark and Sen. Baldwin discuss potential gun control measures following Orlando shooting. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on the transportation budget, and Franklin analyzes the most recent Marquette Law School Poll.

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June 17, 2016

The Rev. Franklin Graham Led Rally At Capitol

Thousands came to hear the evangelical minister's political message. Madison was one stop on his national "Decision America Tour." Graham referenced the Orlando shootings but did not express his views denouncing gay marriage as he has in the past.

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June 10, 2016

McCabe On Third Party Possibilities In Presidential Race

Political commentator Mike McCabe founded the group Blue Jean Nation. He was previously the director of nonpartisan watchdog group Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. He also wrote the book "Blue Jeans in High Places: The Coming Makeover of American Politics" in 2014.

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June 10, 2016

Madison Alder Bidar-Sielaff Defends MPD Investigation

Madison Alder Shiva Bidar-Sielaff led efforts to approve the $350,000 private probe. These new dollars are in addition to a pre-existing commitment of $50,000, bringing the total spending to around $400,000.

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June 10, 2016

Madison Police Chief Koval Criticizes Review Price

In a blog post before the vote, Koval defended his departments' performance. He wrote MPD already faces, and passes, substancial review. Koval also stated he feels he has not been sufficiently involved in city discussions surrounding the investigation.

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June 10, 2016

Wisconsin Delegates Will Head To National Conventions

The Democratic convention will be held July 25-28 and the Republican convention July 18-21. WPR's Shawn Johnson discusses the Wisconsin delegates heading to each convention and what might happen there.

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May 27, 2016

Wisconsin Researcher On Rise Of Chronic Wasting Disease

Bryan Richards, chronic wasting disease project leader for the U.S. Geological Survey, says the growth of the disease is unprecedented in north-central Iowa County. Richards says tactics to prevent CWD from reaching northern Wisconsin include educational programs and regulatory measures. More information can be found at http://www.nwhc.usgs.gov/disease_information/chronic_wasting_disease/ind...

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May 27, 2016

WPR's Shawn Johnson Breaks Down Redistricting Trial

The federal trial will determine whether Wisconsin Assembly district boundaries Republicans redrew in 2011 discriminate against Democrats. Wisconsin Public Radio's Shawn Johnson said the plaintiffs presented evidence showing Wisconsin is among the most gerrymandered legislative maps in modern American history.

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May 27, 2016

Madison College's Scholarship Program Offers Free Tuition

Madison Area Technical College President Jack Daniels discusses the Scholars of Promise program, which will be available to low-income south-central Wisconsin students starting in 2017. More information can be found at www.madisoncollege.edu/scholars-promise

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May 27, 2016

Brian Juchems Responds To State Lawsuit On LGBTQ Bathrooms

Brian Juchems is the senior director of education and policy for GSAFE, an organization that advocates for just schools for LGBTQ youth in Wisconsin. Juchems reacts to Attorney General Brad Schimel's choice to join the lawsuit against President Barack Obama's executive order regarding transgender bathrooms. Eleven states are now part of the lawsuit.

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