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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

2004 Coverage Of Manure-Contaminated Water

Wisconsin Public Television's 2004 coverage of animal waste-caused contamination of well water in Kewaunee County complements Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism's most recent reports on the same issue. WCIJ's story will be released May 1.

April 29, 2016

WCIJ Report On Human, Animal Waste Contaminating Water

In his most recent series of stories, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism reporter Ron Seely investigates the role of animal and human waste in contaminated drinking water in Wisconsin, particularly Kewaunee County. The full story will be released Sunday, May 1.

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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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April 22, 2016

'1800 Days' Tackles Minority Achievement Gap From Young Age

Middleton Pastor Harold Rayford explained how vital a child's first five years of development are in preventing a minority achievement gap later in life. 1800 Days' website offers brochures listing development milestones that should be achieved in a child's first few years. More information can be found here: http://www.only1800days.org

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April 22, 2016

Kevin Moore Calls FoodShare Program A Success

Kevin Moore of Wisconsin Department of Health Services said 12,000 people who enrolled in the FoodShare program entered the workforce this past year. Moore said with more than 80,000 vacant jobs in the state, the FoodShare program wants to make sure people get the training they need to enter the workforce.

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April 22, 2016

Hunger Task Force Director Calls FoodShare Reform A Failure

Milwaukee-based Hunger Task Force Director Sherri Tussler said 65 percent of people who participated in the FoodShare Employment and Training Program lost their food assistance and did not gain employment. More than 41,000 people lost access to food stamps this past year after a new law mandated FoodShare recipients to seek employment in order to receive benefits.

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April 22, 2016

Overcrowding In Milwaukee County Juvenile Detention Center

Milwaukee County Chief Judge Maxine White explains how ongoing problems at Lincoln Hills Youth Prison have led to deteriorating conditions and overcrowding in Milwaukee County Juvenile Detention Center. She called the conditions at Lincoln Hills "deplorable."

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