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Anchored by Frederica Freyberg, Here and Now is Wisconsin’s weekly in-depth news and public affairs program where civic and political leaders provide context to the issues at the forefront of life in Wisconsin.


October 21, 2016

Marathon County Supervisor On Wausau Hmong Population

Member of the Marathon County Board of Supervisors Yee Leng Xiong details the many ways Wausau's Hmong community has become integrated into Central Wisconsin and some of the struggles they still face.

October 21, 2016

Here and Now # 1517 - Full Episode / Live in Wausau

Here and Now travels to Wausau to examine the 7th Cong. district race, issues of "trust" in the 2016 election and how the Hmong community has come to play a prominent role in Central Wisconsin.

October 21, 2016

Seventh Congressional District Candidate Shares Platform

Democrat Mary Hoeft is challenging Republican incumbent Sean Duffy for the seat. She recently retired as a professor at UW-Barron County and served six years on the Rice Lake School Board. Duffy declined request for an interview.

October 21, 2016

Wisconsin Voters Struggle With Trust In 2016 Election

Reporter Zac Schultz examines why the issue of "trust" has become so important in the 2016 election season. He talks to voters and supporters about their trust in media, candidates and the general election process.

October 21, 2016

UWSP Political Scientist Examines 2016 Election Season

John Blakeman examines the 2016 election season in central Wisconsin. He's the UW-Stevens Point Political Science Department chair. He looks at the specific implications of this contentious cycle.

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