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  • Two Cents: What is The Cost of Pet Ownership?

    So how much does it cost to own a pet?

    Origin of Everything: Why Do People Have Pets?

    Why did humans start domesticating animals as pets and not livestock?

  • PBS NewsHour: Hurricane Florence

    How a warming world may have caused Hurricane Florence to stall.

    Hot Mess: Why Are Hurricanes Getting Stronger?

    Lets look at how a warming planet and warming oceans amplify our worst storms.

  • BrainCraft: These Tiny Cells Shape Your Life

    Branches of microglia are constantly looking for bits of synapses to nibble on.

    Advanced Analytics: From Emergency Response to Brackets

    For University Place, Laura Albert explains systems engineering and its uses for analyzing and solving problems.

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Every Friday, anchor Frederica Freyberg and reporter Zac Schultz talk with business and political leaders.

WPT Archives

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Visit WPT's digital archives and explore some classic shows, from the 1950s on, available for online viewing.

Tribal Histories

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Explore our documentaries in which members of Wisconsin First Nations tell their stories.

Director's Cut

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A series about independent films with Wisconsin connections. Hosted by Pete Schwaba.


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