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Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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6:00am | The Morning Show - When Addiction Risks Child Safety, Grants Boost Women Entrepreneurs

A detective and a social worker explain when addiction can threaten the safety of children and how families can address the problem. Then, we discuss a new push in western Wisconsin to help more women start small businesses.

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7:00am | The Morning Show - Election Security In Wisconsin, What's In Our Clothes?

We look at measures Wisconsin is taking to improve election security ahead of the 2020 election. Plus, a textile expert helps us understand what's inside the clothes we wear, and how that can impact health. 

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8:00am | The Morning Show - When Addiction Risks Child Safety, Grants Boost Women Entrepreneurs

A detective and a social worker explain when addiction can threaten the safety of children and how families can address the problem. Then, we discuss a new push in western Wisconsin to help more women start small businesses.

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9:00am | On Point - News, Culture And More

We cover everything from breaking news to cultural trends, featuring politicians, artists, scientists and ordinary citizens from around the world.

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11:00am | The Larry Meiller Show - Bone Marrow Transplants

Stem cell transplants, also known as bone marrow transplants, are generally used to treat certain cancers. This procedure is now being used for other diseases too. We talk to a UW Health oncologist about the developments.

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11:45am | The Larry Meiller Show - Autism In Adults

Awareness of autism in children has exploded in recent years. But what about adults? Many go undiagnosed. We talk with two experts from the Autism Society of south-central Wisconsin about adult autism. 

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12:30pm | Chapter A Day - 'Robert's Rules' 17 Of 20

Jim Fleming reads from "Robert's Rules" by J.F. Riordan. Life is good on Washington Island off Door County, and there's plenty of it. Fiona surprised everyone when she won election as town chair.  Sometimes she wishes she hadn't.

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1:00pm | 1A - Speak Freely

We explore important issues such as policy, politics, technology, and what connects us across the fissures that divide the country.

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3:00pm | Central Time - Foxconn Study, Credit Card Debt, Trump Organization Continues To Employ Workers Without Legal Status

We talk about a new report analyzing the future prospects for Foxconn and the company's impact in Wisconsin. Then we discuss the state of credit card debt in Wisconsin. And we look at a new report from The Washington Post that says the Trump Administration has continued to employ workers in the country without documentation as recently as 2019.

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4:00pm | Central Time - New Report: How Agriculture Impacts Wisconsin Economy, Trump Announces New Immigration Rule

We talk to the author of a new report detailing agriculture's impact on the Wisconsin economy. And we learn about a new federal immigration rule: Under a "public charge" rule, people who immigrate legally and receive some public benefits, or might in the future, can be denied a path to citizenship.

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5:00pm | Central Time - Foxconn Study, Credit Card Debt, Trump Organization Continues To Employ Workers Without Legal Status

We talk about a new report analyzing the future prospects for Foxconn and the company's impact in Wisconsin. Then we discuss the state of credit card debt in Wisconsin. And we look at a new report from The Washington Post that says the Trump Administration has continued to employ workers in the country without documentation as recently as 2019.

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6:00pm | Central Time - New Report: How Agriculture Impacts Wisconsin Economy, Trump Announces New Immigration Rule

We talk to the author of a new report detailing agriculture's impact on the Wisconsin economy. And we learn about a new federal immigration rule: Under a "public charge" rule, people who immigrate legally and receive some public benefits, or might in the future, can be denied a path to citizenship.

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7:00pm | As It Happens - From The CBC

Hear news and interviews from around the world on As It Happens. 

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8:00pm | Q - Entertainment Gets Personal

Join us for a smart and surprising tour through cultural issues that matter.

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9:00pm | BBC Newsday - Live From Singapore And London

Newsday is produced by the BBC World Service and provides live global news, business and sports reporting from London, giving listeners a glimpse of the day ahead, or a recap of the day’s top stories.

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10:00pm | Latino USA - Navigating A Diverse And Connected World
Join us for discussions on the current cultural, political and social ideas impacting Latinos and the nation.

 

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11:00pm | Chapter A Day - 'Robert's Rules' 17 Of 20

Jim Fleming reads from "Robert's Rules" by J.F. Riordan. Life is good on Washington Island off Door County, and there's plenty of it. Fiona surprised everyone when she won election as town chair.  Sometimes she wishes she hadn't.

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11:30pm | BBC World Service - Programming From The BBC

Whenever and wherever news breaks, the BBC World Service is there. WPR broadcasts the BBC World Service throughout the night until 6:00 a.m.

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