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Thursday, August 15, 2019
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6:00am | The Morning Show - New Tiny Homes For Veterans, Planning For Pension Payments

We learn about a village of tiny homes that is designed to help veterans find stability in Milwaukee. Then, an economist discusses new research on how much funding government agencies should be setting aside for future pension payments.

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7:00am | The Morning Show - A Memory Mystery Close To Death, Changes To Wildlife Protections

A doctor explains a medical mystery called "paradoxical lucidity" and why researchers hope it may shed light on memory. Then, a reporter explains how federal authorities plan to significantly weaken the Endangered Species Act.

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8:00am | The Morning Show - How Segregation Affects Rates Of Violence In Different Neigborhoods

Reporter Ashley Luthern spent months investigating the role of structural racism in Milwaukee crime patterns. She joins us to discuss her findings, including the fact that black residents are far more likely than white residents to be shot and killed.

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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 - Vehicle Maintenance: Flood Damage

Wisconsin has seen a lot of flooding in the last year. We talk to our maintenance expert about what we should do if our car encounters high water.

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12:30pm | Chapter A Day - 'Robert's Rules' 19 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 - Remembering Woodstock, Avoiding Equifax Scam Sites, A Top News Story

On the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, we look at what's still being learned about the legendary art and music festival, including never-before-seen images from a Wisconsin photographer. Then we learn about avoiding Equifax data breach settlement scam websites. And we cover a top news story.

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4:00pm | Central Time - Flooding In Northern Wisconsin, Planning For Wetter Conditions, Two Takes On The USMCA

We discuss the significant flooding that's been going on in the northern part of the state, including how it's affecting local residents. And we hear different viewpoints on President Trump's proposal to replace NAFTA and renegotiate trade between the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

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5:00pm | Central Time - Remembering Woodstock, Avoiding Equifax Scam Sites, A Top News Story

On the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, we look at what's still being learned about the legendary art and music festival, including never-before-seen images from a Wisconsin photographer. Then we learn about avoiding Equifax data breach settlement scam websites. And we cover a top news story.

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6:00pm | Central Time - Flooding In Northern Wisconsin, Planning For Wetter Conditions, Two Takes On The USMCA

We discuss the significant flooding that's been going on in the northern part of the state, including how it's affecting local residents. And we hear different viewpoints on President Trump's proposal to replace NAFTA and renegotiate trade between the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

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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 | To the Best of Our Knowledge - Yuck!

Disgust is such a powerful emotion, and so easily evoked. A single disgusting word or image can make most anyone feel queasy, but it also turns out to be a powerful driver of human behavior, influencing everything from who you love to who you'll vote for. We delve into the new science of revulsion.

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11:00pm | Chapter A Day - 'Robert's Rules' 19 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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