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Lake Effect is WUWM’s local show about what matters most now to people in Milwaukee and southeast Wisconsin. It goes beyond the headlines and connects listeners to the community.
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There's never a shortage of political news in Wisconsin, from the governor's office to the Legislature to the state's elected officials in Washington, DC. Join WUWM's Maayan Silver and Wispolitics.com editor JR Ross each week as they highlight and provide context to the latest developments.
Meet the people behind the creativity and discoveries at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.This show is no longer active.
What Questions Do You Have For WUWM's Beat Reporters?Beats Me answers your questions about how education, the environment, race and innovation impacts life in southeastern Wisconsin.
What does it take for an entrepreneur to go from an idea to a successful startup? Host Kathleen Gallagher talks with Wisconsin entrepreneurs about how — and why — they've succeeded.How Did You Do That? is no longer being updated, check out Midwest Moxie.
From pretzels in the news, to pretzels throughout history, to pretzels in pop culture, the Pretzel Podcast is, well, a podcast about pretzels. Hosts Michelle Maternowski and Mitch Teich place the unheralded salty snack front and center.The Pretzel Podcast features interviews, special guests, pretzel taste tests, and surprising insights into the snack food you know and love.
The festival, presented by Black Arts MKE, is a celebration of storytelling from an African Diasporic perspective. It features the voices of the young people and the elders.By Teran Powell
The planned youth correctional site on the northwest side of Milwaukee would help replace facilities in northern Wisconsin.By Chuck Quirmbach, Eddie Morales
Everyday we use ZIP files — to download apps, create documents and send vital information over the internet. But did you know ZIP was created right here in Milwaukee as the final chapter in a battle for format supremacy.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
We’ll learn about monkeypox, how it’s spread, and how to stay safe from infection. We’ll tell you about the Wisconsin town of Lake Ivanhoe and why it’s being recognized as a historical marker. We’ll speak with comedian and actor Tig Notaro. Plus, we’ll tell you about an organization training doulas to support Black and brown pregnant people.…
James Kroll was hired by then Gov. Scott Walker in 2012 to critique the state of the Wisconsin's deer management program. Ten years later, Kroll reports back to the Natural Resources Board.By Susan Bence
In a new $55 million facility, the fast-growing toolmaker, Milwaukee Tool, is now making screwdrivers and pliers in West Bend, Wisconsin.By Chuck Quirmbach
Primary results are in, and Wisconsinites are one step closer to determining who they will be electing in the 2022 midterms. WUWM's Maayan Silver breaks down Tuesday’s partisan primary election and looks ahead to the midterms.By Maayan Silver
Wisconsin’s partisan primaries are over, and voters have decided who they want to advance in November’s general election. So, what issues are on the mind of voters with the November election on the horizon?By Teran Powell
We recap yesterday’s partisan primary election and looking ahead to the midterms. Then, learn about an on-going project by the Pfister’s Artist-in-Residence, with pieces inspired by the hotel’s guests. We look at Milwaukee’s Climate and Equity Plan and how people can help make it a reality.
Businessman Tim Michels has won Wisconsin's Republican nomination to take on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers. Michels was endorsed by former President Donald Trump. He defeated former Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, who had support from former Vice President Mike Pence.By Associated Press, Chuck Quirmbach
We discuss the importance of civility and how it can be achieved through building better relationships. Then, look at a documentary that explores how three strangers in Milwaukee became connected through a weekend of gun violence. Plus, learn about Escuela Verde Newline Community Cafe, a place for young people to learn life skills.…
Wisconsin will receive nearly $31 million throughout the remainder of 2022 to address the opioid crisis. The money comes from the National Prescription Opiate Litigation Settlement.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
We get some advice on how to vote in tomorrow’s partisan primary election. Capitol Notes explores some of the biggest races in the election. Then, we learn about mindful drinking as more quality options for low and no-proof drinks continue to grow.
The main Republican contenders compete to square off against Democrat Gov. Tony Evers in November.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
The Democratic U.S. Senate primary may have fizzled out, but the Republican race for governor and all the down-ballot races are still game-on. Hear more from WisPolitics.com editor JR Ross.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
Former President Donald Trump continues his involvement in Wisconsin politics.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
The Sikh Temple of Wisconsin held a 10-year remembrance vigil to honor the seven victims of a fatal hate crime. It was August 5, 2012, when a white supremacist killed six people at the temple. A seventh person died in 2020.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
Republicans on Friday unanimously chose Milwaukee in swing state Wisconsin to host the 2024 national convention, beating out Nashville in deep-red Tennessee.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
After a Journal Sentinel article described the Milwaukee County Jail as a “ticking time bomb,” four candidates for Milwaukee County sheriff addressed the issue at a candidates’ forum ahead of Tuesday' primary.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
Bubbler Talk question asker Adrienne LaRosa has fond family memories of Lake Park's Ravine Road. Closed since 2014, she wonders when it will open again.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
We learn about efforts to better educate people about Sikhism as we approach the ten year anniversary of the Sikh Temple shooting in Oak Creek. Then, look at a local movement to improve the quality of lunches at Milwaukee Public Schools. We examine some of the pitfalls of automated hiring systems. Plus, learn about the Leo zodiac.…
Adam Steen takes on Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, charging that the lawmaker isn't listening to the people's will.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR