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Anchored by Frederica Freyberg, Here & 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. 7:30 p.m. Fridays


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State and local health officials continue to monitor and develop responses to the ongoing concerns over the novel coronavirus. Check here for PBS Wisconsin and our partners’ continuing coverage of the state’s public health response.

Western District of Wisconsin Courthouse Feb. 16, 2017.

Update: Federal Court Judge Rules on April Election

U.S. District Judge William Conley ruled Thursday afternoon that he does not have the authority to delay Wisconsin’s spring election. Despite widespread concerns about how…

Scene from the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Updated: Milwaukee DNC Postponed Until August

The Democratic National Convention, originally scheduled to be held in July, will be delayed to the week of August 17, according to a release from…

Candidates Vie for Mayoral Seat

Candidates Vie for Mayoral Seat

Tom Barrett has been mayor of Milwaukee for 16 years and he's looking to make it an even two decades of running Wisconsin's largest city.…

A sign prepared by the Wisconsin Elections Commission to demonstrate to voters how far apart they should be while they wait in line to vote.

Update: Elections Commission Prepares Municipalities for Voting During COVID Outbreak

At an emergency meeting Friday night, the Wisconsin Elections Commission approved guidance that elections officials cannot broadly suggest voters are indefinitely confined under Gov. Tony…


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The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is growing in Wisconsin, and many are taking steps to prepare for what’s to come.

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News and Political Podcasts

NPR Corona Virus Daily Podcast

Coronavirus Daily
A daily news podcast about the coronavirus pandemic, covering all dimensions of the story from science to economics and politics as well as society and culture. Hosted by Kelly McEvers from Embedded.

Democrat Scot Ross and Republican Bill McCoshen podcast WIN2020

Win2020 with McCoshen and Ross
Wisconsin is key to the 2020 presendential contest. In their new podcast, two veteran Wisconsin political operatives — Democrat Scot Ross and Republican Bill McCoshen — welcome a weekly guest from inside and outside of Wisconsin.

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Derailed is a limited-run podcast from Wisconsin Public Radio about Wisconsin’s high-speed rail line that never was. It’s a look at how the project came together, how it fell apart, and what it says about how Wisconsin has changed.

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Politics Podcast
“WPR Politics” is a weekly podcast about the ins and outs of Wisconsin’s political news with host John K. Wilson and WPR reporters Shawn Johnson and Laurel White.

Click Youth Media

PBS Wisconsin Education's CLICK Youth Media

Click is PBS Wisconsin Education’s youth media initiative.

We provide media production professional development for educators, support student journalism, and offer PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification to help teachers as they critically consume and create media with their students. Learn more >

PBS Wisconsin Documentaries

WPT Documentaries : Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories

Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories

A documentary exploring the lasting effects of trauma and new responses across Wisconsin.

WPT Documentaries : Portraits From Rural Wisconsin

Portraits From Rural Wisconsin

See why some western Wisconsin residents still say that “rural life is the best life.”

PBS Wisconsin Documentaries : Yahara Watershed: A Place of Change

Yahara Watershed: A Place of Change

A study asks what might the Yahara Watershed look like in the year 2070.