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Paru Shah on recent Black voter turnout in Wisconsin

Paru Shah on recent Black voter turnout in Wisconsin

As the community organizing group BLOC works to mobilize Black voters in southeast Wisconsin, UW-Milwaukee political science professor Paru Shah explains their influence on the state's politics.

Charles Franklin on crime, abortion and student debt polling

Charles Franklin on crime, abortion and student debt polling

Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin describes where voters stand on high-profile issues before the 2022 election and the tight status of the state's…

Scott McDonell on pressures election officials face in 2022

Scott McDonell on pressures election officials face in 2022

Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell discusses how ongoing court cases, changing state guidance, records requests and threats are affecting planning for the fall election and…

Black votes matter: BLOC’s organizing in southeast Wisconsin

Black votes matter: BLOC's organizing in southeast Wisconsin

In advance of the 2022 midterm elections, a Milwaukee-based community outreach group is expanding its efforts to Racine and Kenosha to engage voters long overlooked by campaigns and politicians.

Lance Bagstad on rural schools facing teacher shortages

Lance Bagstad on rural schools facing teacher shortages

School District of Arcadia Superintendent Lance Bagstad describes the shortages of teachers and staff in rural schools and what is being done to recruit and…

osie Stringfield milks a goat standing on a table and restrained in a head stock inside a large tent.

Growing demand, higher costs challenge Wisconsin's booming dairy goat industry

The market for goat cheese and other specialized dairy products continues to build, but producers large and small around the state are confronting spikes in the price of feed.

Why young adults stay in their small Wisconsin town

Why young adults stay in their small Wisconsin town

Four residents of the Black River Falls area share the reasons why they continue to live in the community where they grew up rather than moving to a larger city.

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