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Well it’s Bike month and simultaneously, but probably not coincidentally, it’s also bike to work week. In light of this the 8 O’Clock Buzz hosted two notable bike advocates, Andy D. Clarke, President of the League Of American Bicyclists and Martha Laugen, of the Wisconsin Bicycle Federation.read article »
The great Wisconsin Birdathon of 2013 is raising 40,000 dollars to protect Wisconsin bird Species. The bird numbers are down, any Wisconsin Birder will tell you this, said Sumner Madison in an interview with Norman Stockwell on the 8 O’Clock Buzz on May, 10th, 2013. Listen to the interview to find out more:read article »
Joining the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Thursday, May 9th, 2013, to speak with Tony Casteneda, was Theodore Lipscomb, Sr., Supervisor of the 1st District of Milwaukee County. Lipscomb addresses why Wisconsin Republican’s think they need to reform the Milwaukee board.read article »
Joining the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Thursday, May 9th, 2013, to speak with Tony Casteneda, was Kelly Albrecht. Albrecht spoke with Casteneda about the Food Stamps Bill, Assembly 110 that is supposedly designed to address people taking advantage of the benefits. In actuality, Albrecht argues, the bill is just hurting those members of society who need the benefits the most.read article »
Theodoric Meyer, contributor of Propublica, joined the Wednesday 8 O’Clock Buzz on May 8th, 2013, to speak with Jan Miyasaki about a new article he has published, “Pay to Prescribe? Two Dozen Doctors Named in Novartis Kickback Case.” ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.read article »
Mark Cupp, Executive Director of Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board, joined the Wednesday 8 O’Clock Buzz on May 8th, 2013, to speak with Jan Miyasaki for their yearly spring update on the river.read article »
Nicholas Johnson joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Johnson is the former Commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission appointed by Lyndon B. Johnson. He is also the author of “How To Talk Back To Your Television Set.” Currently he is teaching at the University of Iowa College of Law. He also has a blog here.read article »
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism brings us this month’s peek behind the curtain, as we dig deeper to learn more about the investigative stories local reporters are working on now. Reporter Kate Golden warns us that we are awash in endocrine disruptors- common chemicals that are changing our bodies in ways we are only beginning to discover. And they’re in our water here in Wisconsin.read article »
The Center for Investigative Journalism’s Rory Linnane, explains why the U-W’s emergency alert system doesn’t work for everyone.read article »