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The Iraq War, Ten Years Later

03/22/13 11:16 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-03-22 at 11.18.12 AM       On Friday, March 22nd, the 8 O’Clock Buzz featured an excerpt from Democracy Now. The segment features Amy Goodman and Arundhati Roy speaking about the Iraq war. Ten years ago the Iraq war began. Below is the video of the segment that was played on today’s Buzz.    

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The Real Divas Of Dane County

03/22/13 11:06 AM | buzz

6033859 On Friday, March 22nd, the 8 O’Clock Buzz invited members of the Fresco Opera to talk about their upcoming performance, “The Real Divas Of Dane County.” March 22nd (TODAY), 23rd, 24th at the Overture Center for the Arts.

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The Postal Service “Give Up” On Saturdays

03/21/13 11:02 AM | buzz

Unknown Not everyone’s ready to give up Saturday mail. Fans of the post office will rally at the main Madison branch at 3903 Milwaukee Street on Sunday from 2PM to 4PM. Congressman Mark Pocan is expected to speak.

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Wisconsin Literacy

03/20/13 11:32 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-03-20 at 11.31.47 AM     Host, Jan Miyasaki, of the Wednesday morning, 8 O’Clock Buzz, was joined Erin Aagesen, Director of Health and Literacy at Wisconsin Literacy.   Wisconsin Literacy Mission Statement: “Wisconsin Literacy’s vision is to strengthen Wisconsin’s workforce, families and communities through literacy. We pursue that vision by supporting adult, family and workplace literacy programs statewide through program and resource development, information and referral, training, and advocacy.”   Listen to the interview below:    

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The Freedom Of Information Lawsuit

03/20/13 11:23 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-03-20 at 11.20.28 AM Jan Miyasaki, was joined by Bret Coughmen of the National Security program at the American Civil Liberties Union, on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Jan Miyasaki is the Wednesday host at the 8 0’Clock Buzz. Last week the ADC appeals court rejected the CIA’s secrecy claims in the ACLU’s targeted killing freedom of information lawsuit. Listen to the interview below:

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How Industry Dollars Reach Your Doctors

03/20/13 11:14 AM | buzz

photo_2092 Host, Jan Miyasaki, of the Wednesday morning, 8 O’Clock Buzz, was joined by Charles Ornstein, is an investigative journalist for ProPublica.

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Aaron Perry Broadcasts Live At The Barber Shop

03/19/13 10:10 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-03-19 at 10.08.32 AM     On Tuesday, March 19, 2013, the 8 O’ Clock Buzz broadcasted live at JP’s Hair Design. Listen to the full hour of this special addition of the 8 O’Clock Buzz. Aaron Perry interviews a couple of the regulars at the barbershop as well as the owner, Jeff Paterson.      

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The Jeffrey Dahmer Files At The Wisconsin Film Festival

03/18/13 6:41 PM | buzz

Jeffrey-Dahmer-Files On Monday, March 18th, Director Chris Thompson spoke with Brian Standing about his new movie, The Jeffrey Dahmer Files, showing at the Wisconsin Film Festival in April.

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Gloria Hays Returns To WORT!

03/18/13 6:32 PM | buzz

THIS IS A YURT       WORT’s newest DJ, world traveler, and musician; Gloria Hays, joined the Monday morning 8 O’Clock Buzz on March, 18, 2013. Hays called us from her yurt in the driftless zone of Wisconsin.      

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Ananda Mirilli After The Madison School Board Primary

03/18/13 6:27 PM | buzz

511aa8c662d4d.preview-300 On Tuesday, April 2nd, Madison voters will vote for the Madison School Board. Who is on the ballot for the 5th seat? Well, officially, just T. J. Mertz. This race, once between three people: Mertz, Sarah Manski and Ananda Mirilli, had an unusual set of circumstances occur immediately after the primaries between Mirilli and Manski. Just Forty-eight hours after Ananda Mirilli lost the primary election to Manski, Manski suddenly withdrew from the race, decidedly moving to California.   In the coming weeks it was repeatedly suggested by media sources that Manski was recruited to run against and eliminate Mirilli in the primaries.   Listen to Ananda Mirilli’s side of the story, below:  

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