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The Vox Pop Line, June 10th, “Consider Pledging To WORT” (A Poem)

06/10/13 1:13 PM | buzz

LeaveAMessage   “Consider Pledging to WORT,” A poem by the producer of the Monday morning Buzz. If you would like to call in and leave us a message we are now accepting poems, songs, stories. Call 608-622-7899 and leave your message at the tone.  

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Shrimp Politics – Shrimp’s Carbon Footprint Is 10 Times Greater Than Beef’s

06/10/13 11:47 AM | buzz

shrimp-tank425 Tom Philpott, contributor to Mother Jones, joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, June 10th, to speak with Brian Standing about Shrimp Politics. Sadly, the reasons why shrimp are not even a luxury in places like Wisconsin (I shouldn’t have to tell you that shrimp don’t live in lakes) is not an encouraging story. Read Philpott’s article here. Listen to the interview below to find out more:

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Whistle Blowers Continue To Be Under Attack By The Obama Administration

06/10/13 11:39 AM | buzz

Robert Drechsel The Obama administration has relentlessly gone after whistle blowers which directly contradicts comments Barack Obama made about whistle blowers during his campaign, “They are often the best source of information about waste, fraud, and abuse in government.” Joining the 8 O’ Clock Buzz on to talk with Brian Standing about the subject, Robert Drechsel. Robert Drechsel, professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin.

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The Man In Permanent Ray-bans: John Kurth Talks about His New Book On Roy Orbison

06/7/13 11:28 AM | buzz

411V8bCpzzL._SY346_         Roy Orbison is a musicians musician. The guy that all other songwriters wanted to befriend. He was too cool: Elvis, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Bono and probably everybody else in the business admired his golden voice.   John Kurth, author of Rhapsody In Black, a book about Roy Orbison, joined Jonathan Zarov on Friday, June 7, 2013. Listen to the interview below to learn more about the man in permanent Ray-bans.

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Fighting Forward, A Labor And Working Class Summit

06/6/13 11:01 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-06-06 at 10.52.58 AM                     Jacque Pokorney and Dave Poklinkoski of IBEW Local 2304 joined Tony Castaneda on the Thursday 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk about Fighting Forward 2013 in Madison. Fighting Forward is a national labor and working class summit. This year, the conference takes place in Madison, Wisconsin.  

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Gerry Condon Of Veterans for Peace At The Bradley Manning Trial

06/5/13 10:56 AM | buzz

en.wikipedia.org Gerry Condon, a member of Veterans For Peace, joined host Jan Miyasaki over the phone from the Bradley Manning trial. He gives an update of the trial and talks about the continuing support Manning has been receiving:

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Laura Olah: Citizens for Safe Water around Badger

06/5/13 10:43 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-06-05 at 10.37.57 AM   On Wednesday, June 5th, 2013, host Jan Miyasaki spoke with Laura Olah, Executive Director of Citizens for Safe Water around Badger (CSWAB). The group is a member agency of Community Shares of Wisconsin. Laura has been named the Water Conservationist of the Year by the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation.    

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As Student Debt Weighs Heavy On Wisconsin Graduate’s Some Question The Value Of A College Degree

06/3/13 11:52 AM | buzz

http://unionosity.com The President and Congress continue to wrangle over federal student loan rates, which are set to double next month. Dale Knapp of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance tells us what’s at stake for Wisconsin students.

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20 years after fatal outbreak, Milwaukee leads on water testing

06/3/13 11:46 AM | buzz

Water-Filter-Gallery-MWW-LinnwoodPlant-300x225   Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism’s Marion Ceraso talks with Brian Standing, host of the Monday morning Buzz, about Milwaukee’s Cryptosporidium outbreak in 1993 and how that incident led to Milwaukee’s hypersensitive water treatment facility that exists today. Read Ceraso’s report here.      

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Paulie Fest This Weekend

05/30/13 4:28 PM | buzz

63-atlg Kevin Pellerin and Josh Peterson joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Thursday, May 30, 2013. They are two of the organizers for the upcoming event, Paulie Fest, happening this weekend: May 31st and June 1st, at 7PM, at the High Noon Saloon.

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