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Endocrine Disruptors, Don’t You Even Know?

05/6/13 10:17 AM | buzz

three20legged20frog 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.

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UW Emergency Text Alert System Just Kind Of Effective

05/6/13 10:07 AM | buzz

uw-alert       The Center for Investigative Journalism’s Rory Linnane, explains why the U-W’s emergency alert system doesn’t work for everyone.      

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Patenting The Human Genome

05/6/13 10:04 AM | buzz

are_your_genes_somebody_elses_property       You made your genetic code yourself. But do you own it? UW’s Shubha Ghosh tells us why that’s a more challenging question than you might think.      

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Bag It! Showing At The Barrymore Tonight Only

05/6/13 10:00 AM | buzz

Bag-It-DVD-F   Bag It! is a new documentary about a man who begins a strange journey with a simple decision: to stop using plastic bags. Director Sue Beraza joins the 8 O’ Clock Buzz to tell us all about it.      

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The Life Of Nancy Thurow

05/3/13 11:16 AM | buzz

518176a6808bf.preview-620 Nancy Thurow, the co-founder and longtime artistic director of Children’s Theater of Madison (CTM), died Tuesday in Madison. Roseanne Sheridan, Stage Director, Acting/Directing Teacher, and current Director of the Children’s Theater of Madison, joined the 8 O’ Clock Buzz to talk with Jonathan Zarov, about Thurow’s spirited life.

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A Domestic Trial For Genocide In Guatemala

05/3/13 11:08 AM | buzz

montt-close-up-small-1 Joining Jonathan Zarov on the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Friday, May 3, 2013, was Melinda Van Slyke, a human rights worker for Guatemala since 1997.

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Tod Ohnstad On The 8 O’Clock Buzz

05/2/13 11:17 AM | buzz

asm65 Tod Ohnstad, 65th Assembly District State Representative, (Democrat) joined Tony Castaneda on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk about pending issues in Wisconsin including a proposed iron mine in northern Wisconsin.        

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With Over 40 changes To Tenant Landlord Laws In Wisconsin, Will You Be Effected?

05/2/13 11:13 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-05-02 at 11.08.35 AM Brenda K. Konkel, the Executive Director of Tenant Resource Center joined Tony Castaneda on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk about AB Assembly Bill 183 being pushed through the legislature. This bill has over 40 changes to tenant landlord laws, 19 effect the statewide.

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Peggy Choy Dance

05/1/13 12:08 PM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-05-01 at 12.05.18 PM       Peggy Choy of Peggy Choy Dance joined Jan Miyasaki on the Wednesday, 8 O’Clock Buzz. Choy is a UW Professor at the UW School of Dance. She joined the Buzz to talk about a series of dance events, “Like Water.”    

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Workers Rights Center

05/1/13 12:00 PM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-05-01 at 11.27.46 AM     Patrick Hickey, Executive Director of the Workers Rights Center in Madison joined Jan Miyasaki on the Wednesday, 8 O’Clock Buzz. The Workers’ Rights Center is a community center dedicated to educating and advocating for worker justice. Listen to the full interview below:      

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